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January 2019

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Winter Directed Retreat, 6-night stay
$620

Winter Directed Retreat, 6-night stay

January 18 @ 3:00 pm - January 24 @ 1:00 pm

Begin the new year by focusing on your path ahead and tuning into God’s voice. Our winter directed retreat consists of five whole days (6-night stay) of spiritual direction. Retreatants will meet with a spiritual director daily (or less if you desire) to reflect on God’s Presence and movement in your life as revealed in prayer, the events and relationships in your life and the response to God that is being made. The spiritual director may make suggestions (prayer forms,…

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JAN292019
Coping with Furlough During the Government Shutdown
Free

Coping with Furlough During the Government Shutdown

January 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Coping with furlough during the government shutdown is very difficult. Worries, anxiety, discouragement and an enormous amount of stress can seem overwhelming.  Even one’s faith and sense of hope can be shaken.  You are cordially invited by the Sisters of Bon Secours to a day of respite in which it is hoped that you can relax, connect with others, enjoy a meal, attend Mass (if desired), find comfort and a sense of peace and hope in a supportive, beautiful, peaceful…

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JAN292019
Afternoon Centering Prayer
Free

Afternoon Centering Prayer

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Centering Prayer sessions are held weekly. On the 1st  and 3rd Tuesdays of each month it is held from 1-2pm and then on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month it will be held in the evening. If there is a 5th Tuesday in a month, it will be held at 1pm. If lunch is being served at our Center on this day, you are welcome to arrive at noon and purchase a meal ticket too ($10). Please call us…

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February 2019

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Awakening to God’s Presence – Weekend Retreat
$250

Awakening to God’s Presence – Weekend Retreat

February 1 @ 3:00 pm - February 3 @ 1:00 pm

The present moment is where we meet God. During this weekend retreat, we will explore ways we can live more aware of God’s Presence with us. This will be an experiential learning experience. Plan to come to spend time with God. There will be periods of instruction, practice, and discussion. There will also be periods of silence. Weather-permitting, there will be time spent outdoors. Mindfulness is paying attention to what is happening in the present moment, non-judgmentally, and with compassion.…

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FEB62019
Friends Day of Prayer: Joy Aker
$40

Friends Day of Prayer: Joy Aker

February 6 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Let Me Live Gracefully Let this season be for me a time of gathering together the pieces into which my busyness has broken me   O God, enable me now to grow wise through reflection, peaceful through the song of the cricket, recreated through the laughter of play. Most of all, Lord, let me live easily and gracefully for a spell… and find the right words to tell another who I am. ~Ted Loder, Guerillas of Grace Come and join…

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FEB92019
Caregiver’s Afternoon Retreat
$40

Caregiver’s Afternoon Retreat

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Uncovering the Blessings of the Caregiver Journey – An Afternoon of Reflection.  Spend the afternoon being reaffirmed as a caregiver for someone with a long-term illness, including, but not limited to, dementia. Participants will be invited to explore the spirituality associated with their role as a caregiver by engaging in storytelling, prayer, meditation, and other exercises that validate their experience. This retreat will be tailored to uplift participants who may or may not provide hands-on care for their loved ones,…

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FEB142019
Valentine’s Dinner & Presentation
$90

Valentine’s Dinner & Presentation

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Spend Valentine’s Day at the Retreat & Conference Center, celebrating with your spouse over a special dinner and then presentation by Rev. Bill Brown. Enjoy a celebratory dinner, prepared by our distinguished chefs, including a choice of surf & turf, seafood, chicken or vegetarian. A variety of beverages will be available, including wine, and a delicious dessert will also be served. Then, Rev. Bill will share his presentation that includes humor and insights from scripture about marriage. You won’t want…

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FEB192019
Quiet Mornings – February
Free

Quiet Mornings – February

February 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Ever wish you had time set apart for quiet prayer? Or, perhaps a mini-morning retreat? Do you desire structure to support an ongoing practice, but need flexibility too? We hold these every month. You can take part whenever you’d like to match your schedule/desire/need. Interested adults are invited to gather with us at 9:30am for introductions and a short gathering prayer. We will move into silence from 9:45 to 10:35am. During that time, individuals might elect to stay in the…

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FEB232019
Prayer Walking/Rules for Eating
$60

Prayer Walking/Rules for Eating

February 23 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $50 through 1/23/2019.

In his autobiography, St. Ignatius of Loyola called himself “the pilgrim.” What do pilgrims do? They walk! Did you know that it’s easy to add prayer to your exercise by Prayer Walking? Come join us as we introduce you to both prayer walking and to St. Ignatius’ Rules for Eating, found in his Spiritual Exercises. Yes, Ignatius was offering eating tips 500 years ago! Bring a comfortable pair of shoes, and if you have any health issues, please check with…

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Grief Retreat
$60

Grief Retreat

February 23 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $50 through 1/23/2019.

Good Grief: Good Choices Psychotherapist and Bereavement Counselor, Annie Hisle offers uplifting spiritual practices that are helpful in dealing with the inevitable losses we face on our life journey. Annie believes that Losing and Finding are complementary to each other and fundamental to life. Significant loss or significant perceived loss leads most of us into shock, into the underneathness of life. It is in these depths that we question what really matters, learn some lessons , and are often willing to…

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