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Contemplative Practices: Labyrinths

resources to support contemplative beginners and adepts, including individuals, families, small groups and congregational practices


An Illustrated Labyrinth Meditation: Ash Wednesday     

The Labyrinth Society has a page of resources specifically for children.


Constructing Labyrinths

Cindy Pavlinac Photography | Winter Labyrinth in Snow

Build a snow labyrinth! Ariadne’s Thread is likely the easiest for snow construction.

The Labyrinth Society offers directions for labyrinth-making, indoors or out.


Laying out a Labyrinth suggests simple ways to create a temporary labyrinth indoors or out.

See The Ministry Lab's Create an Outdoor Labyrinth and/or Create a Snow Labyrinth! Great Ideas on building a labyrinth as an intergenerational community project.

Other Resources

Chartres Replica™

The Ministry Lab has three large indoor labyrinths, including:

These are available to rent for member congregations by the week or month.

Contact Director Emily Meyer for details and to reserve a labyrinth for your congregation.

New to the Labyrinth? is an introduction to labyrinths and labyrinth walking.

Volunteer Opportunity: Labyrinth Stones | Calendar of Events | City of  Plymouth, MN

Jeff Saward's The Story of the Labyrinth gives a helpful brief history of labyrinths and differentiates between labyrinths and mazes.



Area Labyrinths

Veriditas Connect — LLP

Verditas and The Labyrinth Society have teamed up to share a world-wide labyrinth locator!

Church of St Francis Cabrini has a 50' Chartres Cathedral labyrinth in their parking lot. Walking is free to the public.