Adult Classes

St. David’s has a history of rich formation offerings. Part of this legacy is the diversity of our programs. Everyone is welcome to join at anytime. Registration details below.

Sundays
10 a.m.

Weekdays

Special Classes

  • Advent Quiet Day, Saturday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Learn the history of the Anglican Rosary, how to pray it, and how to write rosary prayers for the season of Advent. Rosaries will be provided.

Education for Ministry – EfM is a 4-year course of study consisting of weekly seminars over the 9-month academic year. Classes offered Sept-May, registration opens Summer 2021.


See more events on the full calendar.

Learn to Pray the Anglican Rosary

Saturday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Room 210
Learn about the history of the Anglican Rosary, how to pray it, and write rosary prayers for the season of Advent. Rosaries will be provided.

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ADVENT CLASSES

Join a small group or event focusing on a single topic presented by knowledgeable specialists.

  • Waiting for God
  • Study of Henri Nouwen’s essay, Waiting for God.

  • Feminist Biblical Hermeneutics
  • In this interactive journey group participants will practice engaging strategies to interpret the Bible critically in the interest of women.


    About The Abbey at St. David’s

    For people seeking a place to grow spiritually through Christian and other practices, The Abbey at St. David’s is a community in the heart of Austin and online. This is a natural extension of St. David’s role in our city since 1848: building connections in love, hope, joy, and vitality as we serve others. The Abbey is also an online hub for inspiring educational resources that people can access from anywhere.

    Groups and Classes

    • Spiritual Exercises Group
      Led by a spiritual director and new friend of The Abbey, Kristin Robertson. You may be familiar with Ignatius’s Exercises. The teachings of these new exercises combine Ignatius’s tools with Teilhard de Chardin’s wisdom on the cosmic nature of Christ.
    • Reflecting on the Mystics
      Practice Lectio or Visio Divina on poetry, writings from the mystics, or on art as a way to reflect on where God is working in our lives.
    • Meditation Groups
      Two each week (Sunday morning and Thursday afternoon).
    • Labyrinth Walks
      Join the Abbey community for in person, outdoor labyrinth walks each 2nd Saturday of the month.