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Registration Closed: Come to the Quiet: Blessings of the West

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Registration now closed. We hope to see you in the future!

West direction brings us sunsets--reminding us of Divine Artistry and Gentle Presence. Sunsets invite us to explore the lessons and wisdom gathered from our days. Gentle Presence graces us to receive the blessings and beauty of Holy Artistry.

 A time for peaceful quiet and spiritual refreshment. The day begins with a brief gathering and reflection, followed by quiet time, a nutritious seasonal lunch and a short gathering and prayer at the end. 

We do require that you register at link above or call 563-336-8414.  Free will offerings are accepted.

 Limited to 15. Cut off date for registration is October 9. 

  1. 9:30:  Gathering for Introductions, Presentation on theme followed by outdoor reflection of participants – sit and take in God’s beauty in the backyard, a stroll in a park, a walk in the neighborhood or any place in nature.
  2. 12:00:  Gather for meal prayer, conversation on zoom during lunch, if desired, or take lunch in quiet reflection, then personal reflection for the afternoon
  3. 3:00-3:30: Close out the day sharing reflections on the day’s experience and saying goodbye to each other.

This day is great attraction for those in need of taking time off for reflection.

Retreat Leader: Dr. Pat Shea