Past Events

Past Events

May 16, 2024
Spirited Book Club: Have a Beautiful, Terrible Day! author Kate Bowler

Spirited Book Club ~ Have a Beautiful, Terrible Day!

In “Have a Beautiful, Terrible Day!” bestselling author Kate Bowler offers witty, honest, and wise spiritual reflections that invite readers to embrace the bad, not just the good.
May 1, 2024
Wednesday Respite; image of the altar in Ravenscroft Chapel at Spirit in the Desert

Wednesday Respite ~ In Person

A 30-min contemplative service of scripture, prayer, music and a Touchpoint homily by Spirit in the Desert faith mentor, Henry Rojas.
Apr 13, 2024
Cullinary Class and Lunch. Picture of smiling Karl Schwirian at Spirit in the Desert Retreat Center

Culinary Class and Lunch with Chef Karl

Join Chef Karl Schwirian for a culinary class at Desert Foothills Library! Learn the secrets to making Chef’s famous New Mexican Green Chili Stew with Pork and Posole. Lunch included.
Apr 7 – 11, 2024
Juice & Raw Foods Retreat; image of "The Juice Lady" Cherie Calbom

Juice & Raw Foods Retreat

Take charge of your well-being at the Juice & Raw Foods: Whole Person Health & Healing Retreat with Cherie Calbom on April 7-11, 2025 in Carefree, AZ.
Mar 15 – 17, 2024
Women's Silent Retreat by Miles Christi

Women’s Silent Retreat by Miles Christi

The Miles Christi Spiritual Exercises are a weekend silent retreat for women 16+ with spiritual talks and time for personal meditation.
Mar 8 – 10, 2024
Balance in Recovery Retreat; photo of a rock pile precariously balancing

Balance in Recovery Retreat

Experience this retreat as a catalyst for a renewed commitment towards balance, becoming a compassionate presence, both to yourself and to others who are amid pain and struggle. Participants will learn practical skills and grow in trust as they discover and explore their path toward healing and transformation.
Mar 4 – 7, 2024

Gourding in the Desert

The Arizona Gourd Society’s annual Gourding in the Desert Retreat brings together gourders for class time and creative camaraderie.
Feb 2 – 4, 2024

School of Earth and Soul 2024

Reawaken awareness of the sacred in all things through the recovery of Celtic wisdom for today and translate it into compassionate action and justice.
Jan 3, 2024
Sunset Yoga

Sunset Yoga

Sunset Yoga unites the mind, body, and soul in a way that eases tension and promotes health and well being. Regular practice improves your breathing and outlook on life. Yogic themes are weaved into the class to offer practitioners helpful tools to integrate more peace into their daily life.
Dec 24, 2023
Spirited Advent: My Soul Magnifies the Lord

My Soul Magnifies the Lord: Virtual Advent Program

Join Spirited Advent for an online soul journey with Mary, mother of the Christ. Think of it as a blessed time-out, a necessary time of soul replenishment during this most festive and frantic season of the year.