“Seeing with the Eyes of the Heart,” a weekend retreat for women, is an invitation to pay attention to how a New Year is calling you to respond to the questions, desires, and inspirations arising from within. In addition to heart-opening conversations we will use poetry, prayer, music, silence, movement, journaling, and other contemplative practices to learn more about our relationship to God, to ourselves, and to the world around us. All that you need to bring is your self,…Find out more
The Magnificat in Modern Times: Art and Stories with Bro. Mickey McGrath Lutheran theologian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who was executed by the Nazis, said the Magnificat was the most passionate, wildest, most revolutionary hymn ever sung. As we begin to think about and plan for Lent, we will take a fresh look at the Visitation of Mary and Elizabeth through our twenty-first century perspective. We belong to a Church and a world in great need of reform and Mary’s voice, as a…Find out more
This weekend retreat has been created for our Bon Secours Spiritual Direction Institute graduates. This retreat is about renewal: renewal of friendships, renewal of your energy for spiritual direction, and renewal of your own spiritual life. There will be time for informal sharing. If you choose, you can submit a case study for the input of your peers. And the lecture time will be meant to feed your soul, this time about “Spirituality and Creation.” And of course, there will…Find out more
Immerse yourself in a weekend of exploring your intuition and imagination through collage making! The SoulCollage® process invites you to browse through piles of images and magazines to find pictures which call to you. Create or expand upon your visual journal, your personal deck, of collaged cards. With SoulCollage® cards, you can illustrate your lived experiences, personality parts, companions and supports both animal and human, and your archetypal patterns and spiritual guides. Insights emerge as you engage in “stepping into”…Find out more
Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $240 through 2/23/2021.
Grief Retreat: Come Away Awhile ~ Allow ourselves time to more deeply experience the transforming, healing power of our God’s Grace. Through stories, writings of wisdom teachers such as Jesus the Christ, Buddha, Rumi, through the poetry of Mary Oliver, Denise Levertov, Wendell Berry, and through delving deeper into our own stories of losing and(hopefully) finding, we learn to hold the whole of life with its joys and sufferings and feel healing, awe and gratitude. Quotes and writing prompts will be given; opportunities for…Find out more
Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $240 through 2/28/2021.
Are you looking to go deeper in your relationship with God? Join us as we explore the Spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola. In anticipation of the upcoming Ignatian Jubilee Year (May 2021-July 2022) our retreat will explore some of the key aspects of the spirituality which flowed out of the life and Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, who was declared the Patron Saint of retreats by Pope Pius XI in 1922. This retreat will introduce participants to…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
Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $300 through 6/6/2021.
“The desert is the theater of the human struggle of searching for God.” ~ Jan Majernik The spiritual life at varying times beckons us to the desert. To the place where all that originally held esteem or took credit is stripped away and laid bare. To the sanctuary within that demands simplicity, solitude and surrender. Join us for an extended weekend in which we will explore the rich concepts of desert spirituality and its impactful message for us today as…Find out more
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