Epiphany Academy of Formative Spirituality
820 Crane Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Pursuing excellence in the original fields of formation science, anthropology, and theology as pioneered by Adrian van Kaam, CSSp, PhD (1920-2007)
and developed by Susan Muto, PhD, Dean of the Academy
SATURDAYS WITH THE MASTERS
2017 Offerings at Epiphany Academy
These eight sessions are offered on Saturday Mornings
from 9am - 12 Noon.
Masters featured in 2017 include:
Edith Stein - April 22
Francis of Assisi - May 27
Julian of Norwich - June 17
John of the Cross - Sept 23
Elizabeth of the Trinity - Oct 21
Richard Rolle - Nov 4
Benedict of Nursia - Nov 18
Epiphany Academy offers Evenings of Reflection for both Lent and Advent. After joining together in prayer, participants are invited to listen to reflections on a Lenten or and Advent theme. Afterwards we enjoy a reception as well as vibrant dialogue and fellowship. No cost for Registration; however, a free-will offering will be collected on these evenings.
Lenten and Advent Evenings of Reflection
Epiphany Academy offers the opportunity for half-day or full-day retreats, customized for your pastoral council, small faith group, or leadership team. Participants will benefit from the quiet and prayerful Epiphany setting and the beautiful Epiphany Chapel. Themes can be configured to meet your specific needs.
Our facility is also available for full-day or half-day site rental, offering classroom, meeting room, and kitchen amenities to suit your specific needs.
PLEASE CONTACT US TO DISCUSS DETAILS REGARDING RENTALS, CUSTOM PROGRAMS OR DAYS of REFLECTION!
Participants are given short works of fiction selected by Steve Geitgey, one of our faculty members. During the sessions, the group enjoys faith sharing and vibrant conversation revolving around the spiritual themes that are inherent to the chosen text.
2017 SPRING DATES: APRIL 8 and MAY 20
Fiction and Formation with Steve Geitgey
These sessions highlight a specific theme that is featured in the writings of some of the most beloved Christian spiritual masters. Participants receive handouts and also are invited to an evening of quiet reflection and thoughtful dialogue. All are welcome to attend one or all of these sessions.
$25 per session • Call 412-341-7494 to Register
$20 per session • Call 412-341-7494 to Register
Call 412-341-7494 to Register
In this webinar course, we explore the fascinating story of Fr. Adrian's life, and come to a deeper understanding of his calling and crafting of the filed of Formative Spirituality.
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Facilitated by Dr. Susan Muto, this session explores the dynamics of searching for in-depth spirituality amidst the profound challenges of today's world.
May 6, 2017 - "Commitment to Prayerful Living"
December 9, 2017 - "Living Community in Christ"
Call 412-341-7494 for registration. Upon registration you will receive the link to the webinar, including handouts.
Other webinar links are also available. Please click the "Online Courses" tab.
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Epiphany Certification Courses
Offered at the Academy in Pittsburgh, the ECP Program is an in-depth series of six courses in the field of Formative Spirituality. Please visit our ECP website page for detailed information and schedules.
• Lenten Evening of Reflection: Sunday April 9, 2017 at 7pm
• Advent Evening of Reflection: Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 7pm
Celebrating the Life of Adrian van Kaam
RETREATS and DAYS OF REFLECTION
NOW RECRUITING APPLICANTS FOR NEW CERTIFICATION CYCLE - BEGINNING SUMMER 2018.
ELFA (Epiphany Life Formation Academy) RETREATS
These retreats typically begin on Friday at 12N and run through Sunday Noon.
SEPT ELFA (Pittsburgh) - "FORMATION OF THE CHRISTIAN HEART" September 2017
Please call for cost and scheduling details. 412-341-7494