Spiritual Exercises for Women
The following weekends are being offered by a Legionary of Christ priest. The silent retreat based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola and is comprised of guided meditations, private reflection, Mass, opportunities for Confession and spiritual direction. The retreat focuses on the gospels and the fullness of the Catholic faith, opening the soul to the transforming power of grace.
|2016: Oct 7-9 – SOLD OUT|
|2017: Feb 24-26 – SOLDOUT click here to be placed on the waiting list
2017: Jun 23-25
|Friday at 5pm to Sunday after 3pm Mass|
|St Lawrence Retreat Center directions|
|180 Sargent Ave, Beacon, NY 12508|
|$270 per person|
At the St Lawrence Retreat Center you will have a private room and bathroom. The facility is well heated and air conditioned. The grounds are beautiful for walking with a grotto for prayer. The chef will do his best to accommodate food restrictions including providing gluten free options.
Due to costs incurred, we are only able to reimburse payment for an event if we are able to fill your spot. Please know, we will make every effort to fill your spot from our waiting list. event registration policies
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What can I expect to happen on retreat?
You will have guided meditations as well as time for private reflection, daily Mass and the opportunity for Confession & spiritual direction with a Legionary of Christ priest.
Is it hard to be silent the entire weekend?
You will have an opportunity to talk with others at Friday night’s dinner and with a priest during spiritual direction. The silence will provide you with the opportunity to be open to the gentle promptings of the Holy Spirit.
Will I share a bedroom?
The Beacon, NY facility provides private rooms with private bathrooms.
What should I bring?
All linens and meals are provided so come as if you are going to a hotel. Casual clothing is appropriate with a dressier outfit for the final Mass on Sunday. A watch and an alarm clock are helpful to have. Bring your Bible and we will provide a retreat booklet with room for taking notes.
Aren’t retreats just for holy people?
Retreats are not just for holy people; quite the opposite! When was the last time you spent in prayer? Is your prayer life dry? Are you looking for purpose in your life? Regardless of where you are in your personal spiritual journey, spiritual exercises will be a life changing experience!
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