The Earth & Spirit Center is established in the conviction that the Earth and all its inhabitants form a single sacred community. Guided by the vision of Thomas Berry, our mission is to cultivate a mutually enhancing human-Earth relationship through transformative learning experiences and service opportunities in spiritual development, social compassion and Earth literacy.

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Community Dinner

Meditation Dinner Earth & Spirit center

Friday, April 13, 2018 at 6 p.m.

Topic:  Restorative Justice: A Discussion of Community, Civility, Reconciliation, and Values
Speaker: Judge Angela Bisig and Tom Williams


Friday, April 13, 2018

6:00-8:30 pm — Dinner, Lecture, Conversation

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Introduction to Meditation Workshops

Meditation LouisvilleA 60-Minute Workshop 

Mindfulness meditation has been clinically demonstrated to increase relaxation, relieve stress, reduce anxiety and bolster self-esteem. CEOs, attorneys, healthcare professionals, educators, and the military are paying attention. The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Time Magazine are putting mindfulness on the front page. Modern science is learning that the ancient spiritual practice of meditation is relevant to addressing complex modern problems. 

This 60-minute workshop offers a basic introduction to theory and practice of mindfulness meditation, as well as its physical, psychological and spiritual benefits.

Upcoming opportunities:

  • Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 10:00-11:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, May 17,  2018 from 7:00-8:00 p.m.

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Camp Nature Odyssey: Adventures in Earth & Spirit Summer Day Camps for Kids

Week One: June 11 - 15, 2018 
Week Two: June 18 - 22, 2018

Summer kids camps are designed to cultivate a sense of awe and wonder in children entering grades 1-6. In our historic barn, in our outdoor classroom, and on our 21 acres of fields, woods, and gardens, children have opportunities to experience and learn more about the natural world in which they live. 


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Our Political Life Meets a Heart of Compassion

Mindfulness Meditation Dream WorkshopHow to Face the Mess We’re In

Saturday, April 21, 2018

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


An experiential retreat that explores how to evoke creative, compassionate and transformational responses to the crises of our time.

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Introduction to the Enneagram

Mindfulness Based Stress ReductionEnneagram Part 1

This workshop presents the Enneagram as a tool of self-discovery and an aid to spiritual growth. It will introduce participants to the nine personality types described by the Enneagram – offering a detailed explanation of how each type thinks, feels and relates to others. It includes the history of the Enneagram; analysis of how personality is formed; information on the three centers of perception; the difference between personality and the inner-Spirit; and how to use this knowledge as a tool for finding new strengths, destroying illusions, and growing personally as well as spiritually. Participants come to appreciate why they see the world as they do and how other people can validly experience it so differently. The goal of this workshop is insight into oneself and compassion for others.

  • Saturday, April 14, 2018
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Instructor: Deborra Oser

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Beginning Meditation

Meditation in Louisville

Cultivating an Awakened Life

Meditation is an ancient spiritual practice that has remarkable practical benefits for both body and mind. This class offers practical, step-by-step guidance for developing a personal meditation practice using mindfulness. This class includes: basic instruction in the techniques of mindfulness meditation; the psychological principles and spiritual underpinnings of the practice; and clear guidance for bringing the fruits of the meditation practice into professional and everyday life. 

  • Orientation Retreat: Thursday, September 13 — 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. OR Saturday,  September 15 –  9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • 10 Monday classes: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; 1-2:30 p.m.; 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Dates are September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26,  2018
  • Classes begin February 13 or 14 with a retreat February 8 or 10.
  • Instructor: Fr. Joe Mitchell 

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Meditation Opportunities

Meditation Support Group

Monthly Silent Sitting

Date: April 7, 2018

On the first Saturday of each month, this interfaith gathering offers contemplative support for meditators of all traditions. Each session includes brief meditation instruction and longer periods of silent sitting. Join us.

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The Academy for Living in Harmony

The Academy for Living in Harmony

The Academy is a two year transformative learning program offering training in each of the three schools, an integrative study process, and a supportive learning community.