Upcoming Events

To register for a program, call the Center at (614) 416-1910 or email us at martindeporres@oppeace.org.

June 18




Spiritual Awakenings

“I shut my eyes in order to see.”

This creativity workshop explores artistic play through spiritual inspiration with teacher, painter, dreamer, believer and artist, Trish McKinney.  Nurture your creative soul by allowing your imagination to play. No art experience necessary.

View a PDF flyer for more information about the program.

Suggested donation of $50, with lunch provided. Please register by June 12.

June 23




The Golden Rule Today: Still Vibrant or No Longer Valid?

Join us at the Martin de Porres Center as Fred Andrle, renowned poet and radio host, moderates a panel discussion with humanities scholars about this important question.

This program is being held in conjuction with the special art exhibit "Peace Labyrinth: Quilting the Golden Rule," open June 22-July 11, 2015.

The program and exhibit is presented by the Interfaith Association of Central Ohio in collaboration with the Dayton International Peace Museum.

View a PDF flyer for more information about the exhibit.

Ongoing Programs

Second Wednesdays - Turning Leaves and Tea Leaves (book club), 2:00-3:30 pm, This monthly book club is facilitated by Marialein Anzenberger, OP, and Colleen Gallagher, OP. Join us for lively conversation with others who share your love of reading!

Third Mondays - Thomas Merton Study Group, 6:00-8:00 pm, Vespers in Motherhouse chapel are followed by discussion of Merton readings, led by Merton scholar David Belcastro, PhD.

Every Tuesday - Blue Heron Sangha, 7:15-9:00 pm, A mindfulness community in the Thich Nhat Hanh tradition. For information, contact Sandy at scoen@columbus.rr.com.