All Sponsored
Retreats & Events

Along the Way: A Personal Pilgrim Walk

Sue Ballotti

Due to the COVID -19 pandemic we were unable to have our June 6th Along the Way annual pilgrim walking retreat. In response, we have made our annual walk an independent event to bring the Camino experience into our homes, families & neighborhoods. By signing up, you become a pilgrim on your own Camino to walk and reflect on your journey … and by signing up, you will support the Retreat Center. Join us on Sunday, November 8 at 3pm for a celebratory Zoom Meeting of all walkers.

$30

Along the Way: A Personal Pilgrim Walk

Sue Ballotti

Due to the COVID -19 pandemic we were unable to have our June 6th Along the Way annual pilgrim walking retreat. In response, we have made our annual walk an independent event to bring the Camino into our homes, families and neighborhoods. By signing up, you become a pilgrim on your own Camino to walk and reflect on your journey and you will help support the Retreat Center ~ this is a fundraising event for Mary & Joseph! Join us on Sunday, November 8 at 3pm for a celebratory Zoom Meeting of all walkers.

$30

For The Good of the Family Legacy

Dennis J. Branconier, MA

What are your hopes for your family after your own lifetime? Does your inheritance to loved ones speak of faith, hope and love? What do your children value? In what ways will you most effectively communicate your legacy intentions to them? Participants will gain a spiritual perspective leading to practical action while being guided to address these questions privately.

$50

Sponsorship/Helping Others: Enlarging Compassion  Step 12

Herb Kaighan

*Remote Via Zoom* Learn about Sponsorship ~ what does a sponsor do? What is the role of a sponsor? Through working the steps as contained in the Big Book, with the guidance of a “Step Guide” Herb experienced a profound spiritual awakening. The path of improving consciousness and enlarging compassion produces optimal living.. Part 3 of the Spirituality Series

$25

Centering Prayer Group

Greg Johnson & Herb Kaighan

*Remote Via Zoom. Centering Prayer is a practice to foster our relationship with God. It prepares us for the gift of contemplation.

Donation

Praying with Beads

Diane Wood, MA, CHC, FDN-P

Combine the practice of making fine jewelry with a prayerful spiritual experience. You will create your own prayer bracelet with Swarovski crystals, adding each bead with thoughtful reflection and sharing on Scripture and prayer. You will leave with a beautiful personal memento or Christmas gift. Price includes the cost of Swarovski crystal beads and all supplies. *Limited to 8 to 10 participants - please sign up early. Deadline to signup is 10/31/2020 so crystals can be ordered.

$45

Gratefulness Gatherings

Christine Sanchirico

*Remote Via Zoom. We can deepen our experience of grateful living when we share our struggles, growth, and inspiration in community. To that end we gather with others to grow in connection and in gratefulness.

Donation

Centering Prayer Group

Greg Johnson & Herb Kaighan

*Remote Via Zoom. Centering Prayer is a practice to foster our relationship with God. It prepares us for the gift of contemplation.

Donation

Introductory Wisdom School

Heather Ruce, SD, MA, SEP

This Introductory Wisdom School will use Cynthia Bourgeault’s e-course teachings to explore our three centers of intelligence, the Rule of St. Benedict, and the Wisdom tradition as the Way of the Heart so that we might show up in the world as more conscious planetary servants. *Note: this event may move to Zoom.

$475

Principles Before Personalities

John McAndrew, MA, MDiv

Recovery is a journey of new awarenesses, acceptance, and action. This Weekend Retreat is for people whose lives have been affected by the family disease of Alcoholism/Addiction- singles, couples, all Fellowships welcome! *Note: this event may move to Zoom.

$160 – $250

Forgiveness: A Decision to Release

Herb Kaighan

*Remote Via Zoom* Bill Wilson (cofounder of AA) discusses forgiveness - he calls it “letting go of resentment”. It’s not done to please others, but in the interest of freedom - theirs and ours. A life which includes deep resentment leads only to futility and unhappiness. Learn about the process of forgiveness, what it is and what it is not and how to release resentment. Part 4 of the Spirituality Series

$25