Our Presenters

Peter McGoey

Peter McGoey, MA, LMFT

Paul Craig

Paul Craig,
Labyrinth Facilitator

Lauren Star

Lauren Star

Diane Hardy

Diane Hardy

Cheryl Zellhoefer

Cheryl Zellhoefer

Fr. Randy Roche

Fr. Randy Roche, SJ

Herb Kaighan

Herb Kaighan,
Spiritual Director

Michael Fish, OSB Cam

Fr. Michael Fish, OSB Cam

Day Retreats

*** Mini-Retreat for Disabled & their Caregivers, Sunday, July 28,
This retreat has been cancelled due to illness
An Evening of Exploration for Members of Alcoholic & Addictive Families with Peter McGoey, MA, LMFT
Tuesday, August 13, 7 to 8:30pm

Join us for an evening of discussion on how family dynamics are formed and harmed by addiction, alcoholism and co-dependency. The role of contemplative prayer will be described and experienced as a method of healing from troubled family history. Anyone affected by addiction or alcoholism is a good candidate for this evening, including those in Alanon, Nar-Anon, ACA or any 12 step program. Cost: $10
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Labyrinth Walk Under a Harvest Moon       
Paul Craig, Labyrinth Facilitator

Friday, September 13, 7 to 9pm

Explore all that is possible through a guided walking prayer evening on the labyrinth, illuminated by the last full moon of summer, with candles to guide your footsteps. Share your experience with other pilgrims walking by the light of the moon and stars. Cost: $20 Evening snack included
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Sustaining Balance in Recovery:
Addressing Challenges of Alcoholic and Addictive Families
Peter McGoey, MA, LMFT
Saturday, September 21, 9am to 3pm

Family members engaged in recovery often hear conflicting phrases like “set healthy boundaries - be of service - take care of yourself - learn to say No - never say No”. This workshop will address how to live a balanced life with these concepts. Prayer and meditation as discussed in Step 11 will be practiced as a path towards balance. Anyone affected by addiction or alcoholism is welcome, including those in Alanon, Nar-Anon, ACA or any 12 step program. Cost: $50 Lunch included.
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Simple, Effective Yoga to Clear the Mind and Feel Better            
Lauren Star and Diane Hardy

Saturday, September 21, 9am to 12pm

In this workshop we will practice some of the simple basics of yoga breathing and stretching. These simple practices can make your body feel better and your mind clearer, so you can refocus on what is important to you. We will explore what yoga is and isn’t, and will then move through the body with postures to stretch and tone, finishing with yoga breathing, relaxation, and a short meditation. The instructors have over 20 years of yoga teaching experience, with a focus on students aged 50+. Please bring a yoga mat, props, and a small item to use for gazing at in meditation. Wear layers and bring water to drink. Cost: $25
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Strength Through Struggle              
Nikki Craig, Anna Hosking, Pam Lehtonen

Saturday, September 28, 9am to 3pm

Why is life so hard at times, and what good emerges from it? At this retreat, we will reflect on these crucial life moments to gain insights about ourselves, life, and God. There is no growth without struggle.  “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11.
Cost: $50 Lunch included.
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Nikki Craig ~ Anna Hosking ~ Pam Lehtonen
Spirituali-Tea                        
Cheryl Zellhoefer
Sunday, September 29, 2 to 5pm

Imagine how you would feel if St. Anne and the Blessed Mother invited you to spend time enjoying a cup of tea together to share stories, wisdom, and love. Come to share generations of faith with each other and deepen your relationship with Mary, the Mother of Jesus and St. Anne, His grandmother, while sipping tea!  Bring: A teacup to loan to a fellow participant for the day, a picture of your mother, grandmother or other figure who is like a mother to you, and an object from your history of faith such as a special rosary, Bible, or picture. Fascinators or hats are encouraged, but not required! Cost: $25
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How to Pray an Ignatian Way          
Randy Roche, SJ, Director,Center for Ignatian Spirituality, LMU

Saturday, October 5, 9am to 3pm

Fr. Randy will provide explanations for each of three different ways of praying that St. Ignatius promotes in The Spiritual Exercises. We will take time to pray each way. Cost: $50 Lunch included.
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Centering Prayer: An Introduction to Intentional Consciousness
Herb Kaighan, Spiritual Director 

Saturday, October 12, 1 to 5pm

Are Prayer and Meditation important to you? Do you have a daily practice? Are you confused about Prayer, Meditation, Mindfulness, Contemplation and Centering Prayer ~ what are they are and how to do them? Would you like to learn about each of these through experience? Centering Prayer combines the best of all these practices of conscious contact with the “Mystery”. Come experience a way of improving your relationship with “God” and fostering your spiritual life; improving your consciousness. Cost: $45
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A Journey into Contemplation         
Michael Fish, OSB Cam

Thursday, October 17, 9am to 4pm

This one-day silent retreat led by Michael Fish will include three sessions that weave together the Camino and Contemplation: Life as Journey; Jesus the Pilgrim; and The Child and the Heart. The day will include periods for reflection and end with a simple Eucharist. Michael blends amusing personal anecdotes with contemporary writings and teachings, enabling attendees to find imaginative ways to reach the Divine within. Cost: $65 Lunch included.
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For more information or to register for these events contact Marlene at (310) 377-4867 x234 or email Marlene.
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