MORNINGS OF SPIRITUALITY FOR WOMEN – Rumi: Mystical Poet of the Heart

January 8

9:30 am

Led by Donna Steffen, SC


Rumi, a 13th century poet living in what in now Konya, Turkey, composed poetry that expresses his deep awareness of connection with the Beloved. Rumi’s poetry invites us into our heart, our soul, and the place of knowing the richness of God’s inner gifts. Through Rumi’s poetry in word and music, we will open our own connection with the Beloved.


Donna Steffen, SC, is a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati. She has an MA in Theology from the Graduate Theological Union/Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, is a spiritual director and retreat leader in Cincinnati, and does local and national RCIA workshops. She is the author of Discerning Disciples: Listening for God’s Voice in Christian Initiation (TLP) and Handbook on Prayer (RCL). She is one of the authors of the Foundations in Faith Series (RCL), resources for the RCIA process.

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