• All are welcome

  • Be still, and know that I am God

  • St. Raphaela Center - a place and a time for God

  • Come to me, all who labor and are heavy burdened, and I will give you rest

  • I praise you, for I am wonderfully made

  • This only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord

  • At the works of your hands I shout for joy

  • Make known to me your ways, Lord; teach me your paths.

  • In verdant pastures He gives me repose

  • Be still, and know that I am God

Summer Directed Retreat II

Date: July 17 - 4:00pm to July 24 - 11:00am

Details:

A directed retreat at St. Raphaela Center is a time of quiet in order to enhance attentiveness to God's voice within you and in your life. A reverent silence is maintained throughout the Retreat Center at all times including during meals. Each retreatant meets with his/her director daily for approximately 45 minutes. Our Spiritual Directors on staff will be conducting this 6-day retreat.  Each one possesses the necessary skills to guide their directees compassionately and peacefully, allowing them to listen to God’s voice and to journey closely with their loving God, both within the retreat setting and going forth into their daily lives.  The number, nature and length of periods of formal prayer each day will depend upon the ability and needs of the individual and will be determined in conversation with the director. Retreatants are provided suggested scripture passages tailored to their own prayer. Ideally retreatants will have some experience in meditative prayer, the desire to enter into prolonged silence, and sufficient self-awareness to recognize their own inward movements. All retreatants have the opportunity for daily liturgy and reconciliation.

Date: July 17 to 24, 2020

Time: Starting at 4:00pm

Cost: $535 -$625 (depending on room choice)

Directors: Sr. Karen Doyle, SSJ, Sr. Sagrario Nunez, acj, Sr. Lyan Tri, acj, Sr. Mary Carboy, SSJ

If you would like to register now, please click HERE, then send us a $100 nonrefundable deposit either by check or  by credit card on our website. If you have any questions, call the Retreat Center at 610.642.5715, or send an email to .


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