Upcoming Events › Workshops and Seminars
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
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 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 the…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
As 2017 draws to a close and Winter begins to deepen, you are invited to journey with us at a most magical time of year, a time when we prepare to enter the sanctuary of new beginnings. This annual New Year’s Eve retreat creates a wonderful opportunity to silence the pervasive noise that ever surrounds us and to step away into a spiritual landscape of renewal and nourishment. This program invites you to make time to examine the meaning of your experiences…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
Begin the new year by focusing on your path ahead and tuning into God’s voice. Our winter directed retreat consists of two whole days (3-night stay) of spiritual direction. Retreatants will meet with a spiritual director daily (or less if you desire) to reflect on God’s Presence and movement in your life as revealed in prayer, the events and relationships in your life and the response to God that is being made. The spiritual director may make suggestions (prayer forms, Scripture,…Find out more »
Begin the new year by focusing on your path ahead and tuning into God’s voice. Our winter directed retreat consists of five whole days (6-night stay) of spiritual direction. Retreatants will meet with a spiritual director daily (or less if you desire) to reflect on God’s Presence and movement in your life as revealed in prayer, the events and relationships in your life and the response to God that is being made. The spiritual director may make suggestions (prayer forms,…Find out more »
It’s a new year and a great time to learn something new. Our Making All Things New retreat will provide you with plenty of tools to improve your health, deepen your faith, and enjoy life to the fullest. Our healthy living retreat is rooted in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, which focuses on a whole person approach to being well: body, mind and spirit. This retreat is perfect for anyone who is ready to make some changes in their…Find out more »
Where Do We Go From Here? From Impasse to Hope; From Holding the Tensions to Giving Ourselves Away in Love During the past year, significant changes in the social, cultural and political landscape of our country have left many with an assortment of conflicted thoughts and feelings. Why, because whenever we encounter pain, hurt, disappointment, and woundedness inside the human condition, we feel vulnerable and powerless. At times we may even feel disoriented, bewildered and confused. We seem to be…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
“Do whatever he tells you…” John 2:5 Amy Kulesa will present our February Friends Day of Prayer retreat, focused on this theme from the book of John. Friends Days 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 month. Amy will give a morning presentation, followed by Mass in the chapel, a delicious lunch, and an afternoon presentation. Free time will be…Find out more »