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Sunday, November 17, 2013 1 PM

Nelson Mandela Quiet Day

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“As I walked out the door toward my freedom, I knew that if I did not leave all the anger, hatred and bitterness behind that I would still be in prison.”
—Nelson Mandela

Inspired by the example of South Africa’s Nelson Mandela, we will spend a quiet afternoon reflecting on oppression, reconciliation, courage, forgiveness, and our own quest to leave behind the prisons that hold us back from a full life in community. There will be time to visit the heroes enshrined in the Cathedral’s Human Rights Porch and to soak in sacred space inside the Cathedral or in the Bishop’s Garden. The program will conclude with an opportunity to pray for our enemies.

Registration required by November 15. Email Ellen Spencer

Cost: $20, payable at the session.

Location: Center for Prayer and Pilgrimage

About Sue Mosher

Sue Mosher is an ordained teacher in the Céile Dé tradition, a living Celtic contemplative path based in Scotland, as well as a trained labyrinth facilitator and a graduate of the Shalem Institute’s 18-month training program on Leading Contemplative Prayer Groups and Retreats. She has guided pilgrimages and labyrinth walks at Washington National Cathedral and other venues in the D.C. metro area. Her website,, focuses on the sacred relationship between people and place.

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