Archives: September 2014

Montecito Weather Station Helps in Critical Conditions

Posted Sep 30 2014 byDoug Anderson / In the News / Comments Off on Montecito Weather Station Helps in Critical Conditions /

Site in foothills perfect for wind and temperature readings
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MONTECITO, Calif. –
At about 400 feet above sea level a remote weather station in the Montecito foothills is perfect for capturing critical weather information, especially during high wind and risky fire conditions.
Located at La Casa de Maria Retreat center on El Bosque Rd.,

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Shalom Garden Dedication

Posted Sep 17 2014 byLa Casa de Maria / In the News / Comments Off on Shalom Garden Dedication /

On a warm Sunday in June 2013, family and friends came together to dedicate the Shalom Garden, the first of several new spiritual gardens to be installed at La Casa de Maria. Located near La Casa’s agricultural area, the garden was sponsored by local therapist Kathleen Barry in memory of her husband, Roy Mankovitz, an entrepreneur and inventor who

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Lovelace Lounge Dedication

Posted Sep 17 2014 byLa Casa de Maria / Events, In the News / Comments Off on Lovelace Lounge Dedication /

In May 2014, members of the Santa Barbara community gathered at La Casa de Maria for a special ceremony dedicating the retreat center’s newly renovated lounge to longtime supporters Jon and Lillian Lovelace. The Lovelace Lounge, which served as the original meeting room for La Casa dating back to 1955, is the first of five meeting rooms that are being

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A conversation with Matthew Fox: renowned activist in ‘Eco-Spirituality’ to lead retreat at La Casa de Maria

Posted Sep 16 2014 byLa Casa de Maria / Events, In the News / Comments Off on A conversation with Matthew Fox: renowned activist in ‘Eco-Spirituality’ to lead retreat at La Casa de Maria /

One of the “100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in 2014” –Watkins Books, London
“Matthew Fox might well be the most creative, the most comprehensive, surely the most challenging religious-spiritual teacher in America.” –Thomas Berry

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