silent retreat, directed retreat, spiritual direction
Feb 19, 2021

On this first Friday during Lent, you may be adopting some form of fasting into your day. Are you abstaining from meat? Only eating a light meal? Taking a break from the news? What does this mean to you? Are you substituting this time with something positive within your Lenten journey? Author Mary DeTurris Poust included a chapter on fasting within her book Cravings and it ends with this prayerful meditation. What does it mean ... Continue reading...

lent, lenten journey, ash wednesday
Feb 17, 2021

At the Retreat & Conference Center today, we are welcoming guests for our Ash Wednesday retreat as we usher in the season of Lent. How are you marking the beginning of this sacred time? Although not everyone can retreat with us or visit their parish for ashes, there are many ways that we can use this time to deepen our faith. Let us pray... Gracious God, today begins a period of inner reflection and examination. The days stretch ... Continue reading...