Weekend Retreats

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MAY 2019

MAY 17 – 19, 2019
Relationships: Traps & Treasures
Finding a Life-giving God in the Mountains and Valleys
of our Journeying Together
with
Michele DeSimone

This is a personal invitation from God to spend the weekend with Him, whose incredible, loving Presence reaches out to touch us;  offering us new eyes to see the beauty of God all around us, within us, and with others in our lives.  Relationships are the greatest treasures we carry with us on Life’s Journey and on into Eternity.  Bodies die, but relationships never die.  These conferences are designed to be the framework for experiencing an all-loving, all-accepting God in this beautiful setting by the sea.

Arrival: Friday at 4:00 PM.  Supper served at 5:30 ~ Program begins at 7:00 PM and concludes with noon meal on Sunday.
Cost:  $230.00 for private room,  $210.00 for shared room

MAY 17 – 19, 2019
Praying with Hearts and Hands
While the mind and body are toiling,
the heart can also be at its own work. – (Blessed Marie Rivier)
with
Connie Bartelson, Marsha Hafferty and Donna Griffin

Join the Holy Knitters Prayer-Shawl Ministry as we joyfully share in the care of God’s people by using the gifts of our hands to knit or crochet sacred prayer shawls.  Our prayers and blessings are woven into the shawls as our hands work to fashion them. Shawls are then given to people for comfort, healing or in celebration.
*Basic knitting or crocheting skills are a prerequisite for this retreat.
A list of required materials will be sent upon registration.

Arrival: Friday at 4:00 PM.  Supper served at 5:30 ~ Program begins at 7:00 PM and concludes with noon meal on Sunday.
Cost:  $230.00 for private room,  $210.00 for shared room.

 

MAY 24 – 26, 2019

Mother & Daughter Weekend
with
Diane Dube, p.m.

A positive mother-daughter relationship is something to be cherished and nurtured.  This weekend will provide mothers and their daughters, ages 15 and above, an opportunity to spend quality time together.  Through reflection, prayer and sharing, mother to daughter as well as among peers, creative and expressive activities and ample time for leisure together, this retreat aims to be a memorable bonding experience for both mothers and daughters.

Arrival: Friday at 4:00 PM.  Supper served at 5:30 ~ Program begins at 7:00 PM and concludes with noon meal on Sunday.
Cost:  $410.00 for shared room.

JUNE 1, 2019 ~ WINDOW WASHING SATURDAY!

The first Saturday in June this year is the designated day for washing windows at the Center.  Volunteers are welcomed and enthusiastically encouraged!  All volunteers will have their names entered in a raffle for a weekend retreat of their choosing.  FMI and to sign up, please contact Sr. Sue at 207-284-5671.  Thank you!

JUNE 7-9, 2019
Watercolor with Mandalas
with
Mary Rich

Using watercolors and mandalas, discover what hinders our freedom of finding our delight  in the Lord.  In the process you will learn many watercolor techniques.  You do not have to be an artist to benefit from this retreat.
*A complete list of needed supplies will be provided at the time of registration. 

Arrival: Friday at 4:00 PM.  Supper served at 5:30 ~ Program begins at 7:00 PM and concludes with noon meal on Sunday.
Cost:  $230.00 for private room,  $210.00 for shared room

JULY 2019

JULY 26 – 28, 2019
A Retreat for Married Couples
with
Dr. Paul Lemieux, Ph. D.

This retreat gives couples an opportunity to pause, and to discover or rediscover the sources of great joy in their marriage and family.  It will deal with the rich, spiritual and sexual dimensions of love.  Opportunity will be given to discuss societal challenges to marriage, and to reflect on ways to deal with marital crises and difficulties.

Arrival: Friday at 4:00 PM.  Supper served at 5:30 ~ Program begins at 7:00 PM and concludes with noon meal on Sunday.
Cost:  $410.00 for shared room.