retreat leader

February 6, 2022

Knowing – and doing – what we’re born to do

Today's reflection shares some exciting news from retreat presenter Mary DeTurris Poust! We're happy to share that she'll have more time to presenter retreats at our Center in the future! How does her news push you to reflect on what you're born to do? Have you be quieting that 'still small voice' or are you actively listening? Knowing — and doing — what we’re born to do by Mary DeTurris Poust on January 7, 2022 Hanging on my office door…

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Joan of Arc
February 4, 2022

Shake It Off!

Today's blog is written by retreat presenter Andrea Springer. She offers a great reminder to help us deal with things that get under our skin. What techniques do you use to cope with life's irritations? Andrea will be with us for a day retreat this August and it will be added to our website soon. Stay tuned to learn more about this inspiring day, which will be themed around 'courage'. Now, let's take a few quiet moments to read Andrea's…

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joy, shake it off
December 10, 2021

An Unlikely Advent Journey

Is this season of waiting difficult for you to grasp and appreciate? Today's post by retreat presenter and gifted writer, Mary DeTurris Poust, may resonate with you. An Unlikely Advent Journey For the longest time, I considered myself more of a Lent person than an Advent person. The journey through the desert felt familiar, the three-prong practice of fasting, prayer and charity was concrete and easy to grasp. As I age, I find myself learning to love this season of…

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silent retreat, Advent, waiting
July 28, 2021

Confessions of a rosary convert

Our guests are often drawn to our retreat programs that explore different prayer methods. How wonderful to have so many ways to communicate with God and feel the Spirit around us! Mary DeTurris Poust presented a wonderful weekend retreat at our Center in June and now she is sharing the following blog with us about her new appreciation for the rosary. Confessions of a rosary convert by Mary DeTurris Poust on July 1, 2021 Rosary-challenged. That’s how I’ve described myself…

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pray the rosary