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CONFERENCES

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: La Casa La casa (Spanish for The House) is a 1954 novel by Manuel Mujica Laínez.

It tells the story of a family living in a stately Buenos Aires mansion from the heyday of Argentina's oligarchy in the 1880s to some time in the post-1946 period, the era of Peronist populism,
 de Maria Retreat Center, Santa Barbara, CA

TIME: May 1-3, and July 14-19, 2002

DESCRIPTION: May 1-3, Second Annual Barrett Conference for Women, an interfaith opportunity for women of diverse cultures and spiritual traditions to find support and challenge for the transformation of religious, political, economic, educational and social institutions. With Jacqueline Landry, MDiv, Chaplain to Harvard University Harvard University, mainly at Cambridge, Mass., including Harvard College, the oldest American college. Harvard College


Harvard College, originally for men, was founded in 1636 with a grant from the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
; and Kay Lindahl, author of "The Sacred Art Sacred art is imagery intended to uplift the mind to the spiritual. It can be an object to be venerated not for what it is but for what it represents; Roman Catholics are taught that such venerated objects are more properly called sacramentals.  of Listening." July 14-19, "Women's Wholistic Retreat: The Missing Half of Who We Are." Regain spiritual balance and reclaim wholeness by enquiry into the nexus of feminism, spirituality and environmental/political reform. Facilitator: Carol Lee Flinders, author of "Laurel's Kitchen" and "At the Root of This Longing." La Casa de Maria, 800 El Bosque El Bosque, Spanish for "the forest", may refer to:
  • El Bosque, Chile, a municipality within Greater Santiago
  • El Bosque, Chiapas, a municipality and township in the state of Chiapas, Mexico
  • El Bosque, Cádiz, in the province of Cádiz in Andalusia, southern Spain. Pop.
 Road, Santa Barbara, CA. 93108. Phone: (805) 969-5031. Web site: www.lacasademaria.org

CONNECTICUT

PLACE: Wisdom House, Litchfield, CT

TIME: June 6-9, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Wisdom Sophia: Healing the Sacred Universe." An exploration of "The New Story of the Universe," its implications for our lives and its relationship to Wisdom Sophia. Gail Worcelo, CP, Joyce Johnson Rouse, Janice Novotka. Contact Marilyn T. Lieber, DW, at: (757) 498-4211. E-mail: mtlmmm@visi.net

ILLINOIS

PLACE: Cambridge Marriott, Chicago, IL

TIME: June 29-July 2, 2002

DESCRIPTION: The 31st annual convention of the Religious Brothers Conference will be held at the Cambridge Marriott Hotel, June 29-July 2, 2002. The theme of the convention is "Bringing Our Gifts to Light" Fr. Tony Gittins, CSSp, will be the main presenter. Additional workshops and break-out sessions are planned. For information and a registration form, please contact: Religious Brothers Conference, 1337 W. Ohio St., Chicago, IL 60622. Phone: 1-866-BROTHERS; fax: (312) 829-8915. E-mail: brothersoffice@aol.com Web site: www.brothersonline.org

MASSACHUSETTS

PLACE: The Newman Center, University of Massachusetts The system includes UMass Amherst, UMass Boston, UMass Dartmouth (affiliated with Cape Cod Community College), UMass Lowell, and the UMass Medical School. It also has an online school called UMassOnline. , Amherst, MA

TIME: June 20-22, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "John Henry Newman: Teacher and Minister in a University Setting." 2002 National Newman Conference, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, June 20-22. Information available from: Venerable John Henry Newman Association, PO Box 1033, Saint Joseph's College Saint Joseph College may refer to:
  • Saint Joseph College, Malang, East Java, Indonesia
  • Saint Joseph College (Connecticut), West Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Saint Joseph's College may refer to:
  • St. Joseph's College, Geelong, Australia
  • St.
, Rensselaer, IN 47978. Phone: (219) 866-6138. E-mail: newman@saintjoe.edu Or: The Newman Center, U. Mass-Amherst, 472 N. Pleasant Ave., Amherst, MA 01002.E-mail: info@ncc-umass.org Web site: www.saintjoe.edu/~newman

MICHIGAN

PLACE: St. John Family Center for Youth and Family, Plymouth, MI

TIME: Aug. 5-8, 2002

DESCRIPTION: The Jerry Martin
''For the jazz musician, see Jerry Martin (musician)


Jerry Lindsey Martin (born May 11, 1949 in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.) is a former player in Major League Baseball. He is the son of major league pitcher Barney Martin.
 Pastoral Ministry Conference, "No Turning Back: Emerging Generation Within The Church", will explore the spiritualities and needs of the various age groups and our necessary pastoral response. Featured speakers: James Davidson James Davidson may refer to:
  • James Davidson (Ottawa mayor) (1856–1913), mayor of Ottawa in 1901
  • James Davidson, CEO of FirstEnergy Capital Corp.
  • James Davidson, a Member of the Parliament of the United Kingdom
, chair of sociology department Noun 1. sociology department - the academic department responsible for teaching and research in sociology
department of sociology

academic department - a division of a school that is responsible for a given subject
, Purdue University Purdue University (pərdy`, -d`), main campus at West Lafayette, Ind. ; John Roberto, founder, Center of Ministry Development; and Tom Beaudoin-author, "Virtual Faith" and associate professor, Boston College Boston College, main campus at Chestnut Hill, Mass.; coeducational; Jesuit; est. and opened 1863. Actually a university, the school's Chestnut Hill campus comprises colleges of arts and sciences and business administration, the graduate school, and schools of nursing . St. John Center is located 30 miles outside of Detroit on 100 acres, provides ideal atmosphere for academic scholarship. Close to Metro airport, smoke free, air-conditioned, handicap accessible, adjacent to golf course. For brochure or further information call Irma Macy: (248) 682-6238. Or e-mail: IMACY81106@aol.com

NEW JERSEY

PLACE: Lourdes Wellness Center, Camden, NJ

TIME: June 17-20, Aug. 16-18, 18-22, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Poetry Therapy" intensive seminar toward certification (Sherry Reiter, PhD, CSW CSW Commission on the Status of Women
CSW Christian Solidarity Worldwide
CSW Clinical Social Worker
CSW College of the Southwest (New Mexico)
CSW Cambridge SoundWorks (audio manufacturer) 
), June 17-20, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., $250. Discover an effective tool for communication and develop deep honest self-expression and emotional awareness within yourself and your clients. "Deepening Your Spiritual Journey with Poetry and Poem-Making" (John Fox, poet, author and certified poetry therapist), Friday, Aug. 16 and Saturday, Aug. 17 (two-day program); Sunday Aug. 18-Thursday Aug. 22, intensive conference. Lourdes Wellness Center invites you to set aside time to explore the sacred through the art of poem-making. This program will help you slow down and get in touch with what matters. John's careful and expert guidance will give you the support you need to strengthen and express your creative soul voice. Contact: Lourdes Wellness Center, 900 Haddon Ave., Suite 100, Camden, NJ 08108-2110. Phone: (856) 869-3125.

OHIO

PLACE: Cincinnati, OH

TIME: Sept. 20-22, 2002

DESCRIPTION: The ninth annual conference of the National Association of Catholic Diocesan Lesbian and Gay Ministries "Family of God: Growing in Holiness Together." Plenary Speakers: Bishop Carl Moeddel, Sr. Ann Bryan Smollin, CSJ, and Sr. Teresita Weind, SNDdeN. Workshops include welcoming parishes, campus, youth and parents ministries, Catholic schools, diocesan ministry and spirituality for lesbian and gay Christians. Opportunities for personal and regional networking. For information contact: NACDLGM NACDLGM National Association of Catholic Diocesan Lesbian and Gay Ministries (Berkeley, CA) , 5337 College Ave., Suite 310, Oakland, CA 94618. Phone: (510) 465-9344. Email: NACDLGM@aol.com

PENNSYLVANIA

PLACE: Philadelphia, PA

TIME: Sept. 15-18, 2002

DESCRIPTION: The Catholic Coalition on Preaching, a membership organization whose mission is to promote and energize en·er·gize  
v. en·er·gized, en·er·giz·ing, en·er·giz·es

v.tr.
1. To give energy to; activate or invigorate: "His childhood
 quality preaching in the American church, will sponsor "Catholic Preaching in Today's American Culture: A National Conference Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area.  Bishops' document, `Fulfilled In Your Heating'." Keynote speakers include Bishop Robert Morneau, Sr. Mary Catherine Hilkert, OP, and Fr. Virgil Elizondo, plus 30 additional presentations. For additional information see: www. preachingcoalition.org Or phone: (202) 687-4420.

WISCONSIN

PLACE: Milwaukee Convention Center, Milwaukee, WI

TIME: Nov. 1-3, 2002

DESCRIPTION: The Call To Action National Conference is returning to Milwaukee in 2002. More than 3,000 participants, regional networking, performing arts. "Next Generation" gatherings, exhibits, international speakers, teens and children's programming. Workshops and major sessions conducted by John Alien, Roger Haight, Chung Hyun Kyung Chung Hyun Kyung is a Korean Christian theologian. She is a lay theologian of the Presbyterian Church of Korea, and is also an Associate Professor of Ecumenical Theology at Union Theological Seminary in the U.S.

She graduated from Ewha Women's University in Seoul with the B.
, Edwina Gateley, Miriam Therese Winter, John Dear, Farid Esack Farid Esack (1959- ) is a South African Muslim scholar, writer, and political activist known for his opposition to apartheid, his appointment by Nelson Mandela as a gender equity commissioner, and his work for inter-religious dialogue. , Christine Vladimiroff Sister Christine Vladimiroff, OSB is the prioress of the Benedictine Sisters of Erie. As of 2004 she was also President of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, USA.  and many more. Scholarships, discounts available. For more information see our display ad else where in these listings or contact: Call To Action, 2135 W. Roscoe 1-N, Chicago, IL 60618. Phone: (773) 404-0004; fax: (773) 404-1610. E-mail: cta@cta-usa.org Web site:www.cta-usa.org

EDUCATION

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Loyola Marymount University Marymount University is a coeducational, four-year Catholic university whose main campus is located in Arlington, Virginia. History
Marymount was founded in 1950 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM) as Marymount College, a two-year women's school.
, Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. , CA

TIME: June 21-Aug. 1, 2002

DESCRIPTION: The theological studies department and the Center for Religion and Spirituality offer the following one-unit focus courses for graduate credit or enrichment/audit: June 21-26, "Theology and Ecology," Christopher Key Chapple; July 8-11, "Topics in Bioethics bioethics, in philosophy, a branch of ethics concerned with issues surrounding health care and the biological sciences. These issues include the morality of abortion, euthanasia, in vitro fertilization, and organ transplants (see transplantation, medical). ," James Walter; July 8-18, "Spirituality in Film," David Tlapek; July 15-18, "Holistic Spirituality," Wilkie Au; July 22-25, "Scripture and Liberation," Richard Rohr, OFM OFM
abbr.
Order of Friars Minor
; July 22-Aug. 1, "Merton Spirituality," George Kilcourse; July 29-Aug. 1, "Masculine Spirituality," Richard Rohr, OFM; "Becoming an Intelligent Believer," Gretchen Hailer, RSHM RSHM Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (religious order)
RSHM Rosen School of Hospitality Management (University of Central Florida) 
. Several three-unit graduate courses are also available. Contact: Linda Schultz, One LMU LMU Ludwig Maximilians Universität (München)
LMU Loyola Marymount University
LMU Leeds Metropolitan University (UK)
LMU Lincoln Memorial University
LMU Location Measurement Unit
 Drive, Suite 3700, Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659. Phone: (310) 338-7772. E-mail: lschultz@lmu.edu Web site: http://bellarmine.lmu.edu/theology

ILLINOIS

PLACE: Institute of Pastoral Studies, Loyola University Loyola University (loi-ō`lə), at New Orleans, La.; Jesuit; coeducational. The university was established through a merger in 1911 of the College of the Immaculate Conception (opened 1849) and Loyola College and Academy (opened 1904). , Chicago, IL

TIME: June 24-28, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Enneagram
For the use of the Enneagram with personality issues, see .



The Enneagram is a nine-pointed geometric figure. The term derives from two Greek words - ennea (nine) and grammos (something written or drawn).
 spectrum training and certification program. This weeklong training is designed for individuals wishing to present a basic enneagram workshop; use the enneagram with groups or individuals in therapy, spiritual direction, academic, business or other settings; or for their own personal growth. Cost for certification: $850. Or for certification plus three graduate credits: $1,587. Thirty-six CECs are also awarded. Jerry Wagner, PhD, has presented the enneagram worldwide for more than 20 years and is the author of an enneagram book, inventory and audio cassette A 1/8" inch, analog audio tape format that has been widely used for music distribution and home recording. Although the same size housing is used, the tape thickness and length determine the recording time. Cassettes holding from 15 minutes to 60 minutes per side have been manufactured.  series. For information and registration contact Cathy O'Sullivan toll-free at IPS: (800) 424-1238. Or Jerry Wagner at: (847) 492-1690. E-mail: Jwagner@aol.com Web site: www.enneagramspectrum.com

INDIANA

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

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: MA in earth literacy: theory and practice for forming a just, sustainable earth community. Interdisciplinary courses use natural and social sciences, humanities, arts, spirituality, five-day campus residencies and distance learning. Internships give experience and skills for interest areas and careers such as environmental advocacy or earth ministry. Contact: Mary Lou Dolan, CST CST
abbr.
1. Central Standard Time

2. convulsive shock treatment


CST Central Standard Time

Noun 1.
, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876. Phone: (812) 535-5160. E-mail: mldolan@smwc.edu

LOUISIANA

PLACE: Loyola Institute for Ministry (LIM), Loyola University New Orleans History
Loyola’s history dates back to the early 18th century when the Jesuits first arrived among the earliest settlers in New Orleans and Louisiana.[2]
, New Orelans, LA

TIME: June 17-July 25, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Leave it all behind for exciting New Orleans New Orleans (ôr`lēənz –lənz, ôrlēnz`), city (2006 pop. 187,525), coextensive with Orleans parish, SE La., between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain, 107 mi (172 km) by water from the river mouth; founded . See what the Loyola Institute for Ministry has to offer during summer. Dynamic ministry education courses on spirituality, practical theology Practical theology or applied theology consists of several related sub-fields: applied theology, such as missions, evangelism, pastoral psychology or the psychology of religion, church growth, administration, homiletics, spiritual formation, pastoral theology, spiritual direction, , scripture, pastoral care, parish life, youth ministry, globalization globalization

Process by which the experience of everyday life, marked by the diffusion of commodities and ideas, is becoming standardized around the world. Factors that have contributed to globalization include increasingly sophisticated communications and transportation
, and religious education topics offered. Degree programs at LIM lead toward the master of pastoral studies (MPS) or master of religious education (MRE MRE
abbr.
meal ready to eat
) degree, or toward a continuing education continuing education: see adult education.
continuing education
 or adult education

Any form of learning provided for adults. In the U.S. the University of Wisconsin was the first academic institution to offer such programs (1904).
 certificate in these fields. Don't delay. Phone us: (800) 777-5469 or (504) 865-3728. Or e-mail: lim@loyno.edu Web site: www.loyno.edu/lim

MASSACHUSETTS

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

TIME: Year-round programs

DESCRIPTION: Continuing education, post-master's certificate in the practice of spirituality, certificate in ecclesial Ec`cle´si`al

a. 1. Ecclesiastical.
 ministry with concentrations in collaborative leadership or liturgy. The Boston College IREPM's continuing education program is designed for those seeking to update professional skills and for those seeking personal enrichment. All courses can be taken for professional updating or continuing education. The post-master's certificate in the practice of spirituality is a summer program designed for persons experienced in ministry with an earned master's level degree or the equivalent in a theological area. The purpose of the program is to enable pastoral leaders to become spiritual mentors for persons and for Christian communities of faith. The certificate in ecclesial ministry concentration in collaborative leadership is designed to enhance leadership abilities for parish ministry, religious education, youth ministry, supervision, chaplaincy, liturgical celebration, and other church ministries. The liturgy concentration is available to provide an opportunity to integrate liturgical theory and practice in liturgical ministries. The IREPM's flexible, self-designed study program may be pursued full-time during a sabbatical or part-time. Housing and financial aid are available for all programs. For further information: Dr. Michael Corso, Boston College Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry, Department E, Chestnut Hill Chestnut Hill may refer to:

In geography:
  • Chestnut Hill, Cumbria, England
  • Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States
  • Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Chestnut Hill, West Virginia, United States
In education
, MA 02467-3931. Phone: (617) 552-8440; (800) 487-1167; fax: (617)552-0811. E-mail: irepm@bc.edu Or: www.bc.edu/irepm.html

WISCONSIN

PLACE: St. Anthony Retreat Center, Marathon, WI

TIME: June 23-28, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Summer course on Christian spirituality. Classes are held in morning; afternoons are free to enjoy spacious grounds, read some classics, and so forth. Evenings promise a variety of creative possibilities. Participants join in prayer life of local community. St. Anthony's is located on 45 wooded acres in north central Wisconsin Central Wisconsin is a colloquial term for a region of Wisconsin. This region generally coincides with the Wausau-Rhinelander Television Market. Counties in Central Wisconsin
  • Adams County
  • Florence County
  • Forest County
  • Langlade County
, providing quiet, pleasant surroundings for rest and renewal. Offered by Fr: Dan Crosby, co-director of the center. Fr. Crosby has taught many college spirituality courses. $325 for course, room, meals. St. Anthony Retreat Center, 300 E. Fourth St., Marathon, WI 54448. Phone: (715) 443-2236. E-mail: info@sarcenter.com Visit us on the Web: www.sarcenter.com

FACILITIES FOR RENT

VERMONT

PLACE: Weston, VT

TIME: May-October 2002

DESCRIPTION: Beautifully appointed studio apartment accommodates two to three for retreats, rest and relaxation, vacation. Five-minute walk to Weston Priory, 10 minutes to swimming/tennis, three miles to town. Weekly rate including utilities: $250; monthly available. Contact: (802) 824-6778.

PLACE: Weston, VT

TIME: Spring, summer and fall

DESCRIPTION: Retreat-vacation house. 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 cathedral ceiling
n.
A high, open, usually slanting or pointed ceiling.
, full carpeting, new appliances, dishwasher, dryer, fireplace, stereo/tape deck and large deck overlooking tall birches and pines for total privacy and quiet. 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: (631) 589-0977.

GRADUATE STUDIES

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

TIME: Two summer sessions: May 20-June 28 and July 1-Aug. 9, 2002

DESCRIPTION: The theological studies department invites you to our beautiful camps for the following three-unit graduate courses, most of which may also be taken for enrichment/audit: May 20-June 28: "Foundations of New Testament Theology," Jeffrey Siker; "Issues in Christian Spirituality," Douglas Burton-Christie; "Theology and Ecology," Christopher Key Chapple; "Clinical Bioethics and Religious Traditions," James Walter. July 1-Aug. 9: "Spirituality for Ministers," John Mossi Mossi (mŏs`ē), African people, numbering about 2.5 million, mostly in Burkina Faso. From c.A.D. 1000 the Mossi were organized into several kingdoms, one of which has continued to the present day. , SJ; "Issues in Specialized Ministries," Anne Field, SSS SSS
abbr.
sick sinus syndrome
. Several one-unit focus courses are also offered (see education listings). Contact: Linda Schultz, One LMU Drive, Suite 3700, Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659. Phone: (310) 338-7772. E-mail: lschultz@lmu.edu Web site: http://bellarmine.lmu.edu/theology

PLACE: Doheny Campus, Mount St. Mary's Mount St. Mary's may refer many institutions.

Mount St. Mary's College may be:
  • Mount St. Mary's College, a private, independent, post-secondary, Roman Catholic liberal arts college, primarily for women, in Los Angeles
 College, Los Angeles, CA

TIME: Summer 2002

DESCRIPTION: Credit courses: "Synoptic Gospels Synoptic Gospels (sĭnŏp`tĭk) [Gr. synopsis=view together], the first three Gospels (Matthew, Mark, and Luke), considered as a unit. ," Fr. Patrick Mullen Patrick Mullen (birth name is Patrick Mullin) is one of only nineteen servicemen to receive the Medal of Honor twice. He was a member of the United States Navy. Biography , June 17-July 4, Monday-Thursday, 6-9:30 p.m., three units; "Issues in Contemporary Biomedical bi·o·med·i·cal
adj.
1. Of or relating to biomedicine.

2. Of, relating to, or involving biological, medical, and physical sciences.
 Ethics," Philip S. Keane, SS, July 8-19, Monday-Thursday, 6-9:30 p.m., two units; "RCIA RCIA Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
RCIA Rite of Catholic Initiation for Adults
RCIA Retail Clerks International Association
RCIA Richmond Creative Investors Association
RCIA Request for Clarity, Information & Assistance
," Ron Oakham, OCarm, July 20 workshop followed by RCIA course, July 22-25, 6-9 p.m., one unit; "Christ, Salvation and World Religions," Jose DeMesa, Philippine lay theologian, Aug. 2, 6-9 p.m. and Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., one unit available; "Building Inclusive Communities, Aug. 5-9, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., three units available. All courses open to enrichment students at reduced fee. Special offerings: "Faith and Religion in Los Angeles," Tuesdays, July 2, 9, 16, 23. Morning lecture on specific world religion, afternoon visit to worship site. Thursday evening lecture series (7:30-9 p.m.): June 20, Bishop Gabino Zavala; June 27, Sr. Edith Prendergast; July 11, Victoria Howell Fuster; July 18, Fr. Philip S. Keane. For summer brochure, registration, information or reservations phone Mary McCullough: (213) 4772640. Or e-mail: grst@msmc.la.edu

LOUISIANA

PLACE: Loyola Institute for Ministry (LIM), Loyola University New Orleans New Orleans, LA

TIME: June 17-July 25, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Join us in exciting New Orleans! Experience the LIM learning community for a dynamic summer session in 2002. A wide variety of courses can be yours -- from weekend workshops to one-, two-, and three-weeks long -- taught by a distinguished and nationally recognized faculty. Study at LIM leads toward the master of pastoral studies (MPS) or the master of religious education (MRE) degree or toward a continuing education certificate in these fields. For information and brochures, phone us: (800) 777-5469 or (504) 865-3728. Or e-mail: lim@loyno.edu Web site: www.loyno.edu/lim

MASSACHUSETTS

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

TIME: Year-round program

DESCRIPTION: Four dual-degree master of arts Master of Arts
Noun

a degree, usually postgraduate in a nonscientific subject, or a person holding this degree

Noun 1. Master of Arts - a master's degree in arts and sciences
Artium Magister, MA, AM
 in pastoral ministry programs -- SSW SSW
abbr.
south-southwest

Noun 1. SSW - the compass point midway between south and southwest
sou'-sou'-west, south southwest
, SOE SOE - Standard Operating Environment  and SON. In conjunction with the School of Social Work, the School of Education, and the School of Nursing, the IREPM provides four separate dual master's degrees. The programs reflect the university's mission to educate individuals who ate committed to the pursuit of a combined curriculum which integrates the academic study of theology and their area of interest along with extensive field education in the practice of social work, mental health counseling, educational administration and nursing. Contact: Boston College Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry, Department E, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3931. Phone: (617) 552-8440; (800) 487-1167; fax: (617) 552-0811. E-mail: irepm@bc.edu Or: www.bc.edu/irepm.html

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

TIME: June 24-August 2, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Boston College Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry -- Summer Session. The Boston College IREPM summer program offers two-week courses for degree or continuing education. Degree programs available both during the summer session and academic year (September-May) include: MEd, CAES CAES

See computer-assisted execution system (CAES).
, MA in pastoral ministry with concentrations in pastoral care and counseling, social justice, liturgy and worship, religious education, youth ministry, spirituality, church leadership, Hispanic ministry, dual MA/MSW, MA/MA in counseling psychology Counseling psychology as a psychological specialty facilitates personal and interpersonal functioning across the life span with a focus on emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental, and organizational concerns. , MA/MEd in educational administration and MA/MS with the School of Nursing. Other academic programs include: PhD in religion and education, the postmaster's certificate in the practice of spirituality, certificate in ecclesial ministry with concentrations in collaborative leadership or liturgy, and a self-designed study program. Generous financial assistance and graduate housing are available. For more information contact: Boston College Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry, Department E, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3931. Phone: (617) 552-8440; (800) 487-1167; fax: (617)552-0811. E-mail: irepm@bc.edu Or: www.bc.edu/irepm.html

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

TIME: Year-round programs

DESCRIPTION: MA concentration in spirituality and certificate in spirituality. This MA in pastoral ministry with a concentration in spirituality will form people as spiritual leaders and mentors in today's church. Two new courses have been developed: Historical Sources for a Contemporary. Spirituality and Contemporary Spiritual Classics. These courses will survey historical, modern and contemporary classics examining the generative themes that are suggestive for our time and foundational in the construction of a contemporary spirituality. The post-master's certificate in the practice of spirituality is a summer program designed for persons experienced in ministry with an earned master's level degree or the equivalent in a theological area. The purpose of the program is to enable pastoral leaders to become spiritual mentors for persons and for Christian communities of faith. For further information contact: Boston College Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry, Department E, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3931. Phone: (617) 552-8440; (800) 487-1167; fax: (617) 552-0811. E-mail: irepm@bc.edu Or www.bc.edu/irepm.html

NEW YORK New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
 

PLACE: Fordham University Fordham University (fôr`dəm), in New York City; Jesuit; coeducational; founded as St. John's College 1841, chartered as a university 1846; renamed 1907. Fordham College for men and Thomas More College for women merged in 1974. , Bronx, NY

TIME: I: June 26-July 12; II: July 15-30; III: June 24-Aug. 2, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Summer courses towards master's (MA and MS) and post-master's (PD, PhD): specialization in religious education (adults, adolescents, children), spirituality/spiritual direction, pastoral care/counseling (parish, family, youth, hospital/hospice). Session I: "Story to Scripture" (Cook), "Spirit in Church" (O'Shea), "Peace and Justice" (Kelty), "Psychological/Spiritual Perspectives" (Flannelly). II: "Jesus in the Gospels" (O'Shea), "Theology of Grace" (Ryan), "Life Cycle I (O'Kane), "Spiritual Quest/Rahner" (Bacik). III: "Contemporary Christologies" (Gray). Campus community, recreational facilities, New York City New York City: see New York, city.
New York City

City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S.
 by inter-campus van. Write: Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458. Phone: (718) 817-4800.

HERMITAGES

ARIZONA

PLACE: Our Lady of Solitude House of Prayer, Black Canyon The Black Canyon may refer to
  • the Black Canyon of the Colorado, on the Colorado River
  • the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, on the Gunnison River
 City, AZ

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Experience Jesus' hidden life in the silence and solitude of a self-contained hermitage. Experience Jesus' eternal ongoing prayer of, "Abba, Amen!" in the Sonoran desert-mountains. An hour north of Phoenix, ours is a diocesan house of prayer with a contemplative-eremitical milieu whose only reason for existence is "to be for the praise of His glory" (Ephesians 1:12). Three hermitages and awesome Dwelling Place chapel for those seeking intimacy with God; private and directed retreats, desert spirituality live-ins or sabbaticals. Scripture/spirituality library of more than 1,500 books for private and directed study. Contact: Our Lady of Solitude House of Prayer, PO Box 1140, Black Canyon City, AZ 85324. Phone: (623) 374-9204.

ILLINOIS

PLACE: Christ in the Wilderness, Stockton, IL

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Located near Galena galena (gəlē`nə) or lead glance, lustrous, blue-gray mineral crystallizing usually in cubes, sometimes in octahedrons. It is the most important ore and the principal source of lead.  in the rolling hills Rolling hills are like a mountain chain, only a "hill chain" of hills that roll on and on continually. You will often find them in between plains and mountains, near major rivers, or randomly anywhere. The only places without rolling hills are deserts and flood plains.  of western Illinois, Christ in the Wilderness provides solitude and time for reflection in one of three modern, self-contained hermitages. Pray or meditate med·i·tate  
v. med·i·tat·ed, med·i·tat·ing, med·i·tates

v.tr.
1. To reflect on; contemplate.

2. To plan in the mind; intend: meditated a visit to her daughter.
 in the beautiful small chapel. Sit by the brook or explore 80 acres of meadow and woodland. Choose from a library of books and tapes on spirituality, discernment and meditation. Enjoy silence, encounter nature, experience the presence of God and reflect on your life's journey. For information: Christ in the Wilderness, 7500 S. Randecker Road, Stockton, IL 61085. Phone: (815) 947-2476.

KENTUCKY

PLACE: Cedars of Peace, Nerinx, KY

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Cedars of Peace is a cluster of six cabins located on Loretto Motherhouse property in central rural Kentucky. The cabins are designed for those who wish to spend time in solitude, reflection and quiet prayer. The cabins are equipped with electricity, cooking facilities and running water. A simple prayer room is located among the cabins. Daily liturgy is available at the Loretto Motherhouse church, a short, 10-minute walk. Spiritual direction, books and tapes are available. Cabins are rented by the month or day. Long- or short-term stays are welcome. Cedars of Peace, 515 Nerinx Road, Nerinx, KY 40049-9998. Phone: (270) 865-5291. E-mail: karenknoll@yahoo.com E-mail: karenknoll@yahoo.com

NEW YORK

PLACE: Still Point House of Prayer, Stillwater, NY

TIME: June 20-July 28 (mini Sabbath); year-round

DESCRIPTION: Summer Sabbath: a mini-sabbatical respecting all faith traditions: Spend a month of solitude in a hermitage on the edge of a wooded area in upstate New York Upstate New York is the region of New York State north of the core of the New York metropolitan area. It has a population of 7,121,911 out of New York State's total 18,976,457. Were it an independent state, it would be ranked 13th by population. . Holistic experience integrating body, mind, spirit and the earth. Meditation, spiritual companioning, expressive arts, dreamwork Dreamwork differs from classical dream interpretation in that the aim of dreamwork is to explore the various images and emotions that a dream presents and evokes, while not attempting to come up with a single, unique dream meaning. , yoga, t'ai chi, reiki Reiki Definition

Reiki is a form of therapy that uses simple hands-on, no-touch, and visualization techniques, with the goal of improving the flow of life energy in a person.
, massage, nutrition, gardening; labyrinth, medicine wheel, fresh water pond for swimming. Private and directed retreats also available year-round. Thirty minutes north of Albany. Still Point House of Prayer, 53 Route 423, Stillwater, NY 12170. Phone/fax: (518) 587-4967. E-mail: stillpt423@aol.com

WEST VIRGINIA West Virginia, E central state of the United States. It is bordered by Pennsylvania and Maryland (N), Virginia (E and S), and Kentucky and, across the Ohio R., Ohio (W). Facts and Figures


Area, 24,181 sq mi (62,629 sq km). Pop.
 

PLACE: Franciscan Appalachian Hermitage, Spencer, WV

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Franciscan Appalachian Hermitage is located in west central West Virginia in the Appalachian Mountains Appalachian Mountains (ăpəlā`chən, –chēən, –lăch`–), mountain system of E North America, extending in a broad belt c.1,600 mi (2,570 km) SW from the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec prov. . Here there are small cabins equipped with electric, plumbing and cooking facilities nestled in the mountains where one can find time and space for solitary prayer. There is plenty of room to hike in the woods and, if desired, to share in some communal prayer and adoration before the Blessed Sacrament in the recently constructed straw bale A straw bale is a bundle of straw tightly bound with twine or wire. Bales may be square, rectangular, or round, depending on the type of baler used.

When bales are used to build or insulate buildings, the straw bales are commonly finished with plaster.
 chapel. Spiritual direction is available. You can write: Franciscan Hermitage, 286 Colt Run, Spencer, WV 25276. Visit our web site: http://www.wv.franciscanhermitage.com

INSTITUTES

ARKANSAS

PLACE: Little Rock Scripture Study, Little Rock, AR

TIME: June 21-23, 2002

DESCRIPTION: An outstanding weekend of learning, prayer and friendship awaits you at the annual Little Rock Scripture Study Bible History of the English Bible
Overview
Old English translations
Lindisfarne Gospels

Middle English translations
Wyclif's Bible
Early Modern English translations
Tyndale's Bible
Coverdale's Bible
Matthew's Bible
Taverner's Bible
Great Bible
 Institute. Fr. Gerard Sloyan will help us to explore the question, "Would John Have Appreciated Paul?" A wonderful opportunity to learn about two of the greatest influences on the church from an impressive Catholic scholar. Registration deadline: June 7. Contact: Little Rock Scripture Study, 2500 N. Tyler St., Little Rock, AR 72207. Phone: (501) 664-6102; fax: (501) 664-9075. For registration information e-mail: lrss@dolr.org

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

TIME: June 10-14 2002

DESCRIPTION: "The Bible and Violence" is the theme of our second annual Summer Bible Institute, cosponsored by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and LMU's Center for Religion and Spirituality. This year's speakers include five renowned biblical scholars: Professors Larry Boadt, CSP (1) (Certified Systems Professional) An earlier award for successful completion of an ICCP examination in systems development. See ICCP.

(2) (Commerce Service P
; Donald Senior, CSP; John Donahue For other uses, see John Donahue (disambiguation).

John Frederick Donahue [Jiggs] (April 19, 1894 - October 3, 1949) was right fielder in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 1923 season. Listed at 5' 8", 170 lb.
, SJ; Regina Plunkett-Dowling; and Gina Hens-Piazza. Housing and meals are available on our beautiful campus overlooking the Pacific Ocean; Registration: $200. Contact: Felix Just Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D. is a Roman Catholic priest and Jesuit scholar. External Links
Catholic Resources (Felix Just's website)
, SJ, Center for Religion and Spirituality, One LMU Drive, Suite 1840, Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659. Phone: (310) 338-2799. E-mail: CRS CRS Course
CRS Certified Residential Specialist (real estate certification)
CRS Central Reservation System
CRS Can't Remember Stuff (polite form)
CRS Cost Reduction Strategy
CRS Consumer Relations Specialist
@lmu.edu Web site: http://conted.lmu.edu/religion

COLORADO

PLACE: Mercy Center, Colorado Center is a town in Saguache and Rio Grande County, Colorado, United States. The population was 2,392 at the 2000 census. Geography
Center is located at  (37.752862, -106.110483)GR1.
 Springs, CO

TIME: Aug. 5-30, 2002

DESCRIPTION: The National Institute for Inner Healing is a clinical-pastoral training program committed to healing the whole person. We are committed to empowering each person to seek his/her personal gifts of healing Gifts of healing are regarded among Charismatics and Pentecostals to be supernatural enablements to minister various kinds of healing and restoration to individuals through the power of the Holy Spirit. , wholeness and well-being. As we learn to "live life to the full" (John 10:10), as Jesus Christ Jesus Christ: see Jesus.

Jesus Christ

40 days after Resurrection, ascended into heaven. [N.T.: Acts 1:1–11]

See : Ascension


Jesus Christ

kind to the poor, forgiving to the sinful. [N.T.
 lived, we discover our personal growth and healing through the mutual reverence of our body, mind and spirit (1 Thes: 5:23). Attend one or all four weeks: Aug. 5-9, "Healing Family Relationships," Aug. 12-16, "Healing Childhood Wounds," Aug. 19-23, "Healing the Scars of Abuse," Aug. 26-30, "Healing the Whole Person." Mercy Center, Inc., 520 W. Buena Ventura, Colorado Springs, CO 80907. Phone: (719) 633-2302; fax: (719) 633-1031.

PLACE: Mercy Center, Colorado Springs, CO

TIME: July 1-26, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Spiritual directors training/renewal: "Compassion: Carrying the Oils of Gladness and Joy;" spiritual direction inventory, group spiritual direction, guided retreats, disclosure statement, bonding, building trust, movement and countermovement Countermovement in sociology means a social movement opposed to another social movement.  with the spiritual direction relationship; "Personal Growing Edge and Professional Boundaries"; "Peer Supervision: Real Play and Role Play"; "Spiritual Development and Models of Formation"; "Discernment and Choicemaking"; "Code of Ethics: Dos and Don'ts for Spiritual Directors"; "Listening Heart With Tender Mercy: Storytelling"; "Purpose and Goals of Spiritual Direction"; "History of Spiritual Direction: Personal and Historical Encounters"; "Silence, Solitude and Contemplative Way"; "Tools and Techniques"; "Spiritual Blocks and Stumbling Stones"; "Consolation and Desolation"; "Termination and Referrals." Mercy Center, Inc., 520 W. Buena Ventura, Colorado Springs, CO 80907. Phone: (719) 633-2302; fax: (719) 633-1031.

KANSAS

PLACE: Manna House of Prayer, Concordia, KS

TIME: July 28-Aug. 2, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Medical Ethics medical ethics The moral construct focused on the medical issues of individual Pts and medical practitioners. See Baby Doe, Brouphy, Conran, Jefferson, Kevorkian, Quinlan, Roe v Wade, Webster decision. : Health Care Decisions in a Technological Age." This year's theological institute faces questions of health care delivery-the meaning of human health, and the rise of medical technology. Presenter Dr. Rosemary Flanigan, CSJ, will explore the impact of rapidly developing medical technology on our understanding of human health, how ethics builds on morality and "doing ethics" around two health care-related areas: reproductive technologies and end-of-life concerns. Brochure available. Information: Manna House of Prayer; PO Box 675, Concordia, KS 66901. E-mail: mannahse@dustdevil.com

MICHIGAN

PLACE: St. John Family and Youth Center, Plymouth, MI

TIME: June 16-20, 2002

DESCRIPTION: St. John Center located 30 miles outside of Detroit on 100 acres provides an ideal atmosphere for academic scholarship. Close to Metro airport, the center is smoke-free, fully air-conditioned, handicap accessible and adjacent to a golf course. The Castelot Summer Scripture 2002 presents John Donahue, SJ, "Things Old and Things New in Matthew's Gospel"; Carolyn Osiek, RSCJ, "Daily Life of the First Christians"; and Jerome Murphy-O'Connor, OP, "Paul's Vision of Christ, Society and Church." Celebration of daily Eucharist, morning prayer and evening Taize prayer included. For brochure or further information phone Theresa Bieser: (248) 391-1483. E-mail: Css02@aol.com

NEW HAMPSHIRE New Hampshire, one of the New England states of the NE United States. It is bordered by Massachusetts (S), Vermont, with the Connecticut R. forming the boundary (W), the Canadian province of Quebec (NW), and Maine and a short strip of the Atlantic Ocean (E).  

PLACE: Rivier College Rivier College is a Catholic liberal arts college located in Nashua, New Hampshire, United States. History
Rivier College was founded in 1933 by the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, and is named in honor of the blessed Anne Marie Rivier, foundress of the Sisters of
, Nashua, NH

TIME: June 23-28, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Seventh annual peace and social justice institute, "Faithful Voices, Global Solidarity" will address globalization and peace and social justice in ecumenical perspective including Christian, Jewish and Islamic views, among other topics. Featured presenters are David Hollenbach, SJ; Ched Myers; Meredith Handspicker; Kathy Kelly Kathy Kelly (b. 1954) of Chicago, Illinois is an American peace activist, pacifist, three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee and one of the founding members of Voices in the Wilderness. ; Tom Jackson; Rabia Harris; Richard Deats; and Rabbi Philip Bentlet. Participants may attend individual sessions or the entire six-day institute for credit or non-credit. Room and board available. For more information e-mail Dr. Art Kubick at: akubick@rivier.edu

PENNSYLVANIA

PLACE: Villanova University Villanova University (vĭl'ənō`və), at Villanova, Pa., near Philadelphia; Roman Catholic; est. 1842 as a men's school, coeducational since 1967. , Villanova, PA

TIME: June 18-20, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Theology Institute Theme: "Christian Feminism Christian feminism, a branch of feminist theology, seeks to interpret and understand Christianity in the scope of the equality of men and women morally, socially, spiritually and in leadership.  in the New Millennium." Speakers: Helen AlvarC, Barbara Andolsen, Sheila Briggs, Phyllis Zagano, Pheme Perkins, Gaile Pohlhaus. Tuition: $35 per person for all six sessions; individual sessions: $7 per person. Brochure available. Write: Director, Theology Institute, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA 19085-1699. Phone: (610) 519-4768.

SOUTH CAROLINA South Carolina, state of the SE United States. It is bordered by North Carolina (N), the Atlantic Ocean (SE), and Georgia (SW). Facts and Figures


Area, 31,055 sq mi (80,432 sq km). Pop. (2000) 4,012,012, a 15.
 

PLACE: The Oratory, Rock Hill, SC

TIME: Sunday, July 23-Friday, Aug. 2, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Summer Bible institute. Presenters: Mary Irene Nowell, Old Testament, "The Psalms: Primer for Prayer"; Eugene La Verdiere, New Testament, "The Eucharist in the Gospels." Morning and evening sessions with afternoon symposium. Limited rooms with meals available at Oratory. All facilities air-conditioned. Both courses: $150; single course: $85; room and board: $200. CEUs available. Write: Summer Bible Institute, The Oratory, PO Box 11586, Rock Hill, SC 29731-1586.

MONASTIC EXPERIENCES

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: The Bishop's Ranch, Healdsburg, CA

TIME: July 7-14, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "A Benedictine Experience" is not the usual religious retreat or conference. Participants form a temporary monastic community in which the day is divided into times of prayer, study, work and leisure. The framework of each day is the corporate worship of God, which includes daily Eucharist and the canting cant 1  
n.
1. Angular deviation from a vertical or horizontal plane or surface; an inclination or slope.

2. A slanted or oblique surface.

3.
a. A thrust or motion that tilts something.
 of Lauds, Vespers vespers (vĕs`pərz) [Lat.,=evening], in the Christian Church, principal evening office. In the Roman rite, vespers have consisted since the 6th cent. of a few prayers, five psalms, a lesson, the Magnificat, and an antiphon.  and Compline com·pline or Com·pline   also com·plin or Com·plin Ecclesiastical
n.
1. The last of the seven canonical hours recited or sung just before retiring.

2. The time of day appointed for this service.
. Leaders are: Sr. Donald Corcoran, OSB OSB
abbr.
Order of Saint Benedict
, Cam, Prioress of Transfiguration Monastery, Windsor, N.Y.; Fr. Robert Hale, OSB Cam, prior emeritus, New Camaldoli Hermitage New Camaldoli Hermitage is a rural Camaldoli Benedictine hermitage in the Santa Lucia Mountains of Big Sur, California that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. The hermitage was founded in 1958 by two hermits from Italy searching for a site that combined solitude and natural beauty. , Big Sur Big Sur

Scenic region along the Pacific coast of California, U.S. It comprises a ruggedly beautiful stretch of seacoast 100 mi (160 km) long. Popular with tourists and naturalists, it extends southward from Carmel to the Hearst Castle at San Simeon.
, Calif.; and John Renke, director of music and liturgy, Shrine of St. Francis, San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden . Contact: The Friends of St. Benedict, St. David's Parish, 5150 Macomb St. N.W., Washington, DC 20016-2621. Phone: (202) 363-8061; fax: (202) 966-3437. E-mail: SaintBenedict@prospect-tech.com

IDAHO

PLACE: Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood, ID

TIME: July 1-12, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Join the Idaho Benedictine Sisters in July for a 12-day Monastic Living Experience. See how we balance prayer, work and leisure in the midst Adv. 1. in the midst - the middle or central part or point; "in the midst of the forest"; "could he walk out in the midst of his piece?"
midmost
 of the continuously changing and challenging culture of the 3rd millennium. Experience life lived with integrity, commitment and in community. Join us for daily prayer, study, community labor, meals and fun. If you are a single woman, 18-45, we invite you to visit us in beautiful north central Idaho North Central Idaho is an area which spans the central part of the state of Idaho and borders Oregon, Montana, and Washington. It is the southern half of the Idaho Panhandle region and is rich in agriculture and natural resources. . Need info: www.StGertrudes.org. Contact: Sr. Janet Barnard, Monastery of St. Gertrude, HC 3 Box 121, Cottonwood, ID 83522-9408. Phone: (208) 962-3224. Email: vocation@camasnet.com.

MINNESOTA

PLACE: Benedictine Sisters of St. Scholastica Monastery, Duluth, MN

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: The Benedictine Sisters of St. Scholastica invite you to Visit us at our monastery located on Lake Superior's beautiful North Shore. Here 147 sisters share a communal life, seeking God through a balance of prayer, work and leisure. We serve the needs of people in various parts of the United States through our ministries of education, health care, pastoral ministry, retreat and social work, food service, creative arts, administration and peace and justice endeavors. Benedictine Sisters of St. Scholastica Monastery, 1001 Kenwood Ave., Duluth, MN 55811. Phone: (218) 723-6536. Web site: www.DuluthBenedictines.org

OREGON

PLACE: Queen of Angels Monastery, Mt. Angel, OR

TIME: June 22-28, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Experience the monastic way of life with the Benedictine Sisters during their Monastic Week. Interested women ages 18-50 are invited to live at the monastery and share in the sisters' daily life, including prayer, work, fellowship and recreation. The week offers opportunities for silent reflection along with fun outings and relaxation. A great way to learn about Benedictine life and spirituality. The setting is a small, rural community in the beautiful Willamette Valley The Willamette Valley (pronounced [wɪˈlæ.mɪt], with the accent on the second syllable) is the region in northwest Oregon in the United States that surrounds the Willamette River as it proceeds northward from its . information: Sr. Marietta Schindler, OSB, 840 S. Main St., Mt. Angel, OR 97362. Phone: (503) 845-6141. E-mail: smarietta@juno.com Web site: www.benedictine-srs.org

TEXAS

PLACE: The Catholic Conference and Formation Center, Dallas, TX

TIME: June 12-16, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "A Benedictine Experience" is not the usual religious retreat or conference. Participants form a temporary monastic community in which the day is divided into times of prayer, study, work and leisure. The framework of each day is the corporate worship of God, which includes daily Eucharist and the canting of Lauds, Vespers and Compline. All chanting is Gregorian and in keeping with the Benedictine tradition, all meals are taken in silence. Leaders are: Very Rev. Robert Hale, OSB Cam, prior emeritus, New Camaldoli Hermitage, Big Sur, Calif., and Br. Abraham Newsom, OSB, St. Gregory's Abbey (Anglican), Three Rivers Three Rivers, Que., Canada: see Trois Rivières. , Mich. Contact: The Friends of St. Benedict, St. David's Parish, 5150 Macomb St. N.W., Washington, DC 20016-2621. Phone: (202) 363-8061; fax: (202) 966-3437. E-mail: SaintBenedict@prospect-tech.com

MUSIC & LITURGY

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Hyatt Alicante, Anaheim, CA

TIME: June 25-28, 2002

DESCRIPTION: National Pastoral Musicians Region III Convention, "Behold, I Make All Things New" focuses on how Christ will make us new in this millennium with presentations by Fr. J-Glenn Murray, SJ, Tom Conry, Drs. James D. Whitehead and Evelyn Eaton Whitehead. The musical highlight of the week is a concert by Anonymous 4 at the Mission San Juan Capistrano
''Another mission bearing the name San Juan Capistrano is the Mission San Juan Capistrano in San Antonio, Texas.


Mission San Juan Capistrano was founded on All Saints Day November 1, 1776 by Spanish Catholics of the Franciscan Order.
. A special preconvention day is dedicated to Hispanic ministries, in Spanish and English. For information on this program and other National Pastoral Musicians educational opportunities, contact: National Association of Pastoral Musicians, 225 Sheridan St. N.W., Washington, DC 20011-1592. Phone: (202) 723-5800; fax: 202-723-2262. E-mail: npmsing@npm.org Web site: www.npm.org

INDIANA

PLACE: St. Joseph College, Rensselaer, IN

TIME: June 18-21, 21-24 and June 26-July 26, 2002

DESCRIPTION: St. Joseph's College, through its Rensselaer Program of Church Music and Liturgy, offers master of arts degrees, a second bachelor's degree and continuing education certificates in church music and liturgy. It is a one-month summer program designed especially for nontraditional students, allowing students to pursue a degree while attending to professional and family responsibilities. The program presents the study of liturgy and music together in a balanced, sequence with music concentration in organ, piano, voice, conducting ensemble music and composition. There is also a degree whose primary focus is liturgy. The program is pastorally oriented, ideal for church musicians, parish liturgists and music teachers. There are convenient airline connections via Chicago and Indianapolis, Ind. Gregorian chant Gregorian chant: see plainsong.
Gregorian chant

Liturgical music of the Roman Catholic church consisting of unaccompanied melody sung in unison to Latin words.
 institute: June 26- July 26. Also offered for beginners and advanced June 18-21 and June 21-24. Phone toll-free: (800) 447-8781; (816) 651-3249 or (219) 866-6466. Fax: (219) 866-6102. E-mail: churchmusic@saintjoe.edu Web site: www.saintjoe.edu/academics/liturgy

NEBRASKA

PLACE: Doubletree Hotel, Omaha, NE

TIME: July 9-12, 2002

DESCRIPTION: National Pastoral Musicians Region II Convention, "We Proclaim Your Glory as We Sing, Holy, Holy, Holy Holy, Holy, Holy is a Christian hymn written by Reginald Heber (1783-1826). Its lyrics speak specifically on the Trinity as stated in Christian theology. It was written specifically for the use on Trinity Sunday, which occurs eight weeks after Easter The tune used for this hymn, " explores differing ecclesial, liturgical, and musical styles with dialogic presentations by Msgr. Francis Mannion and Dr. Nathan Mitchell; Fr. Roc O'Connor, SJ and Dr. Wendy Wright; Fr. John B. Foley, SJ and Dr. James Savage, plus a hymn festival featuring a wide range of repertoire. A preconvention program is dedicated to Catholic music educators. For information on this program and other National Pastoral Musicians educational opportunities, contact: National Association of Pastoral Musicians, 225 Sheridan St. N.W., Washington, DC 20011-1592. Phone: (202) 723-5800; fax: (202) 723-2262. E-mail: npmsing@npm.org Web site: www.npm.org

NEW YORK

PLACE: Four Points Sheraton and Riverside Convention Center, Rochester, NY

TIME: July 30-Aug. 2, 2002

DESCRIPTION: National Pastoral Musicians Region I Convention, "Voices of Hope" shares the vision of hope expressed by pastoral ministers of diverse experiences with plenum presentations by Bishop Donald Trautman, Fr. Edward Foley Edward Foley (October 6, 1851 — October 23, 1923) was an English cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman. He was born in Derby and was the youngest member of the Derbyshire team during their inaugural 1871 season. , Capuchin capuchin (kăp`ychĭn), name for New World monkeys of the genus Cebus, widely distributed in tropical forests of Central and South America. , Dr. Jaime Phelps, OP, and Bishop Matthew Clark. Musical highlights include a singing history of liturgy by Michael Joncas and concerts by Madrigalia and Notre Dame Notre Dame IPA: [nɔtʁ dam] is French for Our Lady, referring to the Virgin Mary. In the United States of America, Notre Dame  Folk Choir. A preconvention program is dedicated to Catholic music educators. For information on this program and other National Pastoral Musicians educational opportunities, contact: National Association of Pastoral Musicians, 225 Sheridan St. N.W., Washington, DC 20011-1592. Phone: (202) 723-5800; fax: (202) 723-2262. E-mail: npmsing@npm.org Web site: www.npm.org

PILGRIMAGES

ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND

PLACE: England and Scotland, May 16-29, 2002; Ireland, Sept. 11-23, 2002

TIME: As indicated

DESCRIPTION: These pilgrimages led by Marcus Losack, Esther de Waal
For the ethologist see Frans de Waal
For the British writer, see Alex de Waal.
For the British journalist, see Thomas de Waal.
, and Therese Elias, OSB, will take us to monastic sites and other places made holy by the Celtic saints. Experience the sacredness of landscape; encounter ancient mysteries in poetry, art, and Celtic Christianity's legacy of prayer and blessing; participate in community life and prayer. Itinerary for England-Scotland: Whithorn, Lindisfarne, Iona and others. Itinerary for Ireland: Dublin, Glendalough, Kildare, Clonmacnoise, Aran Islands, and others. The pilgrimage will allow a balance of journey, instruction, worship and prayerful prayer·ful  
adj.
1. Inclined or given to praying frequently; devout.

2. Typical or indicative of prayer, as a mannerism, gesture, or facial expression.
 solitude. Contact: Therese Elias, OSB, 4220 Mercier, Kansas City Kansas City, two adjacent cities of the same name, one (1990 pop. 149,767), seat of Wyandotte co., NE Kansas (inc. 1859), the other (1990 pop. 435,146), Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties, NW Mo. (inc. 1850). , MO 64111. Phone: (816) 561-6855. E-mail: tmeliasjuno.com Web Site: celticpilgrimage.org

FRANCE France (frăns, Fr. fräNs), officially French Republic, republic (2005 est. pop. 60,656,000), 211,207 sq mi (547,026 sq km), W Europe.  

PLACE: France

TIME: May 13-23, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Thomas Merton in France," May 13-23 in Prades (Merton's birthplace) near the French Pyrenees. Lectures, discussions and conviviality con·viv·i·al  
adj.
1. Fond of feasting, drinking, and good company; sociable. See Synonyms at social.

2. Merry; festive: a convivial atmosphere at the reunion.
 with new and long-time lovers of Thomas Merton, 20th century Trappist monk and writer. Offered by the Pilgrimage Program at Simon Fraser University Simon Fraser University, main campus at Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada; provincially supported; coeducational; chartered 1963, opened 1965. The Harbour Centre campus in downtown Vancouver opened in 1989. , British Columbia British Columbia, province (2001 pop. 3,907,738), 366,255 sq mi (948,600 sq km), including 6,976 sq mi (18,068 sq km) of water surface, W Canada. Geography
, Canada. Facilitators: Don Grayston, director, Institute for the Humanities, SFU SFU Simon Fraser University
SFU Services for Unix
SFU Saint Francis University
SFU Six Feet Under (HBO series)
SFU Six Feet Under (band)
SFU Space Flyer Unit
SFU Single Family Unit
; Lynn Szabo, English professor, Trinity Western University For other schools with similar names, see and Trinity College.
University profile
TWU is a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, and is recognized by the United States Department of
; Br. Paul Quenon, OCSO OCSO Orange County Sheriff's Office (Florida)
OCSO Ontario County Sheriff's Office
OCSO Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance, Trappists and Trappistines (religious order) 
, monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani who received his formation under Thomas Merton. For information and brochure call Don Grayston at SF:U (604) 291-5516. E-mail donald_grayston@sfu.ca Or visit: www.reg.sfu.ca/iess/merton/

PROGRAMS

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Pasadena, CA

TIME: June 29, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Come hear Joan Chittister Sister Joan D. Chittister, OSB (born 26 April 1936) is a Benedictine nun and an international lecturer on topics concerning women, the poor, peace and justice, and contemporary issues in church and society.  speak on "God, Women and the World: Telling the Story Another Way." Join other Christian women concerned about the role of women in the church today. Attend an "Ecumenical Gathering of Women," Saturday, June 29, at First United Methodist Church First United Methodist Church is a common name for the first United Methodist church established in a particular locality. Many First United Methodist Churches exist around the world. , Pasadena, Calif., for a full-day conference to hear Joan Chittister; to pray together and to share faith experiences. Honor women's experiences and stories and create hope for the future. Early reservations/registrations recommended. $30 fee includes lunch. For information, contact Immaculate Heart Immaculate Heart may refer to:
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary, a religious idea related to Immaculate Conception
  • Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, a religious order
 Community: (323) 466-2157; fax: (323) 466-2150. E-mail: ihmla@pacbell.net Web site: www.gatheringofwomen.org

COLORADO

PLACE: Mercy Center, Colorado Springs, CO

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: "Vitality: The Capacity to Live, Grow; and Develop." An intensive whole-person program that combines the work of psychotherapy, inner healing, spiritual direction, body/breath work, dream work and mandala mandala (mŭn`dələ), [Skt.,=circular, round] a concentric diagram having spiritual and ritual significance in Hindu and Buddhist Tantrism.  assessment and professional educational training for adult life skills to effect personal life-change. We include a whole- person approach that helps discern your personal needs and your capacity for renewal, life transition, career change, grief work, anger integration, loss of health, personal growth and renewal. Your application helps us to determine with you what resources would best serve your personal and professional goals. Mercy Center, Inc., 520 W. Buena Ventura, Colorado Springs, CO 80907. Phone: (719) 633-2302; fax: (719) 633-1031.

PLACE: Mercy Center, Colorado Springs, CO

TIME: May 6-17 and Sept. 2-13, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Vocation and formation providers training. Exploration of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Definition

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a widely-used personality inventory, or test, employed in vocational, educational, and psychotherapy settings to evaluate personality type in adolescents and adults age 14
 and its application to affiliation and belonging, anger and conflict management. Learn how to use the Genogram Family Tree and help candidates explore the five typologies of a dysfunctional family dysfunctional family Psychology A family with multiple 'internal'–eg sibling rivalries, parent-child– conflicts, domestic violence, mental illness, single parenthood, or 'external'–eg alcohol or drug abuse, extramarital affairs, gambling,  system. Learn how to use the Conscious Celibacy Assessment Inventory and understand the warning signs of unconscious celibacy. Understand the mother and father wound and understand what a person needs to receive from their mother and father so they can truly leave home and begin a formation process. What is healthy sexuality and what are some gender-related issues? What are the implications of sexual preference in the formation process? Week two designed by the needs and requests of participants and topics to include: mandala assessment, enneagram exploration, call of the soul and archetypal ar·che·type  
n.
1. An original model or type after which other similar things are patterned; a prototype: "'Frankenstein' . . . 'Dracula' . . . 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' . . .
 journey. Mercy Center, Inc., 520 W. Buena Ventura, Colorado Springs, CO 80907. Phone: (719) 633-2302; fax: (719) 633-1031.

PLACE: Steamboat Springs, Colorado

TIME: July 14-26, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "The Exodus Experience," July 14-26, Steamboat Springs, Colo. This first unit of the Denver Catholic Biblical School Program will be offered in a glorious mountain setting. Presenter: Macrina Scott, OSF See Open Group.

OSF - Open Software Foundation
, founder of this program, which has now been published by Paulist Press and is in use nationwide. Ideal opportunity for anyone wishing to explore the program either for personal enrichment or in preparation for teaching it. Sr. Macrina will provide special sessions for those wanting to learn this uniquely effective teaching methodology or decide its suitability for their own diocese or parish. Phone: (303) 715-3182. E-mail: sister.scott@archden.org

PENNSYLVANIA

PLACE: Villa Maria Villa Maria is a private catholic girl's high school in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was founded in 1854 and offers both a francophone and an anglophone stream. The central part of the Villa Maria school used to be called the Monklands mansion, and it was the home of the Governor  Retreat Center, Villa Maria, PA

TIME: Ongoing

DESCRIPTION: Villa Maria Retreat Center (VMRC), a ministry of the Sisters of the Humility of Mary, located in peaceful, pastoral western Pennsylvania Western Pennsylvania consists of the western third of the state of Pennsylvania in the United States.

Pittsburgh is the largest city in the region, with a metropolitan area of about 2.4 million people, and is the cultural center for Western Pennsylvania.
, welcomes the REAPS (Religious Education and Pastoral Studies) certificate in spiritual direction program June 9-15. This proven, four-year program offers participants the skills to journey with others in the spiritual life. Each year includes an intensive one-week session at VMRC followed by guided, required readings, reflection papers, self-evaluations, personal spiritual direction and a practicum practicum (prak´tikm),
n See internship.
 with supervision. Faculty is from Sacred Heart The Sacred Heart is a religious devotion to Jesus' physical heart as the representation of the divine love for humanity

This devotion is predominantly used in the Roman Catholic Church and also used in the Anglican Church.
 University, Fairfield, Conn. Information about admissions process: REAPS, 5151 Park Ave,, Fairfield, CT 06432-1000. Phone: (203) 371-7876.

TEXAS

PLACE: Oblate School of Theology, San Antonio, TX

TIME: Aug. 4-9, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Orientations & Transitions," a five-day program-experience for priests, male and female religious, ages 55 to 75. Designed to address the expressed needs of many communities and dioceses, components include interactive conferences on the conscious transitions of aging, retirement and personal salvation history. A daily schedule encourages time and space for personal prayer, reading, leisure and Eucharist. Write/phone: Orientations & Transitions, 334 W. Kings Hwy., San Antonio, TX 78212. Phone: (210) 822-8761. E-mail: gmaw@concentric.net Or: ebhc@concentric.net

RENEWAL PROGRAMS

COLORADO

PLACE: Mercy Center, Colorado Springs, CO

TIME: May 20-31 or June 10-21, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "The Retirement Vitality: Life Directions for Future Adventures." The Retirement Vitality offers a residential program for men and women who are anticipating, planning or experiencing a redirection in their career and life choice. Finding new purpose, new meaning and new vitality becomes essential to the spiritual, psychological, social and physical journey as we explore both mid-life and retirement issues. Mercy Center, Inc., 520 W. Buena Ventura, Colorado Springs, CO 80907. Phone: (719) 633-2302; fax: (719) 633-1031.

PLACE: Mercy Center, Colorado Springs, CO

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: "Mission Re-Entry Vitality" for men and women who are returning from a mission experience, either short-term or long-term, who want a time and place to share their stories, work through their blessings and burdens and prepare for decisions about their future job, career and social network. The Mission Re-Entry Vitality offers a wide range of supportive services to help a returning missionary reorganize his/her life focus so that health and well-being are restored and he/she can "live life to the full" (John 10:10). This program offers an intensive whole-person program that combines the work of psychotherapy, inner healing, spiritual direction, breath/bodywork, mandala assessment, personal and professional educational training for adult life skills to effect personal life-change and healing. Mercy Center, Inc., 520 W. Buena Ventura, Colorado Springs, CO 80907. Phone: (719) 633-2302; fax: (719) 633-1031.

PLACE: Mercy Center, Colorado Springs, CO

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: "Mission Re-Entry Vitality" for men and women who are returning from a mission experience, either short-term or long-term, who want a time and place to share their stories, work through their blessings and burdens and prepare for decisions about their future job, career and social network. The Mission Re-Entry Vitality offers a wide range of supportive services to help a returning missionary reorganize his/her life focus so that health and well-being are restored and he/she can "live life to the full" (John 10:10). This program offers an intensive whole-person program that combines the work of psychotherapy, inner healing, spiritual direction, breath/bodywork, mandala assessment, personal and professional educational training for adult life skills to effect personal life-change and healing. Mercy Center, Inc., 520 W. Buena Ventura, Colorado Springs, CO 80907. Phone: (719) 633-2302; fax: (719) 633-1031.

PLACE: Mercy Center, Colorado Springs, CO

TIME: May 6-17 and Sept. 2-13, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Vocation and formation providers training. Exploration of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and its application to affiliation and belonging, anger and conflict management. earn how to use the Genogram Family Tree and help candidates explore the five typologies of a dysfunctional family system. Learn how to use the Conscious Celibacy Assessment Inventory and understand the warning signs of unconscious celibacy. Understand the mother and father wound and understand what a person needs to receive from their mother and father so they can truly leave home and begin a formation process. What is healthy sexuality and what are some gender-related issues? What are the implications of sexual preference in the formation process? Week two designed by the needs and requests of participants and topics to include: mandala assessment, enneagram exploration, call of the soul and archetypal journey. Mercy Center, Inc., 520 W. Buena Ventura, Colorado Springs, CO 80907. Phone: (719) 633-2302; fax: (719) 633-1031.

MAINE

PLACE: Living Water Spiritual Center, Winslow, ME

TIME: July 1-27, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Personal Renewal for Women Religious." Peaceful retreat center offers hospitality as you design your own days/weeks of personal renewal. Maintained trails along riverbanks, new pool and gazebo, cheery private rooms and home cooked meals provide ample opportunity for refreshment and renewal. Renowned Colby College museum and summer film and music festivals within five-minute drive. Create a day trip within one and one-half hours drive to the coast (Acadia National Park Acadia National Park, 48,419 acres (19,603 hectares), SE Maine, on the Atlantic coast; est. 1919. The park occupies a major portion of Mount Desert Island, Isle au Haut and several smaller islands, and the southern tip of Schoodic Peninsula. , Camden, Bar Harbor, Boothbay Harbor), to the mountains or to the cities of Portland, Lewiston/Auburn and Bangor. 93 Halifax St., Winslow, ME 04901. Phone: (207) 872-2370. For more information: www.e-livingwater.org

NEW HAMPSHIRE

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

TIME: Fall 2002, winter/spring 2003

DESCRIPTION: BERAKAH: "A Place of Blessing," offers "A Time of Blessing," four-month renewal programs for women religious and other women in ministry who are 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. Renewal session I: late August to mid-December; Session II: mid-January to mid-May. Choose one or both. Possibility of structuring half sessions. Inquiries: BERAKAH, 96 Fairview Road, Pittsfield, NH 03263. Phone: (603) 435-7271; fax: (603) 435-6670. E-mail: berakah@aol.com

OHIO

PLACE: Ursuline Sophia Center, Pepper Pike, OH

TIME: July 7-Aug. 3, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Wellsprings of Wisdom." Ursuline Sophia Center, situated in natural beauty, offers four weeklong wholistic summer programs for renewal of body, mind, heart, spirit. Select one, two, three, four weeks. Different theme each week. Group sessions on spirituality, reflective art, transitioning, lifestyle management, gentle yoga and t'ai chi. Reiki available. Psychological, nutritional and career counseling, spiritual accompaniment, body energy work, massage therapy Massage Therapy Definition

Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of normalizing those tissues and consists of manual techniques that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, and/or
 can be arranged separately. Exercise center, pool, labyrinth, spacious grounds for walking. Cultural events nearby. Contact: Heddy Owsiak, osu, Ursuline Sophia Center, 2600 Lander Road, Pepper Pike, OH 44124-4320. Phone (440) 442-4160, ext. 240; fax: (440) 442-4587. E-mail: howsiak@ursulinesophiacenter.org

RETREATS

ALASKA

PLACE: Holy Spirit Center, Anchorage, AK

TIME: June 11-18, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Enjoy this summer in Alaska! Make your retreat at Holy Spirit Center. Rest, pray and find God in this beautiful mountain setting overlooking Anchorage. Personally directed retreats in the Ignatian tradition are offered year-round. Cost: $60/day. A group retreat will be held from June 11-18. Massage and reiki are available by appointment. Early airplane reservations are suggested. For information and reservations contact: Holy Spirit Center, 10980 Hillside Drive, Anchorage, AK 99507. Phone: (907) 346-2343; fax: (907) 346-2140. E-mail: hsrh@alaska.com

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Center for Spiritual Development, Orange, CA

TIME: As indicated

DESCRIPTION: Summer retreats -- Edwina Gateley, "Giving Birth to God in the Contemporary World," July 1-7; Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB, "The Song of the Seed: Romancing the Word," July 12-14; Gregory Comella, CPPS CPPS Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (associated with prostatitis)
CPPS Comisión Permanente del Pacífico Sur (Permanent Commission for the South Pacific)
CPPS Society of the Precious Blood
, "Loving the Enemy, Welcoming the Stranger," July 15-22; Six-day guided retreat, Aug. 5-12. For more information or to register write or call: Robert Cogswell, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia St. Orange, CA 92868-3907. Phone: (714) 744-3175, ext. 4406; fax: (714) 744-3176. E-mail: center4spdev@earthlink.net

PLACE: Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center, Oceanside, CA

TIME: July 1-7, 2002

DESCRIPTION: A retreat for women religious with Fr. Rob Young, OFM and Sr. Margarita Armendariz on "The Joy of Your Presence," "La Alegria de su Pressencia," a contemplative retreat with the psalms of praise and thanksgiving as a guide. Private room: $400, shared room (two): $300 per person, commuter: $200. Begins with dinner on Monday at 6 p.m. and ends with lunch on Sunday at noon. Check-in between 4 p.m.-6p.m., July 1. To register or further information, phone: (760) 757-3659; fax: (760) 757-8025.

PLACE: Santa Sabina Center, San Rafael, CA

TIME: Summer 2002

DESCRIPTION: Contemplative weeklong retreats open to all, San Francisco North Bay. Quiet, beauty, gardens, hiking, swimming available. June 17-22, "Contemplative Earth Week Retreat" with Kym Farmer, Therese Grumley, Mary Ellen Hill. An experiential retreat offering an immersion in the deep realities of our earth home and our cosmic beginnings. $400. Limited to 20; $350. Aug. 16-22, "Contemplative Scriptural Retreat" with Brian Pierce, OP. Finding the "uniting piece between silence and the word." $350. For more information write/phone: Program Director, 25 Magnolia, San Rafael, CA 94901. Phone: (415) 457-7727. E-mail: sntasabina@aol.com

COLORADO

PLACE: Benet Pines Retreat Center, Colorado Springs, CO

TIME: Summer retreats June through September 2002

DESCRIPTION: Weekend retreats all led by Benedictine sisters except where noted. June 1-2, "Clary clary: see sage.  as Meditation"; Sept. 27-29, "Creation Spirituality"; four-five day retreats: June 3-8 and July 8-12, individual directed retreats; June 25-30, hiking retreat; July 25-28, "Spiritual Quest," Anthony D'Sousa, ST; Aug. 1-4, fly fishing retreat; Sept. 12-15, hiking retreat. Hiking and fishing retreats consist of day trips into the scenic Rocky Mountains and evenings of reflection, prayer and relaxation at the retreat center. Benet Pines Retreat Center, 15780 Highway 83, Colorado Springs, CO 80921. Phone: (719) 495-2574; fax: (719) 471-0403. E-mail: bpines@usa.net

PLACE: Sacred Heart Jesuit Retreat House, Sedalia, CO

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Located on 280 acres in the colorful foothills of the Colorado Rockies and surrounded by panoramic views of the beautiful mountains, the Jesuit Retreat House offers the perfect setting for solitude, reflection and prayer for clergy, religious and laity. An experienced staff of retreat directors -- Jesuit priests, women religious and laity -- welcomes you to share in the richness of Ignatian spirituality. Convenient shuttle from Denver International Airport This article is about Denver International Airport. For other uses, see KDEN (disambiguation).

Denver International Airport (IATA: DEN, ICAO: KDEN, FAA LID: DEN), often called DIA
. Summer schedule for individually directed silent retreats: May 22-31, June 16-July 18 (30-day Spiritual Exercises), June 17-26, June 28-July 7, July 9-18, Aug. 20-29. Preached retreat by Fr. William McInnes, SJ, Aug. 8-15. Contact: Reservations Coordinator, Sacred Heart Jesuit Retreat House, PO Box 185, Sedalia, CO 80155. Phone: (303) 688-4198. E-mail: shjesrh@aol.com

CONNECTICUT

PLACE: Villa Maria Retreat Center, Stamford, CT

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Bernardine Franciscan, ecumenical, varied retreats. Hermitage. Solitude days. Days/evenings of prayer. "Finding God in Pain," ongoing; "Prayerful Relaxation," ongoing. "Women's Wellness Retreat," March 16; "Directed Prayer" March 22-24; "Reiki 1," April 5-6; "Married Couples," April 12-14; "Blind and Physically Challenged," May 3-5; "Cancer As a Turning Point," May 9-15, July 11-17; "Catholic Engaged Encounter," May 17-19, June 7-9. Conference retreats: June 24-30, July 22-28, Aug. 20-26; directed: June 24-30, July 22-28. Contact: Villa Maria Retreat Center, 159 Sky Meadow Drive, Stamford, CT 06903-3499. Phone: (203) 322-0107; fax: (203) 595-0647. E-mail: Villa.Maria@uno.com Web site: www.VillaMariaRetreatCenter.org

PLACE: Wisdom House, Litchfield, CT

TIME: May-August, 2002

DESCRIPTION: May 31-June 2: A 150th-year anniversary seminar on Harriet Beecher Stowe's justice themes in "Uncle Tom's Cabin. June 21-23: Directed retreat weekend, Fr. James Steward, OFM. July 19-26: Directed retreats, Carmela Garofalo, RSM RSM (in Britain) regimental sergeant major , Cathleen Murtha, DW, Patricia Schmidt, DW. Wisdom guided retreat, Patricia A. Torre, DW. Aug. 16-23: Directed retreats, Peg Luby, RSM, Jane Silk, RSM, Arm Dwyer, CND CND Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

CND n abbr (= Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament) → plataforma pro desarme nuclear

CND (Brit) n abbr (=
. Guided retreat, "East/West Meditation," Fr. James Stewart. OFM. Contact: Wisdom House, 229 E. Litchfield Road, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: (860) 567-3163. Further program information on Web site: www.wisdomhouse.org

FLORIDA

PLACE: Cenacle cen·a·cle  
n.
1. A clique or circle, especially of writers.

2. A small dining room, usually on an upper floor.



[French cénacle, from Old French cenacle,
 Spiritual Life Center, Lantana lantana (lăntā`nə): see verbena.
lantana

Any of more than 150 shrubs that make up the genus Lantana in the verbena family, native to the New World and African tropics.
, FL

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: The center, located on the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach County, is an oasis where people of all faiths who are in search of meaning can come away to reflect, pray, be challenged, seek a vision for their lives and a greater awareness of God. Retreats: directed, private and weekend group; sabbaticals and labyrinth retreats. We are also available for hospitality groups. Please request information from: Cenacle Retreat Office, 1400 S. Dixie Highway, Lantana, FL 33462-5492. Phone: (561) 582-2534; fax: (561) 582-8070. E-mail: CenacleFL@aol.com

IDAHO

PLACE: Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood, ID

TIME: Various summer dates

DESCRIPTION: Experience beauty, solitude and prayer in Idaho. Create a retreat or participate in ours. "Seeking Wholeness," July 19-24. A retreat for those affected by cancer. "Come to the Quiet," Aug. 9-16. A silent, individually directed retreat. "Discovering the Monk Within," Aug. 24-30. Immersion into everyday monastic life. "Dancing in Creation: Explorations About Women and Nature," Oct. 11-13. Led by Alesandra Kovats, CSJP CSJP Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace (religious order)
CSJP Sisters of St John the Baptist (religious order) 
, PhD. Extend this retreat through Oct. 18 for quiet reflection and exploring this theme as applied to land use. Contact: Retreat Team, Monastery of St. Gertrude, HC 3, Box 121, Cottonwood, ID 83522-9408. Phone: (208) 962-3224. E-mail: retreat@camasnet.com Need information: www.StGertrudes.org

ILLINOIS

PLACE: Carmelite Retreat Center, Darien, IL

TIME: July 1-7, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Recovery retreat for women religious working 12-step program, July 1-7, at the Carmelite Retreat Center in Darien, Ill. This is easy to access from both O'Hare and Midway airports of Chicago. The retreat is put on by recovering sisters who have been making the retreat over the past 13 years. For more information or registration, contact Sr. Jane S. by phone: (708) 445-1400; fax: (708) 445-1400. Or e-mail: icapsrs@aol.com

PLACE: King's House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, IL (near St. Louis, Mo.)

TIME: Summer 2002

DESCRIPTION: 2002 summer retreats for women religious: "Come to the Feast: Dining at the Table of the Lord," with Mark Dean, OMI (1) See Open Market.

(2) (Open Microprocessor Initiative, Brussels, Belgium) An organization that functions under the umbrella of the European Commission. It funds projects that research and develop advanced microcontroller technologies.
, May 20-26; "Return to Your First Love," with Ronald Wayne Young, OMI, June 7-13; "Parables and Beatitudes Beatitudes (bē-ăt`ĭtdz') [Lat.,=blessing], in the Gospel of St. Matthew, eight blessings uttered by Jesus at the opening of the Sermon on the Mount. : Sayings of Jesus That Guide Our Religious Living," with Pat McGee, OMI, July 15-21; "Let Us Pray As Jesus Taught Us-What Did Jesus REALLY Teach Us?" with Richard Sudlik, OMI, July 30-Aug. 5.Find restful rest·ful  
adj.
1. Affording, marked by, or suggesting rest; tranquil. See Synonyms at comfortable.

2. Being at rest; quiet.



rest
 quiet in secluded, 45 wooded acres 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis. Private rooms and baths. Reiki and body massage available. For further information: King's House Retreat and Renewal Center, 700 N. 66th St., Belleville, IL 62223-3949. Phone toll-free: (800) 779-7909; fax: (618) 397-5123. E-mail: knghsebv@peaknet.net

PLACE: King's House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, IL (near St. Louis, Mo.)

TIME: Summer 2001

DESCRIPTION: Directed retreats with centering prayer experiences; open to all, six full days. Join us in a climate of silence and :solitude for a directed retreat. King's House Retreat and Renewal Center is located on 45 secluded, wooded acres just 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis. "Directed Retreat I," June 24-July 1; "Directed Retreat II," July 22-29. Both include option times for group centering prayer. Men and women directors. Private rooms and baths. Optional reiki and full-body massage available. For information: King's House, 700 N. 66th St., Belleville, IL 62223-3949. Phone toll-free: (800) 779-7909; fax: (618) 397-5123. E-mail: knghsebv@peaknet.net

PLACE: King's House Retreat and Renewal Center, Belleville, IL (near St. Louis, Mo.)

TIME: July 8-14, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Post-Intensive Centering Prayer Retreat" with Fr. Bill Sheehan, OMI, and Sr. Marilyn Wussler, SSND SSND School Sisters of Notre Dame
SSND Session Description
. Designed for persons already familiar with the concepts and practice in the methodology of centering prayer. Join us in a climate of silence and solitude for several daily centering prayer experiences supported by presentations of content in the spirit of Fr. Thomas Keating. King's House Retreat and Renewal Center is located on 45 secluded, wooded acres just 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis. Private rooms and baths. Reiki and full-body massage also available on an optional basis. For further information contact: King's House, 700 N. 66th St., Belleville, IL 62223-3949. Phone toll-free: (800) 779-7909; fax: (618) 397-5123. E-mail: knghsebv@peaknet.net

INDIANA

PLACE: Bethany Retreat House, East Chicago, IN

TIME: By arrangement throughout the year

DESCRIPTION: Individually directed and private retreats, including 30 days, arranged to suit your schedule. Bethany Retreat House provides comfortable, quiet space in a prayerful home setting with warm hospitality, wholesome food and beautiful environment. Lake Michigan beaches within driving distance. Easy limo access to Chicago and Gary, Ind., airports; 70 miles from Notre Dame. Experienced spiritual director draws from a variety of resources to encourage prayer: life experience, scripture, journaling, dreamwork, artistic expression, guided imagery Guided Imagery Definition

Guided imagery is the use of relaxation and mental visualization to improve mood and/or physical well-being.
Purpose
, Spiritual Exercises, more. Contact Joyce Diltz, PHJC PHJC Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ (religious order)
PHJC Psycho Homicidal Jungle Cat (band) 
. Phone: (219) 398-5047. E-mail: bethanyrh@sprynet.com Web site: www.bethanyretreathouse.org

PLACE: Kordes Retreat Center, Ferdinand, IN

TIME: Spring and summer 2002

DESCRIPTION: Kordes Center, a ministry of the Sisters of St. Benedict, offers private and scheduled retreats, personal growth programs, facility rentals in a rural setting of natural beauty on monastery grounds with Benedictine hospitality. Workshops: "Florence Nightingale: A Radical Theologian" by Val Webb, April 26-27; "Enneagram," May l0-12; "Lectio Retreat: Praying the Psalms," June 8-15; "Guided Retreat: Finding the Treasure," June 23-30; Centering prayer retreats: advanced/intensive and post intensive, June 30-July 7; directed retreat, July 7-14. For entire retreat and workshop schedule contact Kordes Retreat Center toll-free: (800) 880-2777. E-mail: Kordes@thedome.org. Web site: http://www.thedome.org/kordes

KANSAS

PLACE: Manna House of Prayer, Concordia, KS

TIME: February 2003

DESCRIPTION: "Spirituality of Leadership." Content and process of this retreat/workshop is designed to help women currently serving in elected leadership positions to deepen their faith commitment to their personal journey during their years of community service. It provides time and an environment to respond to the immense challenges for profound personal and communal conversion in the face of the events and. realities that are shaping religious life in this post-modern world. Enrollment is limited, pre-register early. Presenters: Marcia Allen, CSJ, and Bette Moslander, CSJ. Information: Manna House of Prayer, PO Box 675, Concordia, KS 66901. E-mail: mannahse@dustdevil.com

PLACE: Manna House of Prayer, Concordia, KS

TIME: Nov. 16-Dec. 16, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Bread for the Journey: Extended Retreat" is an extended prayer experience that gives you an opportunity to enter more deeply into your own spiritual journey. Together, you and your director will design a prayer process that fits your spiritual path. You may choose to spend one, two, three weeks or the full 30 days. Room/meal/direction: $50 per day. Contact: Susan LeDuc, Manna House of Prayer, PO Box 675, Concordia, KS 66901. E-mail: mannahse@dustdevil.com

PLACE: Manna House of Prayer, Concordia, KS

TIME: April 24-29, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Spirituality of Leadership for Motherhouse Coordinators and Retirement Center Administrators" is a retreat/workshop designed to address the complex and multifaceted nature of the roles of motherhouse administrator/coordinator that range from maintaining a healthy infrastructure to creating a nurturing environment for diverse residents of the motherhouse. While examining the manifold tasks of administering and pasturing, you will also be guided in reflections on spirituality of leadership as it impacts your personal life. Join us in a contemplative atmosphere designed to foster the minister and the ministry. Information: Manna House of Prayer, PO Box 675, Concordia, KS 66901. E-mail: mannahse@dustdevil.com

PLACE: Manna House of Prayer, Concordia, KS

TIME: January 2003

DESCRIPTION: "Life After Elected Leadership: The Journey Continues" is a discernment process for women religious whose term in leadership is ending. During the last months in office a woman becomes aware of the need to plan for the future. With pressure of drawing her work to a close, she may find it difficult to take time for discernment about her future. The retreat provides time to gather spiritual and physical resources in an integrating dynamic of prayer, relaxation, honest search and learning. Facilitators: Bette Moslander, CST; Marcia Allen, CST. Information: Manna House of Prayer, PO Box 675, Concordia, KS 66901. E-mail: mannahse@dustdevil.com

KENTUCKY

PLACE: Catherine Spalding Retreat and Conference Center, Nazareth, KY

TIME: March-December 2002

DESCRIPTION: Holy Week Retreat 2002: "Holy Days of Remembering" with Emily Nabholz, SCN SCN Scan
SCN Sustainable Communities Network
SCN System Change Number (Oracle)
SCN Scientology
SCN Suprachiasmatic Nucleus
SCN Switched Circuit Network
SCN Standing Committee on Nutrition (UN) 
, March 24-30. Merton Retreat with Terry Taylor, April 25-27. "Buddhist Teaching and Practice: Enhancing Christianity" with Ven Walter, May 11. "Sharing the Great News of the Great Story and Fostering the Great Work" with Michael Dowd and Connie Barlow, July 12 and 13. Silent directed retreat, July 22-31. "Prayer and the Quest for Healing" with Barbara Fiand, SNDdeN, Oct. 21-27. "The Power of Silence with Fr. Carl Arico, Oct. 26. Reiki Classes offered throughout the year. For more information phone: (502) 348-1597. Or visit our Web site at: www.scnazarethky.org/csc

PLACE: Cliffview Center, Lancaster, KY

TIME: July 7-13, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Living From A New Place: Foundations for a Global Spirituality," Toni Nash, CSJ, Santa Barbara, Calif. With Sept. 11th in mind, this retreat is grounded in creation as primary revelations of the Divine and teacher of a more authentic way of being. It provides opportunities to raise difficult questions deep within and find new insights, support and renewed energy to walk a sustaining spiritual path. The retreat also provides ways of holding compassionately questions of those to whom we minister as well as time and an environment for reflection and contemplation. For information phone: (877) 792-3330. E-mail: cliffctr@cdlex.org

PLACE: Moye Spiritual Life Center, Melbourne, KY

TIME: June 16-22, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Prophets: Words of Fire ." A look at the prophets in the Old Testament and some of their messages as sources of Jesus' own prophetic life as the word of God made flesh among us still. The presenter is Megan McKenna, the author of 16 books. She travels extensively in Asia, Latin America, Canada a Europe conducting retreats, study days and workshops in scripture, justice, human rights and spirituality. Moye Center provides a beautiful chapel, spacious grounds with nature trails, well-balanced meals and an opportunity for massage, reiki, t'ai chi chih and spiritual direction. Contact: Nancy McLaughlin, 1000 St. Anne Drive, Melbourne, KY 41059. Phone: (859) 441-0700, ext. 325; fax: (859) 441-1510. E-mail: nmclaughlin50@hotmail.com

PLACE: Moye Spiritual Life Center, Melbourne, KY

TIME: July 7-13, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "The Teachings of St. Paul and Its Challenges for the Contemporary Church" retreat considers the basic teachings of St. Paul along with reflections concerning some possibilities of meaning related to this teaching. The presenter is Fr. Eugene Hensell, OSB, from the Archabbey of St. Meinrad, Ind. Since 1997, he has been engaged full-time conducting biblical retreats and workshops for priests and laity. Moye Center provides a beautiful chapel, spacious grounds, nature trails, well-balanced meals and an opportunity for massage, reiki, t'ai chi chih and spiritual direction. Contact: Nancy McLaughlin, 1000 St. Anne Drive, Melbourne, KY 41059. Phone: (859) 441-0700, ext. 325; fax: (859) 441-1510. E-mail: nmclaughlin50@hotmail.com

PLACE: Moye Spiritual Life Center, Melbourne, KY

TIME: July 21-28, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Eight-day intensive, eight-day advanced intensive, eight-day post-intensive retreats focus on centering prayer within a community setting. Models developed by Thomas Keating and the psychological experience of the centering prayer method are used to assist participants in entering into a more intimate relationship with God and self. Bill Sheehan, OMI, has been involved with Contemplative Outreach since 1983 and has lead many centering prayer retreats. Moye Center provides a beautiful chapel, spacious grounds, nature trails, well-balanced meals and an opportunity for massage, reiki, t'ai chi chih and spiritual direction. Contact: Nancy McLaughlin, 1000 St. Anne Drive, Melbourne, KY 41059. Phone: (859) 441-0700, ext. 325; fax: (859) 441-1510. E-mail: nmclaughlin50@hotmail.com

MAINE

PLACE: Living Water Spiritual Center, Winslow, ME

TIME: May, June, August 2002

DESCRIPTION: Guided retreat, May 6-11, "The Beginning of the Good News-Jesus' Ministry According to Mark" presented by Catherine Mulkerrin, csj. Directed retreat, May 19-25, directors Janet Blakeley; Bill Clark, SJ; Virginia Sheehan, SND SND

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. Directed retreat, June 16-24, directors Line Rioux, csj and Ann Donohoe, CSJ. Celtic spirituality week, Aug. 3-9: Trinitarian, nature-centered and wholistic. Presented by Betsy Quinn. "Wellness Week For Women," Aug. 11-17. An entire week to relax, rejuvenate re·ju·ve·nate  
tr.v. re·ju·ve·nat·ed, re·ju·ve·nat·ing, re·ju·ve·nates
1. To restore to youthful vigor or appearance; make young again.

2.
 and refresh your spirit. Presenters: Susan Coady, Yolande Gay, Barbara Joseph, Catherine Martin and others. For more information: 93 Halifax St., Winslow, ME 04901. Phone: (207) 872-2370. Web site: www.e-livingwater.org

MASSACHUSETTS

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 Renewal Center, Weston, MA

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Five- and eight-day directed retreats: May 20-25/28, June 3-8/11, June 24-July 2, July 15-20/23, July 29-Aug. 6, Aug. 12-17/20. Directed prayer weekends: April 26-28, May 24-26, June 7-9. Guided retreats: April 26-28, "Encountering God Through Music"; May 3-5, "Eucharist: Model of Christian Living"; May 31-June 2, "The Hound of Heaven The Hound of Heaven is a 182 line religious poem written by English poet Francis Thompson sometime before his death in 1907. The poem became famous and was the source of much of Thompson's posthumous reputation. : Men's Retreat." Longer guided: June 24-30, "Encountering Jesus in John's Gospel" (Doherty, SJ); July 7-13, "Finding God in Our Desires" (Blass and Cain, SJ) Campion Renewal center, 319 Concord Road, Weston, MA 02493. Phone: (781) 788-6810; fax: (781) 894-5864. E-mail: plangford@campioncenter.org Web site: www.campioncenter.org

PLACE: Genesis Spiritual Life Center, Westfield, MA

TIME: May, June and July 2002

DESCRIPTION: May 24-30: "Connecting With God In Our Desires," guided retreat for senior sisters, Harry Cain, SJ; "Directed Retreat," Joan McCarthy, CSJ, and Cathleen Murtha, DW; "Focusing Directed Retreat," Ann Horgan, SP; June 17-23: "Living In A Eucharistic Universe: Guided Retreat," Paula Gonzalez, SC; "Focusing Directed Retreat," Mary Costello, RSM, and Ruth McGoldrick, SP; "Directed Retreat," Thomas Gallagher, SJ; June 24-July. 1: "Dearest Freshness Deep Down Things: Integrating the Presence of God in Our Lives," Virginia Sampson, SUSC SUSC Sprint Users Steering Committee
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, SJ, Catherine Hannigan, PBVM PBVM Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (religious order) , and Nancy Sheridan, SASV; July 2-7: "Do-It-Yourself Retreat / Vacation"; July 8-14: "Women of the Spirit Birthing Hope: Guided Retreat for Women Religious," Helen Marie Burns, RSM, and Barbara Farrell, SND; "Directed Retreat," Robert Doherty, SJ, and "Directed Focusing" or "Enneagram," Ann Horgan, SP. Write: Genesis, 53 Mill St., Westfield, MA 01085. Phone: (413) 562-3627; fax: (413) 572-1060. E-mail: genretc@exit3.com For detailed information, visit our Web site: www.westfield-ma.com/genesis

PLACE: Genesis Spiritual Life Center, Westfield, MA

TIME: July and August 2002

DESCRIPTION: July 15-21: "Directed Retreat," Ron Henery, OP, or Roberta Marie Brown, CSJ; "Focusing Directed Retreat" with Jeanne Brennan, OSU, or Elizabeth Oleksak, SP; July 21-27: "Healing In The Shadow Of Violence: Retreat/Workshop," Diarmuid O'Murchu, MSC (1) (MSC.Software Corporation, Santa Ana, CA, www.mscsoftware.com) Founded in 1963 by Richard H. MacNeal and Robert G. Schwendler, MSC is the world's largest provider of mechanical computer aided engineering (MCAE) strategies, simulation software and services. , and Ruth McGoldrick, SP; July 29-Aug. 5: "Directed Retreat," Fr. Richard Broderick, Catherine Mulkerrin, CSJ or Elizabeth Oleksak, SP; "Focusing Directed Retreat," Ann Horgan, SP; Aug. 9-16: "Experiencing God In The Universe: Ignatian Ecology Retreat," Patricia Keefe, CSJ, Elizabeth Oleksak, SP, and James Profit, SJ; "Focusing Directed Retreat," Mary Costello, RSM; _ Aug. 19-26: "Directed Retreat," Robert Doherty, SJ, Patricia Schmidt, DW, or Virginia Sheehan, SND; "Focusing Directed Retreat," Ruth McGoldrick, SP. Write: Genesis, 53 Mill St., Westfield, MA 01085. Phone: (413)562-3627; fax: (413) 572-1060. E-mail: genretc@exit3.com For detailed information, visit our Web site: www.westfield-ma.com/genesis

PLACE: Glastonbury Abbey Retreat and Spirituality Center, Hingham MA

TIME: Summer 2002

DESCRIPTION: Listen to God's voice speaking in the stillness of your soul! The Benedictine Monks of Glastonbury Abbey invite you to join them this summer as they listen to God. Enjoy a few days of prayer, relaxation, peace and transformation. Encounter God in creation as you walk through our 60 wooded acres and hear God in the stillness of the moment. Come, pray, be centered and listen to God more deeply. During the summer months we offer space for private retreats and some directed retreats. Daily conference on Benedictine spirituality offered. Glastonbury Abbey Retreat and Spirituality Center, 16 Hull St., Hingham, MA 02043. Phone: (781) 749-2155. E-mail: office@glastonburyabbey.org Web site: www.glastonburyabbey.org

MICHIGAN

PLACE: Dominican Center at Marywood, Grand Rapids, MI

TIME: June 14-16, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "The Liberated Heart," June 14-16. This silent, commuter weekend retreat is a time of deepening and strengthening one's relationship with the Holy One, an invitation to stretch and grow with international retreat leader and author, Joyce Rupp. A time to become clearer about one's purpose in life and to gain greater inner freedom to be one's self. Participants will be invited into creative rituals, small-group dialogue, song and dance. Join us for this spiritual growth opportunity. Fee: $100. Contact: Dominican Center at Marywood, 2025 E. Fulton St., Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Phone: (616) 454-1241; fax: (616) 454-2861.

PLACE: Dominican Center at Marywood, Grand Rapids MI

TIME: June 24-28, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "A Brush with God: Icon Painting Retreat," June 24-28. Within a spirit of silence and reflection participants will explore the history and spirituality of iconography while completing an icon of an angel called Holy Silence which goes back approximately 700 years and was first painted in Greece. Instructor and retreat leader: Peter Pearson. Co-sponsored with Diocese of Grand Rapids. Fees-resident: $425 (additional night $35); commuter: $325. Contact: Dominican Center at Marywood, 2025 E. Fulton St., Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Phone: (616) 454-1241; fax: (616) 454-2861.

PLACE: Dominican Center at Marywood, Grand Rapids MI

TIME: July 13, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "The Passionate Search for Reconciliation," Saturday, July 13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. International speaker, author and scholar, Philip Sheldrake presents a thought-provoking day of reflection on reconciliation in social contexts of violence and injustice as well as in our communities and personal relationships; a critical issue for our spirituality today. $35 fee includes lunch. Contact: Dominican Center at Marywood, 2025 E. Fulton St., Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Phone: (616) 454-1241; fax: (616) 454-2861.

MINNESOTA

PLACE: Tau Center, Winona, MN

TIME: April 19 (5 p.m.)-April 21 (noon), 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Franciscan Challenge 2002: Franciscan Community Life-The Crucible for Gospel Transformation," presented by Joanne Schatzlein, OSF. As Franciscans we are called to share our lives in community. Joanne will explore this call by looking at community life through the lenses of scripture, the history of religious life, Franciscan characteristics and contemporary challenges. Ultimately, life in community is about an encounter with God revealed in each person present in our community relationships. Cost: $150 with $25 deposit by March 25. Contact: Tau Center, 511 Hilbert St., Winona, MN 55987. Phone: (507) 454-2993; fax: (507) 453-0910. E-mail: taucentr@luminet.net

PLACE: Tau Center, Winona, MN

TIME: July 27 (5:30 p.m.)-Aug. 3 (noon), 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Praying with Francis the Founder" presented by Ramona Miller, OSF, and John Wojtowicz, OFM. "Volume II of Francis of Assisi: Early Documents (The Founder)" is the basis for this guided retreat. A daily conference opens up the theme of prayer based on selections from "The Founder." Eucharistic celebrations and prayer services celebrate the journey toward the face of God. Retreat includes the feast of the Portiuncula, celebrating God's love and mercy. Call Tau Center for books needed. Cost: $350 with $25 deposit by July 12. Tau Center, 511 Hilbert St., Winona, MN 55987. Phone: (507) 454-2993; fax: (507) 453-0910. E-mail: taucentr@luminet.net

PLACE: Tau Center, Winona, MN

TIME: May 20 (5 p.m.)-26 (noon), 2002

DESCRIPTION: "The Admonitions of Francis-Living in the Spirit of the Beatitudes" by Barbara Leonhard, OSF. Francis' admonitions give us an understanding of the Gospel passages that shaped his spirit. They also illustrate Francis' own understanding of human nature and the attitudes that can keep us from receiving and living the good news. This retreat will reflect on the Admonitions of Francis and the Gospel texts upon which they are based, particularly the Beatitudes. Cost: $325 with $25 deposit by May 3. Contact: Tau Center, 511 Hilbert St., Winona, MN 55987. Phone: (507) 454-2993; fax: (507) 453=0910. E-mail: taucentr@luminet.net

PLACE: Tau Center, Winona, MN

TIME: June 23 (6:30 p.m.)-29 (11 a.m.), 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Franciscan Third Order Women: Then and Now" presented by Ingrid Peterson, OSF and Giles Schinelli, TOR. Explore the lives and writings of the early Franciscan women who were part of the "feminization feminization /fem·i·ni·za·tion/ (fem?i-ni-za´shun)
1. the normal development of primary and secondary sex characters in females.

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 of sanctity" following the time of Clare of Assisi. Elizabeth of Hungary, Angela of Foligno and other less familiar lay and religious tertiaries beckon beck·on  
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 today's Franciscans to live religious lives of passion and significance for society. Cost: $350 with $25 deposit by June 7. Contact: Tau Center, 511 Hilbert St., Winona, MN 55987. Phone: (507) 454-2993; fax: (507) 453-0910. E-mail: taucentr@luminet.net

PLACE: Tau Center, Winona, MN

TIME: March 23(5 p.m.)-March 28(noon), 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Weaving with Clare": Holy Week retreat presented by Diane Jamison, OSF, JoAnn Haney, OSF, Thomas Zelinski, OFM Cap. Clare is focused on God and His activity in her life. Clare's life is like a weaving. The loom is God, the Father, holding everything in place. The warp is Jesus and she is the thread. The Holy Spirit is the weaver, directing Clare's life. Following the retreat is the Sacred Triduum at Tau Center. Retreat cost: $325; with Triduum: $450. $25 deposit by March 8. Contact: Tau Center, 511 Hilbert St., Winona, MN 55987. Phone: (507) 454-2993; fax: (507) 453-0910. E-mail: taucentr@luminet.net

NEW HAMPSHIRE

PLACE: BERAKAH: A Place of Blessing, Pittsfield, NH

TIME: Summer 2002

DESCRIPTION: Guided retreats 2002: "Deepening Our Intimacy With God," June 16-23, Marguerite-Marie Fortier, CSC, and Doris E. Gagnon, CSC; "Fire In Our Midst: Experiencing the Spirit of God," July 5-12, Barbara Fiand, SNDdeN; "The Evolving Cosmos: Extinction Or New Life," July 14-21, Norman Comtois, OMI, and Dorothy Landry; "... On Not Becoming the Violence We Deplore de·plore  
tr.v. de·plored, de·plor·ing, de·plores
1. To feel or express strong disapproval of; condemn: "Somehow we had to master events, not simply deplore them" 
," July 25-Aug. 1, Mary Schneiders, OP, Pauline Plante, CSC, and Doris E. Gagnon, CSC. Directed retreats 2002: June 16-23, Pauline Plante, CSC, and Mary Schneiders, OP; July 14-21, Maureen Kelly, OSF, and Pauline Plante, CSC; July 25- Aug. 1, Monique Gagne, FCSCJ, and Maureen Kelly, OSF. Private retreats: same dates as directed retreats if space available. Workshop: "Wounded Spirituality: Addicted to Giving, Unable to Receive," Aug. 2-4, Janet Corso. Inquiries: Berakah, 96 Fairview Road, pittsfield, NH 03263. Phone: (603) 435-7271; fax: (603) 435-6670. E-mail: berakah@aol.com

NEW JERSEY

PLACE: Marianist Family Retreat Center, Cape May Point, NJ

TIME: Summer weeks; weekends spring/fall 2002

DESCRIPTION: A seashore setting for a unique and Christ-centered family experience. We invite you to enhance your family's spiritual growth by joining other families and the Marianist community in a weekend or weeklong retreat. All come together to form community through family and peer group activities, Eucharist and other community prayer. Scheduled free time daily (ocean swimming in season) is a part of each retreat. Additional offerings: married couples, men and women's spirituality, young adults, college and teen weekends, private weekday retreats. Information: PO Box 488, Cape May Point, NJ 08212. Phone: (609) 884-3829. E-mail: mfrc@capemaymarianists.org Web site: www.capemaymarianists.org

PLACE: Romero Center, Camden, NJ

TIME: Aug. 4-10, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Looking for an alternative family vacation? Try Family Urban Challenge, a weeklong opportunity for the whole family to grow together while learning about social justice in the city of Camden, N.J. During the day participants will serve the city by volunteering at various sites. There will also be alternative activities for children who are too young to go to the worksites. In the evenings, there will be time for interactive peace and justice activities and speakers, as well as reflection. For more information phone the Romero Center at: (856) 964-9777. Or e-mail us at: Romerocam@aol.com

NEW MEXICO

PLACE: Father Fitzgerald Retreat and Renewal Center, Jemez Springs, NM

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Discover the serenity and hospitality of the Father Fitzgerald Retreat and Renewal Center in the mountains of northern New Mexico Northern New Mexico may simply mean the northern part of New Mexico, but in cultural terms it usually means the area of heavy Spanish settlement in the north-central part. . Dedicated to offering rest and renewal for clergy and others who seek to renew, reflect and restore the spirit. The center is situated on the Jemez River, blessed with stunning mesas and vistas and a quiet peace the speaks with a wisdom all its own. Comfortable suites are available for guided or self-directed retreats. This place has a unique character borne of the land and intertwined with the traditions of native people who live here. Phone: (505) 829-3586. E-mail: retreat@theservants.org Web site: www.theservants.org

PLACE: Father Fitzgerald Retreat and Renewal Center, Jemez Springs, NM

TIME: Year round

DESCRIPTION: Directed retreats: Moving within in order to encounter God and to renew ourselves and our ministry to others. Fr. Fitzgerald Center provides directed retreats year-round. In addition, a five-day/four-night (Monday-Friday) directed retreat experience is offered for the fall and winter. The mountains of northern New Mexico provide the breathtaking setting for quiet time in prayer with scripture. For further information contact: (505) 829-3586. E-mail: retreat@theservants.org Web site: www.theservants.org

PLACE: College of Santa Fe History
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, Santa Fe, NM

TIME: June 16-July 19, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Santa Fe Institute for Spirituality, our 16th year! We are a La Sallian Christian Brothers and Friends ministry. Come celebrate prayerful liturgical recollection. Five weeks of spiritual education/retreat. Weekly topics from June 16-July 19 in the glories of God's jewel, Santa Fe, N. Mex., between the mountain and the desert. Room/board at the College of Santa Fe. Write: 1600 St. Michael's Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7615. Phone Fr. Robert Schmidt: (505) 473-6148; fax: (505) 471-6870. E-mail:bdybowski@csf.edu

NEW YORK

PLACE: American Meditation Institute, Averill Park, NY (near Albany)

TIME: April-November 2002

DESCRIPTION: The American Meditation Institute is a nonprofit educational organization. A world-class faculty offers a variety of weekend retreats in practical, holistic meditation skills to help each seeker realize their fullest Potential by balancing and unifying the intrinsic powers of body, mind, and spirit. Workshops, prayer experience, contemplative walks, group meditations, art gallery, gourmet vegetarian meals and spiritual companioning in a newly constructed, comfortable country setting in the foothills of the Berkshires. Private and semi-private accommodations. Rob Washington, Retreat Coordinator, 60 Garner Road, Averill Park, NY 12018. Phone: (518) 674-8714; E-mail: postmaster postmaster - The electronic mail contact and maintenance person at a site connected to the Internet or UUCPNET. Often, but not always, the same as the admin. The Internet standard for electronic mail (RFC 822) requires each machine to have a "postmaster" address; usually it is @americanmeditation.org Web site: www.americanmeditation.org

PLACE: Bethany Retreat House, Highland Mills, NY

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: March 28-31, "Easter Triduum Celebration," Thomas E. Clarke, SJ; May 25, "Gospel Spirituality and Catholic Worship" (annual memorial for Mary Catherine Kenny, RJM RJM Resistojet Module
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), Paul Cioffi, SJ; May 31-June 2, "Christian Zen" weekend retreat, Stefano Mui Barragato, sensei sen·sei  
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, and Margaret Reif; June 13-19, a contemplative retreat with William Johnston, SJ; June 22-27, "Passion for Life" retreat workshop (explores spirituality and psychology of second half of life), Drs. Anne Brennan, CSJ, and Janice Brewi, CSJ; July-directed retreats. Bethany Retreat House is only one hour from New York City. Beautiful, peaceful surroundings, excellent meals. Optional daily liturgy. For information: Bethany Retreat House, 202 County Route 105, PO Box 1003 Highland Mills, NY 10930. Phone: (845) 928-2213; fax: (845) 928-9437 E-mail: thevenet@frontiernet.net Web site: www.rc.net/newyork/bethany

PLACE: Center of Renewal, Inc., Stella Niagara, NY

TIME: Aug. 30-Sept. 7, 2002

DESCRIPTION: St. Bonaventure's "The Soul's Journey into God," a special Franciscan retreat will feature world-famous speakers Fr. Andre Cirino, OFM, and Josef Raischi. Each day of the retreat is a balance of instruction, reading, personal prayer and participation in Eucharistic liturgy. Cost per person: $590 (commuters: $450). Contact: Center of Renewal at Stella Niagara, 4421 Lower River Road, Stella Niagara, NY 14144. Phone: (716) 754-7376; fax: (716) 754-1223.

PLACE: Our Lady of Grace Center, Manhasset, NY

TIME: July 2002

DESCRIPTION: Located in former Vanderbilt mansion on North Shore of Long Island, offering the following guided retreats: July 1-6, "Praying Our Images of God," Barbara Schwarz, OP; July 8-13, "The Call to a Renewed Discipleship," Ron Henery, OP, and Bob Vaughn, OP; July 15-20, "A Women's Journey with Jesus of Nazareth," Barbara Fiorda; July 22-27, "Meeting God in Our Everyday," Mary Ann Daly, SC. Center has swimming pool, "feminine chapel," contemplative movement room, massage and reiki available, spacious sun parlor with art supplies. Information: Our Lady of Grace Center, 29 Shelter Rock Road, Manhasset, NY 11030. Phone: (516) 627-9255. E-mail: OurLadyofGraceNY@aol.com

PLACE: Priory Retreat House, Chestertown, NY

TIME: As indicated

DESCRIPTION: "God's Not Finished With Me Yet," Francis Anne Gilchrist, CSJ. Saturday, June 16-Friday, June 22. How does God continue to call us to spiritual health? We will look at emotional, physical and spiritual health. Conferences, quiet time and availability of director will be part of this retreat. Nature retreat, Connie Missitt, CSJ, Paul Gibaldi, Adirondack guide and nature photographer. Sunday, Aug. 12-Saturday Aug. 18 the Adirondacks are truly God's country. We will experience this are of New York state in all its beauty and depth. There will be opportunities to hike, swim, be still and to hear the voice of God in creation. These retreats begin at 4 p.m. and conclude after breakfast. Cost: $300. Priory Retreat House, PO Box 336, Chestertown, NY 12817. Phone/fax: (518) 494-3733. E-mail: prioryretreathouse.com

PLACE: St. Columban Center, Derby, NY

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: On Lake Erie, an hour south of Niagara Falls, the center offers retreats and programs for men, women, youth, priests, sisters. Schedule includes: "Where There Is Hatred ... Let Me Sow Love," sisters' conference retreat, July 7-13; priests' retreat, July 15-18; "The Creating Spirit" art retreat, Sr. Donna Kristoff, OSU, July 21-27; directed/private retreats, July 29-Aug. 5; family enrichment weekend, Aug. 16-18; "Eye of the Heart Retreat," Fr. John Mergenhagen, Aug. 19-25. Write: St. Columban Center, PO Box 816, Derby, NY 14047-0816. Phone: (716) 947-4708; fax: (716) 947-5759. E-mail: columban@buffnet.net Web site: stcolumbancenter.org

PLACE: St. Ignatius Retreat House, Manhasset, Long Island, NY

TIME: June 14-20 and Aug. 9-15, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Two six-day interfaith Zen retreats: June 14-20, Aug. 9-15 (primarily for priests, nuns and lay religious). This is a silent retreat using Zen methods of practice: 25-minute sitting periods and eight-minute walking meditations. Breaks every 90 minutes. Also there will be formal instruction and talks by the teachers with opportunity for private interviews. Beginners welcome. Guided by Fr. Robert Kennedy, SJ, roshi ro·shi  
n. pl. ro·shis
The spiritual leader of a group of Zen Buddhists.



[Japanese rshi, old master.]
, author of "Zen Spirit, Christian Spirit" and "Zen Gifts to Christians." Reservations and inquiries: (212) 831-5710. E-mail: roconnell8aol.com For full schedule: www.kennedyzen.tripod.com

PLACE: Corazon, Villa St. Dominic, Glasco, NY

TIME: Summer 2002

DESCRIPTION: Corazon, Villa St. Dominic, on the scenic banks of the Hudson River, invites you to the following: "Mid-Life Directions Retreat/Workshop," facilitator: Mary Pius Fagan, OP, certified mid-life consultant, Sunday, June 30-Saturday, July 6; "Keepers of the Earth: Guided Retreat on Creation Spirituality," presenter: Sr. Jose Hobday Hobday is a surname, and may refer to:
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, OSF, Sunday, Aug. 18-Friday, Aug. 23. Presentations, reflections, sharing and ritual facilitate this exploration of the relationship between our earth home and our heart's home. Contact: Katherine Gaffney, OP, Corazon, PO Box 189, Glasco, NY 12432. Phone: (845) 246-8941; fax: (845) 246-5610.

PLACE: Corazon, Villa St. Dominic, Glasco, NY

TIME: Summer 2002

DESCRIPTION: Corazon, Villa St. Dominic, on the scenic banks of the Hudson River, invites you to the following: "Mid-Life Directions Retreat/Workshop," facilitator: Mary Plus Fagan, OP, certified mid-life consultant, Sunday, June 30-Saturday, July 6; "Keepers of the Earth: Guided Retreat on Creation Spirituality," presenter: Sr. Jose Hobday, OSF, Sunday, Aug. 18-Friday, Aug. 23. Presentations, reflections, sharing and ritual facilitate this exploration of the relationship between our earth home and our heart's home. Contact: Katherine Gaffney, OP, Corazon, PO Box 189, Glasco, NY 12432. Phone: (845) 246-8941; fax: (845) 246-5610.

OHIO

PLACE: The Center Within, Cincinnati, OH

TIME: Holy Week, March 24-31; Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2002

DESCRIPTION: The Center Within is offering two holistic directed retreats. Both the Holy Week retreat and the Aug. 26-Sept. 1 retreats will be held in northern Kentucky at Marydale Retreat Center which has an outdoor pool and free airport shuttle. The retreats include morning movement and sitting meditation, daily spiritual direction, communal prayer with the gathered community and massage opportunities. The staff includes former internship staff and 30-day retreat team members: Kathleen Hartman Blackburn, Kristen Corcoran, Bill Creed, SJ (Holy Week only), Gerry Hair (Aug. 26 retreat only), Elmer Fischesser, Julie Murray, Linda Petti-Young, Donna Steffen and Jean Marie Stross. Contact: Donna Steffen, SC, The Center Within, PO Box 6027, Cincinnati, OH 45206. Phone: (513) 751-3358. E-mail: TheCenterWithin@aol.com

PLACE: Jesuit Retreat House, Cleveland, OH

TIME: June 19-July 23, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Spend a part of your summer at "A Place of Peace" ... the Jesuit Retreat House just south of Cleveland, Ohio. Set in a beautiful, rustic woodland, the retreat house offers an array of individually directed retreats. The sessions are June 19-26; June 28-30; July 7-14; July 16-23. Thirty Day Retreat-$1,300; 8 Day Retreat-$360; Weekend Retreat-$130. Our facilities include 57 acres of forest, meadows and pathways with outdoor Stations of the Cross Stations of the Cross

depictions of episodes of Christ’s death. [Christianity: Brewer Dictionary, 1035]

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 and shrines; two beautiful chapels for prayer, private reflection and community liturgy; private, single rooms, lounge and library. The Jesuit Retreat House is located at 5629 State Road in Parma, Ohio, 3/4 mile south of the I-480 State Road exit. Call 440-884-9300 for complete details. FX: 440-885-1055. Web-site: www.jrh-cleveland.org

PLACE: Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center, Fremont, OH

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Preached, directed and private retreats. Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy (R. C. Ch.) a religious order founded in Dublin in the year 1827. Communities of the same name have since been established in various American cities. The duties of those belonging to the order are, to attend lying-in hospitals, to superintend the education of girls, and protect  of the Americas in the spirit of hospitality, committed to creating a sacred space sacred space,
n space—tangible or otherwise—that enables those who acknowledge and accept it to feel reverence and connection with the spiritual.
 for all seeking a deeper relationship with God, self, others and all of creation. We offer 63 acres, swimming pool, bicycling, meditation decks, outdoor stations of the cross, tree-lined walkways, finger labyrinth. Prayer rooms; music listening room; private, double and dorm rooms; home-cooked meals; handicapped accessible. Healing massage and reiki available. Spiritual directors on staff. Contact: 1250 Tiffin Tiffin, city (1990 pop. 18,604), seat of Seneca co., N central Ohio, on the scenic Sandusky River in a farm area; inc. 1835. China, glassware, machinery, wire and cable, and electrical equipment are made in the city. Heidelberg College and Tiffin Univ. are there.  St., Fremont, OH 43420. Phone: (419) 332-6522. E-mail: olprc@ezworks.net. Call for a brochure or visit our Web site: www.nwonline.net/thepines

PLACE: Sisters of Charity Spirituality Center, Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse, Cincinnati, OH

TIME: Holy Week, June, August 2002

DESCRIPTION: Directed retreats: June 2-10, June 19-25, Aug. 1-9; Preached retreats: March 24-30, "Facing Crucial Decisions in-Our Following of Jesus", Alfred Naseman, CPPS; March 28- 30, "The `Living' Paschal Mystery", Carol Brenner, SC, Esther Marie Humbert, SC; June 4-10, "Day by Day: The Sacred, Exciting, Boring, Hunting, Humorous and Just OK Times of Growing in Religious Life", Jack Conley, CP; June 4-10, "The Spirit of Charity", Judith Metz, SC; June 19-25, "... Thank God, Free At Last ...", William Reichel, OFM; Aug. 3-9, "Contemplative Prayer With The Psalms", Rev. Patrick W. Collins. To request brochure phone: (513) 347-5449; fax: (513) 347-5467. Or e-mail: spirituality.center@srcharitycinti.org

OREGON

PLACE: Shalom Prayer Center, Mt. Angel, OR

TIME: July 1-31, 2002

DESCRIPTION: This monthlong "Prayer of the Heart" retreat is a time to enter that quiet place within and deepen your relationship with God. Teachings on prayer, spiritual direction and daily Eucharist are provided. You will live in a monastic setting in Oregon's Willamette Valley where you will have comfortable accommodations and wholesome meals. You can also enjoy break days to beaches, mountains and other scenic spots. July 1-31, 2002. Cost: $2,140. Contact: Dorothy Pulkka, OSB, Shalom Prayer Center (a ministry of Benedictine sisters), 840 S. Main St., Mt. Angel, OR 97362. Phone: (503) 845-6773; fax: (503) 845-6585. E-mail: shalom@open.org Web site: www.open.org/shalom

PENNSYLVANIA

PLACE: Franciscan Spiritual Center, Aston, PA

TIME: May through August 2002

DESCRIPTION: Preached retreats: "Inflamed By the Fire of the Holy Spirit," May 22-29, Charles Finnegan, OFM; "A Heart Renewed," July 10-17, Stanley Smith, OSA 1. OSA - Open Scripting Architecture.
2. OSA - Open System Architecture.
. Directed retreats: June 5-12 and June 26-July 3. Guided retreats: "The Parables and the Journey of Conversion, July 21-28, Nancy Schreck, OSF; "Experiencing Jesus with Francis and Clare," July 31-Aug. 7, Madonna Hoying, SFP SFP Small Form-factor Pluggable (optical transceiver module)
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. Contact: Franciscan Spiritual Center, 609 S. Convent Road, Aston, PA 19014. Phone: (610) 558-6152; fax: (610) 558-6122. E-mail: fsc@osfphila.org

PLACE: Franciscan Spirit and Life Center, Pittsburgh, PA

TIME: Aug. 13-20, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Open Eyes, Open Heart: A Guided Retreat on Discernment," presented by Bernard Tickerhoof, TOR. Discernment is at the heart of spirituality, the point where the spiritual quest moves beyond theory into practice. This retreat provides time and space for prayer and solitude while exploring the ways of discernment in the spiritual journey. Consists of daily group conference, Eucharist and opportunity for private conference with director. Cost of $300 includes meals and lodging. $75 deposit required. For further information or to register phone or write: Franciscan Spirit and Life Center, 3605 McRoberts Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15234. Phone: (412) 881-9207. E-mail: FSLCCOM@aol.com

PLACE: Franciscan Spirit and Life Center, Pittsburgh, PA

TIME: June 7-13, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Conference Retreat: Experiencing Jesus with Francis and Clare" presented by Madonna Hoying, SFP. This retreat is to reflect and share our experiences with Jesus as seen through the eyes of Francis and Clare. Participants will use scripture and the writings of Francis and Clare to explore themes of incarnation and humanity, weakness and vulnerability, relationship and mutuality, among others. The cost is $275 that includes meals and lodging. $50 deposit required. For further information or to register phone or write: Franciscan Spirit and Life Center, 3605 McRoberts Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15234. Phone: (412) 881-9207. E-mail: FSLCCOM@aol.com

PLACE: Villa Maria Retreat Center, Villa Maria, PA

TIME: Ongoing

DESCRIPTION: Villa Maria Retreat Center, a ministry of the Sisters of the Humility of Mary, offers retreats,,programs, spiritual direction, hosting in peaceful, pastoral western Pennsylvania. Highlights: Bernardin lecture, Dan Berrigan, SJ, May 24; REAPS spiritual direction training, June 9-15; Directed retreats June 16-23, July 14-21, Aug. 11-18, Sept. 22-29, Oct. 6-13; "Potpourri of Prayer," C. Capuano, HM, June 16-22; "Praying as Jesus Did," M. Crosby, OFM Cap, June 23-30; "Treasuring the Heart's Journey," J. Brackin, SCJ SCJ S C Johnson & Son, Inc.
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SCJ Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (religious order) 
, July 14-21; "Living the Hospitality of God," L. Richard, OMI, Aug. 5-11; "May I Have Your Attention, Please," M. Wiederkehr, OSB, Oct. 20-26. Information: PO Box 424, Villa Maria, PA 16155. Phone: (724) 964-8920, ext. 3241. On the Web: http://villamaria.tripod.com

RHODE ISLAND Rhode Island, island, United States
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PLACE: Our Lady of Peace Spiritual Life Center, Narragansett, RI

TIME: Spring/summer 2002

DESCRIPTION: Retreat schedule -- Guided retreats: "Behold I Am Doing Something New -- Can You Not See It?", Fr. Robert Caul, June 16-23 (arrival: 5 p.m., departure: 10 a.m.), fee: $290; "Living Peace: Practicing Non-Violence In The Church In Society And With Ourselves," Fr. John Dear, SJ, July 5-12 (arrival: 5 p.m., departure: 10 a.m.), fee: $290; "Alive With Hopeful Hearts," Fr. Richard Friedrichs and Sr. Elizabeth McLaughlin, SND, July 21-28 (arrival: 5 p.m., departure: 10 a.m.), fee: $290; "Tending The Dream," Sr. Ann Dwyer, CND, July 21-28 (arrival: 5 p.m., departure: 10 a.m.), fee: $290. Biblical Institute -- "Paul's Corinth and The Church Today," Fr. Stephen Doyle, OFM, July 14-19 (arrival: 5 p.m., departure: 1 p.m.), fee: $330. Directed retreats, OLP OLP Organisation de Libération de la Palestine (French: Palestine Liberation Organization)
OLP Organizacion para la Liberacion de Palestina (Spanish: Palestine Liberation Organization)
OLP Open License Program
 staff and guest directors (arrival: 5 p.m., departure: 10 a.m.) Six-day (fee: $290): June 16-23, June 25-July 2, July 21-28; eight-day (fee: $330): Aug. 1-9. Contact: (401) 783-2871.

TEXAS

PLACE: Lebh Shomea House of Prayer, Sarita, TX

TIME: June 21-July 31, 2002

DESCRIPTION: A desert experience of 40 days and 40 nights at Lebh Shomea. Includes daily Eucharist, week of orientation, five-week scripturally-based, personalized retreat 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 hermit [Gr.,=desert], one who lives in solitude, especially from ascetic motives. Hermits are known in many cultures. Permanent solitude was common in ancient Christian asceticism; St. Anthony of Egypt and St. Simeon Stylites were noted hermits. , plus private conferences with director of one's choice. All rooms and dwellings private in eremitical er·e·mite  
n.
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 setting. Guests are welcomed year-round on long-/short-term basis. For reservation/information write: Lebh Shomea, PO Box 9, Sarita, TX 78385. Or phone: (361) 294-5369; fax: (361) 294-5791. E-mail: admin@lebhshomea.org

UTAH Utah, state, United States
Utah (y`tä'), Rocky Mt. state of the W United States.
 

PLACE: Home Place, Orangeville, UT

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Center yourself in this comfortable old house to find the energy of the spirit during your solo retreat. Enter with the fathers of the desert into the lonely places of the high plateau and the hidden wonders of the San Rafael Swell The San Rafael Swell is a large geologic feature located in south-central Utah, USA about 30 miles (50 km) west of Green River, Utah. The San Rafael Swell, approximately 75 miles by 40 miles (120 x 65 km), consists of a giant dome-shaped anticline of sandstone, shale, and limestone . An individual or a couple would find Home Place conducive to reflection. A small library and spiritual consultation are available. Contact: Paula Wellnitz, OLVM OLVM Victory Noll Sisters (religious order) , PO Box 3, Orangeville, UT 84537. Phone: (435) 748-2230. E-mail: knitswellhome@hotmail.com

WASHINGTON

PLACE: Canticle can·ti·cle  
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 Spirituality Center at Saint Joseph Family Center, Spokane, WA

TIME: June, July 2002

DESCRIPTION: Canticle Spirituality Center provides spiritual growth and direction in a park like setting along the Spokane River. Summer retreats: "The Blush of the Beloved" (a Rumi retreat), facilitator: Jamal Rahman, June 7 (7 p.m.)-June 9 (1 p.m.), fee: $150 (commuters $75); "Opening the Global Heart," facilitator Joanna Bramble bramble, name for plants of the genus Rubus [Lat.,=red, for the color of the juice]. This complex genus of the family Rosaceae (rose family), with representatives in many parts of the world, includes the blackberries, raspberries, loganberries, boysenberries, , CST, July 7 (7p.m.)-July 12 (1 p.m.), fee: $350; "Expressions of Your Soul: Freeing the Creative Spirit," facilitator Jane Comerford, CSJ, MA, July 28 (7 p.m.)-Aug. 2 (1 p.m.), fee: $350; $30 art materials. Options include: walking/bike trail along the Spokane River, therapeutic massage and reiki treatments. Contact Jane Comerford, CSJ: (509) 483-6495, ext. 33. E-mail: jcomerford@stjosephfamilycenter.org

WEST VIRGINIA

PLACE: Mountain Retreat, Harman, WV

TIME: March 22-24; April 26-28, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Lenten Silent Retreat" is the theme for March 22-24. In the tradition of saints and spiritual masters across the centuries, you are invited to join a small group of seekers for a silent weekend. Wisdom teaches that silence can be a profound way to hear God. "Living Bread," April 26-28, is a retreat that builds on the captivating cap·ti·vate  
tr.v. cap·ti·vat·ed, cap·ti·vat·ing, cap·ti·vates
1. To attract and hold by charm, beauty, or excellence. See Synonyms at charm.

2. Archaic To capture.
 metaphors of bread and the baking process. Through baking and tasting loaves of bread, participants will be invited into the presence of God. Contact: Mountain Retreat, PO Box 266, Harman, WV 26270. Phone: (304) 27-4427. E-mail: lmlind@neumedia.net

WISCONSIN

PLACE: The Christine Center, Willard, WI

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1980 by Franciscan Sisters, the Christine Center welcomes people of all spiritual traditions. Nestled in the quiet woods of north-central Wisconsin, our new facility that includes guest house accommodations is particularly Suitable for meditation and retreats. While here, one is reminded to slow down, to know the limitless opportunities of life, to simply be. We offer sabbaticals, private and group retreats, spiritual guidance, bodywork bodywork /body·work/ (-wurk?) a general term for therapeutic methods that center on the body for the promotion of physical health and emotional and spiritual well-being, including massage, various systems of touch and manipulation, , daily meditations and various seminars related to mystical spirituality. Additionally, 13 hermitages and several miles of hiking trails are located within our 120 acres of forest. The Christine Center, W8303 Mann Road, Willard, WI 54493. Phone: (715) 267-7507. Web site: www.christinecenter.org

PLACE: Marywood Franciscan Spirituality, La Crosse, WI

TIME: June-September 2002

DESCRIPTION: Individually directed retreats provide the opportunity for a personal encounter with God in prayer and solitude. Retreatants meet daily with spiritual guide. Marywood is located on the shores of a beautiful woodland lake in northern Wisconsin. Directors: Miriam Cecile Ross, SSND, is experienced in retreat direction and uses a spirituality, psychology and creativity approach. Julia Wingert, PBVM, is involved full-time in retreat direction, spiritual guidance and facilitation of faith-sharing groups. Blanche Klein, FSPA FSPA Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (religious order)
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, ministers full-time at the Franciscan Spirituality Center and is experienced in spiritual guidance and retreat direction. Contact Joan Weisenbeck, FSPA: (608) 791-5297. E-mail: Jweisenbeck@fspa.org

PLACE: Franciscan Spirituality Center, La Crosse, WI

TIME: June 9-16, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "It's About Time, Grace, and Sacred Space: A Faith Odyssey" preached retreat. Spiritual metaphors of time, grace and space are the focus of this retreat. Participants reflect on people who show them the face of God, places called holy and how they are imbued with grace. We will explore Jesus' journey. Through the lens of time and grace, we see our own spiritual quest is an odyssey of faith. Presenter Joseph Nassal, CPPS, is the author of six books and Missionary of the Most Precious Blood. Contact Joan Weisenbeck, FSPA: (608) 791-5297. Or e-mail: Jweisenbeck@fspa.org

PLACE: Franciscan Spirituality Center, La Crosse, WI

TIME: June 23-July 1, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Longing for God: Our Mystical Journey" is a guided retreat that explores and reflects on the writings, experience and prayer of several past and present-day mystics. Participants will name their own mystical moments. Contemplative approaches to prayer are an integral part of this silent retreat. Beth Saner, Joan Weisenbeck, Johanna Seubert and Pauline Wittry are the retreat team of Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration is a Roman Catholic religious order for women whose motherhouse, St. Rose of Viterbo Convent, is in La Crosse, Wisconsin in the Diocese of La Crosse.  who have explored mysticism, both personally and as a part of their ministry, will guide this retreat. Contact Joan Weisenbeck, FSPA: (608) 791-5297. E-mail: Jweisenbeck@fspa.org

PLACE: Franciscan Spirituality Center, La Crosse, WI

TIME: July 7-13, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Sacred Windows to the Divine: Icon Writing Workshop/Retreat" invites you to explore the spirituality of icons and to "write" an icon from start to finish, in a step-by-step gradual process by a master iconographer. Open to artists and non-artists. Meditating and praying with icons is an integral part of this experience. Materials and supplies are included. Philip Zimmerman from New Florence, Pa., has written numerous icons; taught more than 600 students in the technique and art of iconography. He owns St. John of Damascus
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 Icon Studio. Contact Joan Weisenbeck, FSPA: (608)791-5297. E-mail: Jweisenbeck@fspa.org

PLACE: Franciscan Spirituality Center, La Crosse, WI

TIME: August 4 -10, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Journey of the Soul: Walking Our Sacred Path Retreat" will use the paintings of Doris Klein, music, poetry and creative writing as doorways into that sacred space of walking with mystery. We will explore experiences of a nurturing God in individual reflection time and opportunities to use a variety of creative expressions. (No art experience is needed!) Doris is a member of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes. She ministers as an artist, lecturer and spiritual companion. Her most recent work is "Journey of the Soul." Contact Joan Weisenbeck, FSPA: (608) 791-5297. E-mail: Jweisenbeck@fspa.org

PLACE: St. Anthony Retreat Center, Marathon, WI

TIME: June 16-22, 200

DESCRIPTION: "Cultivating the Fruits of the Spirit" preached retreat with Fr. Michael Crosby, OFM Cap. Fruit needs to be cultivated if it will be good and a healthy spiritual life will be manifest in the fruits of the Spirit. Michael will examine each of these fruits and will discuss the kind of ground one needs to till to bring them forth. Each day includes a conference, liturgy and communal morning and evening prayer. Fr. Crosby has authored 12 books and conducts retreats around the world. $390 includes private room and meals. St. Anthony's is located on 45 wooded acres in north central Wisconsin, providing quiet, pleasant surroundings for rest and renewal. St. Anthony Retreat Center, 300 E. Fourth St., Marathon, WI 54448. Phone: (715) 443-2236. E-mail: info@sarcenter.com Visit us on the Web: www.sarcenter.com

PLACE: St. Anthony Retreat Center, Marathon, WI

TIME: July 2002

DESCRIPTION: Directed retreats offered in two sessions -- July 7-13 and July 23-29. A variety of experienced directors: lay, religious and clergy are available. Each day of retreat includes an individual meeting with director, liturgy and communal prayer. A reconciliation service is built into the week. St. Anthony's is located on 45 wooded acres in north central Wisconsin, providing quiet, pleasant surroundings for rest and renewal. Offering of $65 per day includes private room, direction, and all meals. St. Anthony Retreat Center, 300 E. Fourth St., Marathon, WI 54448. Phone: (715) 443-2236. E-mail: info@sarcenter.com Visit us on the Web: www.sarcenter.com

PLACE: Sinsinawa Mound, Sinsinawa, WI

TIME: Summer 2002

DESCRIPTION: May 31-June 1, "Care for the Caregiver," Georgia Weithe; June 21-23, "Choose Life: For Women Who Have Experienced or Are Experiencing Cancer," Mary Ellen O'Grady, OP; June 30-July 5, Preached retreat, John Gerlach, OP, and Mary Jean Traeger, OP; July 15-17. Forgiveness series: "Forgiving Self," July 15; "Forgiveness in the Family," July 16; "Preaching and Teaching Forgiveness," July 17, Martha Alken, OP. Aug. 9-11, "The Work of Our Hands," Molly Groshek and Ruth Seider; Sept. 6-7, "A Circle of Dreams," Bill Kehl; Sept. 13-15, "Prayerful Listening," Margaret Guenther. Sinsinawa Mound, 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI 53811. Phone: (608) 748-4411, ext. 811; fax: (608) 748-4491. E-mail: jdemuth@sinsinawa.org

CANADA

PLACE: Mount Carmel Spiritual Center, Niagara Falls, Ontario Niagara Falls is a Canadian city of 82,184 residents<ref name="2006CensCommun" /> on the Niagara River in the Golden Horseshoe region of south-central Ontario. It lies across the river from Niagara Falls, New York, and was incorporated on June 12, 1903. , Canada

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: A monastery and retreat/conference centre located on beautiful grounds just above Niagara Falls in Canada. A ministry of the Order Carmelites Highlights: March 15-17, "Refresh Your Relationships: With Yourself, With God and With Others"; March 22-24, "Leading From Within: A Contemporary Carmelite Leadership Retreat"; March 27-31, "Holy Week Retreat"; April 26-28, "Healing My Illness, Aches and Pains: Take Up Your Bed and Walk." NEW -- Spiritual Director Training Program in association with the Haden Institute of Charlotte, N.C. Two seven-day intensive weeks each year at Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre beginning October. Call for brochure. For entire retreats program write or visit our Web site: MCSC MCSC Michigan Community Service Commission
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, 7021 Stanley Ave., Niagara Falls, ON L2G L2G Local to Global  7B7 Canada. U.S mailing address: MCSC, PO Box 767, Niagara Falls, NY 14302. Phone: (905) 356-4113; fax: (905) 358-2548. E-mail: mtcarmel@computan.on.ca Web site: www.carmelniagara.com

PLACE: St. Benedict's Retreat & Conference Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

TIME: June 21-28, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Advanced Centering Prayer Retreat," Catherine Labinowich, OSB. This tranquil, wooded riverside Benedictine monastery is the perfect setting to feed your hunger for God in this ancient form of quiet, receptive prayer. Seven days of silence includes centering prayer, liturgy, lectio divina and the "Spiritual Journey" videotapes of Fr. Keating. Open to those who have made "Intensive Centering Prayer Retreat" and are faithful to the practice. Register by May 15. Silent directed retreats for women and men with seasoned spiritual director. Cost for each retreat: $480 (Canadian). Private room. Massage therapy available for additional fee. Phone: (204) 339-1705. Web site: www.mts.net/~stbens/

IRELAND

PLACE: Galway, Wicklow and Dublin, Ireland

TIME: Aug. 2-4, 9-13, 17-18, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Come to an entertaining and refreshing DeMello styled retreat shared with the Irish this summer. If you would like to wake up from your illusions, what better place than the land of green! Jim Dolan, SJ, has led retreats in Ireland since 1987. Contact: Jim Dolan, SJ, McQuaid, 1800 S. Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14618. Phone/fax: (716) 244-2851. E-mail: jrdolan@frontiernet.net

SABBATICALS

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Center for Spiritual Development, Orange, CA

TIME: As indicated

DESCRIPTION: Two sabbatical programs -- May 14-June 6, JUBILEE: a three-week renewal in Southern California for ages 70 and wiser. Participants listen to the urgings of the heart and reverence their journey of the mature years. Jan. 2-Feb. 2, 2003, WINTER: ideal environment for spiritual renewal, theological updating and holistic relaxation in this garden oasis. For more information or to register, contact: Robert Cogswell, Center for Spiritual Development, 434 S. Batavia St. Orange, CA 92868-3907. Phone: (714) 744-3175, ext. 4406; fax: (714) 744-3176. E-mail: center4spdev@earthlink.net

COLORADO

PLACE: Mercy Center, Colorado Springs, CO

TIME: Sept. 16-Dec. 13, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Our sabbatical program provides a unique program design of personal and professional growth opportunities that envelops a whole-person approach for growth, healing and renewal. The eclectic blend of spirituality, psychology, theology, education, therapeutic experiences, inner healing, spiritual direction, art and mandala exploration and integration, dream work, body/breath work and healing touch provides a dynamic and innovative opportunity for personal growth and renewal. Our community life at the Mercy Center includes shared prayer, Eucharist, meals, housekeeping and outings to local sites throughout the state of Colorado, reading and study time, small-group sharing, class time and various retreat experiences. Mercy Center, Inc., 520 W. Buena Ventura, Colorado Springs, CO 80907. Phone: (719) 633-2302; fax: (719) 633-1031.

FLORIDA

PLACE: Cenacle Spiritual Life Center, Lantana, FL

TIME: Beginning mid-January 2003 for 12 weeks (2004 also available)

DESCRIPTION: "Hosting the Soul." The Cenacle retreat house, located on the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach County, invites those in ministry to share a semi-structured dialogue dealing with life's transitions. The program includes integrative elements that provide a structure within which the spirit can direct each person. Courses, prayer experience, art work, massage and spiritual companioning draw the participants to enjoy the beautiful South Florida area and to seek God in one's environment. Contact: Cenacle Sabbatical Coordinator, 1400 S. Dixie Hwy., Lantana, FL 33462-5492. Phone: (561) 582-2534; fax: (561) 582-8070.

PLACE: Cenacle Spiritual Life Center, Lantana, FL

TIME: Oct. 15-Nov. 12, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Art Territory of the Heart." A unique art sabbatical program designed to offer individuals the time and space to follow their own creative process encouraging involvement but recognizing the need to withdraw at times to spend time alone. The schedule is structured but relaxed with plenty of time to enjoy the beautiful South Florida area and to seek God in one's environment. Contact: Cenacle Sabbatical Coordinator, 1400 S. Dixie Hwy., Lantana, FL 33462-5492. Phone: (561) 582-2534; fax: (561) 582-8070.

KANSAS

PLACE: Manna House of Prayer, Concordia, KS

TIME: Sept. 17-Nov. 14, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "The Sarah Sabbatical" is an eight-week spiritual renewal program designed for women religious age 60 and older. Discover your years of mature age as rich in possibilities for continued spiritual development and holistic personal growth. The full fruit of human development is a well-integrated acceptance of our entire lives bringing forth freedom from the past and a realistic view of the present. This is the heart of authentic wisdom. Included are a variety of conferences on spirituality, holistic health holistic health,
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, psychology and religious life with time for exercise and leisure. Information: Manna House of Prayer, PO Box 675, Concordia, KS 66901. E-mail: mannahse@dustdevil.com

PLACE: Manna House of Prayer, Concordia, KS

TIME: March 8-23, 2003

DESCRIPTION: "The Best Is Yet To Be: Becoming an Elder and Loving It!" A three-week mini-sabbatical designed for women in their 70s who have just left mid-life. This sabbatical is an opportunity for participants to enter a process of reflecting on the first seven decades of their life. This experience will incorporate autobiographical journaling, sharing with other participants, prayer, ritual and spiritual direction. Apply early, registration is limited. Information: Manna House of Prayer, PO Box 675, Concordia, KS 66901. Phone: (785) 243-4428. E-mail: mannahse@dustdevil.com

NEW MEXICO

PLACE: Canossian Spirituality Center, Albuquerque, NM

TIME: June 21-30; Oct. 6-Nov. 3; Dec. 21-28, 2002

DESCRIPTION: June 21-30, "The Hymn of All Creation to the Almighty Creator." Mini-sabbatical to release the spirit from stultifying, nose-to-the-grindstone materialism in order to render profound thanks to our God through the awe-inspiring natural beauty of New Mexico. Oct. 6-Nov. 3, "The Unfailing Riches of Holy Wisdom." What is the connection between personal creativity and the spiritual journey? What does creative expression have to do with the building up of the Kingdom? Come to New Mexico during golden days of autumn and allow Santa Sophia to minister to you on your unique journey to sanctity through the realization of your creativity. Limit: 10 people. Dec. 21-28, "The Light of the Human Race." Come celebrate the glorious season of Christmas in New Mexico! Write or phone: 5625 Isleta Boulevard S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87105. Phone: (505) 452-9402.

OHIO

PLACE: Ursuline Sophia Center, Pepper Pike, OH

TIME: By arrangement throughout the year

DESCRIPTION: Individual sabbaticals 2002. Ursuline Sophia Center, situated in natural beauty, provides wholistic programs for body, mind, heart, spirit. Design your own sabbatical using center's professional services, programs. Sessions: personal renewal, spiritual growth, mid-life, dreamwork, diverse spiritual traditions, justice. Professional counseling, spiritual accompaniment, art therapy, body energy work, retreats available. On-site expertise in career transition, nutrition, weight management, fitness. Stress reduction through yoga, t'ai chi, reiki, massage therapy. Exercise center, pool, labyrinth on premises. Cultural events nearby. Contact: Heddy Owsiak, osu, Ursuline Sophia Center, 2600 Lander Road, Pepper Pike, OH 44124-4320. Phone (440) 442-4160, ext. 240; fax: (440) 442-4587. E-mail:howsiak@ursulinesophiacenter.org

OREGON

PLACE: Shalom Prayer Center, Mt. Angel, OR

TIME: August-May

DESCRIPTION: Relax, rest, renew! You deserve a sabbatical that you design. Come to in a contemplative, monastic place in beautiful, rural Oregon. Opportunities for leisure, spiritual direction, community prayer, daily Eucharist, classes and retreats. Spacious gardens, excellent libraries, comfortable accommodations, wholesome meals. Outings to ocean, mountains, local sites. Nine months (August-May) or shorter periods if preferred. Men and women. Contact: Jo Morton, OSB, Shalom Prayer Center, 840 S. Main St., Mt. Angel, OR 97362. Phone: (503) 845-6773. E-mail: shalom@open.org Web site: www.open.org/shalom

CANADA

PLACE: St. Benedict's Retreat & Conference Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

TIME: Year-round

DESCRIPTION: Sabbaticals for women in time of transition to new work and new places on the spiritual journey. For one month or longer, be ... rest, reflect, study and pray in a peaceful wooded, riverside setting located minutes from the cultural opportunities of our city. Design your own time of rest and renewal from a selection of retreats, workshops and spirituality programs offered at our centre. Spiritual direction, massage therapy and exercise facilities available. Reconnect with the earth on our walking trails and seasonal labyrinth. Join the Benedictine monastic community for daily prayer, nourishing meals an social time. Phone: (204) 339-1705. Web site: www.mts.net/~stbens/

SEMINARS

SOUTH CAROLINA

PLACE: The Oratory, Rock Hill, SC

TIME: Sunday, June 16-Wednesday, June 19, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Visions in Faith" is a summer seminar for theology renewal. The Oratory is offering this update in theology for laity, religious, clergy and teachers. Guest lecturer: Fr. Tony Gittens. Topic: "Mission Spirituality for New Times." Sessions will be late afternoon and early evening with a supper break. Limited rooms with meals available at The Oratory. Tuition: $120; room and board: $150. All facilities air-conditioned. CEUs available. Write: Visions in Faith, The Oratory, PO Box 11586, Rock Hill, SC 29731-1586.

PLACE: The Oratory, Rock Hill, SC

TIME: Monday, July 15-Friday, July 19, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Horizons of the Spirit" is an annual program in spiritual direction and spirituality offered by The Oratory. Presenters: Keith Egan, "The Lord's Supper: Source and Center of the Spiritual Life," evening session. Anne Koester, "Liturgical Spirituality," morning session. Limited rooms with meals available at Oratory. CEUs available. Tuition: $200; room and board: $200. All facilities air-conditioned. Write: Horizons of the Spirit, The Oratory, PO Box 11586, Rock Hill, SC 29731-1586.

SPANISH STUDIES

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA District of Columbia, federal district (2000 pop. 572,059, a 5.7% decrease in population since the 1990 census), 69 sq mi (179 sq km), on the east bank of the Potomac River, coextensive with the city of Washington, D.C. (the capital of the United States).  

PLACE: The Catholic University of America Catholic University of America, at Washington, D.C.; the national university of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States; coeducational; founded 1887 and opened 1889. , Washington, DC

TIME: May 21-30; June 17-28; July 8-19, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "The Hispanic Pastoral Leadership Certificate Program", co-sponsored by The Catholic University of America and The Northeast Institute for Pastoral Formation. Courses are offered over three sessions, in Spanish and English, in three areas: biblical, theological/historical and liturgical/pastoral. As part of this program, we will also offer music ministry. Contact: The Catholic University of America, Office of Summer Sessions, 620 Michigan Ave. N.E., Washington, DC 20064. Phone: (202) 319-5257; fax: (202) 319-6725. E-mail: madrigal madrigal, name for two different forms of Italian music, one related to the poetic madrigal in the 14th cent., the other the most common form of secular vocal music in the 16th cent. @cua.edu

GUATEMALA

PLACE: Centro Maya de Los Altos, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

TIME: Every Monday year-round

DESCRIPTION: Immersion Spanish study in beautiful Guatemalan Highlands. $130 weekly ($150 summer) covers five hours daily individual instruction, full room/board, activities. Retreat-like environment fosters spiritual renewal. Focus on Maya culture, developing world facilitates understanding/solidarity with indigenous culture and Third World problems. Portion of tuition funds "Senoritas Becadas" project providing comprehensive university scholarships for rural Maya women. Students invited to assist with Native Earth Art-Muchachas Becadas projects that support Maya artists and sponsor Maya girls beyond primary school when poverty causes many to drop out. For more information visit: www.centromaya.org E-mail: maestros@centromaya.com Or phone: (504) 822-0134.

VOLUNTEERS

MEXICO

PLACE: Mexico

TIME: Summer 2002

DESCRIPTION: Excellent opportunity to experience rich culture and liturgical life of Maya Indians ministering two or more weeks this summer in pueblos close to Merida, Mexico, Limited Spanish necessary. Lay leaders provide excellent pastoral experience. Lodging at pastoral center in Merida, Mexico. Stipend to help cover other expenses if necessary. For more information call Fr. Bill Auth: 011-52-9999-815265. Or e-mail: wga@sureste.com

WORKSHOPS

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

PLACE: The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

TIME: June 1 (tentative), 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Spirituality and the Parish: Receiving Life from the Local Church", World-renowned faculty from the School of Religious Studies will address a variety of topics concerning the ways in which the parish in its prayer, preaching, religious education, community life and action on behalf of justice can nourish the spiritual life of Christians. The day will include keynote addresses and concurrent workshops as well as opportunities for refreshment and liturgical prayer. Contact: The Catholic University of America, Office of Summer Sessions, 620 Michigan Ave. N.E., Washington, DC 20064. Phone: (202) 319-5257; fax: (202) 319-6725. E-mail: madrigal@cua.edu

ILLINOIS

PLACE: Institute for Spiritual Leadership, Chicago, IL

TIME: June 11-June 28, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Renew your spirit this summer! Week-long workshops include: "Aikido: Energy Work in the Body," "Discovering Art as an Avenue to Spirituality," "Dream Stories/Life Stories," "Eco-Spirituality: Re-Awakening Our Reverence for Life," "Experiences With Ritual," "Finding Your Voice: A Journaling Workshop," "Focusing: Tool For The Inner Journey," "Individual and Organizational Transformation: A Spirituality of Work," "Labyrinth Retreat: Walking into Mystery," "Listening to the `Still Small Voice' Within and Without," "Practical Mysticism," "Principles and Practice of Transformation," "Re-introducing God: Sensuous Explorations of Biblical Imagery for the Divine," "Spirituality of Transformation: An Integral Approach," "Systems Theory and Leadership." For more information phone toll-free: (877) 844-9440 Web site: www.spiritleader.org

MICHIGAN

PLACE: St. John Center, Plymouth, MI

TIME: July 28-Aug. 2, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "Pastoring in Today's Parish" presented by the National Pastoral Life Center. This workshop is for new pastors, pastors looking toward a new assignment and those wanting a fresh look at their pastoring style. Presenters and topics: Dr. Patricia Kelly, "Understanding Your Own Style and Goals" and "Collaboration and Conflict"; Msgr. Philip J. Murnion, "Pastoring: Transition Reflections"; Msgr. Douglas Doussan, "Organizing the Ministry", "Roles and Responsibilities" and "Living By Your Priorities"; Mr. G. Richard Fowler, "The Social Mission of the Parish"; "Liturgical Policies & Practices"; Ms. Jan Haselschwerdt, "Parish Religious Education"; Sr. Donna L. Ciangio, OP, "Small-Community Development"; Sr. Mary Angela Shaughnessy, SCN, "Legal Concerns". For information: Sr. Donna L. Ciangio, OP, NPLC NPLC National Private Leased Circuit
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, 18 Bleecker St., New York, NY 10012-2404. Phone: (212) 431-7825; fax: (212) 274-9786.

NEW YORK

PLACE: American Meditation Institute, Averill Park, NY (near Albany)

TIME: April-November 2002

DESCRIPTION: The American Meditation Institute is a nonprofit educational organization. A world-class faculty offers a variety of weekend retreats in practical holistic meditation skills to help each seeker realize their fullest potential by balancing and unifying the intrinsic powers of body, mind, and spirit. Workshops, prayer experience, contemplative walks, group meditations, art gallery, gourmet vegetarian meals and spiritual companioning in a newly constructed, comfortable country setting in the foothills of the Berkshires. Private and semi-private accommodations. Rob Washington, Retreat Coordinator, 60 Garner Road, Averill Park, NY 12018. Phone: (518) 674-8714; E-mail: postmaster@americanmeditation.org Web site: www.americanmeditation.org

PENNSYLVANIA

PLACE: Franciscan Spirit and Life Center, Pittsburgh, PA

TIME: May 17-19, 2002

DESCRIPTION: "The Enneagram and Relationships," presented by J. Lora Dambroski, OSF, and Bernard Tickerhoof, TOR. Workshop designed for those who have been using enneagram spirituality in their life journeys and wish to explore how it can help make their relationships with others more rewarding. The workshop addresses relationships at all levels from casual encounter to intimate friendship. Prior knowledge of the enneagram is required. Cost is $100 that includes meals and lodging. $25 deposit required. For further information or to register phone or write: Franciscan Spirit and Life Center, 3605 McRoberts Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15234. Phone: (412) 881-9207. E-mail: FSLCCOM@aol.com

TEXAS

PLACE: Oblate School of Theology, San Antonio, TX

TIME: June 16-28, 2002

DESCRIPTION: Intensive, 12-day residential spiritual direction workshop integrates academic with experiential focus upon the dynamics of spiritualization spir·i·tu·al·ize  
tr.v. spir·i·tu·al·ized, spir·i·tu·al·iz·ing, spir·i·tu·al·iz·es
1. To impart a spiritual nature to.

2. To invest with or treat as having a spiritual sense or meaning.
 process in traditions of classic spiritual masters and contemporary authors. Twenty years TWENTY YEARS. The lapse of twenty years raises a presumption of certain facts, and after such a time, the party against whom the presumption has been raised, will be required to prove a negative to establish his rights.
     2.
 experience. In past, good mixture of lay, priests, religious participants from Canada, Ireland, Scotland, England, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mexico, Malaysia, Philippines and U.S. Serves beginners, as well as seasoned directors. Write/phone: Direction Ministries, 334 W. Kings Hwy., San Antonio, TX 78212. Phone: (210) 822-8761. E-mail: gmaw@concentric.net Or: ebhc@concentric.net
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