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Women's Fall Retreat

Gananoque, ON. Glen House Resort. Women of all ages are invited to this weekend of inspiration. Theme: Be Joyful in Hope. Keynote speaker: Josephine Lombardi. For more information or to register: www.womensfallretreat.com.

SILENT RETREAT FOR MEN & WOMEN

Pickering, ON. Manresa Jesuit Spiritual Renewal Centre, 2325 Liverpool Rd. Fr. John Sullivan, SJ, will lead a silent retreat in the Jesuit tradition. Theme: We love because he first loved us: Our discipleship as a response to God’s love, mercy and grace. Runs from 7 pm on Sept. 21 to 1 pm on Sept. 23. Suggested offering: $220 per person, which includes accommodation, meals, program and spiritual direction. Web: www.manresa-canada.ca. Register by phoning 905-839-2864 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Walking with the Freedom of God

Kingston, ON. Providence Spirituality Centre. Deacon Bill Gervais facilitates overnight retreat based on Saint Paul’s words, “Do not worry,” through prayer, reflection, sharing and discussion of our understanding of God, Jesus’ parables and other biblical references. Cost: $75. Arrival 6-6:30 pm; Session 7 pm. To register, call 613-542-8826 by Sept. 21. More info: www.spiritualitycentre.ca.

SILENT RETREAT FOR MEN

Pickering, ON. Manresa Jesuit Spiritual Renewal Centre, 2325 Liverpool Rd. Fr. Robert Foliot, SJ, will lead a silent retreat in the Jesuit tradition from 7 pm on Oct. 12 to 1 pm on Oct. 14. Theme: We too can be transformed. Suggested offering: $220 per person, which includes accommodation, meals, program and spiritual direction. Web: www.manresa-canada.ca. Register by phoning 905-839-2864 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Finding God in the Heart of Our Suffering – Spiritual Resilience

Kingston, ON. Providence Spirituality Centre. Hilary Musgrave & Monica Brown facilitate retreat on the urgency to find God in the nitty gritty of our human struggle and broken humanity. They will offer a creative reflective space to ponder where God can be found in our human experience and how our faith can support and sustain us on life’s journey. Cost: $235. Arrival 6-6:30 pm; Session 7 pm. To pre-register call 613-542-8826 with deposit asap. Full payment by Oct. 4. More info: www.spiritualitycentre.ca.

SILENT RETREAT FOR MEN

Pickering, ON. Manresa Jesuit Spiritual Renewal Centre, 2325 Liverpool Rd. Fr. Joseph Schner, SJ, will lead a silent retreat in the Jesuit tradition from 7 pm on Nov. 2 to 1 pm on Nov. 4. Theme: Jesus, One With Us. Suggested offering: $220 per person, which includes accommodation, meals, program and spiritual direction. Web: www.manresa-canada.ca. Register by phoning 905-839-2864 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

BOOK SERIES AND REFLECTION (Part 1)

Cobourg, ON. Villa St. Joseph, 445 Monk St., offers first of six Tuesday sessions on Longing for the Holy: Spirituality for Everyday Life, based on selected insights of Ronald Rolheiser, OMI. Sessions will be held from 7 to 8:30 pm on Nov. 6, 13, 20 and 27, and Dec. 4 and 11. Facilitated by the Villa Team. Cost: offering and cost of book. Part 2 begins January 8th for an additional 6 weeks. To register, call 905-372-2741, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

DAY OF STILLNESS

Cobourg, ON. Villa St. Joseph, 445 Monk St. An unstructured day of silence and solitude with the opportunity for personal prayer, relaxation and connection with God’s creation. From 9:30 am to 4 pm. Cost is $30, which includes lunch and snacks. To register, call 905-372--2741, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BIBLE

Cobourg, ON. Villa St. Joseph, 445 Monk St. This retreat day includes prayer, presentations and silent reflections on ways in which the Bible reveals a commitment to care of the earth and concern for those who are poor and vulnerable. Theme: Was Jesus ecologically sensitive? Facilitated by Sr. Mary Rowell, the day runs from 9 am to 4 pm. Cost is $40, which includes lunch and snacks. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WHISPERS AND SHADOWS

Roches Point (Keswick), ON. Loretto Maryholme Spirituality Centre, on the beautiful shores of Lake Simcoe, offers an opportunity to wait in hope for new life and light to be revealed... with guided reflections in a quiet atmosphere. Facilitator Jane McDonell, ibvm. Visit www.lorettomaryholme.ca, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 905-476-4013 for more details.

AN ADVENT RETREAT DAY

Cobourg, ON. Villa St. Joseph, 445 Monk St. Sr. Mary Rowell facilitates a retreat day on Mary, Incarnation and Invitation: A Scriptural Journey for Advent and Christmas from 9 am to 4 pm. Set aside some quiet time to reflect on the true heart and meaning of Christmas. Cost is $40, which includes lunch and snacks. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PERSONAL RETREAT DAYS

Cobourg, ON. Villa St. Joseph, 445 Monk St. Spend a day or two in silence and reflection on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario. Cost is $80 per day, which includes three meals, snacks and overnight. Runs from Dec. 6 at 9 am to Dec. 7 at 4 pm. To register, call 905-372-2741, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Advent: Love is Born!

Kingston, ON. Providence Spirituality Centre. Lucy Bethel, sp, facilitates Advent guided weekend retreat focused on the call to “wait” during Advent. Cost: $165. Arrival 6-6:30 pm; Session 7 pm. To register, call 613-542-8826 by Nov. 23. Those who prefer a directed retreat are also invited to register. Cost: $150. More info: www.spiritualitycentre.ca.

ADVENT SABBATH WEEKEND

Cobourg, ON. Villa St. Joseph, 445 Monk St. This time of reflection and silence is set aside so we may focus on the spiritual aspects of preparation for the season of Christmas. Our God wishes to be born once more into our hearts and lives. Cost of $160 includes meals and snacks. To register, call 905-372-2741, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

DAY OF STILLNESS

Cobourg, ON. Villa St. Joseph, 445 Monk St. An unstructured day of silence and solitude with the opportunity for personal prayer, relaxation and connection with God’s creation. From 9 am to 4 pm. Cost is $30, which includes lunch and snacks. To register, call 905-372-2741, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SILENT RETREAT FOR MEN

Pickering, ON. Manresa Jesuit Spiritual Renewal Centre, 2325 Liverpool Rd. Fr. Doug McCarthy, SJ, will lead a silent retreat in the Jesuit tradition from 7 pm on Jan. 11 to 1 pm on Jan. 13. Theme: Contemplation: Finding God In All Things. Suggested offering: $220 per person, which includes accommodation, meals, program and spiritual direction. Web: www.manresa-canada.ca. Register by phoning 905-839-2864 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

RETREAT DAY: ST. KATERI TEKAKWITHA

Cobourg, ON. Villa St Joseph, 445 Monk St. Sr. Linda Gregg, csj, will lead a retreat on North America’s first indigenous saint, tracing her beginnings from a smallpox epidemic, which left her orphaned when she was four years old. St. Kateri always sought God in nature and has been named a patron saint of ecology. Retreat runs from 9 am to 4 pm. Cost of $40 includes lunch and snacks. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

DAY OF STILLNESS

Cobourg, ON. Villa St Joseph, 445 Monk St. This unstructured day, from 9 am to 4 pm, offers opportunity for personal prayer, relaxation and connection with God’s creation. Cost of $30 includes lunch and snacks. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

NOTED MYSTICS AND THE CALL TO SOCIAL JUSTICE

Cobourg, ON. Villa St Joseph, 445 Monk St. Sr. Mary Rowell, csj, facilitates day of prayerful presentations and silent reflections on great mystics, including Saints Catherine of Siena, Ignatius of Loyola and Teresa of Avila as well as those closer to our time, Anglican mystic Evelyn Underhill, Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day. Cost of $40 includes lunch and snacks. Retreat runs 9 am to 4 pm. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CREATOR RESHAPE MY HEART, GOD STEADY MY SPIRIT

Cobourg, ON. Villa St Joseph, 445 Monk St. Sr. Mary Rowell, csj, leads an Ash Wednesday retreat day, reflecting on Psalm 51 to prepare to live Lent and prepare for Easter. Cost of $40 includes lunch and snacks. Retreat runs 9 am to 4 pm. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

PERSONAL RETREAT DAYS

Cobourg, ON. Villa St Joseph, 445 Monk St. Spend a day or two in silence and reflection on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario. Cost is $80 per day which includes three meals, snacks and overnight. Retreat runs from 9 am Thursday to 4 pm Friday. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SILENT RETREAT FOR WOMEN

Pickering, ON. Manresa Jesuit Spiritual Renewal Centre, 2325 Liverpool Rd. Fr. Paul Robson, SJ, will lead a silent retreat in the Jesuit tradition from 7 pm on March 8 to 1 pm on March 10. Theme: A Retreat with St. Kateri Tekakwitha. Suggested offering: $220 per person, which includes accommodation, meals, program and spiritual direction. Web: www.manresa-canada.ca. Register by phoning 905-839-2864 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

LENTEN SABBATH WEEKEND

Cobourg, ON. Villa St Joseph, 445 Monk St. Set time aside for reflection and prayer as we spend time in silence & holy waiting for the approach of Easter. Cost is $160. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DAY OF STILLNESS

Cobourg, ON. Villa St Joseph, 445 Monk St. This unstructured day, from 9 am to 4 pm, offers opportunity for personal prayer, relaxation and connection with God’s creation. Cost of $30 includes lunch and snacks. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SILENT RETREAT FOR MEN

Pickering, ON. Manresa Jesuit Spiritual Renewal Centre, 2325 Liverpool Rd. Fr. John Sullivan, SJ, will lead a silent retreat in the Jesuit tradition from 7 pm on March 8 to 1 pm on March 10. Theme: We love because he first loved us: Our discipleship as a response to God’s love, mercy and grace. Suggested offering: $220 per person, which includes accommodation, meals, program and spiritual direction. Web: www.manresa-canada.ca. Register by phoning 905-839-2864 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL

Cobourg, ON. Villa St Joseph, 445 Monk St. This retreat day, running from 9 am to 4 pm, will explore our connections to all creatures as evidenced in our Judaic-Christian tradition and the lives of saints including St. Francis, Hildegard and the Celtic saints. Facilitated by Sr. Linda Gregg, csj. Cost of $40 includes lunch and snacks. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CREATION AND THE CROSS

Cobourg, ON. Villa St Joseph, 445 Monk St. Sr. Mary Rowell, csj, facilitates a Holy Week retreat day, from 9 am to 4 pm, based on Sr. Elizabeth Johnson’s book, Creation and the Cross. The day is an invitation to reconsider the ancient concept of cosmic redemption, familiar in the early Church, and to reflect on the Passion of Jesus. Cost of $40 includes lunch and snacks. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

DAY OF STILLNESS

Cobourg, ON. Villa St Joseph, 445 Monk St. This unstructured day, from 9 am to 4 pm, offers opportunity for personal prayer, relaxation and connection with God’s creation. Cost of $30 includes lunch and snacks. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

NATIONAL MARCH FOR LIFE

Ottawa, ON. Held on Parliament Hill.

PERSONAL RETREAT DAYS

Cobourg, ON. Villa St Joseph, 445 Monk St. Spend a day or two in silence and reflection on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario. Cost is $80 per day which includes three meals, snacks and overnight. Retreat runs from 9 am Thursday to 4 pm Friday. To register, call 905-372-2741 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..