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My Town EGR: Two creative retreat opportunities for praying through art and writing
My Town EGR: Two creative retreat opportunities for praying through art and writing

SUMMER RETREAT FOR WOMEN: WRITING AS SPIRITUAL PRACTICE 086-051
Welcome all women who love to write! This is the third year for this very popular retreat. Ideal for newcomers and veterans alike, our theme in 2014 is "The Heart's Longing." We'll focus on the human desire for sacred knowledge, having an intimate relationship with the Divine, and how journal writing can support that process.
Facilitator: Janice Lynne Lundy, Dominican Associate, Spiritual Director and Author
Date/Time: Friday, June 20: 6:00 p.m. – Sunday, June 22: 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $135.00 ( includes program, materials and meals beginning with Friday dinner).
Info/Register Online:
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Overnight accommodations not included. Call Dominican Center Booking and Billing at (616) 514-3335 for guest room availability or discounted hotel information. * CFD: Methodology.

 

BEYOND WORDS: ICONS AND PRAYER RETREAT 086-089
Facilitator:
Diane Hamel, Iconographer
Dates/Time: Monday-Friday, June 23-27: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. daily
Icon: Mary, Mother of Tenderness
Diane will help us to find our divine eyes, to see through the holy eyes of the icon, deeper into the beauty that surrounds us. You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the world and creation of icons. We will pray three times a day and spend time working on our own icon. Participants will take home a completed icon of Mary, Mother of Tenderness at the end of the week. Cost includes continental breakfast, lunch and art supplies
Cost: $350.00 (includes continental breakfast, lunch and art supplies). * CFD: Methodology
Info/Register: Click Here

Submitted by Rosemary Steers, Dominican Center at Marywood

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