The Great Hush
Nov
29
9:30 AM09:30

The Great Hush

We will practice Pranayama - breath refinement, Asana - gentle stretching, and centering techniques to release tension and quiet the mind outdoors in the beautiful natural environment of the Lourdes Grotto.

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Headwaters and the Brackenridge Era - Headwaters History Series - FULL
Dec
2
2:00 PM14:00

Headwaters and the Brackenridge Era - Headwaters History Series - FULL

From the San Antonio Water Works to the park bearing his name, George Washington Brackenridge and his 280 acres of fertile land along the San Antonio River laid a strong foundation for our city. Come enjoy a history walk around a portion of his former property at the Headwaters at Incarnate Word

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The Great Hush
Nov
22
9:30 AM09:30

The Great Hush

We will practice Pranayama - breath refinement, Asana - gentle stretching, and centering techniques to release tension and quiet the mind outdoors in the beautiful natural environment of the Lourdes Grotto. 

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The Medicine Wheel: An Indigenous Presence
Nov
15
7:00 PM19:00

The Medicine Wheel: An Indigenous Presence

  • Mabee Library Auditorium, University of the Incarnate Word (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Medicine Wheels are stone structures with cosmological and geographical significance, built by Native Americans across North America over the past 10,000 years. This presentation is on the history and purpose of these structures and how Headwaters plans to incorporate one into our landscape as a way to educate the general public.

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The Great Hush
Nov
15
9:30 AM09:30

The Great Hush

We will practice Pranayama - breath refinement, Asana - gentle stretching, and centering techniques to release tension and quiet the mind outdoors in the beautiful natural environment of the Lourdes Grotto. 

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Plants Misbehaving
Nov
11
9:00 AM09:00

Plants Misbehaving

Invasive plants are wreaking havoc on native habitats worldwide.  This workshop include the reasons why invasive plants are a problem and the identification of the Top 20 Invasive Species in Greater San Antonio.  

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3rd Friday Birding: With Christine Turnbull - FULL
Oct
20
8:30 AM08:30

3rd Friday Birding: With Christine Turnbull - FULL

This walk is FULL. Names will be taken for a wait list.

Come take a leisurely walk through the Sanctuary with Christine Turnbull, one of our birding specialists.

Upcoming Dates: Nov 17 Tom & Patsy Inglet – Dec 15 Patty Leslie Pasztor

Anyone fascinated by the sights and sounds of birds is welcome. This is a great opportunity for beginning or intermediate birders to develop and improve their identification skills. Please wear close-toed shoes, long pants, and bring water. Binoculars will be available. Each walk is limited to 12.

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Blessing of the Animals
Oct
4
6:00 PM18:00

Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals and Prayer for Creation

“Be praised, my Lord, through all creatures.” St Francis of Assisi. Come celebrate the animals that make our lives special. Bring your pet, leashed or crated, to the Headwaters Sanctuary entrance for a special blessing on the Feast of St Francis of Assisi. Not comfortable bringing your pet, bring a photo or stuffed animal. The program will be led by Sister Martha Ann Kirk and the “Arts for Christian Worship” Class. Dress for the weather conditions. Pet blessing certificates will be provided. Co-sponsored by the University of the Incarnate Word Liturgical Outreach and The San Antonio Archdiocesan Task Force on Laudato Si. 

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Nature Based Soul Care- FULL
Sep
30
9:00 AM09:00

Nature Based Soul Care- FULL

We will be attending the natural world as it reminds us of who we are in the eyes of the Sacred. This walk will provide practice, space and time to develop discernment and trust as we build new connections to nature’s hidden capacities for soul care and spiritual direction.

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3rd Friday Birding: With Patsy Leslie Pasztor
Sep
15
8:30 AM08:30

3rd Friday Birding: With Patsy Leslie Pasztor

Come take a leisurely walk through the Sanctuary with one of our birding specialist.

Upcoming: Oct 20 Christine Turnbull – Nov 17 Tom & Patsy Inglet – Dec 15 Patty Leslie Pasztor

Anyone fascinated by the sights and sounds of birds is welcome. This is a great opportunity for beginning or intermediate birders to develop and improve their identification skills. Please wear close-toed shoes, long pants, and bring water. Binoculars will be available. Each walk is limited to 12.

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