The ministry of spiritual direction respects confidentiality and is grounded in biblical truth.
During the guided retreat on August 27th you will be given an opportunity to meet with a qualified spiritual director. This is a time for discernment, to learn and grow in your own spirituality, deepen your relationship with God, or a time to share in confidentiality that may be emerging during your sacred journey.
Castle or Cottage? - Guided Retreat
Saturday, August 27th, 2016
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sr. Rose Mary Pint Room
26W 171 Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
For more information click here.
Space is limited:
"But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed" Luke 5:16 NIV
The atmosphere of quiet relieves stress, depression and tension, replenishes our mental resources and reduces the risk of disease. When our brain is relaxed current ideas are connected with prior knowledge and this process gives birth to new ideas and solutions to problems.
When we set time aside to quite in the presence of God we are open to the possibility to hear Him speaking within. Solitude is not simply escaping the outside world but an opportunity to enter in deeper communication with God. It allows Him to bring increased self-awareness, healing and resolution.
Spiritual disciplines such as silent meditation on the word of God connect the body, mind and soul. Our system changes during those quiet moments of prayer. We come out of the retreat more likely to respond wisely to social interactions with greater compassion and empathy.
Take the time to retreat is good for you!
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My prayer is that this will be a place where you find hope and nourishment for your soul.
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