Calendar

Feb
23
Sat
Creativity Day at St. Margaret’s Convent @ Society of St. Margaret
Feb 23 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Have a project you need to finish? Need some space to write or community to enjoy while doing hand work? This day can be spent in silence or with others. We provide coffee and sweets, Noon Office and lunch. The time is yours to create, experiment, meditate, just be….

Registration and $40 fee required at: http://bit.ly/creativityssm

Mar
16
Sat
Quiet Morning at the Convent @ Society of St. Margaret
Mar 16 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Come and spend some quiet time with the God who loves you. The morning begins with coffee and a presentation followed by time for prayer and quiet, or a walk around our grounds. An optional wrap-up discussion, a celebration of the Eucharist and lunch will end the day. $40 lunch included. Register here: https://tithe.ly/event-registration/#/587440

Mar
17
Sun
Lenten Evensong with the Great Litany @ Society of St. Margaret
Mar 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Please join us for Lenten Evensong with the Great Litany. All are welcome. 

Mar
31
Sun
Contemplation & Candlelight with Vox Equalis @ Society of St. Margaret
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come spend an hour surrounded by incense, candlelight, and prayers. These programs feature some of the oldest chants in the Christian Church, texts from the New Zealand Prayer Book, and music by contemporary composers.

Apr
23
Tue
Personal Prayer Retreat Week (April) @ Society of St. Margaret
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – Apr 26 @ 4:00 pm

Enjoy days of silent prayer supported by the Eucharist and Daily Office; guidance is available if requested in advance. Space is available for both women and men. Guest rooms are simple, comfortable private rooms with a shared bath. In order to preserve the atmosphere of silence, the rooms do not have TVs or phones. Meals are nutritious & delicious, served buffet style in the Refectory. Guests may use our grounds to walk, enjoy wildlife & the beautiful views from our private beach. $400 Room and board.

Apr
26
Fri
Personal Prayer Retreat Weekend (April) @ Society of St. Margaret
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – Apr 28 @ 4:00 pm

These weekends are ideal for those less familiar with silent retreats. We will begin the weekend with a brief orientation and meditation on Friday at 7:00 pm and close the weekend with noon office on Sunday. Guidance is available if requested in advance. $180 room and board. Space is available for both women and men.

Apr
28
Sun
Contemplation & Candlelight with Vox Equalis @ Society of St. Margaret
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come spend an hour surrounded by incense, candlelight, and prayers. These programs feature some of the oldest chants in the Christian Church, texts from the New Zealand Prayer Book, and music by contemporary composers.

May
5
Sun
Spring Hymn Festival @ Society of St. Margaret
May 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Spring Hymn Festival @ Society of St. Margaret

This fun, interactive afternoon will benefit the music program at St. Margaret’s Convent. We provide the hymnals, you come and request your favorites. Free with a good-will offering. Refreshments on the Chapel porch will follow.

May
9
Thu
Life in a Religious Order – Explore, Connect, Discover: Vocations @ Sisters of St. Margaret
May 9 @ 3:00 pm – May 12 @ 11:00 am

Did you know that there are Sisters and Brothers in the Episcopal Church? Do you have questions and are you curious about Religious Life, wondering what God might be calling you to? Come and Explore, Connect, Discover. Spend time at the Convent with our Sisters and get a deeper look at the vocation to Religious Life. This is a time to get to know us, ask questions and see us “in action” – at work, at play, in prayer, and in worship. 

Our guests will follow a schedule that includes:

6:00 am           Morning Prayer
7:30 am           Holy Eucharist
12 noon            An Order of Service for Noonday
5:00 pm           Evening Prayer
7:30 pm           Compline

There is no cost for these programs but registration is required in advance and can be completed at: https://tithe.ly/event-registration/#/665275
Guests are responsible for their own transportation to/from the Convent and should plan to arrive in the afternoon and depart mid-morning. Further questions can be directed to sisters@ssmbbos.org.

May
12
Sun
A Conversation About Haiti
May 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A Conversation About Haiti

The mission and ministry of the Society of St. Margaret in Haiti is vital and important work. Come and hear more about the Foyer Notre Dame and the Avancez Scholarship program. A reception in the Haitian Art Gallery will follow. Please RSVP for this event here: https://tithe.ly/event-registration/#/717225