This option includes dinner and the evening program on Tuesday, April 20 and overnight accommodations. It also includes breakfast, lunch and the day program on Wednesday, April 21. Check-in on Tuesday begins at 3pm. Tuesday, April 20 Program, 7-9pm: The Healing Power of Prayer: Calling on our Divine Physician Numerous scientific and medical studies are proving the beneficial effects of prayer, faith, and spirituality for healing body, mind and spirit. In fact, the medical field is discovering that prayer for…Find out more
The Healing Power of Prayer: Calling on our Divine Physician Numerous scientific and medical studies are proving the beneficial effects of prayer, faith, and spirituality for healing body, mind and spirit. In fact, the medical field is discovering that prayer for healing is as effective as traditional medical treatments. Come and experience how prayer, spiritual practices, and calling on our Divine Physician can positively affect our physical health and total well-being. In addition to exploring helpful information, we will engage…Find out more
Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $75 through 3/21/2021.
Dreams and Inner Healing: The Healing Power of Dreamwork and Prayer Dreams are a language of the heart, a way that our deeper self speaks to us. They are a language of symbols and metaphors that help us to understand what lies beneath our fears and inner struggles. Every dream is an attempt of our unconscious to center us, balance us, and heal us. Dreams expand our capacity to experience God and our true self. During this workshop we will…Find out more
Intensive Training Program for those Interested in Spiritual Direction Course Description and Goals: This is the 4th group of students within our Introduction to the Bon Secours Spiritual Direction Institute program. Our first week-long course is an introduction and overview of spiritual direction in the Christian tradition. It is intended to enhance the student’s understanding of the spiritual life, with attention given to beginning to develop the basic skills necessary for this ministry. Classes will involve role-plays, opportunities for students…Find out more
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Broken, Beautiful, and Beloved: Learning to See Ourselves Through God’s Eyes So often we imagine that in order to be loved we must become better, different, perfect. But what if the things we think need to be “fixed” in order to make us more lovable – flaws and weaknesses, mistakes and sins – are the very things that make us beautiful in our own way? In this retreat, we will use Psalm 139 as a touchstone and will learn to see our…Find out more
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Join us for… Enter the Chaos: Engage the Differences to Make a Difference The Institute for Communal Contemplation and Dialogue (ICCD) believes that we are living in a very chaotic time with increasing divisions among us. ICCD believes that we can respond in new ways as persons committed to contemplation as a transformative practice and social justice in all its forms including the belief in our interconnectedness as a planetary community. Weaving together the three threads of contemplation, evolution, and…Find out more
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Drawn to the Road of Fire: Teilhard and Struggle While on retreat in 1919, Teilhard experienced a transfiguration-like vision that he shares with us in his essay, “The Spiritual Power of Matter.” During this transformative event, Teilhard is moved to commit himself to a life of struggle in every aspect of his life without yet knowing what these struggles might be. In this retreat, we will consider the many ways Teilhard is confronted with struggle—as a scientist, as a believer,…Find out more
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“Searching for Mary Magdalene” is a week-long retreat wherein Mary Magdalene speaks in her first person voice, inviting us to examine what we know about her, while simultaneously expecting surprises about her long being a “miscast outcast’”. You can look forward to challenges throughout a multi-sensory search via: a Magdala Art Gallery, Magdala hometown Archaeology reports, the four canonical Gospels, the non-canonical Gospel of Mary (Magdalene), the Golden Legend, a Magdala musical oratorio, an opera and popular song, poetry, prayers,…Find out more
Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $80 through 7/21/2021.
The Simple Care of a Hopeful Heart ~ Strengthening Your Inner Life in Challenging Times ~ One of the greatest gifts we can share with others is a sense of our own peace. However, we can’t share what we don’t have. By discussing psychological and spiritual approaches to maintaining a healthy perspective and enhancing resilience, Dr. Wicks, an expert on the prevention of secondary stress (the pressures experienced in reaching out to others) and author of Bounce: Living the Resilient…Find out more
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