December  2014
  • Yoga: Moving Meditation
    Starts: 7:15 am
    Ends: 8:15 am
    Location: Bede
    Description: Cost: $8 per class or $42 for 6 class series
    Level: Beginners or anyone wishing to revitalize their practice
    Bring: yoga mat and any props you have (straps, blocks, etc.)
    Questions: Call 918.245.2734
  • Meet a Mystic: Caryll Houselander with Brother Dan Korn
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: 4:30 pm
    Location: Bede
    Description: 9am - 4:30pm
    Cost: $45 (includes lunch)
    Cabin: $50

    Come learn about Caryll Houselander (1901-54) an English Catholic laywoman, artist, woodcarver, prolific writer of books and periodical articles, teacher of disturbed children and counselor of the war-traumatized. Caryll is a modern day mystic who found wholeness of life in the acceptance of human reality as the place of encounter with the Divine.
  • Oblate Sunday
    Starts: 10:30 am
    Ends: 12:30 pm
    Location: Bede's
    Description: Monthly meeting of Benedictine Oblates
  • SoulCollage®
    Starts: 3:30 pm
    Ends: 8:00 pm
    Location: Bede
    Description: Absolutely no art experience is necessary. Anyone able to manage scissors and glue can create beautiful cards and enjoy sharing them with others!

    For a fee of $15, you will have time and space to create your SoulCollage cards, as well as supper and the chance to participate in a silent meditation in serene surroundings. Give yourself the gift of time to discover your wisdom and change your world with SoulCollage® in the Forest of Peace.

    For more information on the process, and an introductory video by Seena Frost, the creator of SoulCollage®, visit
    To register, please call the Forest of Peace at 918.245.2734 or send us an email to
  • Morning in the Forest
    Starts: 8:30 am
    Ends: 11:30 am
    Location: Community Room
    Description: The morning typically consists of moments of quiet reflection, free time and sharing. Morning in the Forest is an experience of stillness, scripture, song and story in an atmosphere conducive to contemplation.
    Suggested donation: $20 for morning, $10 for dinner (12:30pm).
    Email to register:
  • 24 hours of Peace Retreat
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: 2:00 pm
    Description: We invite you to come and prepare for the New Year by spending 24 hours in quiet, peace and prayer. "Twenty-four hours" December 31 starting at 2pm through January 1 until 2pm. To book a cabin for New Year's Eve, please call 918/245-2734 or email
    Suggested Donation: $65
  • New Year's Eve Prayer Vigil
    Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: 9:30 pm
    Description: Please join us for our annual evening of prayer for peace as we end 2014 and look forward to 2015. Please arrive between 7:30 and 8pm. The meditation and prayer will begin at 8pm Please bring a desser or savory snack to share with those who gather. The Forest will provide beverages.