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January 2019

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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February 2019

FEB12019
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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March 2019

MAR12019
Eye-openers Film & Discussion
Free

Eye-openers Film & Discussion

March 1 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Thirty Seconds to Midnight: The Final Wake Up Call This shocking documentary traces the origins of U.S. genocides, military interventions and wars from the 15th century when the white, colonial explorers first came to the Americas to the very present. American Exceptionalism, Manifest Destiny, and the right to claim Earth and its resources as their own are the beliefs that are the foundation of American foreign policy in the 21st Century that has humanity on the brink of extinction. The…

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MAR22019
Contemplative Photography Retreat
$60

Contemplative Photography Retreat

March 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $50 through 2/2/2019.

Contemplative Photography – ‘the practice of seeing with the eyes of the heart’ “With the eyes of your heart enlightened, you may know what is the hope to which God has called you.” ~Ephesians 1:18 We begin our day with a guided meditation using the visio divina form.* We then move to an instruction and practice time where we will learn to use visio divina as a way to slow down and to let images come to us. Moving out…

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MAR62019
Friends Day of Prayer: Deacon Vito Piazza
$40

Friends Day of Prayer: Deacon Vito Piazza

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

Finding God’s Spirit through The Liturgy of the Hours and Lectio Divina Spend Ash Wednesday with us as Deacon Vito Piazza leads us around this theme about “Finding God’s Spirit through The Liturgy of the Hours and Lectio Divina”. Our Friends Day of Prayer retreats are held monthly on the first Wednesday of the month. Everyone is welcome to attend and you can drop into any month. It’s not required to attend every retreat. Everyone will gather for coffee and…

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MAR62019
Ash Wednesday – Day of Contemplative Prayer
$40

Ash Wednesday – Day of Contemplative Prayer

March 6 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

“Rend your heart not your garments, and return to the Lord, your God.” (Jl 2:13) These words at the beginning of Lent invite us to take an inward journey during these 40 days to search our hearts as to where we stand with God and our neighbor and to enter more deeply into the Mystery of God’s love. Join us for a quiet day of prayer as we begin the sacred Lenten season. The atmosphere for the day will be…

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MAR82019
A Lenten Retreat with Fr. Leo Patalinghug
$300

A Lenten Retreat with Fr. Leo Patalinghug

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

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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MAR82019
Fr. Leo Patalinghug Retreat *Commuter Option
$210

Fr. Leo Patalinghug Retreat *Commuter Option

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - March 10 @ 1:00 pm

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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MAR132019
Group Spiritual Direction-in-Common Series
$80

Group Spiritual Direction-in-Common Series

March 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

During the season of Lent, we will offer a 6-week Group Spiritual Direction-in-Common series. This group will be limited to eight people, and will meet for six consecutive Wednesdays, from March 13th through April 17th.  Attendance at every session is requested for participants, to preserve the integrity of the group experience for all. Our Lenten Direction-in-Common is a form of spiritual direction in which we will gather to reflect on our life experiences in light of seasonal Scripture and other…

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