A Ministry of the Sisters of Bon Secours

Slow down, Breathe, Be Free! Day Retreat

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

day retreat, stress, stress relief

Slow down, Breathe, Be Free!
Relieving Stress with Meditation and Mindfulness

Sixty to ninety percent of physical illness is caused by stress! By lessening our stress level, we decrease stress molecules and maintain a healthy body, calmer mind, and freer heart. Mindfulness and meditation are wonderful ways to calm ourselves, relax deeply, and free ourselves of debilitating stress. During this program we will explore:

• the symptoms, causes, and physiology of stress
• how stress affects our body, mind, heart, spirit
• various ways to relieve stress in our daily lives
• the many benefits of meditation to reduce stress
• meditation practices to foster stillness and awareness
• developing and practicing mindfulness in our daily life

You will receive a helpful handout of information and meditation techniques for ongoing healing in your daily life. Guided by Sr. Maureen Conroy.

Maureen Conroy, RSM, D.Min. is Co-director of the Upper Room Spiritual Center, Neptune, New Jersey. Her ministries include spiritual direction, the education of spiritual directors, giving directed retreats, and offering workshops on spiritual direction, supervision, holistic spirituality, meditation and wellness. Maureen also educated spiritual directors for twenty-five years at Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska during the summer months. Maureen has offered workshops on spirituality and spiritual direction in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Europe.

Maureen’s educational background includes a Masters of Divinity, a Doctor of Ministry, Certificates in Spiritual Direction, and many Certificates in Holistic Modalities. She is the author of numerous articles and five books, including The Discerning HeartLooking into the Well, and Experiencing God’s Tremendous Love. 

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Event Details

Date: May 8
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost: $90
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Maureen Conroy, RSM, D.Min.

Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $80 through 4/8/2019.

You will be entering your information for registration and payment next. If you would rather call us, please contact our Welcome Center at 410-442-3120 and they can accept credit card information over the phone. You can also contact them with your information and mail a check to: 1525 Marriottsville Rd., Marriottsville, MD 21104. Please note that your registration is not complete until payment has been made.

If you would like to register a group to attend this retreat, please call our Welcome Center at 410-442-3120 or email Jennifer Murphy, Manager of Retreat Services, at .