Taste and See Events

Auguste-Rodin-The-Thinker-In-the-garden-at-the-Auguste-Rodin-Museum-ParisTaste and See Events – Pilgrimage to Paris

If you are wondering whether this pilgrimage might be right for you, please join us for one of our free Taste and See events where you will have an opportunity to meet with the pilgrimage leaders, Carole Crumley and Liz Ward; learn more about this unique Lenten journey; and ask questions about the trip and anything else that might help in your discernment process about joining the pilgrimage.

We also will experience a taste of the Paris Pilgrimage through reflecting on art as a doorway to prayer. There will be time to pause and ponder in any of the 13 rooms dedicated to the French impressionist painters who pioneered a new way of seeing and being with light in everyday life. We will invite the Spirit to be our Guide as we notice which painting or artist seems to open us more fully to our mysterious life in God.

Thursday, December 1, 10 AM to 12:30
Saturday, December 10, 10 AM to 12:30

Cascade Cafe, National Gallery of Art
Washington, DC

Although there is no charge for these events, please contact katy@shalem.org to let us know you’ll be joining us and for which day.


AssisiPilgrimage_MBenefiel_June15_8Taste and See Events – Pilgrimage to Assisi

Does a pilgrimage to Assisi sound like something that speaks to you?  Would you enjoy an opportunity to learn more?

Join us for one of our free “Taste and See” events in January where you will have an opportunity to meet with two of the leaders, Margaret and Chuck, and hear more about what we have in store for the Assisi pilgrimage. This will be a good opportunity to ask questions about the trip, the program, or whatever else might help in your discernment process about joining the pilgrimage. And then, in a guided talk through the galleries of the National Gallery of Art, Chuck will introduce us to some of the artists we will encounter in Assisi.

January 7, 2017, 10 AM to Noon
January 12, 2017, 10 AM to Noon

Cascade Café, National Gallery of Art
Washington, DC

Although there is no charge for these events, please contact margaret@shalem.org to let us know you’ll be joining us and for which day.