Navigating the Chaos with Grace

April 17, 2018 - April 20, 2018
West Park, New York

Navigating the Chaos with Grace

Led By: Rev. Dr. Jane Tomaine
Fee: $395 (Deposit: $100)

April 17- April 20, 2018

Been in a heated argument recently?  Differing views about government, legislation, how children should be raised, how money should be spent and a myriad of other subjects can easily escalate into hurtful and harmful words.  This retreat will give you insight, understanding and tools to help you navigate today’s volatile topics ranging from family and religion to politics.  Our guide will be the ancient and relevant Rule of Benedict, the Rule used by the brothers at Holy Cross, along with other contemporary voices of wisdom.  Benedict lived in tumultuous times not unlike ours.  He can help us learn to be a presence of grace and hope as we struggle with others over the issues and conversations of today.  We can become peace-makers centered in Christ, and in the process, receive the gift of maintaining our own sanity!

The Rev. Dr. Jane Tomaine is an Episcopal priest, nationally-known retreat leader.  She is author of St. Benedict’s Toolbox: The Nuts and Bolts of Everyday Benedictine Living and the recently published The Rule of Benedict: Christian Monastic Wisdom for Daily Living.  She is a priest associate at Calvary Church in Summit, New Jersey.  Jane’s website is


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