a contemplative and spiritual community of men in Oklahoma who meet twice a month. Inspired by the shadow work of the desert fathers of 4th century Egypt.
we meet at St. Francis of the Woods, in Coyle, Oklahoma. 44 miles from Oklahoma City, and 77 miles from Tulsa.
Two Friday evenings of each month. Dates below and on our Instagram page.
a mixture of: contemplative prayer - small council sharing - outdoor walking meditation - spiritual ritual - service work.
Open to all men who are seekers and come with a beginner's mind and heart.
‘Go, sit in your cell, and your cell will teach you everything.’
- Abba Moses, 4th Century, desert father
July 31st at 8pm, outside with 6 foot physical distancing
AUG. 14th at 8pm, outside with 6 foot physical distancing
*MINI RETREAT - Sat. Aug. 29th, 5pm-9pm, outside with 6 foot physical distancing. Bring a packed meal for dinner at 9pm.
Check Instagram for more details
“A desert is a place without expectation”
-Nadine Gordimer ☀️🌙🌑