Showing posts tagged as 'prayer'

Three Minute Retreat

Tags: Ignatian-spirituality, Inspiration, Prayer, Spirit

June 15, 2010 05:21

three minute retreat. Is that all it takes? Yes, and I've actually found that on some crazy days, I have to slow myself down or I would have it done in two. Of course, you could also stretch it out to, say, five minutes if you wanted to.Following Ignatian Spirituality, these short refections begin with a beautiful image. With some instrumental music if you like, you'll scroll through a...

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Retreat Day Four

Tags: Ignatian-spirituality, Prayer, Spirit

June 14, 2010 21:18

Well, my retreat is half-way over. It's hard to believe how fast time flies. Last year, my retreat director told me an interesting statistic. Steve said that a survey had been given to a large group of those who direct eight day Ignatian retreats. While there were lots of insights to be gleaned from the results, one jumped out. On average, it's taking people four to five days to unwind enough...

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Retreat in Silence

Tags: Ignatian-spirituality, Inspiration, Prayer, Spirit

June 11, 2010 06:20

This afternoon, I'll be heading out for my annual silent retreat. The retreat center where I go generally has these Ignatian retreats in August, but this year, it was moved to the middle of June. As I noted in my post yesterday, I know that God always has a plan. I'm wondering if He knew how much I would need a retreat at the beginning of the summer, instead of at the end. Maybe it will be made...

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Why Can’t We Stop It?

Tags: Inspiration, Mind, Prayer

May 18, 2010 19:21

I generally try to stay out of politics. Everyone has an opinion, and they're entitled to them. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that things are in a real mess, with no end in sight.But, for the life of me, I simply can't understand how the politicians can't get their act together and resolve this oil spill in the Gulf Coast. At this point, weeks after it began, who really cares...

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Upcoming Retreats

Upcoming Events at Bon Secours Retreat and Conference Center, Marriottsville, Maryland.

Jan. 19-21: Making All Things New
This Retreat will focus on providing you with tools to improve your health, deepen your faith, and enjoy life to the fullest

March 17, 9am-1pm: Prayer Walking
This morning will introduce participants to Prayer Walking, which aims to strengthen our bodies and our relationship with God. Please where comfortable shoes and clothing.

May 11-13: Ignatian Spirituality
This Retreat will focus on key practices of Ignatian Spirituality, including St. Ignatius' deep devotion to Mary, the Mother of Jesus.

Sept. 22, 9am-1pm: Ignatian Rules for Eating
Long before our present crisis of diabetes, heart disease, and obesity, St. Ignatius included some Rules for Eating in his Spiritual Exercises. Join us to learn what they are and how they might benefit you or someone you love.

Nov. 16-18: Making All Things New
This Retreat will focus on providing you with tools to improve your health, deepen your faith, and enjoy life to the fullest.

To learn more and register for any of these events, click here for Bon Secours website.

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