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Please click on our events to find out more about these retreats, which are sponsored by the Bon Secours Retreat and Conference Center. If you would like information about scheduling a group conference to come to our Center, please contact our Sales Manager, Rainey Taylor, at 410-442-3144. Conferences are distinguished from retreats because the group comes to our center for the facilities, lodging and/or meals, but they have their own presenter and attendees. Retreats are events that we plan here at the Center and are open to the public to attend.
For more details, additional programs and registration information please call: 410.442.3120
Join Miryam, Mother of the Word Incarnate, and discover your soul sister! Hear her share her experience of joy and pain, discouragement and resurrection hope. Listen to her first person preaching, recounting her evolving and deepening life’s journey. Receive her personal scroll messages, encouraging you to incarnate God’s Word into your everyday life. Sr. Mary Ellen O’Dea, OP, will lead this first person preaching retreat about Miryam. The presentations will explore the following areas of her life: -Miryam’s context: ancient…Find out more »
We are pleased to present a summer weekend retreat with Fr. Richard Hauser, SJ, STL, Ph.D. The aim of our retreat is to develop a deeper understanding of the dynamics of personal prayer in order to improve the quality of our own prayer. Special emphasis will be placed on the role of the Holy Spirit in Christian Spirituality and in Personal Prayer. Topics covered will include: orientation to contemporary spirituality, nature and the role of prayer in Christian living; practical…Find out more »
Balm in Gilead: Stories to Heal Body, Spirit and the Wounds of a Suffering World The evangelists found in Jesus the answer to Jeremiah’s lament—“Is there no balm in Gilead…no physician…no healing for the wound of my people?” (Jer 8:22) “Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching…and healing every disease and sickness.” (Mt 9:35) We too lament when faced with illness. We turn to Jesus with prayers of petition for healing, for others, for ourselves. But might we…Find out more »
Summer Retreat Week with Fr. Nicholas Amato “Jesus asked, ‘Do you see anything?’ He looked up and said, ‘I see people; they look like trees walking around.’ Once more Jesus put his hands on the man’s eyes. Then his eyes were opened, his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly.” Mark 8:23-25 We look at our lives and believe we have grown spiritually. We’re just not sure how much and in what direction. The longing for prayer is real,…Find out more »
Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $50 through 12/20/2017.
Mind Body Medicine focuses on the interactions between mind and body and the powerful ways in which you can participate in your own health and healing. Thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and attitudes can affect and shape every aspect of our biological functioning. How we care for our bodies can affect how we think and feel and what we believe. This retreat will give you an overview of Mind Body Medicine as well as teach you how to apply some its core principles to…Find out more »
Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $70 through 2/9/2018.
Join us for this special retreat day as we celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week! Sr. Simone Campbell, SSS, will lead this retreat honoring women religious. All are welcome to attend! More about the topic is coming soon. The retreat day will include presentation, group dialogue, personal reflection time, lunch and Mass. Please arrive at 9am for breakfast pastries and a meet and greet session. The presentation will begin at 9:30am. Sister Simone Campbell has served as Executive Director of NETWORK since…Find out more »
Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $230 through 1/23/2018.
Your life is telling a story. Is it telling the story of the life you always wanted? It can! With Jesus as the Author, we will explore the story He’s writing on each of our hearts and lives. As we enter the new year, it is the perfect time for change! The weekend will be rich with group sharing, creative experiences and contemplative processing. By applying five transformational elements – you can become the person you were born to be, experience…Find out more »
Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $355 through 1/29/2018.
The Paschal Mystery: An Unfolding Reality Within Us The Triduum is a three-day ritual celebration that sums up, not only the Church Year, but is also a template for our own suffering, death and resurrection. Nor is that suffering, death and resurrection something that only takes place in the future and which we have to face with a more or less sense of dread. The key is the descriptive adjective “mystery” in the term Paschal Mystery. Like any good mystery…Find out more »
*Note: This option includes the Tuesday evening AND Wednesday workshops with Sr. Maureen Conroy. It also includes dinner on Tuesday, overnight lodging, breakfast and lunch on Wednesday. You may check in as early as 3pm, dinner is at 6pm and the Tuesday evening program will begin at 7pm. Tuesday Evening: Angels in the Life of Jesus: From Conception to Resurrection Did you ever notice how often Angels were present at significant moments in Jesus’ life? Are you aware that Angels…Find out more »
Angels in the Life of Jesus: From Conception to Resurrection Did you ever notice how often Angels were present at significant moments in Jesus’ life? Are you aware that Angels were important messengers surrounding the birth, life, death and resurrection of Jesus? Has it ever occurred to you that Angels were a spiritual support for Jesus in time of struggle? The Scriptures reveal many key moments when Angels were spiritual companions for Jesus including at his conception and his birth,…Find out more »