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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

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October 2017
Franciscan, Thomas Merton, Father Daniel Horan

The Franciscan Heart of Thomas Merton *Commuter Option

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - October 29 @ 1:00 pm

During this retreat we will explore the untold story of how the most popular saint in Christian history—St. Francis of Assisi—and the spiritual tradition that bears his name inspired the life, thought, and writing of Thomas Merton, who was the most popular spiritual writer of the 20th Century. Additionally, we will consider how these insights can inspire Christians today. Many people do not have an appreciation for how much the Franciscan spiritual and theological tradition influenced Merton before and after…

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January 2018
Mind Body Medicine, healthy living, health workshop

Mind Body Medicine Workshop

January 27, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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…

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February 2018
black history month, racial inequality, racial injustice

Black History Month Event: I Am Whole. I Am Complete.

February 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Celebrating Diversity & Honoring Racial Equality Celebrating diversity and honoring racial equality are beautiful concepts. Unfortunately, many people are negatively impacted by the fact that racial injustices occur every day. Many people experience aggressions that let them know that they are “other” or “outside of” instead of “a part of” society’s norms. This experience causes trauma and makes it difficult to fully recognize one’s worth and wholeness. While society enjoys catch phrases like, “We’re all the same,” many people are…

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March 2018
Sr. Simone Campbell, Sister Simone

National Catholic Sisters Week: Sr. Simone Campbell, SSS

March 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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…

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renewal, hope, change, new year

Turn the Page

March 23, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - March 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm

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. 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 in God’s love for you,…

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triduum, holy week, catholic retreat

Triduum: Holy Week Retreat

March 29, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - April 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm

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…

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April 2018
healing angels, teaching angels

Angels in the Life of Jesus AND Surrounded by Angels *Overnight Option

April 17, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - April 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

*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…

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angels, Jesus, angels and Jesus

Angels in the Life of Jesus

April 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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,…

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healing angels, teaching angels

Surrounded by Angels!

April 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Surrounded by Angels! Healing Angels, Teaching Angels, Guardian Angels and More! Are you aware that there are various groups of Angels and that each group has a specific mission? Did you know that we can surround ourselves and others with a thousand Healing Angels? Are you aware that there are millions of “unemployed Angels” waiting to be called upon? Come, learn about and experience the healing power of Angels, the spiritual blessings of various groups of Angels and ways Angels connect…

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canonization, dorothy day

The Life and Work of Dorothy Day – Robert Ellsberg Retreat *Overnight Option

April 27, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - April 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $185 through 3/27/2018.

We are honored to host Robert Ellsberg for this program which will focus on the life and work of Dorothy Day (1897-1980), founder of the Catholic Worker movement. In her life, her radical stances on issues of peace and justice made her a somewhat marginal figure in the U.S. Church. But her cause for canonization is now in process and in his address to Congress in 2015, Pope Francis singled her out as one of “four great Americans,” who offer…

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