Evelyn Underhill

Evelyn Underhill circa 1930 flanked by
Orthodox priests, King's College London

Annual Day of Quiet Reflection
Saturday, June 13, 2015
9:30am - 3:30pm
Sayre House
The Washington National Cathedral

"The Mastery of Time"
Directed by Donna Osthaus

Download Registration Form

A lately discovered article by Evelyn Underhill from a time near the end of her life (and the beginning of World War II) will bring us to contemplate this very contemporary issue of our time. We will explore the subject through Underhill's essay, through a scriptural reference to Jesus's attitude toward his use of time (Matthew 15:21-28), and briefly through the references to the subject of time in the contemporary poetry of her colleague and friend, T. S. Eliot.

The Quiet Day will be directed by Donna Osthaus, formerly Director of Program at the College of Preachers at Washington Cathedral. She subsequently organized and led art and literature pilgrimages in Italy, France, and England, including two Evelyn Underhill pilgrimages with Dana Greene.

About Evelyn Underhill

Evelyn Underhill was a prolific writer who published 39 books and more than 350 articles and reviews. Here you will find an introduction to her important contributions to spiritual thought and practice. Please stay awhile and read the Association's newsletter and learn about its events and resources.

2014-2015 Newsletter