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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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August 2017
Visio Divina, photography
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Contemplative Photography Retreat

August 26 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Contemplative Photography Join us for a day in which we will practice visio divina through photography! What is visio divina? Visio divina (divine seeing) is a method of praying through images. It explores how God communicates with us through sight. We will begin with a group meditation using visio divina, followed by a short instruction on how to practice visio divinia with a camera. We will then move on to explore our surroundings. During this time, we will capture images…

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September 2017
Sandy Queen, women's wellness, women's retreat
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Women’s Wellness Weekend – Early Arrival Option

September 7 @ 3:00 pm - September 10 @ 1:00 pm

The School of Life: Graduation or Commencement? This option allows an early arrival, beginning at 3pm on Thursday, so that you can have an extra day to unwind. We will have a prayer gathering after dinner on Thursday and a Centering Prayer session and Labyrinth walk on Friday. NEW: Massage Therapist Sharon Dulaney (443-794-1207, www.sacredspace1.com) will also be available on Friday for appointments: 1-hr. massage or reflexology appointments for $75 or 15-min seated massages for $20. Guests can contact her…

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Sandy Queen, women's wellness, women's retreat
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Women’s Wellness Weekend

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

The School of Life: Graduation or Commencement? Join us for the annual Women’s Wellness Weekend, a time of inspiration, spiritual growth and companionship at our Retreat and Conference Center. We will begin with dinner on Friday and enjoy a relaxed environment to get to know each other and reconnect with returning friends. Saturday begins with a feature presentation by a favorite Retreat and Conference Center presenter, Sandy Queen. Sandy will inspire us with her humor and guidance as she focuses…

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centering prayer, prayer practice
Free

Centering Prayer – Evening

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Centering Prayer sessions are held weekly. On the 1st  and 3rd Tuesdays of each month it is held from 1-2pm and then on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month it will be held in the evening. (If there is a 5th Tuesday in a month, there will not be one held.) If lunch is being served at our Center on this day, you are welcome to arrive at noon and purchase a meal ticket too ($10). Please call us…

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Dr. Johnny Parker, Johnny Parker, Turn the page
$60

Men’s Day Retreat

September 16 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

When God Writes A Man’s Story Every man’s life tells a story.  Is your life telling the story you were born to live?  Get unstuck from languishing and begin knowing, aligning and mastering your true story for His glory. – Trade restlessness for spiritual and emotional rest – Discover freedom through surrender to God – Take ownership of your challenges and strengths – Experience the joy of serving others and leaving them better off – Begin to build and deepen relationships with your spouse and…

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grief, loss, retreat, Christian retreat
$60

Healing Through Grief Retreat

September 16 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.”  ~Rumi The concept of grieving the loss of a loved one as a journey allows human beings to understand the healing process in stages, with accompanying tasks, and with needs that are both universal and unique.  Yet, there are many faces to grief and innumerable ways of expressing it. Because…

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relieve stress, t'ai chi chih, gentle exercise
$20

T’ai Chi Chih Workshop

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Taste of T’ai Chi Chih” is a series of 20 separate, easy-to-learn moves that circulate and balance the chi, the life force that flows within us. It is not a martial art, but rather a moving meditation that reduces stress and generates vital health and peace of mind. In this fun and entertaining intro workshop you will be taught a few of the T’ai Chi Chih moves, which you can actually take away and practice on your own. You will…

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Mass, liturgy, silence, meditation
Free

Quiet Mornings – September

September 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Ever wish you had time set apart for quiet prayer? Or, perhaps a mini-morning retreat? Do you desire structure to support an ongoing practice, but need flexibility too? We will hold these every month. You can take part whenever you’d like to match your schedule/desire/need. Interested adults are invited to gather with us at 9:30am for introductions and a short gathering prayer. We will move into silence from 9:45 to 10:35am. During that time, individuals might elect to stay in…

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centering prayer, prayer practice
Free

Afternoon Centering Prayer

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Centering Prayer sessions are held weekly. On the 1st  and 3rd Tuesdays of each month it is held from 1-2pm and then on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month it will be held in the evening. (If there is a 5th Tuesday in a month, there will not be one held.) If lunch is being served at our Center on this day, you are welcome to arrive at noon and purchase a meal ticket too ($10). Please call us…

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World, pray for world, power of prayer
$240

Healing Our Broken World through Deep Prayer

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - September 24 @ 1:00 pm

Healing Our Broken World: A Discovery of How Deep Prayer Transforms Ourselves, Our Families, Our Communities and Our World Now more than ever our world needs people of deep prayer. This weekend is an invitation to all prayer warriors. It is an invitation to journey within where we can listen as a community to the hidden Spirit within us and bring healing to our broken world as we journey outward. This weekend is also about discovering and experiencing through prayer…

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