National Farmer's Market Week

August 02, 2015 12:23

That's right, August 2-8 is National Farmer's Market Week.  Just yesterday, I made my weekly visit to my local market held each Saturday Morning here in downtown Westminster.  For some reason, it doesn't show up on the list of other Farmer's Markets in Maryland, but there are five other markets to choose from just in my own county.  Anyway, over the last five years, I've gotten...

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The Feast of St. Ignatius

July 31, 2015 19:06

Today, July 31st, is the Feast Day of St. Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1566).  You can go to other places on this website to learn more about him, but I think his greatest legacy is his Spiritual Exercises.  Growing out of his own conversion experience, the Exercises can be done in a number of different ways.  Now, Ignatius' exercises don't require any physical labor or gym...

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Summer Joy

July 12, 2015 21:19

This afternoon, I had the opportunity to visit with a good friend.  Our conversation was not long, but it was rich in subjects.  He had just gotten back from a trip to France, and by chance our paths crossed at the place where he worked and where I was spending the day writing, so we sat down on a bench under the trees for a bit and talked about our summer.   He told me...

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A Pilgrim's Journey

June 10, 2015 08:33

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April 22, 2015 00:34

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Happy Easter

April 05, 2015 14:06

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Our Lenten Journey

February 23, 2015 21:22

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Two Soups To Try

January 23, 2015 01:05

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Counting Our Blessings

November 13, 2014 02:59

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Tags: Blogging, Ignatian-spirituality, Inspiration

August 29, 2014 07:37

Making All Things New WebI hope this finds you well and ready for the long weekend ahead.Over the past several days, I've been thinking about all the changes that I am in the process of making. First, this website will be getting a new look in the next couple of weeks, and I think you'll find it easier to navigate.

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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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