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Syracuse

JOURNEY CLOSE TO GOD THROUGH ART AS PRAYER

Come apart for a creative prayer as you learn to use simple watercolor techniques as a language of prayer.

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JOURNEY CLOSE TO GOD THROUGH ART AS PRAYER
JOURNEY CLOSE TO GOD THROUGH ART AS PRAYER

Time & Location

Aug 17, 2023, 9:00 PM – 9:05 PM

Syracuse, 1342 Lancaster Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA

About the Event

Come apart for a creative prayer as you learn to use simple watercolor techniques as a language of prayer.  There will be an opportunity to use the sacred circle (mandala) as a starting point for reflection through art.  The mandala in an ancient prayer form represents the dialogue between the visible and invisible, earth and heaven, the conscious and unconscious.  Silence, inspiring music, and suggested reflections, are some of the avenues that will help participants connect with the Sacred Spirit as they pray using personal art expressions.  No previous art skills are necessary.

Sr. Joselle Orlando, OSF is a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities and has spent over 50 years teaching the arts to youth and adults.  She has been using her talents as an artist, vocalist, liturgical choreographer, and retreat facilitator.  She has earned both Bachelor's and Master’s Degrees in Art Education and a Master’s degree in Religious Studies from St. Charles Seminary.  Sr. Joselle has created the Franciscan Art Studio at Alverna Heights in Fayetteville where she offers watercolor classes for young adults and energetic seniors.

The Suggested Donation is $35.  Limit to 20 people.

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