Church briefs: Pancake breakfast Feb. 16

The Knights of Columbus Hall hosts a pancake breakfast to support St. Croix Catholic faith formation programs. The breakfast runs from  8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16, and includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, applesauce and beverages. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under. Please bring a food item for the St. Michael’s Food Shelf. The KC hall is located at 1910 Greeley St. Stillwater.

Benedictine Center offers popular pottery classes

The Benedictine Center is once again offering its popular workshop series called “Shape of the Divine: Working with Clay as Spiritual Practice.” This six-week series of pottery classes will be held on Mondays from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. starting February 24 and ending March 31. The $150 cost includes materials.

Classes will be taught by Virginia Matter, a Benedictine Sister, who is an accomplished artist, spiritual director and Centering Prayer teacher. She will help participants learn how making hand-built vessels can be a process of meditation.

Her workshops are part of the Benedictine Center’s “Art and Spirituality” focus which explores how artists encounter God through the creative process. This six-week series of pottery workshops will be offered again beginning February 24.

For more information, call 651-777-7251 or email: benedictinecenter@stpaulsmonastery.org. The Benedictine Center is a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters of St. Paul’s Monastery, located at 2675 Benet Road in Maplewood.

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