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October 2018
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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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OCT92018
Centering Prayer – Evening
Free

Centering Prayer – Evening

October 9 @ 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 dinner 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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OCT212018
The Practice of Spiritual Direction – Intensive Week 2
$1200.00

The Practice of Spiritual Direction – Intensive Week 2

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - October 26 @ 1:00 pm

This week-long intensive course will provide a deeper foundation for understanding and engaging in the practice of spiritual direction in the Christian tradition. It is intended to enhance the students’ understanding of the spiritual life, with attention given to developing the basic skills required for this ministry. COURSE OBJECTIVES: – To have an understanding of the spiritual life, its breadth, depth, and language, in order to understand the context of spiritual direction ministry. – To examine and understand the core…

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November 2018
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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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December 2018
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Advent Day of Prayer
$40

Advent Day of Prayer

December 10 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

“The Lord will come and he will not delay.” (Cf. Habakkuk 2:3) Advent is about waiting and preparing for the coming of Jesus; commemorating his birth and first coming and also anticipating the second coming of Christ. But our Christian faith tells us that God is with us—already and still. This holy season also invites us to encounter God in the present, in the day-to-day of our lives. Set aside some personal time for this and join us for a…

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January 2019
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The Healing Power of Purpose
$60

The Healing Power of Purpose

January 5, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $50 through 12/5/2018.

For what and for whom is your life dedicated? Have you ever stated an ideal toward your life’s direction and set this as your North Star? Finding one’s purpose and personal mission is a healing and empowering creative exercise, carrying with it the potential to transform and focus your life’s energies toward more transcendent and effective goals. This retreat day will explore the potential residing within each of us to discern and distill our soul’s unique, God-given purpose, to articulate this and mindfully utilize…

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February 2019
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Prayer Walking/Rules for Eating
$40

Prayer Walking/Rules for Eating

February 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

In his autobiography, St. Ignatius of Loyola called himself “the pilgrim.” What do pilgrims do? They walk! Did you know that it’s easy to add prayer to your exercise by Prayer Walking? Come join us as we introduce you to both prayer walking and to St. Ignatius’ Rules for Eating, found in his Spiritual Exercises. Yes, Ignatius was offering eating tips 500 years ago! Bring a comfortable pair of shoes, and if you have any health issues, please check with…

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