with Sister Miriam Malone, SNJM

Sister Miriam Malone, SNJM

Programs for Life at Villa Maria Del Mar is an evolving response to the spiritual needs and desires of women and men of all ages in the Santa Cruz area and beyond. Programs for Life provides retreats, spiritual formation, circles of prayer and conversation, workshops, and community support. We endeavor to offer relevant opportunities for those on the sacred journey of life who are seeking the fullness of their human development.

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Miriam Malone, SNJM serves as Coordinator of Programs for Life.
She welcomes your feedback and suggestions as program design and development move forward.
Contact Sister Miriam by email at or phone at 831-475-1236. You may also contact the Villa by clicking here or emailing

“Of Theologians, Poets, Cats, and Dogs”

Dedicated to animal lovers everywhere, this video presents various writings about dogs and how they can serve as our life coaches and spiritual directors when we welcome them into our hearts and lives.

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