Directed (Silent) Retreat

Sun Jul 5th, 2015 to Fri Jul 10th, 2015 - All Day
Scheduled directors include Sr. Marian Baumler SSMN, Rev. Peter Murray SJ, Rev. Richard Reina, Jan Sheridan, Sr. Mary Ellen Twist RSM, and Msgr. James Wall, who are highly trained and experienced in Ignatian-style retreats.

In this directed retreat, individuals take part as they wish for daily prayer and liturgy and meet once each day with their director.  The experience of God in an environment of silence is encouraged on this retreat.

You are invited to experience either a 3-day (July 5-8) or 5-day (July 5-10) retreat.

Download the 2015 Summer Retreats brochure and registration form.

Who should attend

Those who minister to other people need to minister to themselves. Anyone wishing to come to the seminary's peaceful setting for a special encounter with the Lord is welcome: students, alumni, lay ecclesial ministers, deacons, religious, priests and others.  

Retreat directors

Scheduled directors include Sr. Marian Baumler SSMN, Rev. Peter Murray SJ, Rev. Richard Reina, Jan Sheridan, Sr. Mary Ellen Twist RSM, and  Msgr. James Wall, who are highly trained and experienced in Ignatian-style retreats.  A period of time is set aside for you to meet with your director each day. 

Program

This is a silent retreat. There is flexibility in the program to meet your unique needs. Optional daily activities include Eucharist and evening prayer. The campus offers beautiful natural spaces with trails, open fields and woods in which to walk and meditate.

Accommodations

Most, but not all, of the rooms are air-conditioned.

Schedule

Sunday
4:00 - 5:00 pm    Check-in
5:30   Dinner
7:00   Opening Gathering

Monday through day of departure
8:00 am  Breakfast
11:30    Eucharist
12:15 pm   Lunch
5:10   Evening prayer
5:30   Dinner
The program ends after lunch on the day of departure (Wednesday or Friday).  

Cost

3-day (Sunday - Wednesday): $280
5-day (Sunday - Friday): $450

A non-refundable deposit of $50 for each retreat holds your place.  All prices include presentation/direction, lodging, meals, and linens.  Sales tax is included.

To register for this retreat, download the Summer Retreats brochure and send in with your deposit.  For further information, contact Doug George at (716) 655-7091 or email dgeorge@cks.edu.

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