Mark Paterno

Community Events

Fair Grounds morning meetup

Corridor Secularists

Our monthly coffee wake-up call, now at Fair Grounds in downtown Iowa City (across from the Mill). Come for coffee & conversation, maybe add in a breakfast (I love the french toast). Start your day off right with fellow secularists!

Open Meditation

Iowa City Open Meditation Meetup

This week we are in Meeting Room E upstairs in the library. Typically we take about 15 mins to gather and settle in, 40 mins for silent meditation, and then we ease back into the world and head out. Most members practice mindfulness meditation,...

Iowa City Sangha Gathering

Iowa City Sangha During our 90 minutes together, we'll get to know one another, spend time with guided and/or silent meditation, hear from the writings of Thich Nhat Hanh and other established Buddhist teachers and leaders...