Contemplative Listening: The Foundation of Spiritual Friendship and Direction

Scripture resounds with God’s call to “Listen!” The discipline and gift of listening is core to the art of spiritual direction, as well as to friendship, church life, and civic engagement. Yet few professional and academic programs teach us how to listen well. It is a spiritual discipline in need of revival. In the midst …
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Upcoming Retreats

Dear Retreatants, We are very happy to finally be able to share our offerings with you. We will be moving on June 1, 2022 from our current location at the Villa Saint-Martin to our new location, at the Ermitage Sainte-Croix, located at 21269 boulevard Gouin Ouest (Pierrefonds, QC H9K 1C1) on the lac des Deux …
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Developing Resilience and Restoring Self: Managing Stress in the Work of Clergy

with Marv Westwood, David Kuhl and Lin Langley Clergy care for others, respond to others, and cope with conflict and change on a continual basis as part of their ministries. That is only part of the service they provide. Clerical work can take its toll especially in the context of a pandemic that has resulted …
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SOUL CARE RETREAT for women

A weekend of Soul Care at the beautiful Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre in Niagara Falls.  This year’s theme will be Love Restores My Soul A sacred time for the soul, this retreat will offer time for reflection, meditation, music & rest.  Each woman will have their own private room/bathroom & access to the beautiful Mt …
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Retreat: Intro to Sacred music of the Abrahamic faiths for Resilience and Soothing Uncertainty

Experience introspective and ecstatic practices of three ancient spiritual paths: Kabbalistic-Judaism, Early Contemplative Christianity and Sufi-Islam. This unique experiential seminar will journey deep into sacred music chanting, and spiritual mindfulness practices, drawing from the hidden wisdom of the traditions of the Near East. These practices result in heart opening, increased compassion, deepening of inner explorations, …
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Faith Retreat: The Way of God in Wilderness Seasons

“What does it mean to be following God’s path? How can we hear God’s voice even in times of  “wilderness”: seasons of change, doubt, and uncertainty? Please join Summerlee Staten, Trinity’s Executive Director for Faith Formation and Education, and Dr. Kathy Bozzuti-Jones, Trinity’s Associate Director for Spiritual Practices, Retreats and Pilgrimage, January 7-9,  2022, for …
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