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...turation. 2020 opens a new decade exploring the depths of the Christian call to unite with our neighbors and with God. Living our mission of “interculturation” will transform the world; it is no utopian ideal. It requires the deepest conversion to loving those whom we have not yet met, to encounters that reveal our humble humanity, and a renewed personal encounter with Jesus. Retreat Director: Catherine Michaud, CSJ. Information: (785) 243-4428 or email:

PLACE: Manna House of Prayer, Concordia, KS
DATES: June 21-28, 2020
DESCRIPTION: The Beauty of Lace: Seeing Truly. In this week we will allow lace making to nudge us into contemplative space as we create beauty, at one with the Divine Artist. From within this place of grace we will consider different capacities, ways and levels of seeing. Each day will include instruction in bobbin lace making, communal prayer and conversation, also spiritual input and a reflection guide for personal prayer. Information: (785) 243-4428 or email:

PLACE: Manna House of Prayer, Concordia, KS
DATES: June 7-13, 2020
DESCRIPTION: Directed Retreat. In a directed retreat the retreatant meets, ordinarily once a day, with an experienced spiritual director. Together they discern the spiritual path on which the Holy Spirit is leading the retreatant. The director suggests Scripture passages that may assist the retreatant in further considering her/his spiritual journey and Christ’s call to discipleship. Directors: Kathy Goetz, OP; Paula Drass, CSJ; and Manna House Staff. Information: (785) 243-4428 or email:

PLACE: Manna House of Prayer, Concordia, KS
DATES: October 30-November 5 and/ or November 6-12, 2020
DESCRIPTION: The Legacy Retreat. Are you in your 70s or 80s? These days are focused on the exploration for what we wish to leave to those who follow
us. At a certain age we begin to question whether or not our life has had the quality we’d hoped for. Now, we examine our life’s quality, its treasures and begin to integrate them into the meaning it has for us and for those who follow. Retreat Director: Marcia Allen, CSJ. Information: (785) 243-4428 or email:

PLACE: Marillac Center, Sisters of Charity, Leavenworth, KS
DATES: Summer and Fall 2020
DESCRIPTION: Perfect setting on spacious grounds for solitude, reflection and prayer, daily Eucharist, private rooms/bath. Holy Week Retreat with internationally known musician Bob Dufford, SJ. April 5-12, 2020. Preached Retreat – The Parables of Jesus – Father Eugene Hensell, OSB. June 19-26, 2020. Directed Retreats: June 19-26 and October 19-28, 2020. Silent Days for Retreat -March 6-7 & May 1-2. Check website for special Day and Weekend Retreats. Private Retreats scheduled year round. , (913) 758-6552


PLACE: Christ the King Retreat House and Conference Center, Syracuse, NY
DATES: June 8-11, July 12-17, 12-19, 19-24, October 11-16, 2020
DESCRIPTION: Offering private, directed and preached silent retreats in a peaceful, contemplative setting for clergy, religious and laypersons of all denominations. Clergy Retreat “Living the Priesthood in a Time of Crisis” with Fr. Peter Cameron, founding editor-in-chief of Magnificat, June 8-11. Directed retreats weeks: July 12-19, July 19-24 and October 1116. Silent Preached retreat July 12-17 with Brother Don Bisson FMS., Silent preached retreat Fr. John Quigley July 19-24. For information see, email or call (315) 446-2680


PLACE: Villa Pauline Retreat and Spiritual Center, Mendham, NJ
DATES: June 21-28, July 5-11, 2020
DESCRIPTION: Directed Retreat in June in the Ignatian tradition. Directors: Carol Makravitz, SCC, Ed Salmon, SJ, Teresa Skierkowski, SCC. Guided Retreat in July. Facilitator: Josita Marks, SCC Theme: PONDERING THE CASTLE WITHIN based on the Interior Castle by Teresa of Avila. Visit our website: Retreats/Spirituality


PLACE: Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center, Villa Maria, PA
DATES: Year round
DESCRIPTION: Located on the picturesque grounds of Villa Maria Community Center, between New Castle, Pennsylvania and Youngstown, Ohio. The woodlands, meadows, pond, outdoor shrines, nature walkways, and farm provide a setting where the whole person, body-mind-spirit, can be nourished. Program offerings (see ad) include retreats and spiritual growth opportunities for adults and youth. We provide hospitality to hosted groups for meetings and conferences, and to individuals seeking sabbath time. Call (724) 964-8886 or visit


PLACE: Siena Retreat Center, Racine, WI
DATES: 2020
DESCRIPTION: Located on the shores of Lake Michigan between Chicago and Milwaukee, Siena Retreat Center offers space for private and group retreats, weekend spiritual enrichment retreats, and weeklong summer with spiritual direction. A hub for spiritual direction (also called “spiritual companioning” or “spiritual guidance”) Siena offers a two-year spiritual direction training program and ongoing enrichment opportunities for spiritual directors. Accommodations and facilities include individual bedrooms with private bathrooms, elevator, air conditioning, lakeshore access, outstanding bookstore, outdoor labyrinth. Visit or call (262) 898-2590.

PLACE: Sinsinawa Mound Center, Sinsinawa, WI
DATES: March 27-May 7, 2020
DESCRIPTION: March 27-29: See What the Parables Have in Store for Us, Mary Ellen O’Dea, OP; April 3: Come and Be Fed, Dan Schutte; April 24-26: Finding New Connectors to God, Denise Edenhofer; March 28 & 29: Women of the Bible Drama, Anita Gutschick; May 2: Cornerstone Lecture, Kathleen Norris; May 6-7: The Art and Science of Creative Dementia Caregiving, Jade Angelica.  585 County Road Z Sinsinawa, WI 53824 (608) 748-4411