Wednesday, June 25, 2014




Gently you came as unseen rain.

                        not unfelt,

Not without the taste

           of  refreshment,

Just unseen.


           No intensity of looking

                    ever guarantees

                         finding you.


          Only yearning,

                  sometimes tears,

                        never letting go.


Jo-Ann Iannotti, OP
Wisdom House

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

A Religion of One’s Own

Best-selling NY Times author Thomas Moore addresses the possibility of creating a personal spirituality either within or outside of traditional religious structures on June 20-22 at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center.

The question is where does one’s spirit find fulfillment when the trappings of contemporary life cannot completely satisfy it and formal religions don’t seem to address it?

A Jungian psychotherapist, Moore is a sought after speaker and author of numerous popular and spiritual books, including Care of the Soul and its companion volume Soul Mates.  This weekend retreat will be partly drawn from his most recent work, A Religion of One’s Own.

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Call: 860-567-3163,

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Actor Matthew Cowles Dies

Wisdom House was saddened to hear about the death of actor Matthew Cowles on May 22.

Matthew generously shared with us his talent and passion for acting by being the major storyteller at our annual children's Christmas celebration in the early 1990s.

He also was a presenter at our Casagrande Interfaith Institute.

His full obituary can be accessed here.

We send our prayerful support to his wife Christine Baranski and their daughters Lily and Isabel.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Darko Tresnjak Wins Tony Award for Best Director of Musical

Darko Tresnjak, artistic director of Hartford Stage, speaks after winning a Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" during the 68th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall.
(Theo Wargo / Getty Images / June 8, 2014)

Wisdom House congratulates Darko Tresnjak for his recent winning of a Tony award for his direction of the musical "A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder."

In 2012, Darko was a panelist at our Art and Spirituality Forum which treated the theme of “The Journey of the Artist." His work at Hartford Stage Company in Hartford has led to bringing some of the most creative theatre pieces to the city in the 50 year history of the company.

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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Feast of Our Lady of Wisdom- June 8

Mary is wise; let Her guide you.

Mary is charitable; let Her open your hand to the poor.

Mary is powerful; let Her protect you.

Mary is trustworthy; let Her lead you.

Mary is forever virgin; let Her make you forever new.

Confide in Her, cleave to Her, rest in Her, And in this way never be depressed by limits or deceived by enemies, or fall from grace for She is infinite grace.

"The Love of Eternal Wisdom," A Revisioning of Saint Louis De Montfort's "Contemplation on Divine Wisdom," #222 by Rami Shapiro 2011 (Available through Wisdom House).

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Sunday, June 1, 2014

Inner Light: Sculpture by David Colbert

View the exhibit through September 13, 2014.

Marie Louise Trichet Gallery at Wisdom House, Litchfield, CT

Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-4pm

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