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DREAM: The Universe Story -

a 5 minute meditation on the Universe Story from The Well.

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Catechist Renewal Hours

from the Archdiocese of Chicago are available through programs at The Well.

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Programs on request:

- Individual Retreats

- Workshops

- Staff Retreats

- Confirmation


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Ongoing Programs

- Yoga

- Reiki Circle

- Watercolors

- Animas Circle

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-Grief Counseling

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The Well Belonging to the Universe: A Spirituality for the 21st Century

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The Well is a regional center for the telling of the Universe Story, where people of all faiths and cultures are invited to recognize and affirm our communion with God and all  creation; to experience an atmosphere for spiritual, physical, and emotional wholeness; and to participate in the sacred processes of healing and caring for Earth and her people.

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Upcoming Events at

The Well Spirituality Center. . .


Holy Week

at The Well

All are welcome to join the Sisters of St. Joseph and The Well community for the liturgical celebration of the Easter Triduum, a liturgical expression of the Paschal Mystery within the evolving universe that calls us all to communion in Christ.
Easter Triduum Masses:
Holy Thursday: April 17 at 6:30 pm
Good Friday: April 18 at 3:30 pm
Holy Saturday: April 19 at 7:30 pm



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for a complete listing!


Come and Paint

with Mary Southard, CSJ

Thursday, May 15: 9:00 am -

Sunday, May 18: 3:00 pm


Seeing the Holy: Praying With and Through your Camera

Tuesday, May 6: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Facilitator: Christine Parks, CSJ


Schedule Changes for Spring 2014

The following classes have changed dates/times, please check the Program page for the most updated schedule information.

  • NIA is cancelled for March 3rd.
  • Watercolors with Sr. Pat Willems will tentatively begin again in March 2014


    UNIVERSE STORY INTO OUR PERSONAL SPIRITUALITY has been cancelled for January 18, 2014.

  • Please note the date change for our Summer Institute, now being held June 20-21, 2014

Stories of Oneness

The Well Spirituality Center

has published children's books, available for sale today!

Click here to learn more...


Sponsor a page in the new children's book

"The Language of the Heart"

Dedicated to the memory of slain diplomat Anne Smedinghoff, from River Forest, IL, this book helps ensure Anne's life work of promoting peace will continue.

Click here to learn more ..



Getting Down To Earth

Saturday, April 26: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Facilitator: Margaret Swedish

Cost: $40

Lunch included with pre-registration

(Please note program time change)

Stay after the presentation and join us as we watch “Years of Living Dangerously,” a groundbreaking Showtime® documentary series exploring the human impacts of climate change on Americans and others around the world.

Viewing of “Years of Living Dangerously”?begins at 12:15 pm,

followed by discussion - you are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch and join us!


Sitting with You Soul:

A Visual Journaling Adventure

Tuesdays: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm:

March 4, 18, 25 and April 1, 15, 22
Facilitator: Becky Potter

Art materials will be provided.


Enneagam Sessions Added!

Join us on April 16, 2014 or May 14, 2014 for two last sessions of Enneagram

this program semester.

Cost: $20 a session

Silk Scarf Painting Workshop

Saturday, May 3: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Facilitator: Karen Snow
Cost: $30


Circle Song Presents:

"Hold Onto Hope!"

An evening of music

Friday, May 2, 2014



SUMMER INSTITUTE: "Harnessing the Power of Three: The Trinity Revisited

in Light of Mysticism

and Modern Science"

Presenters: Cynthia Bourgeault

and Diarmuid O’Murchu

Friday, June 20: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 21: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Cost: $140




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