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SUMMER TRAINING AND PRACTICUM IN SPIRITUAL DIRECTION

Guelph, ON. Loyola House – Ignatius Jesuit Centre. Is your ministry in giving spiritual direction or in leading retreats? Consider strengthening your skills through the Summer Training and Practicum in Spiritual Direction. Find out more at www.loyolahouse.com. There is an application process, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 519.824.1250 ext 266.

BAPTISM BY THE SPIRIT: A GUIDED RETREAT

Guelph, ON. Loyola House – Ignatius Jesuit Centre. John the Baptist proclaims, “I have baptized you with water, but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.” (Mark 1:8). What does this mean? What happens to us as we emerge from this new baptism? How do these two baptisms connect in our lives, as well as connect our lives to the sacred font of all cleansing and creating? These are some of the important questions to be raised and pondered during this retreat. Facilitated by Greg Kenney, SJ, this retreat is limited to 20 participants. Some individual direction available. Cost: $792. Register online at www.loyolahouse.comor contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.a> or by calling 519.824.1250 ext 266.

8-DAY DIRECTED RETREAT

Guelph, ON. Loyola House – Ignatius Jesuit Centre. Is your ministry in giving spiritual direction or in leading retreats? Consider strengthening your skills through the Summer Training and Practicum in Spiritual Direction. Find out more at www.loyolahouse.com. There is an application process, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 519.824.1250 ext 266.

SPIRITUAL DIRECTORS' WORKSHOP

Guelph, ON. Loyola House – Ignatius Jesuit Centre. This workshop, based on the dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, provides an experience of the principles of discernment and the practice of decision making as found in the Exercises. It is meant for those who are interested in learning how to direct others or to refine and refresh their directing skills including experience in directing and being directed. A prerequisite for this workshop is to have made the Spiritual Exercises in daily life (Annotation 19) or in a closed setting (Annotation 20). Cost: $1,740. There is an application process, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling

CATECHESIS OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD FORMATION COURSE, LEVEL 1 PART 2

Ottawa, ON. Good Shepherd Parish. A Christian formation experience for adults working with the 3-6 year old child in a parish or school setting. Based on Montessori education principles, acclaimed for its sound theology and attention to the developmental capacities of children. Offered by The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Association of Canada. Go to www.cgsac.ca to download the registration brochure or to view other courses offered.

BEHOLD I STAND AT THE DOOR KNOCKING

Kelowna, BC. St. Charles Garnier. 3645 Benvoulin Road. August 11 - August 16. Come and experience this music filled Nelson Diocese Catholic Charismatic Renewal Gathering in the Spirit, set in the beautiful Okanagan Valley, titled: Behold I Stand at the Door Knocking – “Worthy is the Lamb that was slain…” (Rev. 5:12). Opening Mass Sunday 5 pm. Seton House of Prayer. 5819 Chute Lake Road. Reception. Monday – Thursday 9 am. start. Two daily talks by Catholic evangelist, teacher and storyteller, Jim Murphy. Evenings: Prayer experiences, Healing Mass. Friday commissioning. Commuter $275, live in $500 by June 15. Love offering. Registration and billeting: Maria McManus 250-707-1423 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Contact: Gladys Miller 250-442-8589 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Brochures/accommodation/information on website: www.holyspiritbaptizer.com

CATECHESIS OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD FORMATION COURSE, LEVEL 3 PART 1 of 2

Russell, ON. Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Parish. A Christian formation experience for adults working with the 9-12 year old child in a parish or school setting. Based on Montessori education principles, acclaimed for its sound theology and attention to the developmental capacities of children. Offered by The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Association of Canada. Go to www.cgsac.ca to download the registration brochure or to view other courses offered.

CATECHESIS OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD FORMATION COURSE, LEVEL 1 PART 2

Vancouver, ON. A Christian formation experience for adults working with the 3-6 year old child in a parish or school setting. Based on Montessori education principles, acclaimed for its sound theology and attention to the developmental capacities of children. Offered by The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Association of Canada. Go to www.cgsac.ca to download the registration brochure or to view other courses offered.

CATECHESIS OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD FORMATION COURSE, LEVEL 1 PART 2

Vancouver, ON. A Christian formation experience for adults working with the 3-6 year old child in a parish or school setting. Based on Montessori education principles, acclaimed for its sound theology and attention to the developmental capacities of children. Offered by The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Association of Canada. Go to www.cgsac.ca to download the registration brochure or to view other courses offered.

Rosary Confraternity

Cap-de-la-Madeleine, QC. Fr. Pierre-Olivier Tremblay, OMI, rector of Canada's national Marian shrine of Our Lady of the Cape invites you to enrol in the Confraternity of the Most Holy Rosary established in 1694. Please visit www.CatholicInCanada.com to enrol or phone Dennis & Angelina Girard at 888-501-1083. Enrolment is free.

Duc in Altum! Put out into the Deep!

Duc in Altum, a ministry of the Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco, is a year`s journey for young adults with eight group encounters and a personalized one-on-one accompaniment. It offers a supportive group, prayerful environment, formative activities and presentations that focus on discerning any vocation in life. For more info and dates for four possible sites (Toronto, Ottawa, Kingston and Montreal), please contact www.ducinaltum.ca or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Loretto Maryholme Spirituality Centre

Roches Point, ON. A sacred space of peace and beauty on the east side of Lake Simcoe where individuals and groups are encouraged to explore and restore the energies for their personal and communal transformation. We offer our facilities and programs for community building, days of reflection, ecological awareness, faith development and retreats (directed, guided or private). A ministry of the Loretto Sisters of Canada. Info: www.lorettomaryholme.ca; Phone: (905) 476-4013;  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Association of Canada

Advances Christian religion by educating children and adults in the Anglican and Catholic traditions. Inspired by the principles of Montessori education, it provides an opportunity for children 3-12 years to fall in love with Jesus, the Good Shepherd, in a child-friendly space called “the atrium.” The association provides training courses, mentoring and workshop opportunities for adult catechists and catechetical formation trainers. For locations of atria and a course calendar, go to www.cgsac.ca.

MARIE ROSE PLACE

Windsor ON. Marie Rose Place, a ministry of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary and the Basilian Fathers of Sandwich offers a range of day retreats, workshops, spiritual direction, and days of personal spiritual enrichment. Visit our website for a description of offerings: www.marieroseplace.com. Register by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (519) 253-1383.

HEALING AFTER ABORTION

Queensborough, ON. Project Rachel at St. Mary of Egypt Refuge helps women and men who are still hurting as a result of a past abortion experience to find healing, forgiveness and reconciliation. Project Rachel offers accompaniment, counselling, personal presence and support, and other services at any time they are needed by women or men. Retreats are offered at least twice yearly, generally in May and October. These provide a beautiful and secluded setting, personal and shared reflection, a compassionate, non-judgemental leadership team, and accompaniment through the steps of healing. Contact (in confidence) for more info: (416) 629-8264 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MONTHLY DAY OF PRAYER

Hamilton, ON. Sisters of Social Service, 1694 Upper James St at St Catherine of Siena Parish (Corpus Christi Site). Monthly day of prayer on second Friday of each month from September through May, 9 am to 3 pm. Please bring bag lunch. Sponsored by Sisters of Social Service. To register, call 905-388-3966 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Galilee Mission Centre

Arnprior, ON. Welcomes persons of all faiths to a quiet, prayerful spot by the Ottawa River. Galilee provides a chapel, conf. rooms, 37 guest rooms, nourishing meals, and spiritual direction (by request). Visit our website www.galileecentre.com or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive more info on our programs and retreats.


Stillpoint House of Prayer

Springtown, ON. The Sisters of St. Joseph welcome persons of all faiths to a quiet, prayerful spot by the Madawaska River. Located one hour from Ottawa, Stillpoint provides a chapel, library, 5 guest rooms with en suite baths, nourishing meals, and spiritual direction (by request). More info at www.stillpoint.ca, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (613) 432-2791.