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NCR 1994 summer listings II.

CONFERENCES

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

TIME: July 1-Aug. 7, 1994

DESCRIPTION: The Institute for the Evangelization of Cultures presents a series of weekend conferences focusing on specific issues of ministry in particular cultural contexts. Communities addressed include Asian-American, African-American and Native American. Of special interest is a conference on the appeal of evangelicalism to the Hispanic Catholic community. Write: Center for Pastoral Studies, Loyola Marymount University, 7101 W. 80th St. Los Angeles, CA 90045. Call: (310) 338-2799.

PLACE: CCL, Inc., San Francisco Bay Area, CA

TIME: Biannual

DESCRIPTION: "Trusting Our Lives, Our Loves & Our Dreams." From July 21-24, 1994 the Conference for Catholic Lesbians and its friends will gather in the San Francisco Bay area. We will have Rev. Jan Spahr as our keynote speaker. We have arranged to have an original production of "Landscapes of Our Bodies," by Victoria Rue. We will have workshops on Letting Go, Healing from Violence, Addictions/Co-Dependency & Relationships, Lesbians Mothers & Mothers-To-Be, Fighting Fairly, Decision Making & Tolerance and Legal Issues. For more Information contact: Kathy Healy, 1059 Alameda-#158, Belmont, CA 94002. (415) 572-9804 (after 4 p.m.).

DISTRICT OF

COLUMBIA

PLACE: Washington, D.C.

TIME: May 19-20, 1994

DESCRIPTION: "Public Justice and Welfare Reform," a conference designed to lay a new foundation for policy-making grounded in a Christian understanding of human responsibility, the plural structure of society, and government's constructive obligation. Panelists to include: Lawrence Mead, Jean Bethke Elshtain, Max L. Stackhouse, Wilson Goode, Michael Novak, Ronald J. Sider, Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen, Stephen Charles Mott, James Skillen and others. Early registration deadline is May 1. For registration brochure contact the host: Center for Public Justice, PO Box 48368, Washington, DC 20002-0368. (410) 263-5909.

ILLINOIS

PLACE: Loyola University, Chicago, IL

TIME: July 21-26, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Seventh National Catholic HIV/AIDS Ministry Conference. "What I Have Done, So You Are Called To Do," is the theme of this conference which is designed to provide technical assistance, initial training and ongoing support to Catholic HIV/AIDS ministers. The Conference brings together a variety of ministerial approaches and encourages networking opportunities to enhance individual or local efforts. Plenary speakers include Henri Nouwen, Megan McKenna and Robert Vitillo. Persons living with HIV disease are encouraged to attend. Scholarship assistance is available. For registration information write or call: National Catholic AIDS Network, PO Box 422984, San Francisco, CA 94142. (707) 874-3031.

PLACE: Call to Action, Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Chicago, IL

TIME: Nov. 4-6, 1994

DESCRIPTION: "We Are the Church" national conference recreating, transforming, creating and encouraging tomorrow's church today. Over 2,000 people representing and participating in small faith communities, regional networking, national organizations, the performing arts, young adults programming, children's activities, exhibits, regional caucuses, Workshops and major sessions conducted by Edwina Gateley, Michael Crosby, Thomas Gumbleton, Joan Chittister, Matt Fox, Mary Hunt, Charles Curran, Nancy Sylvester, Anthony Padovano, Pat Brennan and many more. For more information, contact: Call to Action, 4419 N. Kedzie, Chicago, IL 60625. (312) 604-0400. Fax: (312) 604-4719.

PLACE: Fairmount Hotel, Chicago, IL

TIME: Aug. 31, 9:30 a.m.-Sept. 2, noon, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Franciscan Federation's 29th Annual National Assembly. Theme: "The Prophetic Heart: Evangelical Life as TOR Franciscan." Keynote Presenter: Joseph Chinnici, OFM, Ritual: Jeanne Derer, FSM; Judy McKenna, OSF; Pat Forester, OSF. Special Sessions: Obedience and Authority: Giles Schinelli, TOR. Relationship as Sisters & Brothers: Margaret Carney, OSF. Discernment Criteria for Ministry: Ramona Miller, OSF. Active/Contemplative Synthesis: Michael Higgins, TOR. The coming Synod on Religious Life is offering Franciscans both the gift and the challenge to focus once again on the distinctiveness of their charism. This Assembly hopes to deepen that awareness, and continue the dialogue with our Church and Society. Cost: $275, reductions for two or more. Information: Patricia Hutchison, OSF. (202) 529-2334. Fax: (202) 529-7016.

INDIANA

PLACE: Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN

TIME: June 1994

DESCRIPTION: Providence Spirituality: Hope and Healing for the Earth, June 3-5. Miriam Therese MacGillis explores the work of Thomas Berry as she focuses on the process of becoming more earth conscious. This conference will connect the spirituality of Providence with the New Cosmology. Thinking Geographically: All Things Considered, June 5-9. This hands-on conference will be geared toward the person who is seeking to be environmentally literate. It will provide a framework for thinking, grounded in the physical and cultural patterns that make up our earth. Contact: Office of Continuing Education, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876-1099. (812) 535-5148.

KANSAS

PLACE: The Menninger Clinic, Topeka, KS

TIME: June 6-8, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Psychological Aspects of Pastoral Interventions. Topics: Human Development Overview; Sexual & Non-sexual Boundary Violations; Trauma & Abuse Interventions; Marital & Family Therapy; Grief & Loss; Psychopathology & Psychopharmacology; Consultation & Referral; Integrating Psychological Principles with Pastoral Practice; Leadership Styles Impact on Ministry; Responsibility to Self. CE credit: 15 hours. Tuition: $185. Contact: Menninger Continuing Education, 1-800-288-7377.

PLACE: Heartland Farm, Pawnee Rock, KS

TIME: June 5, 1994

DESCRIPTION: A day to celebrate. Voices of Prairie Earth: Wisdom of the Land. Speaker: Thomas Berry Sunday, June 5, 1994, 12 noon-6 p.m. The gathering will include conversations with Thomas Berry, lectures, open question time, a closing celebration and meal. Thomas Berry, is a world-renown scholar and author on The Sacred Story of the Universe. For further information call any of the following host centers: Heartland Farm, Box 37, Pawnee Rock, KS 67567. (316) 923-4585. Heartland Center for Spirituality, 3600 Broadway, Great Bend, KS 67530. (316) 923-1232. Acuto Center for Renewal and Prayer, 1165 Southwest Blvd., Wichita, KS 67213. (316) 945-2542.

MASSACHUSETTS

PLACE: Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA

TIME: Jan. 5-7, 1995

DESCRIPTION: Fourth Annual National Ministries Conference: "A Church for Tomorrow: A Thirty Year Retrospective of the Second Vatican Council." Presenting seven distinct ministry tracks: Religious Education, Youth Ministry, Luturgy, Pastoral Care, Family Life, Spirituality and Church Management. Speakers include: Teresita Weind, Anthony Padovano, Joan Chitister, John Walsh, Sidney Callahan, Bishop Barbara Harris, William O'Maley, Mike Carotta, Janice Garcia, Lourdes Toro, Tom Zanzig, Jose Hobday, et al. Write: New England Consultants, PO Box 70, North Easton, MA 02356-0070. Or call: 1-800-937-6364

PLACE: La Salette Center, Attleboro, MA

TIME: July 8-10, 1994

DESCRIPTION: "Theological Updates: Expanding Vision." Conference is designed for professionals, volunteers and ordained persons in a variety of ministries providing them with an opportunity to learn about developments in theology in a relaxed setting. Presenters include Maria Harris (Pastoral Ministry), Bernard Cooke (Sacraments and Liturgy), Tom Groome (Church), John Walsh, MM (Mortality) and Pheme Perkins (Scripture). Tuition only: $95/with private room, meals:

$210. Free van service from Providence, R.I., airport 30 minutes away. Write or call: New England Consultants, PO Box 70, North Easton, MA 02356-0070. Or call: 1-800-937-6364.

NEVADA

PLACE: Las Vegas at the Nevada Test Site

TIME: June 26-30, 1994

DESCRIPTION: The Second National Corpus Christi Desert Experience is a major Peacemaking event in solidarity with the Western Shoshone Nation and the Nevada Desert Experience. It is an opportunity to remember the Universe Story, to retrieve the Sacred Story, to retell the nonviolent story, to link and integrate today's social issues with ministry, to join the campaign of prayer and action to halt nuclear weapons testing, to stand in hope through active nonviolent resistance. Presenters include: Mariam Therese MacGillis, OP. Registration brochures available from : 8th Day Center for Justice, 205 W. Monroe, Chicago, IL 60606. (312) 641-5151. Fax: (312) 641-1250.

NEW JERSEY

PLACE: Brunswick Hilton, East Brunswick, NJ

TIME: Jan 20-21, 1995

DESCRIPTION: "The Mission of the Assembly" is a two-day conference for liturgical formation in the ministry of the assembly. For catechists, homilists, ministers of music, liturgists, presiders, catechumenate teams, those who minister to children and any who serve in liturgical formation. Speakers: Rev. Michael Joncas, Rev. John Melloh, Elizabeth McMahon Jeep, Bobby Fisher, Roger Pisani, Gerry Pottenbaum, Marguerite Stapleton, and Rev. Ron La Barre. Tracks include homiletics/presiding catechetics, liturgical music, spiritual life of children and Christian Initiation. Also performance of "Agape." Information: Institute of Liturgical Formation (conference sponsor), PO Box 10496, New Brunswick, NJ 08906-0496. (908) 235-2005.

PENNSYLVANIA

PLACE: Villanova University, PA

TIME: July 18-21, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Explores interrelationships between Personality Type (Jung /Myers-Briggs), Faith Development (Fowler), and Psychosocial Development (Erikson) as integral parts of adult faith journey. Interdisciplinary and interfaith throughout, emphasis is on practical application for pastors, educators, counselors, and others working with adults. Sponsored by Adult Faith Resources, an interfaith, non-profit profit organization offering conferences and workshops on adult spiritual development and religious education, it has Catholic, Protestant and Jewish endorsements. Leaderships: Nancy Foltz, PhD; Gwen Hawley, PhD; Richard Bradley, PhD: Kenneth Stokes, PhD. Write or call for brochure: Adult Faith Resources, 9709 Rich Rd., Minneapolis, MN 55437-2025. (612) 835-1579.

RHODE ISLAND

PLACE: NCEE (National Council for Catholic Evangelization), Manassas, VA

TIME: June 7-11, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Provide, R.I., June 8-11. The National Council for Catholic Evangelization's 11th Annual Conference. Theme: "Discipleship: The Hearth of Evangelization." This annual conference focusing on Catholic Evangelization and the "essential mission" of the church to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ features five keynoters, four in in-depth Focus Sessions, 30 workshops, a Youth Ministry and Spanish Track, plus the Pope Paul VI Award and Banquet, daily liturgies and exhibitors. Pre-Conference events include a Preaching Day on Tuesday, June 7, and a Leadership Day on June 8. All of this is taking place at the Downtown Holiday Inn and the new Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, R.I. For your own Conference Brochure, please write: NCCE, 7494 Devon Lane, Manassas, VA 22111. Or call: 1-800-786-NCEE.

EDUCATION

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 20-July 30, 1994

DESCRIPTION: The Institute for Catholic Educational Leadership (ICEL) invites teachers and administrators to Summer West 1994. ICEL offers specialized courses leading to the Master's degree in Private School Administration or to the Master's in Catholic School Teaching or to the doctoral degree in Private School Leadership. Twenty courses are offered at the University of San Francisco, arranged on three-week modules, includes: Foundations, School Law, Administration, Personnel, Curriculum, Moral Development. Other offerings include Spirituality of the Educator, Finance, Justice in the Curriculum, Computers, Religious Education, Counseling, Gifted Students. Three courses in Los Angeles include a 10-day course on issues for new administrators, a four-day course in Religious Education, and a two-day course in Technology. For more details write: Edwin McDermott, SJ, University of San Francisco, 2130 Fulton St., San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6226.

PLACE: Doheny Campus, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA

TIME: June 18-July 30, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Thursday evening lecture series: July 7, "Religion in the Electronic Age: The Survival of Belief in the 21st Century," Bernard Brandon Scott; July 14, "Shared Values in a Pluralistic Society," David Bossman, July 21, "Challenges in Women's Theology," Marie Egan; July 28, "Health Care Reform: The Current Issues," Philip Keane. Doheny Campus, Doheny Center, 8 p.m., $5 lecture; $18 series. Weekend, one-to three-week courses; 11 courses in scripture, systematics, ethics, liturgical studies and pastoral care/counseling leading to the MA, certificate or noncredit enrichment. Residence available. Write: Dr. Alexis Navarro, IHM, Mount St. Mary's College, 10 Chester Place, Los Angeles, CA 90007. (213) 746-0450, ext. 2138.

PLACE: Center for Spiritual Development, Orange, CA

TIME: July 11-15, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Our Summer Week '94 focuses on personal and spiritual growth by offering six stimulating courses, Monday-Friday. Choices available mornings, afternoons, evenings - no grades or tests - ideal relaxed environment; continuing education units available on request. Courses include: Honest Interactions: Leveling and Listening Skills for Ministry and Personal Life, Sr. Kathleen Schinhofen, CSJ, DMin; Native American Spirituality, Sr. Gloria Davis, SBS, Choctaw/Navajo; Spanish for Gringos - Level III, William C. Harvey; Art and Contemplation, Sr. Madeleva Williams, CSJ; Women's Mid-Life Passages, Sr. Kathleen Schinhofen, CSJ, DMin; Assertiveness: An Attitude of Respect Toward Self and Others, Victoria Dendinger, PhD. Come, Center Yourself in this spiritual oasis far from the noise - yet close to the city, oceans, mountains - with easy access to airports and recreation areas. See Retreats, Sabbaticals and Spanish Studies sections. Write or call: Center for Spiritual Development, Attn: Dept. NSW-SL, 434 S. Batavia St., Orange, CA 92668-3907. (714) 744-3175.

PLACE: Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

TIME: Year-round program of two summer sessions: June 20-July 8 and July 11-29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Santa Clara University offers courses year-round to prepare women and men for church ministry. While the graduate program in pastoral ministries provides a foundational core sequence and a theologically sound approach, it remains flexible enough to meet individual needs for personal educational choice and development. Students may enroll for the year or individual quarters. Nondegree options exist along with master's degrees in catechetics, pastoral liturgy, liturgical music and spirituality. A Jesuit institution, SCU is 46 miles south of San Francisco and 40 minutes from Pacific Ocean beaches. Contact: Rita Claire Dorner, OP, Bannan Hall 339N, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA 95053. (408) 554-4831.

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Study with us in everyone's favorite city. The graduate program in theology with an emphasis in religious education combines courses on central issues of faith with more skill-oriented courses for Christian life and service, adapted to the needs and interests of students. The distinguished international faculty will offer courses for weekends, one, two, three and six weeks. For information write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, Religious Education, USF, Box B, Campion D-2, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601. 1-800-474-0220.

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Study with us in everyone's favorite city. The graduate program in theology with an emphasis in religious education combines courses on central issues of faith with more skill-oriented courses for Christian life and service, adapted to the needs and interests of students. The distinguished international faculty will offer courses for weekends, one, two, three and six weeks. For information write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, Religious Education, USF, Box B, Campion D-2, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601 or 1-800-474-0220.

COLORADO

PLACE: Notre Dame de Lafayette University, Aurora, CO

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Notre Dame de Lafayette University/Holy Ghost Seminary (under the auspice of the Mercian Orthodox Catholic Church) offer resident and external programs leading to undergraduate and graduate degrees. NDLU offers programs in Theology, Religious Education, Comparative Religion, Wellness Sciences, Chiropathy, Psychology, Pastoral Counseling, Theocentric Psychotherapy and more. Financial assistance is available. Payment plans can be arranged with the financial services director. Tuitions are $100/undergraduate credit and $120/graduate credit. Ministry programs offered through the university for those interested in lay or clerical ministries. Speed/accelerated programs available, call or write: NDLU Admissions, 2600 S. Parker 6-360, Aurora, CO 80012, (303) 671-5556.

ILLINOIS

PLACE: Illinois Benedictine College, Lisle, IL

TIME: Two five-week Semester Sessions; June 6-July 9; July 11-Aug. 13, 1994.

DESCRIPTION: Over 100 courses cover a broad range of topics for undergraduate credit applicable to a bachelor's degree. This year's religion courses include World Religion, Christian Iconography, Religions of North America, Women's Issues in Christianity and Introduction to Islam. Our summer sessions are for commuters only. We are located 35 miles west of Chicago. For a full schedule and course registration form, contact: Summer Sessions, Benedictine Hall 156, Illinois Benedictine College, Lisle, IL 60532. (708) 960-1500, ext. 4510.

OHIO

PLACE: Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

TIME: May 16-Aug. 11, 1994

DESCRIPTION: 1994 Summer Sessions Bulletin of Classes and Workshops now available. Over 50 workshops and 300 courses are scheduled through the summer on weekdays, evenings and weekends. Undergraduate and graduate courses offered in areas of arts and social sciences, business, education. Montessori, professional studies, religion. Campus housing available. For your copy of bulletin or for more information call/write: Xavier University Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207-3120. (513) 745-4381.

WASHINGTON

PLACE: Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

TIME: May 16-June 24 and June 27-July 22, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Study this summer at Gonzaga University in the heart of the great inland Northwest. Spiritual and theological renewal and updating, for credit and noncredit. MA programs in religious studies, pastoral ministry, spirituality, biblical studies and MDiv program. Graduate and undergraduate classes. Courses in scripture, spirituality, systematics, moral and pastoral offer strong theological foundations with a practical ministerial focus. Visiting professor, Wilfred Harrington, OP, from Dublin, Ireland. Also a CREDO Mini-Sabbatical Experience, June 6-24; Focus on Leadership Institute, June 12-16. Write or call: Religious Studies, Gonzaga University, East 502 Boone Ave., Spokane, WA 99258. 1-800-572-9712, ext. 3382.

FACILITY

FOR RENT

KANSAS

PLACE: Daily Bread Center, Wea, KS

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Daily Bread Center is a large family home, located on 14 acres just 20 miles south of the Kansas City Metro area. The Center serves individuals and groups of all faiths and from all professional settings, striving to nurture each one's spirit. The Center has capacity for single-day groups up to 30. Resident staff available for individual retreats, group retreats, group facilitation, seminars on various topics and family-oriented events. Groups may also bring their own facilitators if preferred. Great outdoor facility for leisurely walks along wooded creek line, picnics and recreation. Write or call: Daily Bread Center, 22911 Metcalf, Bucyrus, KS 66013. (913) 533-2435.

VERMONT

PLACE: The Leslie Place, Belmont, VT

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Located near the West-on Priory. The Leslie Place offers comfortable accommodations in a most peaceful setting. Its 100 acres are surrounded by mountains views, meadows, walking trails and gardens with swimming nearby. And our close proximity to the Priory allows an opportunity to partake in the daily services. The relaxed pace combines with the beauty of summer to create a welcome change. Brochure. The Leslie Place, Box 62, Belmont. VT 05730. 1-800-352-7439. Or (802) 259-2903.

PLACE: Vacation House Weston, VT

TIME: Spring-summer-fall

DESCRIPTION: Within minutes of Weston Priory, this all-cedar, two-story house is an ideal setting for retreat or vacation. Situated on six acres, it has three bedrooms, two baths, full kitchen, large dining and living areas with cathedral ceiling, full carpeting, dishwasher, dryer, fireplace stereo/tape deck and large deck overlooking tall birches and pines for total privacy and quite. Within minutes are supermarkets quaint country stores as well as hiking and swimming in the Green National Forest. Available for rent weekly and/or weekends. For rates and further information call evenings: (516) 589-09777 (516) 563-7434.

GRADUATE

STUDIES

ALABAMA

PLACE: Spring Hill College. Mobile,

TIME: June 6-18, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Spring Hill College, the Jesuit College of the South Summer Institute of Christian Spirituality: June 6-8, 1994. Graduate-undergraduate-audit options available in two-one-week sessions. Course offerings (one credit each) include: Story Spirituality and the Gospel Parables; Confessions of St. Augustine; Desert Fathers: The way Zen; Feminine Quest I; Woman Contemplatives; Feminine; Quest II: Women and Christian Action, The Spiritual Exercises; Ignatian Prayer and Discernment; and Medieval Spirituality. Courses will be supplemented by optional workshops, seminars and cultural opportunities. Contact: Department of Theology, Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL 36608. Phone/fax: (205) 460-2169/460-2244.

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Doheny Campus, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA

TIME: June 18-July 30, 1994

DESCRIPTION: One-, two- and three-week and weekend courses leading to MA and/or certificate or noncredit enrichment. Bridget Clare McKeever, Psycology of Religion; Bernard Brandon Scott, Synoptic Gospels: An Introduction, Jo Rotunno, Foundations of Catechetics, Alice Molina, Hispanic Spirituality/Mistica; Patricia Beirne, Spirituality and Spiritual Direction; Quinn Conners, Issues in Pastoral Counseling; Sexuality; John Gurrieri, Eucharist; Philip S. Keane, Issues of Life and Death; David Bossman, Cross Cultural Analysis in Biblical Studies David Bossman, Wisdom Literature; Gloria Loya, "Equipo de Conjunto": A Theological Perspective of Pastoral Leadership. Write: Dr. Alexis Navarro. IHM, Mount St. Mary's College, 10 Chester Place, Los Angeles, CA 90007. (213) 746-0450.

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Join USF's internationally recognized master's program in applied spirituality designed for developing leaders in spiritual ministry. This four-summers program features the 30-day Ignatian Spiritual Exercises, two summers study in scripture and spirituality, and a final practicum and integrating seminar. Visiting scholars of international reputation. Emphasis on experiential learning and personal appropriation of the principles of learning and of the principles of learning and of the Tuition grants available. Write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, Summer MAS Program, Campion D-2, USF, Box B, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601. 1-800-474-0220.

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Earn a Master of Arts in Theology, combining summer session with year-round program. Summer courses for weekends, one, two, three and six weeks: Richard Fragomeni; Francis Buckley and Maria de la Cruz Aymes; John Foley; Douglas Adams; Moses Anderson; John Futrell; Edward Malatesta; Kenan Osborne; Michael Garanzini; James DiGiacomo and John Walsh; Mary Ann Getty; Peter Fink, Mary Peter Traviss. For information write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, MA Theology Program, Campion D-2, USF, Box B, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601. 1-800-474-0220.

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Complete graduate certificate programs (16 credits each) in pastoral ministry and religious education during summer sessions or during an academic year. The 1994 summer faculty includes: Richard Fragomeni; Francis Buckley and Maria de la Cruz Aymes; John Foley; Douglas Adams; Moses Anderson; John Futrell; Edward Malatesta; Kenan Osborne; Michael Garanzini; James DiGiacomo and John Walsh; Mary Ann Getty; Peter Fink; Mary Peter Traviss. Tuition grants available. For information write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, Graduate Certificate and Degree Programs, Campion D-2, USF, Box B, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6610. 1-800-474-0220.

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Study with us in everyone's favorite city. The graduate program in theology with an emphasis in pastoral ministry combines courses on central issues of faith with more skill-oriented courses for Christian life and service, adapted to the needs and interests of students. The distinguished international faculty will offer courses for weekends, one, two, three and six weeks. For information, write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, Pastoral Ministry, USF, Box B, Campion D-2, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601. 1-800-474-0220.

PLACE: University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Join USF's internationally recognized master's program in applied spiritually designed for developing leaders in spiritual ministry. This four-summers program features the 30-day Ignatian Spiritual Exercises, two summers study in scripture and spirituality, and a final practicum and integrating seminar. Visiting scholars of international reputation. Emphasis on experiential learning and personal appropriation of the principles of learning and of the principles of Christian spirituality. Tuition grants available. Write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, Summer MAS Program, Campion D-2, USF, Box B, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601 or 1-800-474-0220.

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Study with us in everyone's favorite city. The graduate program in theology with an emphasis in pastoral ministry combines courses on central issues of faith with more skill-oriented courses for Christian life and service, adapted to the needs and interests of students. The distinguished international faculty will offer courses for weekends, one, two, three and six weeks. For information write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, Pastoral Ministry, USF, Box B, Campion D-2, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601 or 1-800-474-0220.

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Earn a Master of Arts in Theology, combining summer session with year-round program. Summer courses for weekends, one, two, three and six weeks: Richard Fragomeni; Francis Buckley and Maria de la Cruz Aymes; John Foley; Douglas Adams; Moses Anderson; John Futrell; Edward Malatesta; Kenan Osborne; Michael Garanzini; James DiGiacomo and John Walsh; Mary Ann Getty; Peter Fink, Mary Peter Traviss. For information write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, MA Theology Program, Campion D-2, USF, Box B, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601 or 1-800-474-0220.

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Complete graduate certificate programs (16 credits each) in pastoral ministry and religious education during summer sessions or during an academic year. The 1994 summer faculty includes: Richard Fragomeni; Francis Buckley and Maria de la Cruz Aymes; John Foley; Douglas Adams; Moses Anderson; John Futrell; Edward Malatesta; Kenan Osborne; Michael Garanzini; James DiGiacomo and John Walsh; Mary Ann Getty; Peter Fink; Mary Peter Traviss. Tuition grants available. For information write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley SJ, Graduate Certificate and Degree Programs, Campion D-2, USF, Box B, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601 or 1-800-474-0220.

PLACE: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

TIME: May 23-Aug. 12, 1994

DESCRIPTION: The Department of Theological Studies offers a range of graduate level courses in Theology and Pastoral Studies. Specific courses include Old Testament Stories and the Path to Faith, Faith and Culture, Feminist Theology, and Scripture and Ethics. International scholars on faculty are Anthony Campbell, SJ, and Raul Fernandez-Calienes. Write: Chris Chapple, Chair, Department of Theological Studies, Loyola Marymount University, 7101 W. 80th St., Los Angeles, CA 90045. Call: (310) 338-7670.

PLACE: Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

TIME: Year-round program and two summer sessions: June 20-July 8 and July 11-29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Santa Clara University offers courses year-round to prepare women and men for church ministry. While the graduate program in pastoral ministries provides a foundational core sequence and a theologically sound approach, it remains flexible enough to meet individual needs for personal educational choice and development. Students may enroll for the year or individual quarters. Nondegree options exist along with master's degrees in catechetics, pastoral liturgy, liturgical music and spirituality. A Jesuit institution, SCU is 46 miles south of San Francisco and 40 minutes from Pacific Ocean beaches. Contact: Rita Claire Dorner, OP, Bannan Hall 339N, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA 95053. (408) 554-4831.

CONNECTICUT

PLACE: Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, CT TIME: June 20-July 29, 1994 DESCRIPTION: Institute in Pastoral Ministry. One-, two- and three-credit courses and workshops; audit possible. Can lead to MA or Certifies in Pastoral Ministry or Spirituality. Courses in Spirituality (Foundations of Contemporary Spirituality, and Issues in Spiritual Direction); Counseling (Intro to Pastoral Care and Counseling, Family Therapy, Adolescents); Ministry (Self-esteem, Youth, Care of the Dying, Alternative Modes of Healing, Values): and Theology (Models of Church, New Testament and Liturgical Year). For brochure: Fr. Charles Topper, EdD, Saint Joseph College, 1678 Asylum Ave., West Hartford, CT 06117. (203) 232-4571, ext. 333, or fax (203) 233-5695.

PLACE: Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, CT TIME: June 20-July 29, 1994 DESCRIPTION: The graduate master's program in Human Development with a concentration in gerontology, provides an interdisciplinary approach to understanding aging, as a lifelong process. The program encompasses health related social-behavioral aspects of aging, and public policy issues which affect older adults. The program is designed to augment professional's knowledge in the field of aging and further their understanding of human development and the life cycle. Summer 1994 classes begin June 20 and run through July 29. A wide variety of classes are being offered to accomodate both the beginning student and the student who is finishing his/her degree program. Please contact: The Director, Dr. Mary Alice Wolf at (203) 232-4571, ext. 325 for information and/or appointment. Or write: Institute in Gerontology, Saint Joseph College, 1678 Asylum Ave., West Hartford, CT 06117. Or fax: (203) 233-5695.

ILLINOIS

PLACE: Institute of Pastoral Studies, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL TIME: June 20-July 28, 1994 DESCRIPTION: IPS provides an opportunity for professional development for leadership in ministry today. Master's degrees offered include: Pastoral Studies, Religous Education, Pastoral Counseling, Divinity and combined degrees. IPS operates year-round with special summer program offering courses in weekend, one-, two-, three- and six-week formats. Workshops, students services, directed retreats also available. The faculty and staff cooperate with the students in creating an optimal situation for adult learning. Great care is devoted to the active integration of theory, working knowledge and skills needed by teachers and ministers. Contact: IPS, 6525 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60626. 1-800-424-1238.

INDIANA

PLACE: Dept. of Theology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN TIME: June 20-July 29, 1994 (3-week; 2-week modules) DESCRIPTION: Study with a distinguished summer faculty and earn an MA in theology (liturgical or theological area) in a program fully coordinated with the academic year. Faculty in 1994 includes: Harold Attridge; James Bacik; Paul Bradshaw; John Leonard; Donald Buggert; John Cavadini; John Coleman; Lawrence Cunningham; Michael Driscoll; Edward Foley; Richard Gaillardetz; John Huels; John MacQuarrie; Richard McBrien; John Melloh; Ruth Meyers; Nathan Mitchell; Jerome Murphy-O'Connor; Thomas O'Meara; Kenan Osborne; Marjorie Procter-Smith; Maura Ryan; Richard Rutherford; Michael Signer; Joseph Wawrykow; Edward Yarnold. $142/credit hour. Write: MA Director, Dept. of Theology, Rm. 7, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556.

PLACE: Saint Meinrad School of Theology, St. Meinrad, IN TIME: June 20-July 28, 1994 DESCRIPTION: Saint Meinrad School of Theology offers one-week, three-week, and six-week courses for both continuing education and MRE, MTS and MA degrees. We offer Benedictine atmosphere, small classes, an opportunity for community, a quiet setting and reasonable prices. Courses: systematics, scripture, pastoral ministry, spirituality, sacramental/liturgical, history, philosophy. Faculty: Rev. Damien Dietlein, Mrs. Valerie Dillon, Sr. Dorothy Folliard, Mr. Thomas Kennedy, Dr. Art Kubick, Rev. Guy Mansini, Rev. Isaac McDaniel, Dr. Bridget Clare McKeever, Rev. Tom Richstatter, Mr. D. Gill Ring, Mr. Ron Seitz, Rev. Raymond Studzinski, Dr. Stanley J. Werne. Write or call: Director of Summer Session, Saint Meinrad School of Theology, St. Meinrad, IN 47577. (812) 357-6599.

IOWA

PLACE: Clarke College, Dubuque, IA TIME: June 20-28, July 11-29, 1994 DESCRIPTION: Renew and retool for excellence in high demand areas of: "Educational Media," "Technology in Education" and "Reading Instruction." Graduate degree programs or enrichment courses. Clarke College provides experiences to challenge and refresh intellectual, physical and spiritual dimension of life. Enjoy a new recreation facility and residence life with a sense of community. 1994 offerings include: Contemporary Literature: Children and Adolescents; Instructional Media Production; Reference Services; Introduction to Educational Uses of Computers; Computer Instructional Design; Multimedia Production; Telecommunication; Foundations of Reading; Evaluation and Development of Reading Skills; and Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Problems. Contact: Graduate Office, Clarke College, 1550 Clarke Dr. Dubuque, IA

MARYLAND

PLACE: Washington Theological Union, Silver Spring, MD TIME: June 20-July 29, 1994 DESCRIPTION: Summer Session: One-and two-week courses, three hours a day. Located just outside the nation's capital. Courses include New Testament Themes from a Liberation Perspective, History of Christian Spirituality, the Mardi-Gras Syndrome: Sexual Versus Spiritual Integration, Art and Spirituality: A Potter's Touch, The Eucharist and Artistic Expression, Global Spirituality, Theological Foundations for Spiritual Direction, Fully Alive! Psychological and Spiritual Development of Women, Spiritual Issues in Pastoral Care, Sharing the Secrets of Our Faith with Adolescents, the Place of Grace & God: A Seminar for Religious Formation Personnel. Workshops: Preaching Institute, Associate Directors Workshops I & II, The Spirituality of Work, Ministering in a Multicultural Context. For information contact: Roberta Kerins, SC, DMin, Director, Spirituality Program, Washington Theological Union, 9001 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring MD

MASSACHUSETTS

PLACE: Assumption College, Worcester, MA TIME: June 19-24, 1994 DESCRIPTION: "Interpreting the Bible Today." One-week institute. Eugene LaVerdiere, SSS (keynote speaker and daily morning lecturer): "Focus on Mark: A Story of the Beginning for People Who Thought It Was the End"; Lucien Richard, OMI: "The Systematic Theologian and the Bible"; John Shea, "Spiritual Literary Interpretations of Gospel Stories"; Virginia Raguin, "Stained-Glass Window Rambles: The Bible Visible"; Andrew J. Brown Jr., "Biblical Interpretation in Afro-American Perspective"; Alice Laffey, "Interpreting the Bible from an Eco-Feminist Perspective"; Gary Phillips, "Biblical Interpretation for a Post-Modern World: Questions, Directions, Resources." Graduate, undergraduate credit; non-credit; CEUs. Write: Dr. Wayne Rollins, Assumption College, 500 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01615-0005.

PLACE: Boston College, Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry and School of Social Work, Summer Session, Boston, MA TIME: Year-round programs; June 27-Aug. 5, 1994 also DESCRIPTION: The Institute's summer program offers two-week courses (credit or audit) for degree or continuing education. Degree programs available summer and academic year include: MEd, CAES and MA in Pastoral Ministry with concentrations in Pastoral Care and Counseling, Social Ministry, Liturgy and Worship, Religious Education, Leadership/Church Management, Spirituality and Ministry, Hispanic Ministry, Joint MA/MSW. Other academic year programs include: PhD in Religious Education and the Sabbatical Renewal Program. Financial assistance and graduate housing are available. For further information contact: Boston College, Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry, Dept. E, Chestnut Hill, MA 02167. (617) 552-8440. 1-800-487-1167. Or fax: (617) 552-0811.

PLACE: Boston College, Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry and School of Social Work, Boston, MA TIME: Year-round program DESCRIPTION: Joint degree Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry and Master of Social Work. The MA/MSW is a joint degree program for students who are interested in serving both the pastoral and social needs of individuals, families, groups and communities. The program reflects the university's mission to educate individuals who are committed to the pursuit of social justice. The combined curriculum integrates the academic study of theology and social work with extensive field education. Students may choose concentrations in social policy, planning and administration or clinical social work. For further information contact: Boston College, Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry, Dept. E, Chestnut Hill, MA 02167. (617) 552-8440. 1-800-487-1167. Or fax: (617) 552-0811.

MINNESOTA

PLACE: Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN TIME: Summers only or year-round DESCRIPTION: One hundred-year tradition preparing leaders for the mission of the church. Integration of academics, spirituality, worship and ministerial skills. Full summer graduate program June 6-July 22 for MA Pastoral Studies, MA Theology. Other degrees include Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry. Summer intensive courses: May 31-June 4, "Administering Pastoral Programs" with Tom Sweetser and Carole Holden. June 23-26. "Pastoral Ministry Seminar" with Michael Cowan. Also four-and six-week courses. Fall semester begins Sept. 6. Contact: Dr. Gene Scapanski, 1-800-328-6819, ext. 2-5772.

PLACE: Saint Mary's College of Minnesota, Winona, MN TIME: June 26-July 9, 1994 DESCRIPTION: The Institute in Pastoral Ministries offers a Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministries through a two-week residency for three consecutive summers. Learners enroll in two theology courses and one pastoral practicum each summer with course completion in the months following. Courses include Foundational Theology, Ecclesiology, Scripture, Liturgy, Sacraments, Moral Theology and Pastoral practice. Specialization in pastoral area of own choosing. Outstanding faculty. Certificate option is available. Contact: Institute in Pastoral Ministries, Saint Mary's College of Minnesota, Winona, MN 55987-1399. (507) 457-7500.

NEBRASKA

PLACE: Creighton University, Omaha, NE TIME: Two summer sessions: June 13-July 7; July 11-Aug. 4, 1994 DESCRIPTION: Since 1975, the Christian Spirituality Program has provided community experience of theological and spiritual enrichment. Classes offer academically challenging and spiritually inspiring reflective study and training leading to an MA degree and/or a Certificate in Spiritual Direction/Retreat Giving. Special reduced tuition, on-campus housing and distinguished faculty. Contact: Box G, Summer Sessions, Creighton University, 2500 California St., Omaha, NE 68178. Or call: (402) 280-2843. 1-800-637-4279. Fax: (402) 280-2423.

NEW JERSEY

PLACE: Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ TIME: June 21-25, June 28-July 28, July 5-21, 1994 DESCRIPTION: Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology, Seton Hall University: (1) Classes July 5-21: Early Christian Art (Ramsey); Revelation and Faith (Guarino); Ecclesiology (Porter); Trinity (Lynch). (II) Classes June 28-July 28: Christian Marriage (Grondelski); Theological Bases of Administration (Harms); Catholic Sexual Teaching (Grondelski); (III) Special Class June 21-25: Catechetical Administration (Dr. Elinor Ford). Twenty miles from New York with amenities of modern suburban campus. Tuition discount for those engaged in Church ministry. Information: Dr. John M. Grondelski, Associate Dean, School of Theology, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079. Tel.: (201) 761-9633. Fax: (201) 761-9577.

NEW YORK

PLACE: St. Bernard's Institute, Rochester, NY TIME: Session I May 23-June 25, 1994 DESCRIPTION: Graduate courses: The Psalms (Premnath), The Fourth Gospel (Falcone), Biblical Ethics and Ministry (Meyer), Rites of Christian Initiation (Kennedy), Introduction to Theology and Ministry (Graft), 19th Annotation and Spiritually (Zynda) and Christian Sexuality (Mich). Time: Session II, July 5-29, 1994. Graduate courses: Medieval Christian Spirituality (Thibodeau), Advanced Pastoral Counseling (Karaban) and Sexual Abuse and Pastoral Counseling (Hill). Co-Dependency, Spirituality and Ministry (Graft) will meet May 25-July 27. St. Bernard's Institute, a graduate school of theology and ministry, is located on the campus of Colgate Rochester Divinity School. Auditors welcome. On-campus housing available. For brochure contact: Georgia Crissy, St. Bernard's Institute, 1100 S. Goodman St., Rochester, NY 14620-2545. (716) 271-1320, ext. 290.

PLACE: Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington, NY TIME: Year-round DESCRIPTION: Master of arts in theology with specialization in scripture, systematic theology, pastoral liturgy, scripture, pastoral ministry and spirituality. Post-master's advanced certificates (18 credits) in pastoral liturgy, spirituality and pastoral ministry. Summer sessions: June 27-July 14 and July 19-Aug. 4. Visiting faculty includes Doris Donnelly, Rev. Michael Himes, Monika Hellwig and Mary Maher, ssnd. Minimum tuition and affordable room and board on a beautiful campus located near beaches and 50 minutes from Manahattan. Write or call: Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, 440 West Neck Rd., Huntington, NY 11743. (516) 423-0483.

PLACE: Fordham University, Bronx, NY TIME: I June 23-July 7; II July 11-26; III June 20-July 29 DESCRIPTION: Summer courses towards master's (MA, MS) and post-master's (APD, NY state): specializations in religious education (adults, adolescents, children's); spirituality/spritual direction; pastoral care/counseling (parish, family, youth, hospital/hospice). I: Wisdom Literature (Cook), Adolescent Counseling (Shelton), Ignatian Way (Begheyn, SJ), Women in Ministry (Durka). II: Luke-Acts (Polich), Moral (Johnstone), Life Cycle I (Shea), Hispanic Ministries (Deck), Leadership for Ministry (Fox). III: Images of God (Gray). Campus community, recreational facilities, New York City in easy reach: Write: Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458. Phone: (718) 817-4800.

PLACE: The Franciscan Institute Summer Program, St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, NY TIME: June 27-July 29, 1994 DESCRIPTION: The Franciscan Institute Summer Program 1994 given at St. Bonaventure University. Five-week courses: Theology of St. Benaventure, writings of St. Francis: His Prayers, The Franciscan Imagination: Francis in Image and Parable, Franciscan Mystics and Signs of the Times, Life of St. Francis, The Franciscan Missionary Charism. Three-week Course: Franciscan Christology: Then the Now. Two-Week Course: Spiritual Direction in the Franciscan Tradition. Special Course Offerings: Francis: His Life & Charism. The Franciscan Movement. Special Event: Masts for Missionaries (July 11-14). Year-round studies available. Tuition: $305/graduate hour. Room/board: $680. Write: Graduate Office, St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778.

OHIO

PLACE: Religious Studies Department, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH TIME: June 27-July 15; July 18-Aug. 5, 1994 DESCRIPTION: Graduate programs: theology and ministry. Two three-week modules, summer/year-round. Psalms/Wisdom; Discipleship; Approaches to Morality; U.S. Catholicism; Spiritual Direction; Faith/Justice/Social Encyclicals; Modern Catholicism; Sexual Ethics; Biblical Perspectives: Sickness/Disability/Healing; Methods/Movements: Process Theology; Dynamics of Theology; Models/Theories: Adult Religious Education; Separation, Loss and Grief; Pauline Corpus; Protestant Christianity; Theology of Ministry; Biblical Greek; Merton; Grace; Media/Faith/Values; Feminist Theology: Introduction; Theology of Suffering: Ecology/Religion. Summer Lecture Series: A Circle of Voices: Why Environment Is a Religious Issue, Thomas Berry, Rosemary Radford Ruether, Contact: Religious Studies Dept., University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton OH 45469-1530. (513) 229-4321.

PLACE: Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH TIME: May 16-Aug. 11, 1994 DESCRIPTION: 1994 Summer Sessions Bulletin of Classes and Workshops now available. Over 50 workshops and 300 courses are scheduled through the summer on weekdays, evenings and weekends. Undergraduate and graduate courses offered in areas of arts and social sciences, business, education, Montessori, professional studies, religion. Campus housing available. For you copy of bulletin or for more information call/write: Xavier University, Summer Sessions, 3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207-3120. (513) 745-4381.

PLACE: Marywood College, Scranton, PA TIME: June 27-July 30, 1994 DESCRIPTION: Graduate Program: MA in Theological Studies. Courses (three credits or enrichment): Gospel of John (A. Wright), Wisdom Literature (A. Wright), Theology and Revelation (W. Campbell). The Church (W. Campbell), Christianity and Social Justice (F. McCormick). Evening Theological Institute (one credit available), June 27, 28, 29: Visiting Professor: Rev. Gerard S. Sloyan. Topic: "Jesus: Marginal Jew, Word Become Human, High Priest of a Renewed Covenant." Contact: Dept. of Theological Studies, Marywood College Graduate School, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA 18509. (717) 348-6211. ext. 608.

TEXAS

PLACE: Lebh Shomea House of Prayer, Sarita, TX TIME: Year-round DESCRIPTION: Unique opportunity to live and study the spiritual life while pursuing a certification in spiritual theology and/or academic credit leading toward a master in theological studies degree (through Oblate School of Theology San Antonio). Tutored courses and guided research in theology and practice of spiritual direction, ascetical mystical theology and/or original research in spirituality directed by Fr. Francis Kelly Nemeck, OMI (MA, STD), and Sr. Marie Theresa Coombs, Hermit (BA, MTS). Research library (15,000 volumes) available specializing in Hebraic studies. Masters of Eastern and Western Spirituality, comparative Oriental Mysticism. Write: Lebh Shomea, Box 1580, Sarita, TX 78385. Or call: (512) 294-5369.

PLACE: Mexican American Cultural Center, San Antonio, TX TIME: June 20-30; July 5-15, 1994 DESCRIPTION: June 20-30: The Gospel of John: Prophetic Dimension, Rev. Juan Alfaro, Doctorandus, three credit hours (MDiv). Offering a pastoral and critical study of John's Gospel. What does it mean to be a Christian? John's gospel is a personal and social challenge for all Christians The Christian Community/Church must in incarnate itself according to the gospel values and not according to opportunities or desires of today's society. July 5-15: Ecclesiology: Universal and Local Church, Dr. Timothy Matovina, three credit hours (MDiv). The church is one but manifests itself through the diverse cultures of the world. This course examines the old and contemporary views of the church. Write or call: Mexican American Cultural Center, 3019 W. French Pl., San Antonio, TX 78228. (210) 732-2156, ext. 20.

IRELAND

PLACE: All Hallows Institutes for Mission and Ministry, Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland TIME: Year-round DESCRIPTION: Master of Arts in Pastoral Leadership or Pastoral Studies. The Master of Arts in Pastoral Leadership is a one-year taught NCEA degree with a minor dissertation to meet the needs of those who wish to have a professional qualification for ministry. Subjects covered include: Theology, Spirituality, Pastoral Counseling, Supervision, Organizational Leadership and Group Skills. The Pastoral Studies degree provides an opportunity to study pastoral issues by researching and writing a major dissertation, under supervision, over a period of at least two years. This degree is awarded by the NCEA. For more information please write to: The Registrar, All Hallows Institute for Mission and Ministry, Gracepark Rd., Drumcondra, Dublin 9, Ireland. Tel: (01) 837-3745. Or fax: (01) 837-7642.

PLACE: All Hallows Institute for Mission and Ministry, Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland TIME: Year-round DESCRIPTION: Graduate Diploma in Pastoral Leadership. A one-year full-time graduate diploma, holistic in its focus, and integrating the spiritual, intellectual, emotional and physical life of participants, thus facilitating them to reach their potential for leadership in Ministry. This course includes reflections on pastoral issues, field education and group process. For more information please write to: The Registrar, All Hallows Institute for Mission and Ministry, Gracepark Rd., Drumcondra, Dublin 9, Ireland. Tel: (01) 837-3745. Or fax: (01) 837-7642.

NEW YORK

PLACE: Still Point House of Prayer, Stillwater, NY TIME: Your time DESCRIPTION: Environs: 30 acres of woods, pond, meditation park, Native American medicine wheel, welcoming house, guest house. Community lifestyle: liturgical monastic focus, silence, solitude, study, the arts, Lzbor vegetarian diet, the Jesus Prayer, integral yoga, experience of microchurch. Options: gardening, twice monthly workshops developing holistic growth, global consciousness, psychosynthesis counseling and body work, guided retreats, spiritual companionship. Partial scholarships are available. Contact: Sylvia Rosell, OP, Still Point House of Prayer, Rt. 423, Box 53, Stillwater, NY 12170. (518) 587-4967.

TEXAS

PLACE: Lebh Shomea House of Prayer, Sarita, TX TIME: Year-round DESCRIPTION: Uniquely situated in the south Texas desert, Lebh Shomea is a contemplative-eremitical House of Prayer emphasizing silence, solitude, prayer and the study of Spiritual Direction, Scripture, Patrology, Masters of Eastern and Western Christian Spirituality. We are open to laity, religious, clergy year-round on long/short-term basis. Personalized directed retreats and hermitages are available. A 40-day Desert Experience is offered June 21 to July 31. Also available are tutored studies in Spirituality leading to a Certificate in Spiritual Theology and/or partial requirement for a Master in Theological Studies degree. Contact: Lebh Shomea, Box 1580, Sarita, TX 78385. (512) 294-5369.

ARKANSAS

PLACE: St. John's Center, Little Rock, AR TIME: June 24-26, 1994 DESCRIPTION: Little Rock Scripture Study's fifth annual Bible Institute, "Women of Faith," features Sr. Irene Nowell. OSB. Her five lectures will explore the stories of Judith, Ruth, Esther, Eve and Mary. Sr. Nowell, of Atchison, Kan., earned a PhD in Biblical Studies from Catholic University in 1983. She is associate editor of "The Bible Today" and author of several Old Testament commentaries in the New Jerome and the Collegeville series. The weekend will also include prayer and discussion among speaker and participants. Come join us in the sunny South! Space is limited. Contact: Cackie Upchurch or Judy Hoelzeman, 2500 N. Tyler St., Little Rock, AR 72207. (501) 664-0340 (or-6102).

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA TIME: July 18-Aug. 5, 1994 DESCRIPTION: The Institute for the Evangelization of Cultures presents a series of courses and workshops on pastoral ministry and counseling concerns in the multiethnic church. Faculty include Gerald Arbuckle, SM; John McHenry, SVD; Judy Vallimont, SSpS, and Wilma Thomas. Write: Center for Pastoral Studies, Loyola Marymount University, 7101 W. 80th St., Los Angeles, CA 90045. Call: (310) 338-2799.

PLACE: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA TIME: July 11-15 and Aug. 8-12, 1994 DESCRIPTION: The Center for Pastoral Studies and Grief Recovery Institute offer a Grief Recovery Certificate Program for people in ministry to those suffering grief or loss. Staff includes Paula Shaw, John James and Russell Friedman. Write: Grief Recovery Institute, 8306 Wilshire Blvd., #21-A, Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Call: (213) 650-1234.

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994 DESCRIPTION: USF presents two one-weeks institutes in the City by the Bay. Institutes include: Women in Scripture (Mary Ann Getty); and Liturgical Prayer and Ministry: Images of Vatican II (Peter Fink). For information write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, Institutes, Campion D-2, USF, Box B, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601 or 1-800-474-0220.

PLACE: Old Mission, Santa Barbara, CA TIME: Fall |94, Sept. 12-Nov. 11; Winter |95, Jan 16-March 17 DESCRIPTION: A renewal institute under the sponsorship of the Franciscan Province of Santa Barbara for priests and brothers for updating in scripture, systematic theology, moral theology, church law, liturgy and psychology. Retreat included. Classes in morning and evening, with afternoons and weekends free for reading and relaxation. Lecturers: Fr. Alan McCory, OFM; Fr. Virgil Cordano, OFM: Sr. Ann Dunne, IHM; Fr. Xavier Harris, OFM; Fr. William Cieslak, OFM, Cap; Fr. Andrew Harris, OMI. Cost $3,000. Write: Director, Old Mission, 2201 Laguna St., Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Phone: (805) 682-4713.

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: USF presents two one-week institutes in the City by the Bay. Institutes include: Women in Scripture (Mary Ann Getty); and Liturgical Prayer and Ministry: Images of Vatican II (Peter Fink). For information write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, Institutes, Campion D-2, USF, Box B, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601. 1-800-474-0220.

PLACE: St. Mary's College, Moraga, San Francisco, CA

TIME: July 10-16, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Programs in leadership development for administrators, pastors, associates, DREs, provincials, directors, educators, counselors, ministers, who would like some additional skills. Programs include personal and professional practice and theory in: Developing Leaders, Having Productive Meetings, Building Christian Communities, Mission Effectiveness, Improving Self-Concepts and Empowerment, Effective Presentations, Conflict Management, Decision Making, Problem Solving, Team Building, Counseling, Effecting Social Change. Skill Development Workshops can also be in-house, custom-designed for staffs, organizations. Over 15,000 individuals and 1,200 organizations have participated in these programs. For details contact: Drs. Joseph or Eileen Connolly, Communication Center. 214 S. Meramec, St. Louis, MO 63105. (314) 863-7267. Fax (314) 863-7263.

PLACE: La Casa de la Luz, Lafayette, CA

TIME: September 1994-May 1995

DESCRIPTION: Study and training in the art of spiritual direction in a Christian-based community. Nine-month program developed for people who work or are in school. The Program focuses on deepening compassion, awakening joy, and sustaining an earnest spiritual quest. Design your individual program from four cycles including academic training, group work, individual spiritual direction, retreats and community service internships. Faculty includes noted spiritual directors, theologians and scholars from Bay Area. Fees range from $1,500-$3,300. Some work study available. For brochure and application write to: La Casa de la Luz, 936 Dewing Ave., Ste. I, Lafayette, CA 94549. (510) 284-5714.

COLORADO

PLACE: Mile Hi Scripture Institute, Denver, CO

TIME: June 12-17, 1994

DESCRIPTION: The Eleventh Annual Mile Hi Scripture Institute will be held in Denver, June 12-17, 1994, at the Radisson Hotel-Denver South. Featured speaker: Fr. Eugene A. LaVerdiere, SSS. Topic: The Ressurection of Jesus in the New Testament. For further information write: Very Rev. Edward M. Hoffman, STD, 3060 S. Monaco Pkwy., Denver, CO 80222. Or call: (303) 758-8826.

PLACE: Mercy Center, Colorado Springs, CO

TIME: July 1-31, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Come develop and integrate the spirituality of mercy in beautiful Colorado Springs. The Rich In Mercy Institute is offering a four-week summer program for religious and laypersons that includes: lectures; group sharing; mini-workshops; group spiritual direction and weekend outings. Some focus areas are: Genogram; Biblical Leadership Skills; Being a Spiritual Companion; Teresa of Avila's Dwelling Places; St. John of the Cross; and Spiritual Development. Cost is $1,300 (includes room/board with host families, nonresident available). Dates: July 1-31. Deadline for application: June 1. For details/application contact: Summer Institute |94, 926 Farragut, Colorado Springs, CO 80909. 1-800-MERCY04.

CONNECTICUT

PLACE: Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

TIME: July 24-30, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Programs in leadership development for administrators, pastors, associates, DREs, provincials, directors, educators, counselors, ministers, who would like some additional skills. Program include personal and professional practice and theory in: Developing Leaders, Having Productive Meetings, Building Christian Communities, Mission Effectiveness, Improving Self-Concepts and Empowerment, Effective Presentations, Conflict Management, Decision Making, Problem Solving, Team Building, Counseling, Effecting Social Change. Skill Development Workshops can also be in-house, custom designed for staffs organizations. Over 15,000 individuals and 1,200 organizations have participated in these programs. For details contact: Drs. Joseph or Eileen Connolly, Communication Center, 214 S. Meramec, St. Louis, MO 63105. (314) 863-7267. Fax: (314) 863-7263.

FLORIDA

PLACE: Marywood Retreat Center, Jacksonville, FL

TIME: June 12-16, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Reflections on Paul ... Reflections on Jewish Faith - Marywood's Third Annual Biblical Institute offers two dynamic tracks. Sr. Mary Margaret Pazdan, OP, of Aquinas Institute of Theology will present the letters of St. Paul, focusing on 1 Corinthians. Rabbi Gary Perras of Beth Shalom Synagogue in Jacksonville will explore basic themes in Jewish faith. Join us for educational excellence and relaxation in the contemplative beauty of Marywood on the St. John's River. Contact: Marywood Retreat Center, 1714-5 State Rd. 13, Jacksonville, FL 32259. (904) 287-2525.

ILLINOIS

PLACE: College of St. Francis, Joliet, IL

TIME: July 10-15, 1994

DESCRIPTION: "Relationships as Modeled by Francis and Clare." Five-day experience offering presentation, prayer, process, for laity, religious, clergy. Presentations will be given by Beatrice Eichten, OSF, Little Falls, Minn. The institute will focus on discovering how the relationship of Francis and Clare can lead to a greater understanding of our own human experience and relationship with God. Come share the awareness. The College of St. Francis is located 35 miles south of Chicago. Cost $300 (includes lodging, meals). For information and brochure contact: Brigid Jacobs, OSF, 520 Plainfield Ave., Joliet, IL 60435. (815) 727-7516.

MAINE

PLACE: Saint Joseph's College, on the shore of Sebago Lake, Standish, ME

TIME: June 26-July 1, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Topic: Gospel of St. John in New Perspective. A key presenter will be Rev. Richard Cassidy from Fordham University whose award-winning book illustrates an original and new appreciation on the Fourth Gospel. The Institute is designed for those who desire to deepen their knowledge, strengthen their commitment and enhance their skill in all areas of parish ministry. A unique experience combining theology and experiental workshops. For more information please contact: Pastoral Ministry Office, St. Joseph's College, Windham, ME 04062-1198. (207) 892-6766.

MASSACHUSETTS

PLACE: Adult Learning Center, Boston, MA

TIME: July 5-23, 1994

DESCRIPTION: The Haitian Creole Summer Institute is sponsoring its 11th annual three-week intensive for beginners, intermediates and those advanced in their acquisition of the Haitian Creole language. The faculty is all Haitian with extensive background in Second Language acquisition. Since Boston has a rather large Haitian community there is opportunity for a variety of cultural activities. Noncomputers have the option of living with a Haitian family or with those involved with the Haitian community. For more information, write to: Ka Kontre Haitian Institute, 1063 Washington St., Dorchester, MA 02124. Or call: (617) 296-7449.

MISSOURI

PLACE: Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

TIME: July 11-14, 1994 (Foley); July 13-15, 1994 (Walter)

DESCRIPTION: John Foley, SJ, PhD - "Liturgical Music." This institute will explore these topics: liturgy as an organic whole; the place of music in that whole; the responsorial psalm; hymnody vs. responsorial type music; illustration of new liturgical music. James Walter, PhD - "The Future of Graduate Education in Medical Ethics: Issues and Prospects." This institute will examine the future possibilities of medical ethics as an emerging field of graduate education - especially within the context of a Catholic University. For further information on these institutes and theology courses, contact: Lynne Schmidt, SSND, Department of Theological Studies, Saint Louis University, 3634 Lindell Blvd., St Louis, MO 63108. Phone: (314) 658-2867. Fax: (314) 658-2947.

MISSOURI

PLACE: DeMattias Hall on St. Louis University campus, St. Louis, MO

TIME: June 19-25 and Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Programs in leadership development for administrators, pastors, associates, DREs, provincials, directors, educators, counselors, ministers, who would like some additional skills. Programs include personal and professional practice and theory in: Developing Leaders, Having Productive Meetings, Building Christian Communities, Mission Effectiveness, Improving Self-Concepts and Empowerment, Effective Presentations, Conflict Management, Decision Making, Problem Solving, Team Building, Counseling, Effecting Social Change. Skill Development Workshops can also be in-house, custom-designed for staffs, organization. Over 15,000 individuals and 1,200 organizations have participated in these programs. For details contact: Drs. Joseph or Eileen Connolly, Communication Center, 214 S. Meramec, St. Louis, MO 63105. (314) 863-7267. Fax: (314) 863-6263

NEW MEXICO

PLACE: College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

TIME: June 19-July 22, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Santa Fe Spirituality Institute: priests, religious & laymen present in-depth spritual experiences. "Come apart; rest awhile." Five independent weeks: Fr. Patrick Eastman, his wife Maureen; Merton and Julian of Norwich; Br. Joseph Schmidt: Pray Your Experiences; Staff: Hispanic and Native American spirituality; Staff: Holistic Sprituality; retreat in glorious Santa Fe. Morning prayer/class/discussions, Mass; afternoon reflection/exploration, spiritual direction. Scriptural, incarnational integration. Contact: Br. Roy, 1600 St. Michael's Dr., CSF, Santa Fe, NM 87501-5634. (505) 473-6114. Fax: (505) 471-6870.

NEW YORK

PLACE: Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY

TIME: June 25-Aug. 28, 1994

DESCRIPTION: This summer experience Chautauqua, world-renowned center for the arts, education, religion and recreation located in the south-western corner of New York state. Since 1874, Chautauqua has offered a serene lakefront ambience where one can enjoy personal enrichment along with self-styled relaxation. Program offerings include stimulation lectures addressing compelling social issues, continuing education studies, ecumenical religious programming and worship services. Recreational pursuits include sailing, tennis, bicycling and a rolling 36-hole golf course. In the evening, enjoy symphony concerts, opera, theater, ballet and popular entertainment. Affordable accommodations. For more information, including our Vacation Packages brochure, call 1-800-836-ARTS.

PLACE: Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, New York, NY

TIME: July 11-16, 1994

DESCRIPTION: The United Nations in an Interdependent World: Past, Present, Future. Global Education Associates is sponsoring this institute for religious, educational, youth and civic leaders. It provides unique opportunity to situate ministries and professions within a context of global interdependence. Morning plenary sessions, with United Nations and international non-governmental speakers, give participants opportunities to dialogue on substantive issues which include global ethics, global governance, just world order, environment and others. Afternoons provide time to plan future strategies. Academic or noncredit. Cost: $250 before June 1; $275 after June 1. ($50 nonrefundable) Contact: Global Education Associates, United Nations Institute, 475 Riverside Dr., Ste. 1848, New York, NY 10115. Phone: (212) 870-3290.

OHIO

PLACE: College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, OH

TIME: July 8-12, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Greening the Christian Community, an interdenominational effort within the Christian community to examine the key environmental issues of our times in the light of a common Christian faith. Invited presenters: Elizabeth Dodson Grey; Paula Gonzalez, SC; Michael Dowd; Don Conroy; Johanna Bos; others. Pre-Conference session on The New Cosmology. Opportunities for: networking with eco-conscious individuals and groups; learning about alternative futures for sustainable living; interactive panels. Workshops on: renewable energy; water quality; permaculture; recycling; wildlife conservation; energy efficiency; others. Practical applications; CFUs, credit available. For brochure contact: EarthConnection, 370 Neeb Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45233-5101. (513) 451-3932.

PENNSYLVANIA

PLACE: College Misericordia, Dallas, Pennsylavania

TIME: Aug. 7-12, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Twenty-sixth annual Institute on Sacred Scripture, Aug. 7-12, 1994, at College Misericordia. Distinguished faculty include: Ralph Klein, PhD; Frank Matera, PhD; Jerome Murphy O'Connor, OP, PhD; Barbara Reid, OP, PhD. For brochure or registration, call or write: Institute on Sacred Scripture, College Misericordia, 301 Lake St., Dallas, Pennsylvania 18612-1098. Phone: (717) 675-3862. Fax: (717) 675-2441.

PLACE: College Misericordia, Dallas, Pennsylvania

TIME: June 23-29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: College Misericordia announces The Institute of Law and Religious Life, June 23-29, 1994, featuring, "The Religious Institute and Its Corporate Structures," under direction of Sr. Cecilia Meighan. Provides educational and professional development of women in leadership positions in religious institutes in areas related to corporate, civil and canon law. Distinguished faculty: Madeline Welsh, OSU, JD, JCL; Bernadette Kenny, RSHM, JD; Lynn Jarrell, OSU, JCD; Mary Lou Miller, RSM, JD. For brochure or registration call or write: Institute of Law and Religious Life, College Misericordia, 301 Lake St., Dallas, Pennsylvania 18612-1098. Phone: (717) 675-3862. Fax: (717) 675-2441.

PLACE: Villanova University, Villanova, PA

TIME: June 21, 22, 23, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Theology Institute: Theme: "New Perspectives on the Beatitudes." Speakers: Michael Crosby, Mary Rose D'Angelo, David Reid, Susan Muto, Mary Ann Hinsdale, Monika Hellwig. Tuition: $30 per person all six sessions; individual sessions $5 per person. Room and board: $51 a day. Brochure available. Write: Director, Theology Institute, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085. Telephone: (610) 519-4768.

SOUTH CAROLINA

PLACE: The Oratory, Rock Hill, SC

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Summer Bible Institute. July 31-Aug. 5, 1994. Presenters: Fr. Larry Boadt, CSP, Old Testament. Topic: Discovering the Book of Ezekiel. Fr. Daniel Harrington, SJ, New Testament. Topic: The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament. Morning and evening sessions with afternoon symposium. Limited rooms with meals available at The Oratory. All facilities air-conditioned. Both courses: $100; single course: $55. Room & board: $160. CEUs available. Write: Summer Bible Institute, The Oratory, PO Box 11586, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

PLACE: The Oratory, Rock Hill, SC

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Horizons of the Spirit it is an annual program in spiritual direction and spirituality offered by the Oratory. July 18-22, 1994. Presenters: Msgr. William Shannon - Merton's Seeds of Contemplation, and Dr. Keith Egan - Carmelite Spirituality. Limited rooms with meals available at The Oratory. CEUs available. Tuition: $150; room & board: $160. All facilities air-conditioned. Write: Horizons of the Spirit, The Oratory, PO Box 11586, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

TEXAS

PLACE: Mt. Carmel Center of Spirituality, Dallas, TX

TIME: July 5-9, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Discalced Carmelite Friars offers our Annual Spiritual Direction Institute: Fundamentalism and Spirituality; On Discerning the Negative Impact of Biblical Fundamentalism on American Catholic Spirituality, by Sara Lawrence, MA, assisted by Fr. Sam Anthony Morello, OCD, STL. Exposing Fundamentalism as a syndrome of religious addiction which militates against traditional Catholic Humanism and as the #1 theological problem affecting the spirituality of American Catholics. Tuesday supper through Saturday lunch. Cost: $175 for residents; $100 for commuters; (deposit $25). For brochure contact: Mt. Carmel Center, 4600 W. Davis St., Dallas, TX 75211-3498. (214) 331-6224.

WASHINGTON

PLACE: Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

TIME: June 12-16, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Summer Leadership in Ministry Institute: "Wily as Serpents, Gentle as Doves" - Surviving and Subverting the System. This gathering invites us into an experience that reverences our history, our personal commitment to ministry and our experience of church. Participants will be encouraged to reflect on reverence as the basic stance of survival and subversion as the church moves into the next millenium. The format unfolds in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere weaving together creative prayer and worship experiences, special events, social activities, conversation and dialogue with other professional church ministers, university faculty and special presenters on key topics. Fee: $125. Room: $15 per night. For registration or information contact: Focus Summer Institute, Gonzaga University, Admin. Box 93, Spokane, WA 99258-0001. Phone: (509) 328-4220, ext. 3383. 1-800-523-9712, ext. 3383 (Continental USA). 1-800-572-9658, ext. 33833 (Washington state).

WISCONSIN

PLACE: Theological Institute at St. Norbert College, DePere, WI

TIME: July 11-22, 1994

DESCRIPTION: An opportunity for people in all walks of life - clergy, religious, those in formation and laypeople to learn with internationally recognized leaders in their fields about new developments in theology, family and parish ministry, historical and literary relationships and more. 1994 faculty includes foremost religious thinkers, scholars, doers and authors: Patrick Brennan, Christine Firer Hinze, Robert Morneau, Kevin O'Shea, Peter Phan and Ted Ross. Two one-week independent sessions. CEUs and diploma offered. $300-$320 per week includes tuition, room and board. For brochure, write: Dr. Howard Ebert, Director, Theological Institute, St. Norbert College, 100 Grant St., DePere, WI 54115-2099. (414) 7-3956.

WISCONSIN

PLACE: John Neumann Summer Institute, Sacred Heart School of Theology, Hales Corners, WI

TIME: Aug. 1-5, 1994

DESCRIPTION: A Call for Respect: Men, Women and the Church - As members of the Body of Christ, we need to increase our recognition and mutual affirmation of men for women and women for men; to acknowledge and nurture the unique gifts of all. This institute will help us develop a broader vision about everyone's potential and provide us with tools to implement the alternatives we see. Presenters include: Sr. Joan Chittister, Joe Holland, Robert Kegan, Br. Joe Kilikevice, Sr. Nancy Sylvester, Fr. William Thompson, Bishop Kenneth Untener, James and Evelyn Whitehead, and Susan Wood. JNSI Office, PO Box 429, Hales Corners, WI 53130-0429. (414) 425-8300.

PLACE: Edgewood College, Madison, WI

TIME: June 20-24, July 5-8, July 18-22, July 25-29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Four institutes exploring aspects of spirituality: 1) "Paul's Encounter with Christ," (June 20-24, 6:30-9:30 p.m.) with Walter Stohrer, SJ; 2) "Methods for Parish and Youth Ministry" (July 5-8, 6:00-9:00 p.m.) with Noreen McNamara and Dave Mack; 3) "Spirituality and Poetry: Landscapes of the Sacred" (July 18-22, 7:00-9:30 p.m.) with Bishop Robert Morneau; 4) Jewish Christian Dialogue: "Our Concept of God and Self" (July 25-29, 7:00-9:30 p.m.) with Fr. John Pawlikowski. Cost for each of these institutes is $100 ($85 if registered before June 1, 1994). Campus housing available. For brochure contact: Summer Session Office, Edgewood College, 855 Woodrow St., Madison, WI 53711. (608) 257-4861. Fax: 257-1455.

VARIOUS LOCALES

PLACE: St. Louis, MO: June 19-25; Oct. 30-Nov. 5; San Francisco, CA: July 10-16; Fairfield, CT: July 24-30; Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Italy, Taiwan

TIME: Summer-fall 1994

DESCRIPTION: Programs in leadership development for administrators, pastors, associates, DREs, provincials, directors, educators, counselors, ministers who would like some additional skills. Programs include personal and professional practice and theory in: Developing Leaders, Having Productive Meetings, Building Christian Communities, Mission Effectiveness, Improving Self-Concepts and Empowerment, Effective Presentations, Conflict Management, Decision Making, Problem Solving, Team Building, Counseling, Effecting Social Change. Skill Development Workshops can also be in-house, custom-designed for staffs, organizations. Over 15,000 individuals and 1,200 organizations have participated in these programs. For details contact: Drs. Joseph or Eileen Connolly, Communication Center, 214 S. Meramec, St. Louis, MO 63105. (314) 863-7267. Fax: (314) 863-7263.

Monastic

Experiences

OREGON

PLACE: Shalom Prayer Center, Mt. Angel, OR

TIME: June 29-July 28, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Prayer of the Heart: a month-long contemplative experience for men and women in the prayerful environment of Shalom Prayer Center. Retreatants enjoy silence and solitude in a Benedictine monastic atmosphere amid Oregon's natural beauty. The retreat experience includes spiritual direction, contemplative setting, teachings on prayer and break-day outings to the nearby Pacific Coast, Cascade Mountains or Columbia Gorge. Contact: Shalom Prayer Center, 840 S. Main St., Mt. Angel, OR 97362. (503) 845-67733.

Pilgrimages

VERMONT

PLACE: St. Anne's Shrine, Isle La Motte, VT

TIME: Mid-May through mid-October (daily)

DESCRIPTION: Situated on the shores of Lake Champlain on Isle La Motte, Vermont's scenic "Island County," Grand Isle. The site of Ft. St. Anne, Vermont's oldest settlement, constructed in 1666 where the first Mass in Vermont was celebrated. Eucharistic celebrations are offered daily in the chapel and open-air pavilion. Many devotees, pilgrims and families spend many hours in peace and prayer on the beautiful grounds, the Stations of the Cross (nestled among the pines), at the statue of St. Anne housed in an A-frame, and at the gilded statue of Our Lady of Lourdes, situated on the hill overlooking the lake. Also on display the statue of Samuel de Champlain, sculpted at Expo 67' in Montreal. Visitors can share in daily devotions, candlelight processions, grottos, souvenir shop, cafeteria, sandy beach, dock, picnic area. Open daily mid-May through mid-October. Write or call: Rev. Maurice U. Boucher, SSE, Director, St. Anne's Shrine. W. Shore Rd., PO Box 65, Isle La Motte, VT 05463. (802) 928-3362.

Programs

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Planning ahead for summer with only a week for education? Consider USF's one-week workshops: Women in Scripture; and Liturgical Prayer and Ministry: Images of Vatican II. USF also offers master's programs in theology with an emphasis in pastoral ministry and religious education, spirituality and two graduate certificates. For information, write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, 32nd Annual Summer Program in Theology, Spirituality, and Pastoral Studies, USF, Box B, Campion D-2, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601. 1-800-474-0220.

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Planning ahead for summer with only a week for education? Consider USF's one-week workshops: Women in Scripture; and Liturgical Prayer and Ministry: Images of Vatican II. USF also offers master's programs in theology with an emphasis in pastoral ministry and religious education, spirituality and two graduate certificates. For information write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, 32nd Annual Summer Program in Theology, Spirituality and Pastoral Studies, USF, Box B, Campion D-2, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601 or 1-800-474-0220

MASSACHUSETTS

PLACE: Women's Theological Center, Boston, MA

TIME: June 27-30, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Summer Anti-Racism Training Program at the Women's Theological Center, Boston, Mass. June 27-30, 1994. Daily from 9:00 to 4:00. Accommodations available at program site. This is an intensive training for educators, religious leaders, community leaders and others working within their organizations to make racial justice. The training provides and in-depth understanding of structural racism and racial identity and an opportunity to strategize for concrete institutional change. It offers people of color and white people space to explore these issues together as well as in racially defined groups. For more information contact: WTC, PO Box 1200, Boston, MA 02117. Telephone: (617) 536-8782.

MICHIGAN

PLACE: Weber Center, Adrian, MI

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: The Weber Experience, an opportunity for persons in transition, in need of retreat and renewal, or experiencing signs of burnout, to participate in a mini-sabbatical balanced program or optional workshops, spiritual direction, creative activities, prayer, retreat days. Participation is limited. Weber Experience is offered Oct. 19-Nov. 18, 1994, and March 8-April 7, 1995. Communicate with: Weber Center, 1257 E. Siena Heights Dr., Adrian, MI 49221. Or call: (517) 263-7088.

NEW MEXICO

PLACE: Center for Action and Contemplation, Albuquerque, NM

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: A Christian center for the training and formation of people for outreach ministries. 1994 Summer Calendar Highlights: Walter and June Keener Wink: "Reconstruction: Becoming Doers of the Word" Summer Conference (July 8-12); Marie Nord, OSF: "Bio-Spirituality: Beyond Stewardship" (Aug. 6-7); Richard Rohr, OFM: "Quest for the Holy Grail Men's Retreat" (Aug. 29-Sept. 2). The CAC also offers a residential internship and a bimonthly newspaper, Radical Grace. For more information on these and other CAC activities, contact us at: Center for Action and Contemplation, PO Box 12464, Albuquerque, NM 87195-2464. Phone: (505) 242-9588.

NEW YORK

PLACE: Pyramid Life Center, Paradox, NY

TIME: July-September 1994

DESCRIPTION: Nestled in the Adirondack Mountains lies a private 700-acre preserve including a private lake and island. A variety of weekend programs inviting you to celebrate God's creation: nature retreats, scripture study, spirituality, living the gospel in daily life, etc. Leaders include: Daniel Berrigan, SJ; Joseph (Jushua) Girzone; Diane Fausel; James Dolan, SJ; Miriam Therese MacGillis, OP; and others. Recharge your spirit while you recreate - hiking, swimming, canoeing or relaxing on a simple cabin's front porch overlooking the peaceful lake. Quality programs at an affordable price. Your own group may be accommodated. For brochure: PLC, Box 2213, Scotia, NY 12302-0213. Phone: (518) 382-2688.

OHIO

PLACE: Maria Stein Center, Maria Stein, OH

TIME: Summer Programs, 1994

DESCRIPTION: A place of peace and hospitality, Maria Stein offers: Centering Prayer-May 7; Restoring Balance in Your Life with Pam Walker-May 14. Praying the Gospels: Experiencing the Mystery of Jesus-June 6-12; A Way to God for Today-June 13-19; Directed Retreat-June 20-26; Toward a Deeper Spirituality: Reclaiming the Holy in Our Lives-June 20-26; R&R: Rest and Re-creation with Head, Heart & Hands-June 27-July 2; Liturgy in a Formative Environment-June 26-July July 8; Creativity and Spirituality, a Given! July 8-10; Shout Hosannah! with Fr. Lucien Deiss-July 12-17; Companions at the Table-July 18-24; Five-Day Academy for Spiritual Formation-July 26-31; St. John's Book of Glory-Aug. 1-7; Focus on Leadership, August 5-7; August Adventure: An Intensive Prayer Experience-August 7-18. (See our display ad.) Contact: MSC, PO Box 128, Maria Stein, OH 45860. (419) 925-4538, 1-800-648-3220.

RHODE ISLAND

PLACE: Our Lady of Peace Spiritual Life Center, Narragansett, RI

TIME: September 1994-May 1995

DESCRIPTION: The Art of Spiritual Companioning is an integrated program of spirituality, theology and psychology incorporating both an experiential and a theoretical approach. Persons interested in a future ministry of spiritual companioning are invited to a nine-month commitment (September-May) that centers on prayer and spiritual discernment, spiritual direction and supervision. The program accommodates five to six interns. Contact: Dianne Carlson, RSM, Our Lady of Peace Spiritual Life Center, Ocean Road, PO Box 507, Narragansett, RI 02882-0507. Or call: (401) 884-7676.

SOUTH DAKOTA

PLACE: Blue Cloud Abbey, Marvin, SD

TIME: July 11-15; July 25-29; Aug. 1-6, 1994

DESCRIPTION: A self-exploratory program, "Personality and Human Relations" (PRH) offered in eastern South Dakota on a continual basis by Joan Marie Brandner, PBVM, and JoAnn Sturzl, PBVM, licensed professionals. "Who Am I?" and "Approach to Self Through the Body" held simultaneously on July 11-15; "Who Am I?" and "Leading My Life" on July 25-29. "Managing My Growth" on Aug. 1-6. It is complementary to many existing growth programs yet very unique, refreshing and comprehensive. Register by June 25 if possible. Contact: Joan Brandner, 1321 8th St., Brookings, SD 57006; (605) 697-7348. Or contact: JoAnn Sturzl, 600 East 21st St., Sioux Falls, SD 57105. (605) 338-1620.

TEXAS

PLACE: Mexican American Cultural Center, San Antonio, TX

TIME: June 6-24; July 10-29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: June 6-24: 8:30-4 p.m. (Spanish, Mini Pastoral, Mr. Roberto Pina. July 10-29: 8:30-4 p.m. (English) Mini Pastoral, Mr. Roberto Pina. This is a three-week intensive program that serves as an introduction to Hispanic ministry in the United States. The program attempts to look into the mind, heart and spirit of the Hispanic community as a model of ministry within other cultures besides our own. Write or call: Mexican American Cultural Center, 3019 W. French Pl., San Antonio, TX 78228. (210) 732-2156, ext. 20.

VERMONT

PLACE: St. Michael's College, Colchester, VT

TIME: June 27-Aug. 5, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Saint Michael's College. June 27-Aug. 5, 1994. Certificate of Advance Specialization. For students who have MA and wish to update courses, refresh skills, break into new fields. In consultation with director, students select own course sequence. Six courses required (normally three summers). Half the tuition charge for the degree; i.e., $100 per credit - $300 per course. Write: Graduate Theology and Pastoral Ministry, Saint Michael's College, Winooski Park, Colchester, VT 05439. (802) 654-2579.

PLACE: St. Michael's College, Colchester, VT

TIME: June 27-Aug. 5, 1994

DESCRIPTION: June 27-Aug. 5, Saint Michael's College: Program:six-week/three-week/two-week courses. MA Theology. Certificates, unclassified students, auditors, enrichment. Courses/faculty: Frederick Cwiekowski, SS: Ecclesiology; Catherine Dooley, OP: Sacraments of Healing: Richard Fragomeni: Preparing Liturgical Gatherings; Richard Friedrichs: Prayer and the Experience of God; Mary Frohlich: Spiritual Classics of the Early Church; Maureen Gallagher; Foundation of Religious Education; Richard Gula, SS: Foundations of Moral Theology; Wilfrid Harrington, OP: Gospel of Matthew; Leslie Hoppe, OFM: Introduction to Old Testament; Lucien Richard, OMI: Grace and Redemption; Robert Wicks: Self-Awareness and Ministry; Ronald Witherup, SS: Synoptic Gospels. $200 per credit ($100 audit). Graduate Theology and Pastoral Ministry, Saint Michael's College, Winooski Park, Colchester, VT 05439. (802) 654-2579.

WASHINGTON

PLACE: The Institute for Theological Studies, Seattle University, Seattle, WA

TIME: July 3-15, 1994: Christianity and Cosmology; Aug. 7-13, 1994: Communion of Earth and Spirit

DESCRIPTION: Sacred Universe Program. Deepen your appreciation of the sacredness of all creation through the Sacred Universe Program at the Institute for Theological Studies. This program is comprised of two courses: "Christianity and Cosmology" (July 3-15) centers on the exploration of Christian doctrines as they relate to the nature of the universe and "Communion of Earth and Spirit" (Aug. 7-13) provides an integrated learning experience in a natural setting. These courses will help you identify how ecological issues can be approached from the perspective of the Christian tradition; how to understand and connect with the created universe through the integration of science, technology and theology; and how to develop resources and opportunities to respond to the sacredness of the universe through personal and community ministry. The Pacific Northwest offers a unique setting for these courses of study. The Sacred Universe Program is held in both classroom settings and in the field, taking advantage of both the academic facilities of Seattle University and the natural splendor of the mountains and islands that make up this part of the country. The August session takes place at the Chinook Learning Center on Whidbey Island and offers an immersion experience to help participants build a sensitized and knowledgeable connection with creation. Come for one or both courses. Courses may be taken as electives in one of ITS' accredited degree programs or as individual courses leading to a Post Bachelor's certificate in Sacred Universe Studies. For more information contact: Sacred Universe Program, Seattle University/ITS, Broadway and Madison, Seattle, WA 98122. (206) 296-5530. 1-800-426-7123.

CANADA

PLACE: Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada

TIME: July 4-29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: The Eighth Annual Summer Institute in Pastoral Liturgy. Two consecutive two-week sessions. July 4-15: Introduction to Liturgy; RCIA Celebrating the Easter Cycle; The Environment for Worship: Principles, Places and Symbols; Liturgy and Youth. July 18-29: Initiation of Children; Liturgical and Devotional Prayer; Liturgy and Social Justice; Holding the Seasons Together: The Challenge of Liturgical Preparation; Advent-Christmas-Epiphany. A non-degree program; $110 per course. Faculty of Theology, Saint Paul University, 223 Main St., Ottawa, Ontario, KIS 1C4, Canada. (613) 236-1393.

PLACE: Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada

TIME: July 4-29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Summer Theology Program: Introduction to the New Testament; Introduction to Biblical Greek; Feminist and Men's Issues in the Context of Christian Spirituality; Women and the Church: History Revisited. Credit or audit. Courses also in French. For more detailed information contact: Faculty of Theology, Saint Paul University, 223 Main St., Ottawa, Ontario KIS 1C4 Canada. (613) 236-1393.

PLACE: Holy Cross Centre for Ecology & Spirituality, Port Burwell, Ontario, Canada

TIME: Year-round except in December and January

DESCRIPTION: Centre for Ecology and Spirituality: Programs. Six-Week Sabbatical: Pilgrimage to Earth, June 20-July 29. Includes two weekends with Thomas Berry. Befriending the Earth Two, June 24-26: Thomas Berry and theologians finishing doctoral work in ecology and theology. Voice of the Earth, July 21-24: Authors Thomas Berry and Theodore Roszak on ecology and psychology. Canticle to the Cosmos, Aug. 15-26. Study of Brian Swimme's and Berry's work, facilitated by Mary Margaret Howard. Information: Holy Cross, Port Burwell, Ont. NOJ1TO. (519) 874-4502.

IRELAND

PLACE: All Hallows Institute for Mission and Ministry, Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland

TIME: July 4-8; July 18-22; July 25-29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: All Hallows Institute for Mission & Ministry. Summer Programs, 1994. Some Forgotten Stories of God: Making the Scriptures Come Alive, Dr. Megan McKenna (July 4-8). Living: Prayer for Busy People, Una O'Connor (July 4-8). Celtic Spirituality: A Rich Inheritance, Sean O'Duinn, OSB, Gloustal Abbey, (July 18-22). Jesus Christ: The Birth, Passion and Death of the Messiah, Raymond Brown, SS (July 25-29). For more information on programs and housing, please write to: The Administrator, All Hallows Institute for Mission and Ministry, Gracepark Rd., Drumcondra, Dublin 9, Ireland. Tel: (01) 837-3745. Or fax: (01) 837-7642.

MEXICO

Place: Instituto Falcon, AC, Mexico

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Guanajuato's Language and Cultural Program. Individualized instruction or in small groups, for cultural or business purposes, tailoring our instruction to each student's needs. We teach people of all ages and from many nationalities. Other highlights: homestays with families, sports, movies, field trips, hikes, cultural events, all this taking place in the most beautiful city of Mexico. Date: Year-round. New classes begin every Monday. Cost: $950. Includes registration fee. Four weeks of classes, room and board for 30 days and one-way transportation from the airport. Lower cost for fewer weeks. Contact: Prof. Jorge Barroso V., Instituto Falcon A.C., Callejon Mora #158, Guanajuato, Gto. 36000, Mexico; Tel/Fax: 4732-3694.

RELEGIOUS

STUDIES

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

TIME: June 27-Aug. 5, 1994

DESCRIPTION: The Center for Pastoral Studies offers through its Summer School in Theology and Ministry a variety of one-week courses in theology and ministry. Topics include counseling concerns, liturgical music, social ministry, scripture and spirituality. Summer faculty includes Leonard Biallas, Lizette Larson-Miller, Marie Anne Mayeski and John Keating, SJ. Write: Center for Pastoral Studies, Loyola Marymount University 7101 W. 80th ST., Los Angeles, CA 90045. Call: (310) 338-2799.

CONNECTICUT

PLACE: Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, CT

TIME: June 27-June 30, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Institute on Contemporary Christian Thought. "The Parables of Jesus: An Experience of the Kingdom." Sr. Sarah Sharkey, OP, PhD. The course will address the history of parable interpretation as well as the exciting results of contemporary approaches to parable study. Such efforts offer rich insights as we view the parables in the contexts of contemporary theology and ministry. "The Spiritual Quest with Guidance from Rahner." James Bacik, PhD. An examination of the way in which the theology of Karl Rahner can illumine and guide us in dealing with particular concerns today. Two graduate credits offered. Auditors welcome. Writer or call: Graduate Office, St. Joseph College, 1678 Ayslum Ave., West Hartford, CT 06117. (203) 232-4571, ext. 261, or fax (203) 233-5695.

RHODE ISLAND

PLACE: Providence College, Providence, RI

TIME: June 20-July 29; June 20-July 8, July 11-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Religious Studies Graduate Courses. June 20 July 29: Moral Problems Today, Paul Seaver, OP; Introductory Biblical Greek, Sean Drury. June 20-July 8: Epistles of ST. Paul, Terence J. Keegan, OP; Creator and Creation, Matthew F. Morry, OP; History of Pre-exilic Israel, Dr. Patrick Reid. July 11-July 29: Grace and +Nature, Robert J. Hennessey, OP; Prophetic Faith, Dr. Patrick Reid. Luxurious housing on on-campus, air-conditioned living complex. For information contact: Theology Department, Providence College, Providence, RI 02918. (401) 865-2274.

RENEWAL

PROGRAMS

CONNECTICUT

PLACE: Wisdom House, Litchfield, CT

TIME: May 2-5, 1994, and Oct. 24-27, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Sage Days - A renewal program for senior religious age 70 and older. Opportunity for an ongowing education in scripture, wellness, spirituality and the arts. Comfortable accomodations and well-ballanced meals. A perfect setting for socialization, reflection and integration in the foothills of th Berkshires. For those who are well and continue to enjoy growth in every aspect of life. Presenter of spirituality component: May: Jane Silk, RSM; October: Theresa Kane, RSM. Wisdom House, 229 E. Litchfield Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. (203) 567-3163. Fax (203) 567-3166.

KANSAS

PLACE: Manna House of Prayer, Concordia, KS

TIME: July 5-Aug. 2, 1994

DESCRIPTION: The Magnificat Program is a four-week program of spiritual renewal designed to assist women and men to integrate the 12-Step Program into their daily lives. Centering Prayers and the tools of guided imagery, dream work, inner child work, and journaling will be presented and used during the program. The program also includes a weekend workshop on Surrender and a six-day Holistic Retreat with Brenda Lege, OCarm. Information: Magnificat Program, Manna House of Prayer, PO Box 675, Concordia, KS 66901.(13) 243-4428.

LOUISIANA

PLACE: Blessing Place, Lacombe, LA

TIME: Mid-August through mid-December, 1994, and January through May, 1995

DESCRIPTION: Blessing Place provides both and environment and a number of enrichment opportunities for women and men religious and clergy who seek their own growth through holistic development. We try to achieve a gentle rhythm of input, reflection, leisure, prayer and community. A strong point of our program is its holistic approach, the integration of the physical, psychological, intellectual, emotional, environmental, cultural and spiritual elements. Participants are accepted for the complete nine-month program or for either session. For information contact: Sr. Barbara Breaud, PO Box 130, Lacombe, LA 70445.(504) 882-7579.

MASSACHUSETTS

PLACE: St. Stephen Priory Spiritual Life Center, Dover, MA

TIME: Summer 1994

DESCRIPTION: This program is offered for religious men and women who desire to spend time apart for reflection, renewal and relaxation. Beautiful wooded setting, pool and just 20 miles from Boston. The program closes with the six-day Guided Retreat, "Rooted in Our Biblical History." Coordinators: John Kerr, CFX, and Carol Fitzsimmons, CSJ. Please write or call for brochure: St. Stephen Prior Spiritual Life Center, 20 Glen St., Box 370, Dover, MA 02030. (508) 785-0124.

RENEWAL

PROGRAMS

MISSOURI

PLACE: Rockhaven Center for Holistic Living, House Springs. MO

TIME: September-December, 1994; January-April, 1995

DESCRIPTION: The Rockhaven Program ... a holistic renewal program for men and women in religious service who are on sabbatical, in personal transition, needing a change of pace. Two 15-week sessions annually beginning the second Monday in September and the second Monday in January; 10 participants; homelike, rural setting about 40 minutes from St. Louis. For information or application call or write: Mary Tobias Hagan, csj, 7621 Rivermont Trail, House Springs, MO 63051. (314) 671-3623.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

PLACE: Berakah - A Place of Blessing, Pittsfield, NH

TIME: Session I: Aug. 27-Dec. 16, 1994; Session II: Jan. 14-May 5,1995 (choose one or both)

DESCRIPTION: Berakah: "A Place of Blessing," offers A Time of Blessing, four-month renewal programs for women religious seeking to foster fidelity to self, God and world. Components: scriptural and theological input, personal and spiritual renewal, contemplative space, opportunity for spiritual direction and/or counseling, creative leisure in a community setting. Write or call: Berakah - A Place of Blessing, RR1 Box 191, Fairview Dr., Pittsfield, NH 03263-9109. (603) 435-7271.

NEW MEXICO

PLACE: Nazareth House, Deming, NM

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Nazareth House. Time-out, Listening, Prayer House. Complement to the Retreat House, Parish, Place of rest, discernment. Place to continue, share the search for truth, beauty, goodness in all aspects of life ... help others to do this. Beginning dialogue Center re: relationship of family/church, help plan seminars, workshops. For priests, sisters, brothers, laypersons, single, family, snowbirds, seekers, writters, artists, musicians, prophets, visionaries, carpenters, electricians, plumbers, masons, gardeners. Long or short stays. Cost negotiable. Write: Jacqueline Sailer, DHM, MA, Adult Christian Community Regis, Denver, PO Box 1531, Deming, NM 88031.

NEW YORK

PLACE: St. Bonaventura University, Olean, NY

TIME: July 3-22, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Franciscan Federation Summer Enrichment III. Together with the best of the Franciscan Institute's Summer Program, participants will experience the riches of the Third Order Regular heritage in a special seminar, July 13-17. Participating with all Franciscans, the Program also welcomes sisters and brothers preparing for perpetual commitment. Coordinators: Celeste Crine. OSF, Aston, Pa. Dorothy McCormack, OSF, Redwood City, Calif. Cost: $1000 (includes room/board, program and special TOR Seminar). Information: Patricia Hutchison, OSF, (202) 529-2334. Fax: (202) 529-7016.

TEXAS

PLACE: Antonian Residence, San Antonion, TX

TIME: June 16-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Venture - A program designed for men and women religious and priests in their 60s and beyond ... those actively involved in ministry and those in retirement. Men and women who wish to deepen and renew their spiritual life, continue the progress of ongoing-formation in a wholistic manner, develop greater self-awareness, update their theology, develop skills in dealing with life's transitions, explore and develop creativity and leisure skills. Write or call: Veronica Cahill, SHSp. Antonian Residence, 6423 West Ave., San Antonio, TX 78213. Phone: (210) 349-9928.

RETREATS

ARIZONA

PLACE: Wisdom's Way, Jerome, AZ

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Wisdom's Way offers individual and group retreats in an environment that provides ample opportunity for rest and recreation. Our 100 year-old Victorian house is set high on a hill overlooking the red rocks of Sedona and the San Francisco Peaks. Retreats are individually designed to meet participants' needs and are directed by Susan Stolfa, a laywoman with extensive background in scripture and creation sprituality. Commitment to a simple lifestyle keeps costs to a minimum. For information or to arrange a retreat or sabbatical contact: Wisdom's Way, PO Box 833, Jerome, AZ 86331. (602) 639-0992.

PLACE: Our Lady of Solitude Contemplative House of Pryer, Black Canyon City, AZ

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Those seeking divine intimacy and interior prayer life are offered silence, solitude, a prayer milieu and self-contained hermitage on a desert mountain an hour north of Phoenix. Ours is a contemplative-eremitical house of prayer with three additional hermitages available for lay. religious, priests called to solitude for week, month sabbatical. Spiritual direction, excellent spirituality library, beautiful "Dwelling Place" meditation chapel available to seekers answering Hosea 2:16. OLS' simplicity: Scripture the one book; Jesus the One Word; Gospel the one Life; Now the one Time; "Abba, Amen!" the one prayer. Write/call: OLS House of Prayer, PO Box 1140, Black Canyon City, AZ 85324. (602) 374-9204.

ARKANSAS

PLACE: St. Scholastica Center, Ft. Smith, AR

TIME: Summer/Fall, 1994

DESCRIPTION: St. Scholastica Center offers these retreats and workshops: Mar. 25-27 - "Grief Workshop: Entering the Cave of the Heart" by Paula D'Arcy; Apr. 8-10 - "Discovering the Monk Within" retreat by Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB; Apr. 29- May 1 - "Spiritual Direction Workshop Retreat" by Jaonne Taylor Forgue; May 13-15 - "Healing the Inner Child" Workshop II by Peggy McGurn, IHM; May 20-22 - "Freeing the Artist and Painter Within: Reclaiming God's Light and Wisdom" by Linda Boen, PhD; June 12-18 - "The Table of Daily Life: Contemplative Living" by Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB; Oct. 2-8 - "The Table of Daily Life" By Macrina; Nov. 4-6 "The Table of Daily Life" by Macrina; Dec 2-4 - Couples Retreat by Joe and Elaine Sullivan. Call/Write: Cabrini Schmitz, OSB, PO Box 3489, Fort Smith, AR 72913. (501) 783-1135.

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Jesuit Retreat House, Los Altos, CA

TIME: June 21-July 28, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Directed 30-Day Ignatian Retreat, preceded and followed by seminar days of theological reflection, is part of the Master in Applied Spirituality Program of the University of San Francisco. For more details write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, Retreats, USF, Box B, San Francisco, CA 94117-180. Or call: (415) 666-6601. 1-800-474-0220.

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Center for Spiritual Development, Orange, CA

TIME: May-August 1994

DESCRIPTION: May 13-15, Women with God, Sr. Mary Virginia Micka, CSJ; May 19-26, Sacred Space Retreat, Private Retreat; May 20-22, Contemplative Retreat, Sr. Molly Neville, SNJM; June 16-24, Silent Directed Retreat, Br. Bernard LoCoco, FSC and Team; Aug. 15-12, Holistic Retreat (Open to women and men), Team of Directors; Aug. 17-21, Bio-Spirituality and Focusing Retreat, Ann McGlone and Team. Come, center yourself in this spiritual oasis, far from the noise - yet close to the city, ocean, mountains - with easy access to airports and recreation areas. See Education, Sabbatical and Spanish Studies sections. Write or call: Center for Spiritual Development, Attn: Dept. NSR-SL, 434 S. Batavia St., Orange, CA 92668-3907. (714) 744-3175.

PLACE: Presentation Retreat Center, Los Gatos, CA

TIME: Summer 1994

DESCRIPTION: Nestled in the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains, 30 minutes from the Pacific Ocean. Hiking trails and swimming pool. (1) "Come Away and Rest with Me," June 13-20: scripturally based guided retreat led by Sr. Marilyn Wilson, BVM, with Fr. Richard Garcia, liturgist; (2) "Moving from a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Relationships," July 11-18, led by Sr. Rosemary Lynch, OSF, and Fr. Alain Richard, OFM - the gospels through a lens of nonviolence, focusing on a renewed culture of relationships; (3) "Letting God, Letting Self Happen," Aug. 1-9, led by Fr. Leo Rock, SJ, PhD - opportunity for a quiet prayerful experience of self and God, discovering the ways the two might meet more fully. For more information write: Presentation Center, 19480 Bear Creek Rd., Los Gatos, CA 95030. Or call: (408) 354-2346.

PLACE: Santa Sabina Center, San Rafael, CA

TIME: July-August 1994

DESCRIPTION: Retreats open to all, in beautiful Marin County, near San Francisco. Gardens, wooded hills, hiking trails, swimming availability. July 2-9: Encounter with the Word: A silent, Scripture-based retreat with Irish Dominican Mary O'Driscoll, OP; daily liturgy, communal prayer, conferences, relaxed schedule. $290. Aug. 1-7: Contemplative Ways of Being. Caligrapher and artist Jenny Groat will offer wisdom guidance and support to deepen our contemplative practice and rediscover ordinary daily life as sacred. $270. Aug. 9-14: Earth Week: Cultivating the Empty Field. A week of meditation and gardening practice with Wendy Johnson, Head Gardener at the Green Culch Zen Center, listening and learning from the earth as we cultivate the gardens of the Center and the garden of our lives. $270. Write or call: Retreat Coordinator, Santa Sabina Center, 1520 Grand Ave., San Rafael, CA 94901. (415) 457-7727.

PLACE: Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center, (45 miles north of San Diego and 1 1/2 hours south of Los Angeles - four miles from the ocean.)

TIME: Summer 1994

DESCRIPTION: Original California Mission - all new carpeting, new beds, etc. June 6-10: Contemplative Prayer and Silent Sitting - Sr. Ishpriya, RSCJ. July 3-8: Religious Sister's retreat-Lester Mitchell, OFM. July 11-15: 12-Step - Sr. Briegeen Moore and Fr. John McAndrew. July 18-22: Holistic Women's Spirituality - Sr. Mary Smith, OSF, and Team. Aug. 22-26: Healing and Wholeness, by Barbara Sheman. Many other retreats are available. Please write or call for a brochure today: Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center, Box 409, Oceanside, CA 92068. (619) 757-3659.

PLACE: La Casa de Maria Retreat Center, Santa Barbara, CA

TIME: March-May, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Coming ecumenical retreats: "A Summit Meeting for Humanity - Confronting the Moral Meltdown," Pamela Meidell - Nevada Desert Experience, June O'Connor - Religious Studies Dept., UC Riverside, Koyuaki Tanahasha, Edie Hartshorne - Plutonium Free Future, Grace Thorpe - National Environment Coalition of Native Americans, July 5-7; "Your Creative Self," Marjory & Peter Bankson, Faith at Work, July 8-10; "Exploring Our Spiritualities - a Women's Wholistic Retreat," Dr. Anita Caspary, IHM, Julia Felker, Ursula Caspary Frankel, MFCC, Dr. Susan Maloney, SNJM, Stella Matsuda, July 17-22; "Women, Money & Spirituality," Sept. 23-25. La Casa de Maria Retreat Center, 800 El Bosque Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93108. (805) 969-5031.

PLACE: Vallombrosa Center, Menlo Park, CA

TIME: July 1-8, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Sister's Retreat. The Experience of God: Foundation for Religious Life. A guided retreat in which participants will explore their own experiences of God in this "postmodern era" and their call as religious now and in the future in light of their God-experiences. Presented by Margaret Botch, SP, one of the visionaries for the FORUS Study; served in formulation, provincial administration and now does retreat and discernment ministry with religious and communities. Contact: Events Coordinator, Valombrosa Center, 250 Oak Grove Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025. (415) 325-5614. Fax: (415) 325-0908.

PLACE: Spiritual Ministry Center, San Diego, CA

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Each retreat is individually designed by one of four RSCJ directors. Rooms are spacious with private bath, comfortable bed, arm-chair, desk and tape deck. The kitchen is yours to make whatever you want to eat. Off that kitchen is a private patio for retreatants only. A short bike or walk brings you to the ocean in just one block. And there before you is the full ocean for you contemplation. A few blocks to the right are sandy beaches, where you can sun or swim to your heart's content. Call us: (619) 224-9444.

PLACE: Jesuit Retreat House, Los Altos, CA

TIME: June 21-July 28, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Directed 30-Day Ignatian Retreat, preceded and followed by seminar days of theological reflection, is part of the Master in Applied Spirituality Program of the University of San Francisco. For more details write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, Retreats, USF, Box B, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601 or 1-800-474-0220.

COLORADO

PLACE: Benet Pines Retreat Center, Colorado Springs, CO

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Benet Pines Retreat Center, located on 32 acres of pine forest in view of Pikes Peak. Offers a year-round beautiful, contemplative environment for private/directed retreats and sabbaticals. Special summer events: Hiking Retreats, Jun 12-18, July 24-30. Day trips into the surrounding mountains with a return to the center for rest, shower and prayer. Dreams of the Earth Retreat. June 8-10 with Patricia Sablatura, OSF, MS. An integration of personal and global spirituality through dreams. Individual Retreat Work on Dreams available June 30-July 13. Write or call: Benet Pines Retreat Center, 15780 Highway 83, Colorado Springs, CO 80921. (719) 495-2574.

PLACE: Xavier Jesuit Center, Denver, CO

TIME: June 24-26, 1994: year-round

DESCRIPTION: Xavier Jesuits present DeMello VII Anniversary retreat with Jesuit Fr. Tony deSouza from India giving the meditations with Fr. Robert DeRouen, SJ, Please call for reservations: (303) 477-9139. For other retreats during the year write: Xavier Jesuit Center, c/o Fr. Robert DeRouen, 3450 W. 53rd Ave., Denver, CO 80221.

PLACE: Sacred Heart Jesuit Retreat House, Sedalia, CO

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Situated on almost 300 acres in the colorful foothills of the Rockies, the Jesuit Retreat House offers the perfect setting for solitude, reflection and prayer. An experienced staff of Jesuits and religious women welcomes you to share in the richness of the Christian tradition. Directed, private, preached and 30-day retreats are available almost year-round for clergy, religious and laity. Summer schedule for individually directed silent retreats: May 24-June 2; June 13-22; June 23-July 26 (30-day); June 24-July 3; July 6-15; July 17-26; Aug. 2-11; Aug. 12-19 (preached or directed). For information/reservations, contact: Reservations Coordinator, Sacred Heart Jesuit Retreat House, Box 185, Sedalia, CO 80135. (303) 688-4198

CONNECTICUT

PLACE: Wisdom House, Litchfield, CT

TIME: June-September 1994

DESCRIPTION: Mountain setting with outdoor swimming pool. Directed Retreats: June 10-16, June 24-July 1; July 8-15, July 29-Aug. 5, Aug. 12-19; Sept. 9-16. Guided Retreats: June 10-16, Parable Retreat, Team of Dominican friars and sisters; June 24-July 1, the Marriage of the Lamb-Birthing a New Society, Eileen Storey, SC; July 8-15. Touching the Fire: A World Charged with the Grandeur of God, Daniel Martin, PhD; July 29-Aug. 5, The Enneagram and the Spiritual Exercises, Carol Buckley, SC; Aug. 12-19, Wisdom Spirituality; Sept. 9-16, Jesus and Women Yesterday and Today, Jane Silk, RSM. Wisdom House, 229 E. Litchfield, Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. (203) 567-3163, Fax: (203) 567-3166.

PLACE: Lourdes Wellness Center, Edmundite Apostolate Center, Enders Island, CT

TIME: Oct. 16-21 and Oct 23-28, 1994

DESCRIPTION: "Mining our Inner Wisdom" Oct. 16-21 - a retreat focusing on use of art-journaling with color and clay to facilitate prayer, silence, attending and responding in a discerning way to the wisdom revealed through God's creative Word. "Creation as Parable" Oct. 23-28 - wholistic retreat including themes from scripture and nature: island, earth, water. Silence, sharing, visualization, art-journaling sessions, gentle stretching exercises. Each retreat: daily liturgy available with Edmundite Community; tuition: $100; room and board $230. Staff: Marianne Hieb, RSM, and Helen Owens, OSF. Information: Marion Fazi, Lourdes Wellness Center, 900 Haddon Ave., Ste. 100, Collingswood, NJ 08108. (609) 869-3127.

PLACE: Edmundite Apostolate Center, Enders Island, Mystic, CT

TIME: Summer 1994

DESCRIPTION: On an island off Mystic, reached by Causeway. Directed Retreats: (June 11-18); guided retreats: Praying our Experience as American Catholics (June 5-11); Imitation of Christ-Book 1 (June 18-25); St. Francis of Assisi (June 25-July 1); Making Disciples (July 1-9); Search for Freedom (July 9-15); Scripture & The Sea (July 17-23); Moments in the Spiritual Life-part 2 (July 23-29); God, the Holy Spirit (July 31-Aug. 6); Mysteries of the Rosary (Aug. 6-12); Images of God (Aug. 14-21); Sprituality of Icons (Aug. 14-21). Private retreats by special arrangement. Write: Mrs. Claire St. Clair, Edmundite Apostolate Center, Enders Island, Mystic, CT 06355. Or call: (203) 536-0565.

FLORIDA

PLACE: Dominican Retreat House, Miami, FL

TIME: Summer

DESCRIPTION: This peaceful setting includes 34 private rooms, chapel, lounge, dining room and 10 acres of beautiful grounds with outdoor shrines. Retreat schedule: (open to women and men unless stated otherwise): May 27-29, Survivors of Sexual Abuse; June 3-5, Dreams: A Way to Inner Vision; June 17-23, Women Religious; June 24-26, Women; June 28-July 4, Parable Retreat; July 8-10, Scripture Study Weekend; July 15-17, Codependents; July 22-24. Wholistic; July 25-Aug. 1, Directed Retreat Week. Individual retreats (private or directed) can be scheduled upon request. Call or write: Dominican Retreat House, 7275 SW 124 St., Miami, FL 33156. (305) 238-2711.

PLACE: The Cenacle, Lantana, FL

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: June 3-5: "Centering Prayer Retreat" with Fr. Bill Sheehan, OMI. June 10-12: "Women Empowering-Empowering Women" with Sr. Mary Sullivan, rc, and Sr. Peggy Lane, rc. June 17-23: "Gatherers of Community: For Church and For World," a six-day Sister's retreat with Fr. Jim O'Brien, SJ. August 11-17: "Scripture Guided Retreat," a six-day retreat open to all. With Fr. Charles Matonti. Aug. 26-28: "Desert Experience" creative & contemplative, With the Cenacle Sisters. For more information or a retreat schedule, write or call: The Cenacle, 1400 S. Dixie Hwy., Lantana, FL 33462. (407) 582-2534.

ILLINOIS

PLACE: Cenacle Retrear House, Warrenville, IL

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Located on 42 acres along the DuPage River, 30 miles west of Chicago. Air-conditioned rooms, directed retreats throughout the year. Brochure available. May 15-17: Dream Seminar with Patricia Coughlin; May 22-24: "Prayer in the Christian Mystical Tradition" with Gabriele Uhlein; May 20-22 "Letting Go-the Spirituality of Meister Exhkart" with James Finley; June 12-8; Retreat of Religious with Carl Dehne; June 24-29 "Desire and Mystery in Western Spirituality" with Rick Ganz; July 8-13 "Reclaiming God's Dream for Us" with Mary Ruth Broz and Barbara Flynn; Aug. 5-7 "Jesus the Human Face of God" with Evelyn Jegen. Contact: Cenacle Retreat House, PO Box 797, Warrenville, IL 60555. (708) 393-1231.

PLACE: Resurrection Center, Woodstock, IL

TIME: June 3-6, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Creating Male Spirit, A Creation Spirituality Interfaith Retreat for Men. In replacing shame with encouragement, ridicule with respect, loneliness with friendship, and woundedness with healing, this retreat invites men to come together to empower one another as companions journeying toward an authentic maleness. Within a sacred circle of privacy, respect and confidentiality, men of all ages, faith traditions, sexual orientations, races and cultures are welcomed. Let go into ritual time and space, sacred dance, song and processing experiences, and claim the dignity, wisdom and power, the birthright of every male. Join: Joseph Kilikevice, OP, and Hal Dessel, MSW, for an experience that will knock your socks off! Write or call: SHEM Center for Interfaith Spirituality, 204 S. Humphrey Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302-3327. (708) 848-9772.

PLACE: Cenacle Retreat House, Chicago, IL

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Summer Retreats & Workshops. Effective Living with Muriel Brennan, rc, May 6-8. Growing Through the Enneagram, with Nancy Golen, rc, May 13-15. Directed Retreats, June 1-9. Intensive Journal: Life Study, with Irene Dugan, rc, June 4-5, Day of Renewal for Couples, June 26. A Wholistic Experience: One Body, One Spirit, with Cathy Campbell, SP, & Adelade Ortega, SP, July 9-10. Intensive Journal: Life Experience and Life Integration, with Joyce Kemp, rc, July 23-26. Contemplative Prayer Weekend, with Rose Hoover, rc, July 29-31. The Cenacle Ministry Office, 513 Fullerton Pkwy., Chicago, IL 60614. (312) 528-6300.

INDIANA

PLACE: Mary's Solitude Prayer Center, Notre Dame, IN

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Available any time: private or individually directed retreats; 30-day retreats; spiritual direction. Peaceful, homelike contemplative atmosphere on Saint Mary's College campus (across from Notre Dame) - very quiet setting on crest of hill overlooking woodlands, farm, St. Joseph River. Many acres of beauty: nature trails, gardens, fountains, gazebo, outdoor patio. Swimming pool and athletic facilities available. Daily liturgy; praying community. The Sisters of the Holy Cross welcome you to Mary's Solitude! Write or call: Mary's Solitude Prayer Center, Saint Mary's, Notre Dame, IN 46556. (219) 284-5599.

PLACE: The Solitude of St. Joseph, Notre Dame, IN

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Located on the edge of the University of Notre Dame campus, in parklike surroundings, The Solitude has six rooms for directed or private retreats. Retreats of six or eight days begin on Sunday evening. Retreats of shorter duration begin at the discretion of the retreatant and when space is available. Directed retreats must be arranged at least one month in advance. Guests prepare their own meals from food provided. Costs: $30 per night. Directed retreat: $10 per meeting with director. A nonrefundable deposit of $35 is required for stays of three or more nights. Early registration for summer months highly recommended. Write or call: Br. John H. Kuhn, CSC, Solitude of St. Joseph, PO Box 983, Notre Dame, IN 46556. (219) 631-5655.

PLACE: Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. IN

TIME: June-July, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Moment of Grace, June 5-9, Mary Southard, CSJ. Within the context of The Universe Story, this retreat considers the primordial dynamics of the universe, the emergence of the feminine and new understandings of our traditions. Enneagram Retreat, June 19-23, Maria Beesing, OP. Using enneagram insights to get in touch with one's motivation and giftedness, this retreat focuses on the relationship between God and self. Centering Prayer Retreat, July 19-23, Jeanne Knoerle, SP, and Bernice Kuper, SP. This focuses on the method of centering prayer which opens one to the presence and action of Christ in your inmost being. Contact: Office of Continuing Education, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876-1099. (812) 535-5148.

PLACE: Beech Grove Benedictine Center, Beech Grove, IN

TIME: Summer 1994

DESCRIPTION: Beech Grove Benedictine Center, on the grounds of Our Lady of Grace Monastery, located on the southeast side of Indianapolis. The Center offers private rooms with sinks, indoor pool, fitness room, spacious grounds, chapel and monastic library. "Spirituality of Community" Conference Retreat with Fr. Keith Hosey, June 19-25, Wholistic Directed Retreat June 19-25. Private, guided, directed retreats available for individuals or groups. Contact: Director of Programs, Beech Grove Benedictine Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove, IN 46107. (317) 788-7581.

PLACE: Lindenwood, Donaldson, IN

TIME: Spring/summer 1994

DESCRIPTION: Located 35 miles south of South Bend on Lake Gilbraith, Lindenwood offers conference and directed retreats for 1994. All rooms are air-conditioned and have private showers. Conference: "Journey with a Story-teller," Fr. AndrC LCveillC, CSC, June 26-July 1, "Living Out God's Presence," Fr. Louis Studer, OMI, July 26-31. Directed: June 23-July 1, Sr. Diane Jamison, OSF, July 23-31, Sr. Jean Maher, OSB. Write: Lindenwood, PO Box 1, Donaldson, IN 46513. Or call: (219) 935-1760 weekdays.

PLACE: Bethany Retreat House, East Chicago, IN

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Individually directed and private retreats arranged to suit your schedule. In a prayerful home setting, Bethany Retreat House offers comfortable, quiet space for prayer and reflection. Let its warm hospitality, wholesome food and beautiful environment nourish and support you as you seek personal refreshment and intimacy with God. Five to 25 minutes' drive to several Lake Michigan beaches. Easy limo access to Chicago's O'Hare and Midway airports. Experienced spiritual director draws from a variety of resources to encourage prayer: scripture, journaling, dreamwork, artistic expression, guided imagery, fairy tales, etc. Director: Joyce Diltz, PHJC, 2202 Lituanica Ave., East Chicago, IN 46312. (219) 398-5047).

PLACE: Kordes Enrichment Center, Ferdinand, IN

TIME: Summer/early Fall 1994

DESCRIPTION: Kordes provides a safe and sacred atmosphere for people of all faiths to grow in every aspect of their being. Upcoming retreats are: "Holistic Directed Retreat," Kristine Harpenau, OSB, and team, June 24-July 1; "Women Mystics: A Tradition of Feminine Spirituality," Johnette Putnam, OSB, July 1-8; "Advanced/Intensive Centering Prayer Retreat," Kristine Harpenau, OSB, Maria Tasto, OSB, and team, July 15-24; "Holistic Directed Retreat," Kristine Harpenau, OSB, and team, Sept. 18-24. Programs offered are: "Introduction to Merton," "Nourishing the Male Soul." Call: 1-800-880-2777 for more information.

PLACE: Fatima Retreat Center, Notre Dame, IN

TIME: June 26-July 2; July 17-22, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Directed or Preached Retreat. Enjoy a directed or preached retreat in a pleasant environment conducive to quiet reflection. Fatima Retreat Center adjoins the Notre Dame campus. The center has air-conditioned rooms with private shower. The preached retreat will have two presentations a day with optional discussion groups as well as an opportunity for individual consultation. The conferences will be presented by Fr. Bill Simmons, CSC. The directed retreat is administered by women and men directors; one director facilities the Twelve Step program. The Retreats International programs follow this retreat. Detailed brochure available. Directed/Conference Retreats, Fatima Retreat Center, Notre Dame, IN 46556. (219) 234-1067.

KANSAS

PLACE: Acuto Center for Renewal and Prayer, Wichita, KS

TIME: April-July

DESCRIPTION: Come to the heart of the Midwest for encouragement, challenge and time away as you enjoy the retreats. "Rediscovering and Claiming the Feminine Soul," April 15-17 with Edwina Gately: "Relating with Earth," May 26-30 with Rita Robl, ASC; "Enneagram: Certification Instructors Institute," June 3-10 with Maria Beesing, OP; "Christian Tradition and Contemporary Conversion: Revisiting the Life of Jesus of Nazareth - A Spirit for All Seasons," July 10-16 with Virginia Pharr, DMin, and Greg Comella, CPPS; "Moments of Integration: Transforming Our Vision," June 15-22 with Roberta Nobleman and Acuto Staff; "Healing the Inner Child," June 26-July 1 with Peggy McGurn, IHM; "Directed Retreats," July 17-24 with Evelyn Booms, IHM, Jolene Geier, OP; Rita Robl, ASC, Rita Schwarz, ASC, For information contact: Acuto Center, 1165 Southwest Blvd., Wichita, KS 67213. (316) 945-2542.

PLACE: Daily Bread, Bucyrus, KS (20 miles south of Kansas City)

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Feeding Families in 1994. Daily Bread Center offers: A) Family Camp Out Retreat for four to eight families, with indoor and outdoor accommodations and special intergenerational activities fostering faith and fun; B) Bed and Breakfast Retreat for one to two couples, privacy and choice of resources available to facilitate couple prayer and faith sharing; C) Family Time for six to 10 families, experiencing a Sunday afternoon model for faith sharing and festive meal; D) Should Anyone Say Forever Retreat, for six to 12 couples, including exercises and dialogue for marriage enrichment and romantic dinner. For further information and to reserve dates for your group contact: Catherine or Tony Butel, Daily Bread Center, 22911 Metcalf, Bucyrus, KS 66013. (913) 533-2435.

PLACE: Spiritual Life Center, Wichita, KS

TIME: Aug. 7-13, 1994

DESCRIPTION: "Living in Spiritual Freedom" is the theme for this week-long retreat. Those who experience spiritual freedom have learned to drop life-negating attachments and preoccupations through honest reflection, prayer, forgiveness and present-moment living. This retreat is an opportunity to grow in these virtues in an atmosphere of prayerful silence. Schedule includes conferences, Eucharist, prayer/meditation periods, opportunities for individual direction and plenty of unstructured time. Directed by Philip St. Romain, author of Pathways to Serenity. $150 double occupancy; $185 single occupancy. Brochure available. Airport pickup. Spiritual Life Center, 7100 E. 45th St. N., Wichita, KS 67226. (316) 744-0167.

KENTUCKY

PLACE: Marydale Retreat Center, Erlanger, KY

TIME: June 12-17, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Preached Retreat for Women Religious by Sr. Joan Ellen Cregg, SCN. "Jesus I Believe! Help My Unbelief." This program will offer time, space and silence to consider the relationship of the words of Scripture, the Word made Flesh, and the word of our life experience. Schedule will provide ample time for relaxation, swimming, boating and outdoor activities. Cost $175. Ten minutes from Greater Cincinnati airport with free pickup. Convenient yet secluded. Brochure: Marydale, 945 Donaldson Hwy., Erlanger, KY 41018. Call: 1-800-995-4863.

PLACE: Pleasant Hill, KY

TIME: July 29-31; Aug. 12-14, 1994

DESCRIPTION: "Simple Gifts" Shaker Music Weekend: July 29-31; "Simple Pleasures" Holism Retreat: Aug. 12-14. Come alive, tired architects, bank tellers, bishops, gardeners lawyers, tax collectors. ... Refresh yourself on a weekend retreat in the Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, near Lexington, Ky. Harp music by candlelight; river-boat excursions; delicious meals, comfortable lodging in beautifully restored 19th century village. July lectures/workshops on Shaker music and spirituality; August retreat based on Anthony de Mello's "Awareness," scripture. music and yoga. Simplicity and abundance in the bluegrass hills. For brochure please write: ReCreative Retreats, c/o 615 Delmar Place, Covington, KY 41014. Fax: (705) 728-2989 (24 hrs.).

MAINE

PLACE: St. Joseph-By-The-Sea Retreat/Vacation House, Peaks Island, ME

TIME: Various

DESCRIPTION: Directed Retreats: April 15-21, Srs. Maurus Allen and Catherine Griffiths; June 4-11, Srs. Virginia Sampson and Catherine Griffiths; June 18-25, Srs. Linda Ducharme and Catherine Griffiths; July 9-16, Rev. Paul Connors and Sr. Catherine Griffiths; Aug. 6-13, Rev. William Ibach; Sept. 2-9, Sr. Anne Harvey; Sept. 16-23, Srs. Mary Hammill and Catherine Griffiths. Guided Retreats: May 7-13, Life of the Beloved, Rev. William Ibach; Aug. 16-22, Creation Spirituality, Sr. Catherine Griffiths. Unscheduled directed and private retreats and vacation time offered when space is available. Contact: Sisters of Notre Dame, 235 Pleasant Ave., Peaks Island, ME 04108. (207) 766-2284.

MARYLAND

PLACE: Bon Secours Spiritual Center, Marriottsville, MD

TIME: Summer 1994

DESCRIPTION: Directed Retreats. An extended time of silence, solitude, prayer. The retreatment meets daily with director to reflect upon prayer experience and discern movement of the Spirit. Center Staff: Bill Mockus (except June 27-July 4); Martha Starrett (except July 28-Aug. 4) and Carol Marozzi (except June 27-July 4) and invited directors. June 10-17: Jerry Campbell, Marie Ann Meehan, Mary Elizabeth Looby. June 24-July 4: Marianne Therese Boehm, Trisha Kirk, Bill Wyndaele, Barbara Hobbs, Dorothy Menis, Kathy McNanny, John McMurray. July 8-15: Helen Donahoe, Jeanne Goyete, Rich Sliwinski, Marianne Muscott, Virginia Sampson. July 28-Aug. 4: Rose Mary Daugherty, Julie Grey, Michael Fonseca, Maura McCarten. Focusing directed retreats also available at these times. Contact: Bon Secours Spiritual Center, Marriottsville, MD 211404. (410) 442-1320.

MASSACHUSETTS

PLACE: St. Stephen Priory Spiritual Life Center, Dover, MA

TIME: Summer 1994

DESCRIPTION: Guided/Preached Retreats - July 1-8: The Twelve Steps; July 22-28: "A Renewed Call to Discipleship"; July 30-Aug. 5: "All Shall Be Well"; Aug. 14-20: "Gospel Spirituality for Everyday Living," with Fr. John Shea; Aug. 21-26: Preached Retreat with Hugh Burns, OP. Directed Retreats - June 12-19, July 15-22, July 30-Aug. 5, Aug. 15-23. Summer Renewal for Men and Women Religious: July 1-28. Renewal Week for Teachers: July 8-15. Please call or write for brochure: Retreat Secretary, St. Stephen Priory, 20 Glen St., Box 370. Dover, MA 02030. (508) 785-0124. Fax: (508) 785-1020.

PLACE: Glastonbury Abbey, Hingham, MA

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: At Glastonbury, a Benedictine Abbey in Hingham, Mass., guests come for a respite from the demands and pressures of daily life. The monks welcome individual and group retreatants to share in the monastic atmosphere of prayer, silence and community in Glastonbury's wooded and tranquil setting. Some of the retreats offered are: Quiet Weekends of Prayer, Private and Directed Retreats, Retreats for Religious and other special programs throughout the year. For more information about retreats at Glastonbury, contact the Retreat Office at (617) 749-2155 between 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, or write: The Retreat Office, Glastonbury Abbey, 16 Hull St., Hingham, MA 02043.

MICHIGAN

PLACE: Weber Center, Adrian, MI

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Summer Retreats. Preached Retreats: June 26-July 2; Aug. 7-13. Directed Retreats: June 5-12; June 26-July 3, Aug. 12-19. Guided Retreats: May 16-22; The Gifts of the Spirit. Intensive Journal: July 1-7. Embracing Power - A Women's Retreat: July 7-12. The Vowed Life: A Fresh Perspective: July 15-17. A Serenity Retreat for Sponsors: July 15-17. A Contemplative Retreat: July 17-23. Parable Retreat: Encounter with the Word: July 31-Aug. 6. Communicate with: Weber Center, 1257 E. Siena Heights Dr., Adrian MI 49221. Or call: (517) 263-7088.

PLACE: Adrian Dominican Sisters, Adrian, MI

TIME: May 20-22, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Single Women! If you are single and under 50 you are invited to a weekend with the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Come and retreat if you want to explore another options for living out your Baptismal Commitment; if you want to pray and reflect with other women who have similar values and goals; if you have thought about vowed religiuos life and want to pursue this call. Come, May 20-22, 1994, meet a community making a difference: The difference is dominican! Contact: Joanne Peters, OP, 1257 Siena Heights Dr., Adrian, MI 49221. (517) 265-5135.

PLACE: Manresa Jesuit Retreat House, Bloomington Hills, MI

TIME: June 26-July 3, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Encounter With Silence is a six-day silent retreat, formerly given by Fr. John Hugo of Pittsburgh. Dorothy Day was his most famous retreatant. She made the retreat more than 20 times and wrote of it in her books. Day said it was "like hearing the Gospel for the first time." It draws its power from uncompromising reflection upon Scripture, in four one-hour conferences daily. Site is contemplative setting outside of Detroit. Director is Michael Hugo, lay minister/therapist. Cost: $255. Information and reservations contact: Joan Francis, 5575 Conner Ave., Detroit, MI 48213. (313) 579-4685 or (313) 579-4454.

PLACE: Manresa Jesuit Retreat House, Bloomfield Hills, MI

TIME: June 13-19; July 25-31, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Six-day conference retreats for sisters directed by Fr. James K. Serrick, SJ. Two conferences daily and liturgy. Cost: $150 including $25 deposit. Manresa is located about 10 miles north of Detroit on 40 acres of lovely grounds. 70 private rooms and half-baths. Convenient transportation from Detroit metro to nearby hotels. To register or request further information pleas contact: Fr. J.F. Riley, SJ, Manresa Jesuit Retreat House, 1390 Quarton Rd., Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304. Or phone (810) 644-4933.

MINNESOTA

PLACE: Tau Center, Winona, MN

TIME: August, September, November, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Retreats: Clare: Contemplative Celebration. Contemplative prayer, conferences and celebrations in remembrance of the first Franciscan woman led by Tod Laverty, OFM, Ingrid Peterson, OSF, and Ramona Miller, OSF. Opening: Aug. 6, 7 p.m.; closing: Aug. 13, 1 p.m. Praying and Writing an Icon. Ancient rules of iconography will be taught in a prayerful and experiential process led by Clairvaux, OSF, and Joseph Kilikevice, OP. Dates: Sept.22-30. Registration deadline: Aug. 26. The Soul's Journey Into God. Andre Cirino, OFM, and Josef Raischl teach and preach this unique experience of Baonaventure's classic. Dates: Nov. 11-20. Registration deadline: Nov 1. For further information/registration, contact: Tau Center, 511 Hilbert St., Winona, MN 55987. (507) 454-2993.

MISSOURI

PLACE: Rockhaven Center for Holistic Living, House Springs, MO

TIME: June 22-29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Retreat for Lesbian Religious, Facilitator: Mary Tobias Hagan, csj, EdD. For women religious who are exploring sexual identity issues. Presentations, discussion, group sharing, individual sessions. Theme: The Wild Woman Archetype - Recognizing Oneself as Gift, Freedom, Integration, Celibacy, Relationships, Making Choices. Rural wooded location; private rooms; air conditioned; outdoor swimming pool; massage available. Transportation from St. Louis upon request. Fee: $300. Confidentiality assured. Write or phone: Rockhaven, 7621 Rivermont Trail, House Springs, MO 63501. (314) 671-3623.

PLACE: Rockhaven Center for Hoistic Living, House Springs, MO

TIME: June 12-17; other times may be arranged

DESCRIPTION: R&R Retreat: Rest and relaxation ... based on the belief that resting the body and the mind refreshes the spirit; no schedule; individual direction available. Come for scheduled days or any length of time. $45 per day with direction; $30 per day without direction. Rural wooded location; private rooms; air conditioned; outdoor swimming pool; massage available. Write or phone: Rockhaven, 7621 Rivermont Trail, House Springs, MO 63051. (314) 671-3623.

PLACE: Marianist Retreat & Conference Center, Eureka, MO

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Preached Retreat I: (May 28-June 3). Title: Following Jesus in Ordinary Time, given by Fr. James Tobin, SM, and Sr. Paulette Patritti, OP. Cost: $215. Preached Retreat II: (June 25-July 1). Title: Living Our Gifts in Relationships - God, Self and Others, given by Fr. Joseph Uvietta, SM. Cost: $215. Directed Retreat: (July 24-July 31). A staff of priests and sisters will lead this directed retreat experience. Cost: $260. The center is located in St. Louis County on 120 acres of hillside with trails for easy walking. Rooms have private baths and air conditioning. Write or call: Sr. Paulette Patritti, OP, Marianist Retreat & Conference Center, 4000 Hwy. 109, PO Box 718, Eureka, MO 63025. (314) 938-5390.

PLACE: Siloam Institute of Prayer, Manchester, MO

TIME: June 20-26, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Siloam Institute of Prayer announces a Christian Zen Retreat, June 20-26, 1994 (Mercey Center, St. Louis, Mo.). Presenter: Fr. Ben Wren, SJ. Loyola University, MA Oriental Studies, PhD Japanese and Chinese Culture, Licentiate in Theology. Through this method of silent prayer, you will learn more about the prayer of Jesus to the Father in the Spirit. This is a seven-day experience (no part time or weekend). Cost: Resident - $350 ($125 deposit); commuter - $150 ($75 deposit). Contact: Joanne Flynn, Director, Siloam Institute of Prayer, 317 Wembley, Manchester, MO 63021.

PLACE: Cordis House, Republic, MO

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Directed retreats of unique flavor. Suitable especially for Fransciscans and other free spirits. Limits: 4-6. July 8-23 ($550). July 30-Aug. 6 ($245). Aug. 31-Sept. 7 ($245). Sept. 13-21 ($280). Individual retreatants welcome (year-round, in fact) as accommodations allow. Cordis House, Rt. 3, Box 88, Republic, MO 65738. (417) 732-8602.

NEVADA

PLACE: Las Vegas at the Nevada Test Site

TIME: June 26-30, 1994

DESCRIPTION: The Second National Corpus Christi Desert Experience is a major Peacemaking event in solidarity with the Western Shoshone Nation and the Nevada Desert Experience. It is an opportunity to remember the Universe Story, to retrieve the Sacred Story, to retell the nonviolent story, to link and integrate today's social issues with ministry, to join the campaign of prayer and action to halt nuclear weapons testing, to stand in hope through active nonviolent resistance. Presenters include: Mariam Therese MacGillis, OP. Registration brochures available from: 8th Day Center for Justice, 205 W. Monroe, Chicago, IL 60606. (312) 641-5151. Fax: (312) 641-1250.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

PLACE: Oblate Retreat House, Hudson, NH

TIME: July 12-17, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Retreat sponsored by the National Assembly of Religious Brothers. The NARB Summer Retreat of |94 is for all Brothers who wish to share their Brotherhood in a cool and relaxing New Hampshire setting. "Becoming Who We Are: God's Sacramental People" is presented by Sr. Mary Kay Kinberger, MSC. For more info write: National Assembly of Religious Brothers, NARB Summer Retreat of |94, 1337 W. Ohio St., Chicago, IL 60622. Or call: (312) 829-8525.

PLACE: Berakah - A Place of Blessing, Pittsfield, NH

TIME: Summer 1994

DESCRIPTION: Guided Retreats: June 29-July 2, 1994, Lord, Teach Us To Pray; July 3-9, Journeying With Jesus; July 10-16, Enneagram Guided Retreat; July 17-23, Women in Scripture. Directed Retreats: July 3-9, Enneagram Directed; July 24-Aug. 1, other Directed Retreats. Write or call: Berakah - A Place of Blessing, RR1, Box 191, Fairview Dr., Pittsfield, NH 03263-9109. (603) 435-7271.

NEW JERSEY

PLACE: Carmel Retreat, Mahwah, NJ

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Retreat and spirituality ministry for laity, religious, clergy. Making Carmelite spirituality available. Preached Retreat for Sisters: June 26-July 1; July 10-15; 24-29; Aug. 14-19. Individually directed silent retreats: Five-day - April 17-22; May 15-20; May 29-June 3; July 31-Aug. 5; Aug. 28-Sept. 2. Seven-day - July 1-8; 17-24; Aug 5-12; 17-26. Thirty private rooms, some private baths; airconditioned; handicapped-accessible; home-cooked meals. Thirty-seven acres in Ramapo Mountains, 30 minutes from NYC. Pick up at bus, RR. Contact: Director, Carmel Retreat, 1071 Ramapo Valley Rd., Mahwah, NJ 07430. (201) 327-7090.

PLACE: Lourdes Wellness Center, Pius X Retreat House, Blackwood, NJ

TIME: Aug. 6-12, 1994

DESCRIPTION: "The Body at Prayer" - A retreat experience using the prayer modalities of Christian yoga, Tai Chi, meditative movement and wholistic massage to help focus and express our beings before God. Daily scriptural themes, opportunities for Eucharist, time for silence and sharing, simple meals and a wholistic atmosphere will support this sacred time of the body at prayer. Indoor pool, sauna available, air-conditioned rooms. Cost $120 tuition, $200 room and board. Optional graduate credit available through Chestnut Hill College Graduate Holistic Spirituality Program. Write for brochure. Information: Marion Fazi, Lourdes Wellness Center, 900 Haddon Ave., Ste. 100, Collingswood, NJ 08108. (609) 869-3127.

PLACE: Mount St. Mary House of Prayer. Watchung. NJ

TIME: June-September 1994

DESCRIPTION: Mount St. Mary House of of Prayer, a charming, renovated carriage house, provides a community and an environment conducive to prayer. The House of Prayer is directed by Sisters of Mercy, Eileen Smith and Mary Jo Kearns. Nestled in a quite wooded area, the hous is an "oasis off Route 22" for persons of all faiths. Offerings include: Retreat for Bicyclists, May 20-21 ($32); Guided Wholistic Retreat, June 24-July 1 ($224); Directed Retreats, July 5-12 and Aug. 19-26 ($32/night); Retreat-by-the-Sea (held in Ventnor, N.J.), Sept. 9-11 ($75/weekend). Contact: Mount St. Mary House of Prayer, 1651 U.S. Hwy. 22, Watching, NJ 07060. (908) 756-2091.

PLACE: Loyola Retreat House, Moristown, NJ

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: 1994: Directed Retreats, June 24-July 1; July 5-12; Aug. 9-16 ($240). Preached Retreats for Sisters, June 5-11; July 13-19; July 21-27; Aug. 2-8 ($200). Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, June 22-July 29. Apply before April 30 ($1,200). Call or write for application for each retreat: Loyola Retreat House, 161 James St., Moristown, NJ 07960. (201) 539-0740.

PLACE: St. Pius X Spiritual Life Center, Blackwood, NJ

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: June 24-26: North American Forum Ministries Conference. July 8-10: National Pro-Life Retreat. July 17-22: Inner Child Retreat. July 29-31: Eileen George Retreat. Aug. 7-12: Directed Retreat. Aug 19-21: Eileen George Retreat.Write or call: St. Pius X Spiritual Life Center, PO Box 216, Blackwood, NJ 08012. (609) 227-1436.

NEW YORK

PLACE: St. Columban Center, Derby, NY

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Situated on Lake Erie 16 miles south of Buffalo, the Center offers preached, guided, directed, private retreats; day, evening, weekend, overnight programs for men, women, youth, priest, sisters. Upcoming programs include: "The Truth Will Set You Free," with Rev. Vincent Boney, CP (for priests), June 6-9; "Clare of Assisi: As Friend and Guide," with Karen Karper, PCPA, July 3-9; "Love's Yearning," directed retreat with resident and guest directors, July 31-Aug. 6; "Putting Light into Burnout," with internationally known speakers (for doctors and health care professionals), Oct. 7-9. Questions? Write: St. Columban Center, PO Box 816, Derby, NY 14047-0816.

PLACE: Passionist Spiritual Center, Riverdale, NY

TIME: July 10-16, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Human Wholeness Retreat. This retreat focuses on the integration of body, mind and spirit through wholistic spirituality, meditation, visualization and relaxation experiences, quiet prayer, scriptural themes, opportunities for sharing, healthy meals and optional offerings such as movement, massage, gentle stretching and art journaling sessions using color and clay to help focus prayer. Presenters: Marianne Hieb, MFA, Helen Owens, MSN. Registrations: July 10, 4-6 p.m. Ends: July 16 with lunch. Cost: $295 per person. Write or call: Retreat Reservations, Passionist Spiritual Center, 5801 Palisade Ave., Bronx, NY 10471. (718) 549-6500.

PLACE: Camp Koinonia, Town of Italy, Yates County, NY

TIME: #1 - July 17-22; #2 - July 24-29; #3 - July 31-Aug. 5

DESCRIPTION: "Family Camp." A Catholic program of family renewal to which persons of all faiths are invited. 1994 Theme: "Holy Families - Living as Jesus Said." 26th Season. A family vacation, plus a learning experience of Jesus' message to love God & neighbor. Established to reinforce the "traditional family" and provide a fun-filled and spiritual program for the entire family before trouble happens. However, invited are whatever combinations of "parent(s)" and child(ren) who care for each other and want to grow in that love. Contact: Cheri Bennett, c/o 7 Austin St., Rochester, NY 14606. (716) 657-6902. Or Sue Ver-Sluys: (716) 352-6826.

PLACE: Passionist Spiritual Center, Riverdale, NY

TIME: Aug. 8-13, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Mid-Life Directions Retreat Workshop, 35-65+. This retreat is an in-depth period of guided reflection on mid-life experience. It uses creative imagery/listening, journaling, typology and spirituality. Topics include mid-life transition and crisis, Jungian psychology, individuation-imaging your future. Presenters: Anne Brennen, CSJ, Janice Brewi, CSJ. Begins Aug. 8, 4 p.m.; ends Aug. 13, with lunch. Cost: $275 per person. Write or call: Retreat Reservations, Passionist Spiritual Center, 5801 Palisade Ave., Bronx, NY 10471. (718) 549-6500.

PLACE: Bethany Retreat House, Highland Mills, NY

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: July 1-30: Sr. Mary Catherine Kenny, RJM, Rev. William Sampson, SJ; July 1-9: Sr. Mary Catherine Kenny, Sr. Catherine McIntyre, RJM, Rev. William Sampson. July 12-20: Sr. Mary Catherine Kenny, Sr. Rosemary Mangan, RJM, Rev. William Sampson. July 22-30: Sr. Mary Catherine Kenny, Sr. Patricia Reid, OSF, Rev. William Sampson. Aug. 8-14: Sr. Mary Catherine Kenny, Sr. Margaret Mary Quinn, RJM, Rev. Stephen Sanford, SJ; Aug. 15-21: Rev. Thomas Clarke, SJ, Sr. Mary Catherine Kenny, Sr. Janet Ruffing, RSM. Therapeutic Swedish Massage available: Peg Dougherty, AMTa. Single rooms, private cottage, hermitage. Cost: 30-day: $800; eight-day: $250; seven-day: $225; six-day: $200. For details and registration, call Sr. Agnes: (914) 928-2213.

PLACE: Bethany Retreat House, Highland, Mills, NY

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Directed and private retreats all year: weekend, six-day, eight-day, 30-day. Single rooms, private cottage and hermitage on lake; 80 beautiful acres one hour north of NYC; large chapel, prayer room, library, lounges, excellent meals. June 17-19: Hope Retreat for Women with Sr. Maurice Doody, OP; June 22-29: Christian Living and the Gospel of John, an eight-day retreat with Rev. Ladislas Orsy, SJ; Aug. 24-28: Sadhana: An Anthony de Mello Retreat with Rev. Jim Dolan, SJ. Therapeutic Swedish Massage available: Peg Dougherty, AMTA. For registration and further information write or call: Sr. Agnes, Bethany Retreat House, Highland Mills, NY 10930. (914) 928-2213.

PLACE: St. Ignatius Retreat House, Manhasset, NY

TIME: Summer 1994

DESCRIPTION: Six-day retreat for elderly religious women guided by Msgr. Charles Fahey, June 22-29. A six-day directed from July 1-8. An eight-day directed from July 11-20. A six-day directed from July 24-31. An eight-day directed from Aug. 3-12. A six-day directed from Aug. 15-22. Six days: $215. Eight days: $285. Arrangements can be made for individually directed weekends of prayer at these times. Write or call: Saint Ignatius Retreat House, Searingtown R., Manhasset, NY 11030. (516) 621-8300.

PLACE: Abba House of Prayer, Albany, NY

TIME: Year-round except August

DESCRIPTION: Abba House of Prayer is a Spiritual Rest-Stop for Persons-on-the-Go. Spend a few days, weeks or months immersed in God's love. Over 150 persons have spent sabbaticals here in our grace-filled 22 years and many more have come for private or directed retreats. Pleasant homestead, simple life-style, resident praying community, wide ecumenical involvement. Pray, read, walk outdoors, do a self-directed or staff-assisted study in Scripture, spiritual topics, significant authors. Occasional programs. Contact: Sisters Elizabeth Hoye, RSCJ, or Mary Gen Smyth, RSCJ, for planning. Abba House of Prayer, 647 Western Ave., Albany, NY 12203. Telephone: (518) 438-8320.

PLACE: Still Point House of Prayer, Stillwater, NY

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Retreats: guided, private, directed and hermitage experience. 30 acres of woods, pond, meditation park, Native American medicine wheel. Guest House. Welcoming house. Hermitages. Life-style: liturgical monastic focus, silence, solitude, study, the arts, vegetarian diet - Eastern thrust - Jesus Prayer, yoga. Options: manual labor, gardening. Spiritual companionship. Options: Body work, psychosynthesis counseling and cultural events (summer). Partial scholarships are available. Contact: Sylvia Rosell, OP, Still Point House of Prayer, Rt. 423, Box 53, Stillwater, NY 12170. (518) 587-4967.

PLACE: Center of Renewal, Stella Niagara, NY

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: On the banks of the Niagara River, just 10 miles form Niagara Falls, N.Y., the Center of Renewal offers: "Sacred Story: A Journaling Weekend," Ann Goldsmith, April 29-May 1, Directed Retreats: May 15-20, June 19-25, July 15-22. Guided Retreats: "How's Your Heart," Joseph Power, OSFS, June 19-25; "Praying through Creation," Karen Allen, OSF, July 15-22. "Eternal Life Here and Now, A Conference Retreat," Fr. Justin Bailey, OFM, June 26-July 1. "Eye of the Heart," Fr. John Mergenhagen, July 5-10 and July 30-Aug. 4. "Touching God Through My Whole Self," Karen Allen, OSF, Aug. 16-20. Call or write for our annual brochure: Center of Renewal, Stella Niagara, NY 14144. (716) 754-7376.

PLACE: Villa St. Dominic, Glasco, NY

TIME: June 25-July 2; July 12-20; July 23-30

DESCRIPTION: Summer Retreats/Hermitages - Villa St. Dominic - overlooking the west bank of the Hudson River, 100 miles north of New York City, 121 wooded acres, walking paths, library of books and tapes. Pool available. Offerings: Directed ($250), Private ($200) Retreats: June 25-July 2, July 23-July 30. Summer Institute: Gracious Attentiveness to the Whole Person - Presenters: Aileen Donovan, OP, and Jeanette Weychert, SSJ - July 12-July 20 ($325). Hermitages per night $20. The contemplative setting fosters solitude, wonder and oneness of body, mind and spirit within the embrace of God's bounty. Contact: Katherine Gaffney, OP. Retreats: Villa St. Dominic, PO Box 189, Glasco, NY 12432. (914) 246-8941; (914) 246-5610 (machine).

NEW YORK

PLACE: The Priory of St. Benedict, Chestertown, NY

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Guided Retreats: Successful Retirement: Personal printout from Dr. Richard Johnson's Retirement Success Profile in retreat context. Register June 15. July 9-15, 1994, Francis Gilchrist, CSJ Profile: $30. Retreat: $240. "Child Within" Retreat: Journey with the inner child through imagery, prayer, silence and the beauty of the Adirondack Mountains, July 18-24, 1994, Connie Messitt, CSJ. Retreat: $240. Earth Harmony: Experience God through the beauty of the Adirondacks, mystics of the world, native people's spirituality and scripture. Aug. 1-7, 1994, Connie Messitt, CSJ. Retreat: $240. Twelve-Step Spirituality. Group meets daily considering steps. Director available for consultation. Open to anyone active in 12-Step Program. Aug. 21-27, 1994. Francis Gilchrist, CSJ. Retreat: $240. Write or call: Priory Retreat House, Chestertown, NY 12817-0336. (518) 494-3733.

PLACE: Mercy Prayer Center, Rochester, NY

TIME: June 24-26; July 17-24, Aug. 7-14, 1994

DESCRIPTION: June 24-26, 1994: "Vacation With The Lord," presenter: Rev. Tom Green, SJ, $70-$90. Eight-day directed retreats: July 17-24, 1994, and Aug. 7-14, 1994, $225. An opportunity for a week's retreat - a time for personal renewal, a deepening relationship with God and a reflective time for discernment. Each retreat begins where God is present in the life of the retreatant. Mercy Prayer Center, a "Quiet Place" is a small, eight-bedroom retreat center with parklike surroundings, quiet chapel and pool availability. Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy. For reservations please respond to: Mercy Prayer Center, 65 Highland Ave., Rochester, NY 14620-2844. (716) 473-6893.

NORTH CAROLINA

PLACE: Avila Retreat Center, Durham, NC

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Avila Retreat Center is located in Durham, N.C., on 51 acres of peaceful country setting. Meeting rooms, chapels, library, dining room (serving home-cooked meals), gift shop, meditation trail, screened-in gazebo and hermitage add to Avila's unique environment. Thirty-four heated and air-conditioned rooms allow both single and double occupancy. Open year-round for groups and individuals. For more information write or call: Avila Retreat Center, 711 Mason Rd, Durham, NC 27712. Phone: (919) 477-1285.

PLACE: Jesuit House of Prayer, Hot Springs, NC

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Retreats, private and directed, all year. Thirty-day Ignatian Spiritual Exercises offered. Special programs: Sr. Maria Goretti Weldon, RSM, and Fr. Joseph McGovern, SJ, will be leading directed retreats June 12-18. "Go Tell It On the Mountain," July 11-16, a nature retreat for lovers of the mountain trails. Fr. Gary Orr, SJ, will lead the group. The House of Prayer is situated in the mountains of western North Carolina. For information/reservations contact: Jesuit House of Prayer, PO Box 7, Hot Springs, NC 28743. (704) 622-7366.

PLACE: Living Waters Catholic Reflection Center, Maggie Valley, NC

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Living Waters offers these conference retreats: May 23-29: "Everyday Mystics," Thomas Vigliotta, OFM. June 19-July 2: "Spiritual Maturity," Paul Robb, SJ. July 11-17: "Reading Scripture with the Heart," David Valtierra, CO. July 19-25: "Reflection of the Trinity," Mary Helen Kelley, OCS. Aug. 9-15: "Let the Word of God Dwell in You," Martin Iott, OP. Aug. 21-27: "Wholeness is Holiness," Chester Michael. Write for brochure: Living Waters, 1420 Soco Rd., Maggie Valley, NC 28751. (704) 926-3833.

PLACE: Living Waters Catholic Reflection Center, Maggie Valley, NC

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Participants in these nature retreats spend most of the time in the Smokies. May 15-21: "The Hills Are Alive," Martin Iott, OP. June 10-16: "The Grandeur of God," Leon Flaherty, CPPS. July 29-Aug. 4: "Laudate Dominum," Dan Havron, OFM. Sept. 16-22, "Drink the Living Water," Carl Deitchman, OSB. Oct. 10-16: "God Eucharistic Gift," Robert Rousseau, SSS, Oct. 24-30, "The Heart of it All," John Quigley, OFM. Write for brochure: Living Waters, 1420 Soco Rd., Maggie Valley, NC 28751. (704) 926-38333.

OHIO

PLACE: The Fountain Square Fools, Cincinnati, OH

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: The Fountain Square Fools is a traveling professional theatre company announcing the Good News that Jesus Christ said to tell the whole world. Since. 1975, the Fools have used the performing arts to enhance conferences, create retreats, design prayer services and present theatre productions and workshops that enliven, enrich and challenge. We connect faith to work. We use pieces from our repertory or create new theatre pieces to meet our audience's needs. We also have special programs: such as The Human Sound (that leads audiences to new understanding of their prejudices) and Intersections (that provides hope to all embarked on life's journey). Write or call: The Fountain Square Fools, 607 Sycamore St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. (513) 421-0823.

PLACE: Jesuit Renewal Center, Milford, OH

TIME: May-September 1994

DESCRIPTION: Jesuit Renewal Center (suburban Cincinnati) offers a quiet place of natural beauty, warm hospitality, attention to the holistic nature of spirituality, quality spiritual direction, commitment to inclusive, prayerful liturgy. Summer retreat programs include: "30-Day Retreat: Holistic Approach," June 23-July 26. "Contemplative Intensive Retreat," Aug. 12-16. Personally Directed Retreats: May 9-16 (Tai Chi); May 19-26 (Clay and Meditation); June 2-9; June 24-July 1 (Journaling through Drawing); July 18-25 (Dream Work); Aug. 4-11; Sept. 6-13. For information, registration call or write: JRC, 5361 S. Milford Rd., Milford, OH 45150. (513) 248-3535.

PLACE: Loyola of the Lakes Jesuit Retreat House, Clinton, OH

TIME: July 10-16; Aug. 14-20, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Elderhostel, July 10-16, 1994, Aug. 14-20, 1994. "Caring for the Earth." Elderhostel is an educational program for senior citizens who wish to expand their horizons and develop new interests and enthusiasms. Courses offered: Amish Religion and Life; An Environmental Approach to Landscape Management; Geological Heritage of Ohio. Sponsored by Loyola of the Lakes and The University of Akron. Write or call: Elizabeth Flynt, Loyola of the Lakes Jesuit Retreat House, 700 Killinger Rd., Clinton, OH 44216. (216) 896-2315.

PLACE: Loyola of the Lakes Jesuit Retreat House, Clinton, OH

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Directed Retreats. Loyola of the Lakes Jesuit Retreat House offers you the rare opportunity to step back from life and become emotionally and spiritually renewed. A directed retreat is personalized for those who desire a silent retreat in the Ignatian Tradition. The retreatant meets daily with his/her director. Dates: June 12-21 and July 24-Aug. 2. Cost: Less than seven days, $42.50 per day. More than seven days. $38.25 per day. For religious, we will accept the allowance your community grants. Arrangements can be made through our office before arrival. Write or call for information and registration: Loyola of the Lakes Jesuit Retreat, Inc., 700 Killinger Rd. Clinton, OH 44216. 1-800-827-1416.

PLACE: Sacred Heart Retreat and Renewal Center, Youngstown, OH

TIME: Summer

DESCRIPTION: A beautiful spot in northeastern Ohio, 25 acres of quiet grounds with a peaceful woods. Private retreats upon request, three MSC priests: Frs. Andrew Torma, Walter Downs, Paul Hill. Also offers: A Guided Retreat, Sr. Elaine Wellinger, HM, Aug. 12-14, Centering Prayer and conferences on living contemplatively. Life's Healing Journey, weekend - July 29-31: five-day-July 18-22, Fr. Torma, Inner Healing Through the grieving process and meditation. Conference Retreat, July 25-29, Fr. Torma, Relationship with Jesus of the New Covenant. Retreat for Priests: June 5-7, Fr. Carl J. Arico, Archdiocese Newark, Vice President of Contemplative Outreach. Contact: Barbara, Sacred Heart Retreat and Renewal Center, PO Box 6074, Youngstown, OH 44501-6074. (216) 759-9539.

PLACE: Loyola of the Lakes Jesuit Retreat House, Clinton, OH

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Senior Women Religious Retreat. Summer is the time Loyola invites the senior women religious to a retreat designed especially for them. Fr. Carl Bonk, SJ, and Fr. Hagarman, SJ, and Sr. Mary Catherine Cummins, OSU, will direct this retreat during the week of June 3-11, 1994. Sr. Mary Catherine will lead prayer sessions and be available for individual conferences. The week will include time for private prayer, devotional prayer, reconciliation and private conferences. Cost: $200 per person. A $25 deposit is requested with each registration. Brochures are available by writing or calling: Loyola of the Lakes Jesuit Retreat, Inc. 700 Killinger Rd., Clinton, H 44216. 1-800-827-1416.

OREGON

PLACE: Loyola Retreat House, Portland, OR

TIME: Summer 1994

DESCRIPTION: June 9-July 10:30-day privately directed retreat. Directors: J.V. Hennessy, SJ; John Ludvik, SJ; Pat Phillips, SJ; Sr. Carmen Echevarria, SCL. Six- or eight-day retreats, June 15-29, July 13-22 and Aug. 3-12. Directors: Loyola staff and friends. Cost is $30 per day. June 22-29 and Aug. 5-12, "Pick Up Your Mat and Walk," presenter: Pat Howell, SJ. Cost: $200. July 10-14 is a "deMello" style retreat, presenter: Jim Dolan, SJ. Cost: $185. July 23-30 "A Centering Retreat," presenter: Sr. Carmen Echevarria, SCL. Cost: $200. Write or call: Loyola Retreat House, 3220 SE 43rd Ave., Portland, OR 97206-3193. (503) 777-2225.

PENNSYLVANIA

PLACE: King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA

TIME: June 27-July 2 and Aug. 1-6, 1994

DESCRIPTION: The Educational Conference Center at King's College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., offers two summer Retreats for Religious (June 27-July 2) (Aug. 1-6) under the direction of Fr. Dennis McNelis, CSC. Fr. McNelis is nationally known for his retreats for religious. The theme of the retreat is "Witness to the Passion and Love of Christ for Us." Excellent dining facilities. Retreatants live in air-conditioned apartments in residence halls with all the amenities of a hotel. Located in the heart of Wyoming Valley near the beautiful Pocono Mountains. Contact: Educational Conference Center, King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711. Phone: (717) 826-5807.

RHODE ISLAND

PLACE: Our Lady of Peace Spiritual Life Center, Narragansett, RI

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Narragansett, R.I. - on 38 acres, a block from the ocean. Directed/Private retreats: June 13-19; June 22-July 1; July 15-23; July 27-Aug. 4; Aug. 15-22. Guided Retreat: "Is Anyone listening?" Fr. Robert Caul, July 5-12; Dreams: Unfolding the Mystery-Embracing the Meaning, Ann Dwyer, CND, and Christine Phoenix-Green, Aug. 15-22. Hermitages, 30-day retreats, sabbaticals, internship in spiritual direction and conference center. Call/write: Our Lady of Peace Spiritual Life Center, Ocean Road, PO Box 507, Narragansett, RI 02882-0507. Or call: (401) 884-7676.

TEXAS

PLACE: Mt. Carmel Center of Spirituality, Dallas, TX

TIME: June 6-11; July 18-23; Aug. 1-6, 1994

DESCRIPTION: The Discalced Carmelite Friars offers three study-retreats: June 6-11: A Journey Through St. Teresa's Book of Foundations with Fr. John Michael Payne, OCD; her spiritual counsels and Catholic Humanism. July 18-23: Entering Into the Joy of Jesus Christ With Julian of Norwich with Fr. Sam Anthony Morello, OCD, STL; the joy of Jesus to be our Friend, Savior and "Mother." Aug. 1-6: Hildegard of Bingen - Woman, Saint, Mystic with Dr. Margareta Svjagintsev, OCDS, PhD: a compassionate healer and prophetic voice deeply rooted in Scripture and Tradition. Monday evenings through Saturday lunch. $200. For brochure contact: Mr. Carmel Center, 600 W. Davis, Dallas, TX 75211-3498. (214) 331-6224.

TEXAS

PLACE: Lebh Shomea House of Prayer, Sarita, TX

TIME: June 21-July 31, 1994

DESCRIPTION: A Desert Experience of 40 days and 40 nights at Lebh Shomea. Includes daily Eucharist, week of orientation, five-week scripturally based personalized retret of complete silence (with certain afternoons for optional sharing) following the principles of St. John of the Cross and Thomas Merton. Five conferences per week by Fr. Francis Kelly Nemeck, OMI, and Sr. Marie Theresa Coombs, Hermit, plus private conferences with director of one's choice. All rooms private in eremitical setting. Hermitages available. Guests are welcomed year-round on long/short-term basis. For reservation/information write: Lebh Shomea, Box 1580, Sarita, TX 78385. Or call: (512) 294-5369.

PLACE: Casa de Vida, Brownsville, TX

TIME: May 22-29; July 10-17; Sept. 11-18; Nov. 13-20, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Reflecting on Border Realities: A Retreat Experience at the U.S.-Mexico border. An intense experience of daily visits to refugee shelters, detention centers, "colonias" in Texas and Mexico. Will spend time with church workers and community groups who work to overcome poverty and oppression. Extended time for solitude, guided reflection and prayer. Each retreat is limited to eight participants. Private rooms. Cost: $450. Contact: Sr. M. Ellen Lamberjack, Rio Grande Border Witness Program, PO Box 3382, Harlingen, TX 78551. (210) 428-8418.

VERMONT

PLACE: The Village Inn, Landgrove, VT

TIME: June 24-26; July 22-24; Aug. 26-28; Sept. 28-30; Oct. 14-16

DESCRIPTION: Hosea Mountain Retreats, led by Gregory Norbet, provide rest and renewal at a charming country inn nestled in the Green Mountains of Vermont near Weston. Prayer, presentations, music, quiet, delicious meals and warm hospitality offer an environment for attending to God's compassionate and healing presence. While a Benedictine Monk for 21 years at Weston Priory, 12 collections of "Brother Gregory's" music were published, including such songs as "Hosea," "All I Ask of You" and "Wherever You Go." In Hosea Retreats, Gregory's ministry of spirituality through music and reflection draws upon music from his latest recordings as well: "Mountains of My Soul," "The River, The Peace" and "Waiting Moments." For individuals, groups and parishes. Brochure available April 1. For further information write: Hosea Mountain Retreats, PO Box 77, Manchester, VT 05254.

WASHINGTON

PLACE: Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, Spokane, WA

TIME: Summer 1994

DESCRIPTION: Come to Spokane for your Summer Retreat and enjoy the beauty of the Northwest. Private Directed Retreats: June 3-10, and Aug. 8-14, 1994. A Contemplative Experience: Fr. Terry Grant: June 17-June 21, 1994 - "Mystical Spirituality for Today." A Women's Retreat: Sr. Diane Hurley, SCL, July 5- 10, 1994 - "A Call to Wholeness as Woman." "Holy Fools and Mad Hatters": Sr. Bernadette Botch, SP: July 10-15, 1994 - Fr. John Steiner. "Reviewing Our Relationship with the Lord": Msgr. Rosage: Aug. 8-14, 1994. For more information call or write: Immaculate Heart Retreat, 6910 S. Ben Burr Rd., Spokane, WA 99223. (509) 448-1224, fax (509) 448-1623.

WYOMING

PLACE: Ranger Creek Guest Ranch, Big Horn National Forest, WY

TIME: Sept. 9-11, or Sept. 12-16, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Two Contemplation & Creativity Retreats. Three- or five-day retreats, with Retreat Master, Certified Spiritual Director, Creative Arts Therapists available. Directed or nondirected retreat. Enjoy the Silence and Solitude of the wilderness, where walking, hiking, sketching the pond or fishing the bubbling Ranger Creek gives the space to explore, expand and experience your own/interior and exterior Horizons. Reasonable rates, double or four to a cabin. Can accommodate a total of 32 persons per session. Reservation deadline June 1. Write/call for brochure, rates, information. Contact: Thad Diggins, Retreats, Creative Arts Therapies/Creative Arts Venues, PO Box 7369, Sheridan, WY 82801. (307) 674-7618.

VARIOUS LOCALES

PLACE: Various locations in the Northeas and Midwest

TIME: June and July 1994

DESCRIPTION: Sponsored by Pax Christi USA, "Making Peace with Creation" is a pilgrimage-retreat that explores and lives the connections between a pilgrimage spirituality and a creation-centered spirituality. Three such six-day pilgrimage-retreats are scheduled along rural, scenic routes in the Northeast and Midwest during June and July. Pilgrims walk an average of 11 miles per day, stopping at local churches for food and lodging. A support vehicle accompanies pilgrims. Each pilgrimage-retreat is limited to 20 registrants. The total cost is $120. For information write: Pilgrimage-Retreat Brochure, 6 Rockview Pl., Boston, MA 02130.

CANADA

PLACE: Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Overlooking Niagara Falls on Canadian side! Retreat for Priests: Addictive Behavior given by Frs. Gregory, OCarm, and Justin, OFM. Designed exclusively for priests. Deals with addictive behaviors in many forms (substance [alcohol, food, drugs], work, sex. perfectionism, co-dependence, etc.) and presented in a dynamic, nonacademic way. May 15-20, 1994; Aug. 21-26, 1994; Oct. 9-14, 1994; Nov. 27-Dec. 2, 1994; Feb. 19-24, 1995; April 30-May 5, 1995; June 11-16, 1995. Over 165 priests have come from coast to coast since January 1990. Life-changing experience. Number limited. Write or call Gregory or Justin for special mailing: Mount Carmel, Box 767, Niagara Falls, NY 14302. (905) 356-4113.

PLACE: Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Plan now for your "Directed/Private Retreat" at Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre, overlooking Niagara Falls: May 29-June 4; June 12-18; June 26-July 2; July 31-Aug. 6. Aug. 7-13, Process Retreat for Sisters, "Conversion-Move Slowly, But Move!" (weeklong), Gregory Battafarano, OCarm., will refer to the smokescreens of our self-deception (for those in religious life at least 10 years). Aug. 21-26, Ernest Larkin, OCarm (weeklong), "Teresa of Avila & John of the Cross: Models for the Apostolic Life." June 17-19, Ruth Schlehr, RSM, guided retreat, "Let All Creation Bless the Lord." Write/call for brochure: Mount Carmel, Box 767, Niagara Falls, NY 14302. (905) 356-4113; fax: (905) 356-6733.

PLACE: Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Come to Mount Carmel Come to the falls! May 13-15, Malachy Smith, OCarm, "Life-style Analysis," grow through spiritual knowledge of yourself. July 8-10, Kathleen Lyons, CSJ, "Dreams: The Language of the Soul." July 10-16, Roger Bonneau, OCarm, "From Lisieux to Auschwitz: Carmelite Spirituality for a New World." July 17-23, Jim Dolan, SJ, "De Mello Spirituality: The Freedom and Joy of Living in the Present." Write/call for brochure: Mount Carmel, Box 767, Niagara Falls, NY 14302. (905) 356-4113.

PLACE: Queen's House, Saskatoon, SK. Canada

TIME: July 3-13, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Summer Stillness (12th) featuring: The Mystical Traditions - Hildegard of Bingen, Bernard of Clairvaux, Gertrude & Helfta Mystics, Journaling, Awareness & Yoga, Focusing, Praying Our Graced History, Graphoanalysis Retreat, Workshop on Acceptance, Image Guidance, Women & Self-Esteem, Scripture & Imaging, Spirituality of The 12 Steps, Workshop - Our Search For Spiritual Meaning and Fidelity (Anthony Padovano), In the Eye of The Catholic Storm (Bishop Remi De Roo), Prayer & Dreamwork, Self-Knowledge in the Spiritual Life, Rural Life Crisis, Enneagram, Women - Unique Psychological Growth, Within the Interior Castle. Queen's House, 601 Taylor St. W., Saskatoon, SK. Canada. S7M OC9. Telephone: (306) 242-1916. Fax: (306) 653-5941.

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Center for Spiritual Development, Orange, CA

TIME: January 3-31, 1995

DESCRIPTION: Winter Sabbatical for Women and Men in Church Ministries offered in sunny Southern California, Jan. 3-31, 1995. Ideal environment for spiritual renewal, theological updating and wholistic relaxation in this garden-oasis. Come, center yourself, far from the noise - yet close to the city, ocean, mountains - with easy access to airports and recreation areas. See Education, Retreats and Spanish Studies sections. Write or call: Center for Spiritual Development, Attn: Dept. NWS-SL, 434 S. Batavia St., Orange, CA 92668-3907. (714) 744-3175.

PLACE: Center for Spiritual Development, Orange, CA

TIME: Monthly: February-December

DESCRIPTION: Ongoing sabbatical provides an unstructured time of renewal and relaxation in sunny Southern California for women and men in Church ministries. Year-round (except January; for January see our Winter Sabbatical ad), one month or more. Ideal environment for spiritual renewal in this garden-oasis. Limited space. Come, center yourself, far from the noise - yet close to the city, ocean, mountains - with easy access to airports and recreation areas. See Education, Retreats and Spanish Studies sections. Write or call: Center for Spiritual Development, Attn: Dept. NOG-SL, 434 S. Batavia St., Orange, CA 92668-3907. (714) 744-3175.

PLACE: Doheny Campus, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA

TIME: September 1994-May 1995; Summer 1994

DESCRIPTION: Enjoy sabbatical within the environment of Catholic higher education. Participants reside at Mount St. Mary's lovely campus in Los Angeles and may take courses in theology, ministry and spirituality. Additional opportunities for personal renewal are available. One may participate for one or both academic semesters (fall-spring). Individualized sabbatical possible during the summer session (June 20-July 30). Contact: Sr. Mary McKay, CSJ, Center for Theology and Ministry, Mount St. Mary's College, 10 Chester Place, Los Angeles, CA 90007-2598. (213) 746-0450, ext. 2135.

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Students may complete a 36-unit Master of Arts in Theology with an emphasis in Religious Education or Pastoral Ministry Program in 13 months: two summer sessions and the year between. Sixteen-unit Certificate programs in Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry also provide a balanced integration of theology and practical application to meet continuing needs of people involved in all forms of ministry within the Church. Write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, Graduate Degree and Certificate Programs, USF, Box B, Campion D-2, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601 or 1-800-474-0220.

KANSAS

PLACE: Manna House of Prayer, Concordia, KS

TIME: Sept. 21-Nov. 17, 1994

DESRIPTION: The Sarah Sabbatical is an eight-week spiritual renewal minisabbatical designed for women between their 60s and 80s who are seeking a fuller integration of their life experience in these years of transition. These years of mature age are a period in life, rich in possibilities for continued development and personal growth. Program provides a variety of workshops on theology, spirituality, holistic health and developmental psychology. Time will be provided for leisure, Information: Sarah Sabbatical, Manna House of Prayer, PO Box 675, Concordia, KS 66901. (913) 243-4428.

LOUISIANA

PLACE: Blessing Place, Lacombe, LA

TIME: Mid-August through mid-December, 1994, and January through May, 1995

DESCRIPTION: Blessing Place provides both an environment and a number of enrichment opportunities for women and men religious and clergy who seek their own growth through holistic development. We try to achieve a gentle rhythm of input, reflection, leisure, prayer and community. A strong point of our program is its holistic approach, the integration of the physical, psychological, intellectual, emotional, environmental, cultural and spiritual elements. Participants are accepted for the complete nine-months program or for either session. For information contact: Sr. Barbara Breaud, PO Box 130, Lacombe, LA 70445. (504) 882-7579.

MARYLAND

PLACE: Washington Theological Union, Silver Spring, MD

TIME: Aug. 22-Dec. 16, 1994; Jan. 5-May 5, 1995

DESCRIPTION: Locatd nar the nation's capital, an area of historical and cultural interest, the WTU, a Roman Catholic school for ministry, offers graduate degrees in theology(MDiv, MTS, MA), as well as a one/two-semester Sabbatical Program and a one-year Minitries Development Program, designed for men and women who seek to enrich their lives and ministries through individualized study and renewal opportunities, such as the Spirituality Program, and Mission and Cross-cultural Studies. On-campus residence available. Tuition for Sabbatical Semester $3,155. Summer Session: one- or two-week courses and workshops. For further information, contact: Director of Recruitment, Washington Theological Union, 9001 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20903. (301) 439-0551.

MASSACHUSETTS

PLACE: Boston College, Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry, Boston, MA

TIME: Academic year

DESCRIPTION: Come to Boston College for a sabbatical tailored to your needs. The Institute offers a program for the experienced minister. Audit courses of your choice; participate in lectures and workshops designed for spiritual and personal renewal. Enjoy the rich cultural, historical and recreational resources of the Boston area. Come for nine months or one semester. Housing available at the Sabbatical Program Center. For further information contact: Sr. Carol Regan, Coordinator, Boston College, Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry, Dept. S, Chestnut Hill, MA 02167. (617) 552-8440. 1-800-487-1167. Or fax: (617) 552-0811.

MISSOURI

PLACE: Rockhaven Center for Holistic Living, House Springs, MO

TIME: July 6-Aug. 6, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Questing Our Spiritual Nature - A Summer Sabbatical for Women. A moon cycle of time for women to quest the deep, instinctual life within them; fulfills the need for a sacred event where the true self may emerge in honored ways. Holistic in nature and based in Whole Earth Spirituality, the program focuses attention on all aspects of well-being, including nutrition,exercise, play and relaxation. Time for oneself is balanced by sessions for interactive learning and sharing. Rural, wooded location; private rooms; outdoor swimming pool. For information write or call: Mary Tobias Hagan, csj, 7621 Rivermont Trail, House Springs,MO 63051. (314) 671-3623.

NEW YORK

PLACE: Still Point House of Prayer, Stillwater, NY

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: An inner journey toward a global spirituality - a holistic approach. Self-designed (or with spiritual director). Environs: 30 acres of woods, pond, meditation park, Native American medicine wheel, welcoming house, guest house and hermitages. Life-style: liturgical monastic focus, silence, solitude, the arts, vegetarian diet, the Jesus Prayer, integral yoga - experience of the micro-church. Options: manual labor, gardening; twice monthly holistic workshops, psychosynthesis counseling, body work. Retreats: guided and directed. Spiritual companionship. Partial scholarships are available. Contact: Sylvia Rosell, OP, Still Point House of Prayer, Rt. 423, Box 53, Stillwater, NY 12170. (518) 587-4967.

NORTH CAROLINA

PLACE: Living Waters, Maggie Valley, NC

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Feel the need to "hibernate" for a while? Treat yourself to a "Lazy Bear" spiritual renewal in the Smoky Mountains. No established program. Play your own. Material and opportunities available for a custom-made renewal. Combine the possibilities: solitude, prayer, hiking in the mountains, wood and stone carving, finger weaving, pottery. Craft lessons available from Cherokee artisans and others. Take advantage of retreats and workshops at Living Waters while here. Write for more information: Living Waters Catholic Reflection Center, 1420 Soco Rd., Maggie Valley, NC 28751. (704) 926-3833.

OREGON

PLACE: Shalom Prayer Center, Mt. Angel, OR

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Shalom Sabbath: Rest a while in the prayerful environment of Shalom Prayer Center amid Oregon's natural beauty. Shalom Sabbath is an unstructured sabbatical program with regular spiritual direction and many optional opportunities for renewal of mind, body and spirit, including outings to nearby Cascade Mountains, Pacific Coast and Columbia Gorge. A monastic atmosphere provides contemplative space for reflection and spiritual renewal. Individuals participate in both fall and spring sessions (nine months) or a shorter time if desired. Contact: Shalom Prayer Center, 840 S. Main St., Mt. Angel, OR 97362. (503) 845-6773.

PENNSYLVANIA

PLACE: Mercy Consultation Center, Dallas, Pennsylvania

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Summer Solstice Sabbatical. Intended for those experiencing stress, burnout, midlife issues, in need of time away from ministry to experience centering and focusing of one's life. It is an opportunity for holistic transformation, a turning point, a time of exploration. July 1-31, 1994. Write or call: Sabbatical Coordinator, Mercy Consultation Center, PO Box 370, Dallas, Pennsylvania 18612. (717) 675-2284.

PLACE: Ecclesia Center, Diocese of Erie, Girard, PA

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Ecclesia Center - "A Place for New Beginnings." Residential program for clergy and religious integrating psychology and spirituality. Program offerings include psychological evaluations, spiritual direction counseling, Tai Chi, art imagery, private and directed retreats. Contact: Ecclesia Center, Sr. Norma Jean Kingsley, OSB, 9101 Ridge Rd., Girard, PA 16417-9625. Phone: 1-800-235-0944, ext. 2.

WASHINGTON

PLACE: Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

TIME: June 6-24, 1994

DESCRIPTION: CREDO Mini-Sabbatical: A refreshing blend of study, leisure, wholistic growth opportunities and religious studies courses for audit. Courses available include: Synoptic Gospels; Ethics of Non-Violence: RCIA; Understanding Christian Mystics; Pauline Spirituality. Relax and enjoy our beautiful campus with its easy access to walking trails, downtown Spokane and acres of entertainment and beauty along the Spokane River. Program fee: $80; tuition per course: $450; room & board: $180 per week. For registration or information contact: CREDO Program, Gonzaga University, Admin. Box 93, Spokane, WA 99258-0001. Phone: (509) 328-4220, ext. 3383; 1-800-523-9712 (Continental USA); 1-800-572-9658, ext. 3383 (Washington state).

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Immaculate Heart College Center, Los Angeles, CA

TIME: July 11-15, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Working for Solidarity: Women doing Faith-Based Social Analysis. Using ethnically rich Los Angeles as laboratory, participants collaborate with women of diverse backgrounds exploring social issues from a global perspective valuing each womans experience. Activists from various Christian traditions (Fannie Lou Hamer, Rigoberta Mench[pound] Tum, Dorothy Day) will be models, inter-ethnic faculty: Catherine Ferguson, PhD, International Studies; Maria Luisa JimCnez, MA, International Educator; Susan Marie Maloney, PhD, Religion, Social Ethics; Betty-Hanna Witherspoon, MS, Pastor, Turner AME Church. Contact: MA Program in Feminist Spirituality, Immaculate Heart College Center, 425 Shatto Pl. Ste. 401, Los Angeles, CA 90020-1712. (213) 386-3116. Fax: (213) 386-6334.

INDIANA

PLACE: Center for Spirituality, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN

TIME: June 10-19, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Seminar on Carmelite Spirituality,"Education for Contemplation," presented by the Carmelite Forum. Program features lectures and workshops by Kevin Culligan, Keith Egan, Constance FitzGerald, Ernest Larkin, Vilma Seelaus, Robert Stefanoti and John Welch. Open to laity, religious and clergy of all faiths. Cost: $425 includes registration, tuition, room and board. Contact: Sr. Rose Anne Schultz, CSC, Center for Spirituality, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN 46556-5027. Telephone: (219) 284-4636.

IOWA

PLACE: Shalom Retreat Center, Dubuque, IA

TIME: May 28, 4 p.m.-May 31, noon, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Franciscan Federation Sponsors Networking Seminar for Franciscans Directing, Staffing or Sponsoring Renewal/Retreat Centers and Franciscan Spiritual Directors. Presenters: Anthony Carrozzo, OFM. "Christological Foundation of Spiritual Direction in The Franciscan Tradition." Responders: Kathryn King, FSP,and Nancy Schreck, OSF. Special Sessions: Ed Coughlin, OFM, "Creating a Franciscan Place" and "The Franciscan Person." The Seminar places priority on the networking of ideas and resources toward sharpening the focus on the Franciscan charism. Cost: $200; reductions for two or more. Steering Committee: Marie Therese Kalb, OSF; Paul Warren, OFM; Cathy Cahill, OSF; Bob Sandos, OFM; Celester Crine, OSF. Information: Kathleen Moffatt, OSF, (202) 529-2334. Fax: (202) 529-7016.

NEW YORK

PLACE: St.Bonaventure University, The Franciscan Institute, Olean, NY

TIME: July 13, 4 p.m.,-July 17, noon, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Franciscan Federation sponsors Seminar on Third Order Regular Heritage. This historic Seminar brings together the finest scholarship and experience of TOR Franciscans in the U.S. Anchored by Roland Faley, TOR, and Margaret Carney, OSF; facilitated by Joanne Schatzlein, OSF, the five-day program includes: Origins and History of the TOR with special component on the Founding Stories of USA Sisters and Brothers; Evolution of TOR Rule and Commentary: 1213-1982; USA Response: Documents, Programs and Action Plans; Elise Saggau, OSF, Facilitator. On-Site Coordinators: Patrick Donahoe,TOR, and Rose Monica Katusz, OSF. Cost: $275. Information: Kathleen Moffatt, OSF. (202) 29-2334. Fax: (202) 529-7016.

SOUTH CAROLINA

PLACE: The Oratory, Rock Hill, SC

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: A seminar for theology renewal, June 12-15, 1994. The Oratory is offering this update in theology for laity, religious, clergy and teachers. Guest lecturer: Richard Sparks, OFM. Topic: Christian Morality Today: Crossing the Ethical Minefield. Sessions will be late afternoon and early evening with a supper break. Limited rooms with meals available at The Oratory. Tuition: $80; room & board: $105. All facilities air-conditioned. CEUs available. Write: Visions in Faith, The Oratory, PO Box 11586, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

VARIOUS LOCALES

PLACE: NETWORK, Washington, DC, and Silver Spring, MD

TIME: June 25-29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: NETWORK: A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby located in Washington, D.C., offers its Legislative Seminar XIX, "Building The Political Will For The Common Good," June 25-29, 1994. Building the political will for the common good, frequently the missing dimension in political debate on issues like health care reform, homelessness and U.S. foreign policy will serve as the focus of the seminar. Receive current legislative information, develop lobbying skills and join with a delegation of seminar participants in lobbying your Congressperson. Send for a brochure or call: NETWORK, 806 Rhode Island Ave., NE, Washington, DC 20018. (202) 526-4070.

PLACE: Ministry For Religious - Clarks, PA; West Hartford, CT

TIME: Aug.7-12, West Hartford, CT; July 31-Aug.7, Shrewsbury, MA

DESCRIPTION: Two seminars, Passionist community. No. 1 - Living Through Conversion: A Forum for Religious, Holy Family Retreat Center, West Hartford, Conn., Aug. 7-12, 1994. Sr.Barbara Fiand, Sr. Mary Johnson - for the new generation religious, i.e., those entering after Vatican II. A blend of study, prayer and play. No. 2 - Decision Making-Conflict Resolution Based on Discernment. July 31-Aug.7, Shrewsbury, Mass. Fr. Benny Tonna, Fr. Cassian, Virginia Blass. Of special value to community leaders. Two-track with option for directed retreat on discernment. Contact: Fr. Cassian, CP, 1230 St. Ann St. Scranton, PA 18504. (717) 586-9099.

Seminars

CANADA

PLACE: Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre, overlooking Niagara Falls, offers: July 3-8, Barbara Shlemon-Ryan & Justin Bailey, OFM, (weeklong), an advanced seminar on Christian healing. Biblical Roots of Healing, Body-Mind-Spirit Connectedness, Avoidance, Denial, Repression, Faith that Heals, Healing of Memories, Elements of Emotional & Spiritual Healing, Disease Called Addiction, Healing False Images of God, Daily Mass, Special Homilies, July 24-29, "3rd Annual Seminar of Healing," (weeklong), Fr. Jack McGinnis, ("The Meadows," Wickenberg, Ariz.). Join us on an experience of greater recovery! Writer/call for brochure: Mount Carmel, Box 767, Niagara Falls, NY 14302. (905) 356-4113.

MEXICO

PLACE: Center for Global Education, Cuernavaca, Mexico

TIME: Aug. 8-16, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Program Title: Summer Seminar for Faculty Development. An eight-day program in Cuernavaca, Mexico, designed primarily for college, university and seminary-level educators, but open to teachers and administrators from any educational institution. Participants explore firsthand realities of the Third World. Interdisciplinary, participatory approach to learning, including extensive interaction with Mexican resource people - from peasants and indigenous people to government and business leaders. Encounter the challenges of hunger, poverty and injustice; focus on developing sustainable curriculum in hunger/poverty and global studies. Cosponsored by Interfaith Hunger Appeal. Contact: Don Christensen, Center for Global Education, Augsburg College, 2211 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55454. (612) 330-1159.

Spanish

Studies

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Center for Spiritual Development, Orange, CA

TIME: June 27-July 1, 1994 (Level I), July 5-8, 1994 (Level II), July 11-15, 1994 (Level III)

DESCRIPTION: "Spanish for Gringos" is a powerful, effective training seminar designed for those who lack the time, energy or patience for traditional courses. Level I (Beginners) is designed for persons with no Spanish to very nominal acquaintance with the language. Level II is an action-filled course designed to expand Level I vocabulary and develop skills. Level III (Intermediate) is designed for the Level I and II "graduate." Learners must be able to understand, speak, read and write some Spanish; emphasis on professional vocabulary usage and sentence development. Come, center yourself in this spiritual oasis, far from the noise - yet close to the city, ocean, mountains - with easy access to airports and recreation areas. See Education, Retreats and Sabbatical sections. Write or cal: Center for Spiritual Development, Attn: Dept. NSS-SL, 434 S. Batavia St., Orange, CA 92668-3907. (714) 744-3135.

FLORIDA

PLACE: Southeast Pastoral Institute, Miami, FL

TIME: July 10-30, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Immersion in Spanish language and culture course, July 10-30, 1994, in Miami, Fla. This course is designed especially or laity, religious, priests and persons interested in the Hispanic people and Hispanic ministry. Write or call for brochure: Southeast Pastoral Institute (SEPI), 2900 SW 87th Ave., Miami, FL 33615. (305) 223-7711.

VARIOUS LOCALES

PLACE: Various locales

TIME: 5-hour classes meeting over a period of seven days

DESCRIPTION: Learn Spanish the fun effective, stress free way with Espa[sections]ol R[dagger]pido! You'll be speaking quickly and naturally thanks to music, games, relaxation, humor, prayer, whole brain involvement, the arts and an affirmative environment. Church-hosted seven-day immersion classes address conversational and/or pastoral ministry needs. These dynamic classes are held at lovely sites throughout the country or we'll come to you! As a hosting organization you are eligible for generous discounts and courses tailored to your needs. Call for details. For a free brochure, including 1994 class schedule, trips and courses on tape, contact: Expanded Learning, 180 Cook St., Ste. 201, Denver, CO 80206. 1-800-622-5041.

GUATEMALA

PLACE: Centro Maya de Espanol, Guatemala

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Centro Maya de Espa[sections]ol: indigenous/women-owned collective offers immersion Spanish or Maya language studies, opportunity to help impoverished communities in Guatemalan Highlands. $210 weekly provides five hours/day one-on-one language instruction. Price includes private room accommodations, three meals daily with guatemaltecan family, plus broad range of cultural activities including trips, seminars and fiestas. Instruction adaptable to various professional needs. Volunteers may assist with education/service projects in nearby pueblo. Serious students learn more in two weeks at Centro Maya than in entire semester college Spanish. For information write-call: Centro Maya. Max Kintner, 3314 Sherwood, Wichita Falls, TX 76308. (817) 696-3319.

MEXICO

PLACE: Center for Global Education, Cuernavaca, Mexico

TIME: July 6-Aug. 5, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Intensive Spanish Study and Contemporary Latin American Issues Seminar. A month-long Spanish language seminar in Cuernavaca intended for those who also want to learn about the realities of poverty and injustice in Latin America. Develop conversation ability with intensive small group instruction five days a week. Through supplementary seminars, lectures and field trips, focus on important religious, social and political issues in Mexican society, such as the North American Free Trade Agreement, roots of poverty in Mexico, changing roles of women, the church and liberation theology. Call or write for brochure and application. Contact: Don Christensen, Center for Global Education, Augsburg College, 2211 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis, 55454. (612) 330-119.

PLACE: Cuernavaca Language School, Cuervanava, Morelos, Mexico

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Speak Spanish, Total immersion program. If you really want to become fluent in Spanish in the natural environment in which the language is spoken, explore this exciting program in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, "The City of Eternal Springtime." Ask for free brochure from: Cuernavaca Language School, Apdo. 4-254, 62430 Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico. Tel./Fax: (73) 17-51-51. International Office: Dr. Roberto Alm, PO Box 1011, Kent, WA 98035-1011. Tel: (206) 813-1474 (evenings & weekends). Fax: (206) 813-1483 (available 24 hours a day).

Study

Weeks/Tours

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: USF presents two one-week institutes in the City by the Bay. Institutes include: Women in Scripture (Mary Ann Getty); and Liturgical Prayer and Ministry: Images of Vatican II II (Peter Fink). For information write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, Institutes, Campion D-2, USF, Box B, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601. 1-800-474-0220.

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: June 17-July 29, 1994

DESCRIPTION: USF presents two one-week institutes in the City by the Bay. Institutes include: Women in Scripture (Mary Ann Getty; and Liturgical Prayer and Ministry: Images of Vatican II (Peter Fink). For information write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, Institutes, Campion D-2, USF, Box B, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601 or 1-800-474-0220.

MASSACHUSETTS

PLACE: Assumption College, Worcester, MA

TIME: June 19-24, 1994

DESCRIPTION: "Interpreting the Bible Today." One-week institute. Eugene LaVerdiere, SSS (keynote speaker and daily morning lecturer): "Focus on Mark: A Story of the Beginning for People Who Thought It Was the End"; Lucien Richard, OMI: "The Systematic Theologian and the Bible"; John Shea, "Spiritual Literary Interpretations of Gospel Stories"; Virginia Raguin, "Stained-Glass Window Rambles: The Bible Visible"; Andrew J. Brown Jr., "Biblical Interpretation in Afro-American Perspective"; Alice Laffey, "Interpreting the Bible from an Eco-Feminist Perspective"; Gary Phillips, "Biblical Interpretation for a Post-Modern World: Questions, Directions, Resources." Graduate, undergraduate credit; non-credit; CEUs. Write: Dr. Wayne Rollins, Assumption College, 500 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01615-0005.

EL SALVADOR

PLACE: El Salvador

TIME: One Week in Summer or Fall

DESCRIPTION: El Salvador Peace Education Seminars - A third world immersion experience with a faith-based perspective. An intensive week of listening to Salvadorans describe their struggles through the war and hopes for the future, celebrating new life with the Church, visiting historic sites, and reflecting on how our faith is informed and challenged by what we see. ESPES will design seminars for your church or community focusing on your interests: theology, education, women, ecology, politics. Or join a nationwide group this summer or fall. We also facilitate retreats. Dates, costs, and details: ESPES, 1113 Mission Rd., San Antonio, TX 78210. (210) 534-6996.

ISRAEL

PLACE: Israel

TIME: June 22-July 8, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Biblical Study Tour. Six graduate credits available for those who meet requirements: Historical Geography of Ancient Israel; Journey of Jesus to Jerusalem. Study tour option (without credit). Please write for brochure: Theology Department, Providence College, Providence, RI 02918. (401) 865-2274.

Travel

VARIOUS LOCALES

PLACE: Kathmandu, Nepal: Oct. 31- Nov. 10, 1994; Bangalore, India: Nov. 17-28, 1994

TIME: See above

DESCRIPTION: Inward Travels offers two retreat/hospitality experiences this fall. Dream of yourself making a retreat in the foothills of the Himalayas drawing upon the richness of Budhism and Hinduism while living in an environment of a Catholic ashram near Kathmandu, Nepal. Or experience the mystery of India and its cultural and religious diversity through an educational/reflective experience in the garden city of Bangalore, India. Retreat/tours are escorted by Jane Comerford, CSJ, and Joe Conyard, SJ, and are led by local on-site presenters. For further information phone or write: Inward Travels, 5021 Ripley Lane N. #302, Renton, WA 98056. (206) 226-5474.

Volunteers

KANSAS

PLACE: Christian Foundation for Children and Aging Headquarters, Kansas City, KS

TIME: Two months or longer/beginning any time

DESCRIPTION: CFCA is looking for volunteers who are willing to help with construction in Christ House or with mailing and computer operations for our sponsorship program. Live-in volunteers are invited to dedicate two months or more. They would live in the shelter dormitory and share meals with the CFCA staff. If interested, write or call: Paul Hentzen or Vicki Hoffman, CFCA, One Elmwood Ave., Kansas City, KS 66103. (913) 384-6500.

KENTUCKY

PLACE: Christian Appalachian Project, Lancaster, KY

TIME: One year or longer

DESCRIPTION: The Christian Appalachian Project is a Christian nonprofit organization founded to assist the people in the Appalachian region of Kentucky. Yearlong opportunities are available in programs ranging from child development centers, adult education programs, elderly outreach, residential programs, home repair, teen centers, working with persons with disabilities, as well as individuals possessing secretarial/computer skills. Also, there are Summer Camp opportunities such as counselors, lifeguards, nurses and arts & crafts instructors. The volunteer program focuses on a life of prayer, family-style living and service. Dead-line for permanent status: Revolving Admission. Deadline for Summer Camp: April 15. Write or call: Christian Appalachian Project, Volunteer Program, 235 Lexington St., Lancaster, KY 40444. (606) 792-2219.

NEW YORK

PLACE: The Children's Center, Bedford Correctional Facility, Bedford Hills, NY

TIME: June 26-Aug. 25, 1994

DESCRIPTION: The Children's Center Summer Program invites you to enjoy a week or more as a volunteer in its nationally recognized Center, uniting inmate mothers and their children. Women and men are needed to drive children to and from the prison and to work in the Center with mothers and children (ages 3-16). The nine-week sessions run Sunday through Thursday. Applicants must be at least 21. Room and board are provided in the NYC area. Please join us for a week or more and reap the rewards! You will love it. For information please write: Sr. Elaine Roulet, 247 Harris Rd., Bedford Hills, NY 10507. Or call: days: (914) 241-3100, ext. 384; eves: (718) 346-7863.

PLACE: Providence House, Inc., New York City area

TIME: Summer - one week to 2 months; female 18 years and older

DESCRIPTION: Providence House provides temporary shelter and services to women and children who are homeless as a result of domestic violence, lack of finances or recent release from incarceration. Needed: Women 18 years and older to assist in the daily runnings of each house. Come for one week or two months. Come live with us. Share your heart with homeless women and children. You may just see the face of God! Write to: Sr, Priscilla Baker, Providence House, Inc., 89 Sickles Ave., New Rochelle, NY 10801.

WISCONSIN

PLACE: Pallottine Apostolic Associates, Milwaukee, WI

TIME: August 1994-August 1995

DESCRIPTION: Interested in experiencing another part of the country, meeting new people, sharing faith in community, exploring and developing your skills, actively combatting social and economic problems and challenging yourself personally and spiritually? Join PAA, a one-year lay volunteer program. You'll live with volunteers and work full time for a social service agency. You'll receive room and board; health insurance; a stipend; student loan deferment and possible partial loan cancellation; transportation to job site and home at end of service; an orientation, midyear and final retreats and monthly days of reflection. Contact: PAA, 5424 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53208. (414) 258-3633.

VARIOUS LOCALES

PLACE: SOME - Highview, WV. Washington, DC

TIME: Summer, short- and long-term

DESCRIPTION: We serve the poor, homeless, frail elderly of Washington, D.C., through the dining room, medical/dental clinics, social services, substance abuse programs, permanent housing, community outreach, day care centers for seniors and mentally ill. In West Virginia we operate a residential substance abuse facility. We accept men/women at least 21 years old. Room/board provided for all. Long-term volunteers receive medical insurance, stipend, transportation to/from site. Volunteers reside together in shared, supportive living environment. Contact: Mary Katherine Guiler, SP. SOME-So Others Might Eat, 71 "O" St., NW, Washington, DC 20001-1290.

CENTRAL AMERICA

PLACE: Witness for Peace, Central America

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Guatemala - Nicaragua - Southern Mexico. Witness for Peace, a nonprofit, faith based, human rights organization, is looking for volunteers for its Central American Programs. Work includes: document effects of structural adjustment; support human rights; host short-term delegations; assist work projects. Spanish fluency and 18 month to two-year commitment required. For an applicant or more information write or call: WFP, 2201 P. St., NW, Room 109, Washington, DC 20037. (202) 797-1160.

NICARAGUA

PLACE: Nicaragua Center for Community Action (NICCA), Nicaragua (Matagalpa region)

TIME: July 3-24 or Oct. 15-Nov. 5, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Three-week volunteer work brigades assist with reforestation and soil conservation projects. Volunteers live and work with Nicaraguan campesino families on rural agricultural cooperatives. Conditions are humble, food basic, but living with Nicaraguan families is a happy and deeply moving experience. Brigadistas will also meet with many community groups, including Christian base communities. Should be in good health as work is strenuous. Spanish not required but helpful. Cost: $500 + airfare. Contact: NICCA, 2140 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704. (510) 832-4959.

Workshops

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Friends of Creation Spirituality, Oakland, CA

TIME: July 17-22, 1994

DESCRIPTION: This workshop in Creation Spirituality features presentations by Matthew Fox and Sr. Jose Hobday. Morning Seminar courses include: Cosmology and Consciousness; Creation Spirituality and Culture; Feminist Awakening; and Medieval Mystics. Afternoon Art-As-Meditation classes include Body as Sacred Source; Native Spirituality; Drums, Rituals and Healing; Creating Rituals; Massage; and Shabda Yoga, Tuition is $295. Room/meal plans are available. A similar workshop will be offered in Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 7-12. For complete information contact: Friends of Creation Spirituality, PO Box 19216, Oakland, CA 94619. (510) 482-4984.

Workshops

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: Weekends

DESCRIPTION: USF offers five weekend workshops during its 1994 Summer Session in Theology, Spirituality and Pastoral Studies: "Lift Up Your Hearts: The Way of Liturgical Spirituality" (Richard Fragomeni), June 17-19; "Toward a Theology of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry" (Francis Buckley and Maria de la Cruz Aymes), June 17-19; "Liturgical Music" (John Foley), June 24-26; "Liturgy and the Expressive Arts" (Douglas Adams), July 8-10; "Inculturation in African-American Liturgies" (Moses Anderson), July 15-17. For information write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, Workshops, USF, Box B, Campion D-2, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601. 1-800-474-0220.

PLACE: University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

TIME: Weekends

DESCRIPTION: USF offers five weekend workshops during its 1994 Summer Session in Theology, Spirituality and Pastoral Studies: "Lift Up Your Hearts: The Way of Liturgical Spirituality" (Richard Fragomeni), June 17-19; "Toward a Theology of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry" (Francis Buckley and Maria de la Cruz Aymes), June 17-19; "Liturgical Music" (John Foley), June 24-26; "Liturgy and the Expressive Arts" (Douglas Adams), July 8-10; "Inculturation in African-American Liturgies" (Moses Anderson), July 15-17. For information write: Fr. Francis J. Buckley, SJ, Workshops, USF, Box B, Campion D-2, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080. Or call: (415) 666-6601 or 1-800-474-0220.

ILLINOIS

PLACE: Institute for Spiritual Leadership, Chicago, IL

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Institute for Spiritual Leadership, Chicago offers: June 19-24: An Intensive Week of Supervision for spiritual directors seeking further professional development. Participants experience different models of supervision which deepen effectiveness with directees and add to self-knowledge and growth. June 26-July 1: Approaches to the Interior, a week exploring creative techniques to connect more deeply with Inner Wisdom through artwork, movement, guided imagery, dreamwork and Focusing. Workshop staff teach in the Institute's internationally renowned nine-month training program in spiritual direction. Contact: Des Raftery, 4906 S. Greenwood Ave., Chicago, IL 60615-2816. Tel: (312) 373-7953. Fax: (312) 373-5794.

INDIANA

PLACE: Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN

TIME: June-July, 1994

DESCRIPTION: T'ai Chi Chih, June 17-19, Marian Massman. Renew your body and spirit by learning these soft, flowing movements. Basic Enneagram, June 27-28, Cathie Rodefer. Learn the fundamentals and discover more about yourself and others. Interpersonal Relationships and the Enneagram, July 11-12, Maria Beesing. Apply enneagram insights to the challenges of relating and improving communication skills. Stress and the Enneagram, July 14-15, Maria Beesing. Discover how persons of enneagram type react to and deal with stress, Myers - Briggs Type Indicator, July 18, Christine Parks. Learn more about your preferences through administration and interpretation of the MBTI instrument. Contact: Office of Continuing Education, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876-1099. (812) 535-5148.

MARYLAND

PLACE: Bon Secours Spiritual Center, Marriottsvile, MD

TIME: August 21-26, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Enneagram Professional Training Program. This program is designed for those wishing to become Enneagram teachers, and for those wanting to enrich their personal and professional growth through a deeper understanding of the Enneagram. Goals of the program are to equip participants to teach the Enneagram professionally and/or to use the Enneagram in conjunction with other areas of their professional expertise. The program is also designed to enable participants to understand the personality types of the Enneagram and their subtle variations more clearly. Presenters: Don Riso and Russ Hudson. Contact: Bon Secours Spiritual Center, 1525 Marriottsville Rd., Marriottsville, MD 21104. (410) 442-1320.

MINNESOTA

PLACE: Friends of Creation Spirituality, Minneapolis, MN

TIME: Aug. 7-12, 1994

DESCRIPTION: This workshop in Creation Spirituality features presentations by Matthew Fox and Sr. Jose Hobday. Morning Seminar courses include: Cosmology and Consciousness; Creation Spirituality and Culture; Feminist Awakening; Working from the Heart; Topics of Deep Ecumenism; and Medieval Mystics. Afternoon Art-As-Meditation classes include Body as Sacred Source; Native Spirituality; Drums, Rituals and Healing; Creative Intimacy; Creating Rituals; Dances of Peace; and Shabda Yoga. Tuition is $295. Room/meal plans are available. A similar workshop will be offered in Oakland, Calif., July 17-22. For complete information contact: Friends of Creation Spirituality, PO Box 19216, Oakland, CA 94619. (510) 482-4984.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

PLACE: Berekah - A Place of Blessing, Pittsfield, NH

TIME: Aug. 7-13, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Initiation to Helping Relationships: Learning the components of helping relationships; gaining knowledge, tools and experience in helping and being helped. Following My Conscience: (Prerequisites: Who Am I? and Introduction to PRH Analysis) Discovering one's in-depth conscience; learning to analyze real life problems to make and very decisions. Write or call: Berakah - A Place of Blessing, RR1, Box 191, Fairview Dr., Pittsfield, NH 03263-9109. (603) 435-7271.

NEW JERSEY

PLACE: Stella Maris, Elberton, NJ

TIME: Sept. 1-5, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Oceanview |94: Mid-Life Directions Vacation/Workshop. An exciting process with time to relax and reflect in beautiful surroundings. Featuring: discovery of the "self within"; second-half-of-life spirituality; Judeo-Christian concepts; Jungian developmental psychology. Employing: presentations, reflective exercises, prayer, journaling, creativity. Enjoying: seashore, pool, shops and attractions; Optional Reiki - a natural healing art. Facilitators: Eda Lorello, MA & Patricia McDonnell, MS, Certified Mid-Life Directions Consultants, who have trained with Drs. Brennan and Brewi. Brochure: Marge Orlowski, Registrar, 11 Peachtree Lane, Huntington St., NY 11746-7422.

NEW YORK

PLACE: Maryknoll, NY

TIME: Aug. 7-12, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Workshop in Spiritual Direction. Pearl Diving - an inner journey toward wholeness is based on a psychosynthesis model which helps to open, free and synthesize psychological and spiritual dimensions of life. It offers the participants an opportunity to journey into the depths of their souls and there to encounter "the Pearl of great price" - the Christ within - who frees painful memories and other emotional and spiritual blocks. Guided imagery, dreams, drawing and journaling are some of the techniques used. For brochure/application write or call: Rev. John Rich, MM, Box 305, Maryknoll, NY 10545. (914) 941-7590.

OHIO

PLACE: Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

TIME: May 16-Aug. 11, 1994

DESCRIPTION: 1994 Summer Sessions Bulletin of Classes and Workshops now available. Over 50 workshops and 300 courses are scheduled through the summer on weekdays, evenings and weekends. Undergraduate and graduate courses offered in areas of arts and social sciences, business, education, Montessori, professional studies, religion. Campus housing available. For your copy of bulletin or for more information call/write: Xavier University, Summer Sessions, 3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207-3120. (513) 745-4381.

PENNSYLVANIA

PLACE: College Misericordia, Dallas, Pennsylvania

TIME: June 9-18, 1994

DESCRIPTION: "Aging Religious: Our Responsibility," Seventeenth annual workshop for those working in retirement homes or programs for the aging in our religious communities, to be held June 9-18, 1994, in three formats: Pre-Conference (June 9-11), Conference (June 12-17), and Post-Conference (June 17-18). Call or write: Institute of Gerontology, College Misericordia, 301 Lake St., Dallas, Pennsylvania 18612-1098. Phone: (717) 675-3862. Fax: (717) 675-2441.

TEXAS

PLACE: Mexican American Cultural Center, San Antonio, TX

TIME: June and July, 1994

DESCRIPTION: June 6-9: Catecismo de la Iglesia C[dagger]tolica, Archbishop Patrick Flores and others. June 13-16: Ministry with Hispanic Young Adults, Fr. Alex Steinmiller. June 20-23, La Parroquia, Fr. Mario Vizca no/Lydia Menocal. June 25: Religiosidad Popular, Dr. Tim Matovina/Sr. Rosa Mar a Icaza. June 27-30: Jail Ministry to Hispanics, Sr. Margaret Carew. June 30: Musica: La Voz del Pueblo, Ms. Dolores Martinez. July 5-8: Communidades de Base, Sr. Ninfa Carza. July 18-21: Parish Pastoral Council, Sr. Carol Kottewitz, Carmen Badillo. July 25-29: Role of Hispanic Women in the Church, Sr. Maria Elena Gonzalez. Write or call: Mexican American Cultural Center, 3019 W. French Pl., San Antonio, TX 78228. (210) 732-2156, ext. 20.

PLACE: Direction Ministries, San Antonio, TX

TIME: May 25-June 10, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Intensive 17-day Spiritual Direction Workshop integrates academic with experiential; focus upon the dynamics of spiritualization process. In traditions of classic spiritual masters and contemporary authors. Presented 1977 to 1987 at Christian Holiday House, Oblate Center of Spirituality in Dickinson, Texas; second year offered in San Antonio, Texas, May 25-June 10 inclusive. In past, good mixture of lay, priests, religious participants from Canada, Ireland, Scotland, England, Guatemala. Serves beginners, as well as seasoned directors. Limited to 21 participants (private room, shared bath). Write/call: Direction Ministries, 334 W. Kings Hwy., San Antonio, TX 78212. Or call: (210) 822-8761.

WYOMING

PLACE: Ranger Creek Guest Ranch (In the Big Horn Mountains), WY

TIME: Sept. 17-22, 1994

DESCRIPTION: Health Care Providers Creative Arts Venue. For Mental or Physical Health Care Providers, Social Service Agency Staff and Clinicians. Based on the European holistic models of Recreation and Wellness utilizing Art/Movement, Music, Massage Therapists for Restoring Equilibrium and Health by Renewing Oneself. Enjoy the magnificent beauty of Wyoming's fall, in this pristine forest Recreating, ReCreating, Restoring and Refreshing yourself. Double occupancy cabins, price includes R&B + therapies of your choice. Write for brochure, rates, additional information. Contact: Thad Diggins, Creative Arts Venues, PO Box 7369, Sheridan, WY 82801. (307) 674-7618.
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