For my friends on the west coast: here is the schedule for my trip to Portland, OR, the weekend of October 28-31, 2010.

Thursday, October 28:
Still to be determined; either an evening presentation/booksigning at an area bookstore, or a “beer & theology” event a local pub. I’ll post details here as soon as it’s worked out.

Friday, October 29:
7:00 PM: “The Underlying Stream of Mysticism in the Christian Tradition”
St David of Wales Episcopal Church
, 2800 SE Harrison, Portland, OR 97214

Saturday, October 30:
9:30 AM – 4:00 PM:
“Christian Mysticism and Contemplative Spirituality”
This day-long event will include a morning talk by me, with a response by a guest panel. After an optional group lunch, the afternoon will include time for group interaction and shared contemplative practice.
Sts. Peter & Paul Episcopal Church, 8147 SE Pine, Portland, OR 97215

Cost for the Friday evening presentation will by $15.00; for the Saturday event will be $40.00, or participate in both for $50.00. The optional lunch on Saturday is $7.50.

Sunday, October 31:
Morning:
Homilist at Sts Peter & Paul Episcopal Church
8:00 AM Spoken Mass
9:00 AM Adult Forum
10:00 AM High Mass
12:00 noon Misa en Español (Spanish Mass)
Evening: Homilist at Spiritus Abbey, which meets at Sts Peter and Paul Episcopal Church, 8147 SE Pine, Portland, OR
5:00 PM Mass

I’m so excited about this trip: the opportunity to speak about Celtic Christianity and Christian mysticism on the weekend preceding the feast of All Saints (the traditional Celtic holy time of Samain). It’s going to be a splendid weekend, hope you can be there!

To register for the paid events, please contact the Institute for Progressive Spirituality at by visiting their website (www.instituteprogressivespirituality.org) or mailing your registration fee to:

Institute for Progressive Spirituality
1163 SW Chastain Drive
Gresham, OR 97080