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October 2018
OCT52018
Carrie Newcomer Concert, Overnight Lodging & Writing Workshop
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Carrie Newcomer Concert, Overnight Lodging & Writing Workshop

October 5 @ 3:00 pm - October 6 @ 2:00 pm

Writing Mindfully: Exploring The Sacred Ordinary Carrie Newcomer invites participants to explore the process of writing as a spiritual practice. This workshop focuses on developing a practice of presence, attention to the details, honoring the transcendent within our daily experiences and then moving our experiences to a creative expression.  Those who are interested in creative engagement as a form of spiritual practice will enjoy Carrie’s use of music, writing exercises, small and large group conversation to create a safe, nurturing…

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OCT52018
Carrie Newcomer In Concert
$35

Carrie Newcomer In Concert

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Beautiful Not Yet We are honored to welcome back Carrie Newcomer for this special concert in our Chapel! Be enlightened by songs from Carrie’s most recent album, The Beautiful Not Yet (released Sept. 2016). Many of the songs on this album were created in conversation with the esteemed writer, teacher and activist Parker J. Palmer as part of their spoken word/music collaboration, What We Need Is Here: Hope, Hard Times and the Human. Themes of exploring hope in community…

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OCT102018
Movements of the Heart: Henri Nouwen on the Spiritual Life — Retreat with Wil Hernandez
$420

Movements of the Heart: Henri Nouwen on the Spiritual Life — Retreat with Wil Hernandez

October 10 @ 3:00 pm - October 14 @ 1:00 pm

Movements of the Heart: Henri Nouwen on the Spiritual Life Anyone familiar with the writings of Henri Nouwen recognizes his relentless focus on our life with God and how it must be lived out from the core of our heart—which to Nouwen is the real driving force of our spiritual life. For him, such life constitutes a threefold dynamic movement: from communion to community to commission. In this retreat, we will explore Nouwen’s heart-centered spirituality with its corresponding emphasis on…

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OCT102018
Movements of the Heart – Commuter Option
$300

Movements of the Heart – Commuter Option

October 10 @ 5:00 pm - October 14 @ 1:00 pm

Movements of the Heart: Henri Nouwen on the Spiritual Life Anyone familiar with the writings of Henri Nouwen recognizes his relentless focus on our life with God and how it must be lived out from the core of our heart—which to Nouwen is the real driving force of our spiritual life. For him, such life constitutes a threefold dynamic movement: from communion to community to commission. In this retreat, we will explore Nouwen’s heart-centered spirituality with its corresponding emphasis on…

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OCT262018
Saintly Solutions: Living with Monotony and Difficult People
$250

Saintly Solutions: Living with Monotony and Difficult People

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - October 28 @ 5:00 pm

The saints are more than plaster statues! They are down-to-earth models for meeting the daily challenges we face in our own lives. Perhaps two of the most common challenges in our growth in faith are living with monotony and living with difficult people. How is one to practice charity in the face of overwhelming odds in both areas? That will be the topic of our weekend retreat from October 26 – 28. We will look at the lives of two…

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November 2018
NOV22018
Coming Out of Exile – Retreat with Joyce Rupp *Overnight Option
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Coming Out of Exile – Retreat with Joyce Rupp *Overnight Option

November 2 @ 3:00 pm - November 3 @ 4:00 pm

We are honored to host Joyce Rupp, OSM, for an autumn day retreat at our Center. She will present “Coming Out of Exile.” As we grow into wholeness we discover within ourselves aspects that need to be recognized, accepted, and integrated into our life. How do we call home these vital qualities and unwanted aspects of self that have been lost, ignored, forgotten, forced away or rejected? As we discover these banished facets of ourselves and welcome them as sources…

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NOV32018
Coming Out of Exile – Retreat with Joyce Rupp, OSM
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Coming Out of Exile – Retreat with Joyce Rupp, OSM

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

We are honored to host Joyce Rupp, OSM, for an autumn day retreat at our Center. She will present “Coming Out of Exile.” As we grow into wholeness we discover within ourselves aspects that need to be recognized, accepted, and integrated into our life. How do we call home these vital qualities and unwanted aspects of self that have been lost, ignored, forgotten, forced away or rejected? As we discover these banished facets of ourselves and welcome them as sources…

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NOV102018
Achieving the Impossible: Discovery Channel Survivalist, Adam Kimble
$70

Achieving the Impossible: Discovery Channel Survivalist, Adam Kimble

November 10 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $60 through 10/10/2018.

The Bon Secours Retreat & Conference Center is honored to host ultra-marathoner and Discovery Channel show survivalist, Adam Kimble, for an inspiring day retreat. Adam will share about his physical feats and how we can all achieve anything through our connection to God. The day will also include a Question & Answer time with guests. Achieving the Impossible with Christ During this retreat, Adam Kimble will explore the concept that anything is possible when you put your faith and trust in…

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January 2019
JAN42019
Turn the Page
$250

Turn the Page

January 4, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - January 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm

Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $230 through 11/4/2018.

When God Writes Your Story 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. 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 richer relationships, exchange restlessness for joy, gain confidence…

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March 2019
MAR82019
A Lenten Retreat with Fr. Leo Patalinghug
$300

A Lenten Retreat with Fr. Leo Patalinghug

March 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - March 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm

Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $280 through 10/8/2018.

A Feast for Your Soul: Feeding our souls so that we can feed others We are excited to host Fr. Leo Patalinghug, of Plating Grace, for a Lenten retreat weekend! During this retreat, guests will learn how to celebrate their faith in this modern world. Fr. Leo will explain theology so that it’s understandable, in a bite-sizeable way. This information will satisfy the inner cravings of the heart! The retreat will include: ~Presentations by Fr. Leo ~Cooking demonstration ~Evening Prayer ~Mass on…

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