Our Presenters

Fr. Randy Roche

Fr. Randy Roche, SJ

Sr. Mary Mortz, DMJ

Sr. Mary Mortz, DMJ

Fr. Stephen Coffey, OSB

Fr. Stephen Coffey,
OSB, Cam

Herb Kaighan

Herb Kaighan,
Spiritual Director

Laura Gormley

Sr. Laura Gormley,
SSL

Jenny Ocegueda

Jenny Ocegueda, MA

Maggie Perrone

Maggie Perrone, RN, MA

Sr. Edith Prendergast

Sr. Edith Prendergast, RSC

Day Retreats

Ordinary Mysticism: Ignatian Prayer for All
Randy Roche, SJ, Dir. Center for Ignatian Spirituality, LMU
Saturday, October 6, 9am to 3pm

Fr. Randy will offer descriptions of various Ignatian Prayer options, followed by occasions for praying and for sharing reflections about the experiences participants have in prayer. Handouts will be provided. Lunch included. Cost: $50 ($55 after 9/28)
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Praying the Rosary ~ A Catholic Spiritual Practice      
Sr. Mary Mortz, DMJ

Sunday, October 7, 2 to 4pm

This afternoon of reflection is a presentation on the four sets of the Mysteries of the Rosary, the Joyful, Sorrowful, Glorious and Luminous.  Using Scripture, we will find ways to pray the Mysteries grounded in Catholic Spiritual practices. Participants are asked to bring their Bible and a rosary. Cost: $20 ($25 after 9/28)
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From Creation to New Creation: A Journey of Transformation     
Stephen Coffey, OSB, Cam


Saturday, October 13, 9am to 3pm
This day will focus on the path of creation spirituality emphasizing the role of contemplation and compassion on the journey to transformed consciousness. It will feature the mystical writings of Francis of Assisi, Beatrice Bruteau, Meister Eckhart and Thomas Merton. Lunch included. Cost: $50 ($55 after 10/5)
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Fr. Stephen Coffey, OSB
Centering Prayer: An Introduction and An Experience      
Herb Kaighan

Saturday, October 20, 1 to 5pm

Are Prayer and Meditation important to you? Do you have a Prayer & Meditation practice? Are you confused about Prayer, Meditation & Contemplation; what they are and how to do them? Would you like to learn about them through experience? Centering Prayer combines the best of all these practices of conscious contact with the “Mystery”. Come learn and experience a way of improving your relationship with “God” and fostering your spiritual life. Cost: $20 ($25 after 10/12)
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Journeying in Grief Through the Holidays      
Laura Gormley, SSL

Saturday, November 3, 9am to 3pm  

Journeying through our grief for the loss of a loved one is a difficult task as we move through the many aspects of all the losses involved in our grief. During this Fall time of year, the thought of facing the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday season can be an extra burden, filling us with dread. We will consider possible ways of preparing for and participating in these occasions while honoring the memory of our absent loved one. We will also reflect on our ongoing everyday experience of grief, its various dimensions and ways that may help us along the path. Lunch included.
Cost: $50 ($55 after 10/26)
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¿Cómo Enfrentar las Pérdidas de Nuestra Vida?
Jenny Ocegueda, MA

Sábado 10 de Noviembre,  9am to 3pm

Pasamos por la vida teniendo diferentes experiencias de pérdida y dolor y a veces no sabemos cómo enfrentar esas situaciones. En este retiro hablaremos de las etapas o dimensiones de una pérdida y qué podemos hacer para darnos el tiempo de cuidado personal. Tendremos tiempo de meditación, reflexión y compartimiento. Jenny ha facilitado muchos retiros, presentaciones y cursos de realización humana y desde 2006 ha sido facilitadora en la Arquidiócesis de Los Ángeles en el Programa de Formación Diaconal. Almuerzo incluido.
Costo: $50 ($55 después del 11/2)
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Practicing Presence: Journeying  Inward Through the Labyrinth 
*A Veriditas Qualifying Workshop*
Maggie Perrone, RN, MA
Saturday, November 10, 9am 3pm  

Spend a day learning to deepen our sense of living in the present moment using the labyrinth as a tool. The practice of presence helps us stay mindful of that which is right in front of us. Take a day to listen to our inner ear, practice feeling our way through instead of simply reacting to the events of our lives, quiet our minds and walk; noticing, being and attending to where we are in the present moment. This retreat meets requirements as a Veriditas qualifying workshop for those interested in pursuing facilitator training as a Veriditas Certified Labyrinth Facilitator. Call the office for details. Lunch included. Cost: $50 ($55 after 11/2)
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Advent: God Comes! Comes! Ever Comes!       
Sr. Edith Prendergast, RSC

Saturday, November 17, 9am to 3pm
  

Savor the opportunity to draw apart to pray, reflect and enter the richness of the upcoming Advent season. Wisdom drawn from Scripture, poetry and story will be woven throughout the sessions. Lunch included. Cost: $50 ($55 after 11/9)
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