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Knitting Into the Now

  • Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center 303 Tunxis Road West Hartford, CT, 06107 United States (map)

Knitting Into the Now

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Saturday, February 8, 2020

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Brandon Nappi

For many of us, life moves fast with countless distractions. We yearn to be more present, peaceful, and grounded even as life’s challenges inevitably arise. This day retreat will provide space and time to explore knitting and crocheting as a healing spiritual practice which nourishes our connection to God and one another. The day will be filled with storytelling, an introduction to mindfulness, laughter, group conversation, and the sounds of live classical guitar. Bring a yarn project to work on for the day.

Offering: $75 (includes lunch)

Presenter Profile


Brandon Nappi

Dr. Brandon Nappi is the founder and executive director of Copper Beech Institute. He is a spiritual teacher, speaker, and writer who passionately believes in the capacity of the human spirit to awaken. Inspired by the common wisdom of the world’s spiritual traditions, Brandon has dedicated his life’s work to sharing the transformative power of mindfulness practice and has received extensive mindfulness training from the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness. He teaches a course in mindfulness at Yale University and blogs for the Huffington Post. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and holds an M.Div. from Yale University and a Ph.D. from Aquinas Institute of Theology.  

Earlier Event: February 8
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Later Event: February 9
Confirmation Retreat