Putting Money in Its Place

Kirkridge Retreat Center

Most North Americans grow up in a culture that worships money, embedded in an economic system that holds money up as the only true measure of value. But money is a failed god, as we see in the fear that threatens our personal well-being and our relationships, in the overwork and overwhelm that guts community …
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Spiritual Memoir: Where a Life Meets Mystery

Episcopal House of Prayer (The)

Each person’s life is a sacred story—unique, laden with insight and eager for engagement.  When we write our experiences, we discover patterns in the details, open ourselves to surprises, and participate in meaning-making.  Writing memories, done with intention, becomes a transformational practice. Join Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew, author of Writing the Sacred Journey and Living Revision, for this introductory …
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“Called to Freedom” Ignatian Weekend Retreat

Bethlehem Centre

With Catherine M. Kelly, M.Div. and Tanya Loretto “For you were called to freedom…to serve one another through love” (Gal 5:13) Are you seeking spiritual nourishment? Perhaps you are a pastor, a spiritual director, a ministry leader looking for refill your well? Perhaps you are in a period of discernment, seeking the next steps on …
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Discover your Wisdom and Change your Life: A SoulCollage® Retreat

Kirkridge Retreat Center

his retreat is for anyone on life’s journey who would like to know more of your own intuition and wisdom. You will be guided in the special SoulCollage® method of collaging magazine images in a way that creates surprisingly insightful collages. With journaling and easy personal voice dialogue, you will discover inner parts, inner archetypes …
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Contemplative Earth Awareness Online Retreat Day

Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation Inc.

Wake up to the wonder that is all around you. This Spring, notice the loving Presence all around us as we pray for the earth and one another and deepen our awareness of the oneness of life. Using poetry, meditations, reflection questions and invitations into silence, retreat leader Ann Dean creates a special space for …
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Forest Bathing Retreat

Sorrento Centre

The experience of forest bathing, or forest therapy, is inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin Yoku, (literal translation to ‘Forest Bathing’), which started in the early 1980s. It is a practice of deep nature connection, of slowing down, being present to the moment and experiencing the natural world through one’s senses. As participants open …
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The Full Ignatian Spiritual Exercises Experience

Ignatius Jesuit Centre

Since 1969, Loyola House has been promoting the personally-directed Ignatian retreat. All of our programs are rooted in the methods of Ignatius and the dynamics of his Exercises. While there are alternative ways of experiencing the Spiritual Exercises, Loyola House is famous for offering them in a 40-day format. This fits well with Ignatius’ suggestions …
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Transforming Community: Leading Contemplative Spiritual Prayer Groups & Retreats

Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation Inc.

Experiences, resources, and encouragement for those called to create and lead contemplative spiritual groups and retreats for personal and social transformation Do you feel a nudge to create and lead contemplative spiritual groups and retreats? Transforming Community: Leading Contemplative Spiritual Groups & Retreats is designed to equip, encourage, and support those called to create and …
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