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Directed Retreats

Silented Directed Retreat

Silent Directed Retreats are ideal for anyone who could use a little quiet time away from over-stimulation to return to the center, to learn the art of deep listening, to recover a sense of wonder and gratitude for life, and to fall in love again with living.

Silent Directed Retreat
Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. to Saturday, June 16, 2018 12:00 p.m. (includes lunch)
Directors: Jane Clare Ishiguro; Nancy Sell, OSF; Colleen Terry; or Sandy Schmitz, OP
Siena Retreat Center, 5635 Erie Street, Racine, WI 53402-1932
Phone: (262) 898-7332
E-mail: retreats@racinedominicans.org   Web: www.SienaRetreatCenter.org
Offering: $495 includes $50 non-refundable deposit, spiritual direction, overnight accommodations, and meals.

This silent directed retreat provides an opportunity to meet daily with one’s spiritual director, morning prayer with the Racine Dominican community, and evening prayer with the retreat group. Solitude, nature, and silence enhance these sacred days.

Silent Directed Retreat
Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. to Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
Facilitators: Betty Daugherty, FSPA; Ann Jackson, PBVM; Laura Weber; & Lucille Winnike, FSPA
Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center, 120 E. Boyson Road, Hiawatha, IA 52233
Phone: 319-395-6700
Email: Ecospirit@Prairiewoods.org   Web: www.Prairiewoods.org
Fee: $425 includes $25.00 non-refundable deposit, spiritual direction, overnight accommodations, and meals.

For those who desire deepening and renewal, a week-long foray into the silence may be just the balm for the soul. Silent directed retreats provide lavish time and sacred space for prayer, solitude, quiet and peace. In the solace of 70 acres of prairie and woodland, the beauty of creation extends a sweet embrace. Each day will offer the opportunity to meet with a spiritual director who will listen with you for the movement of the Spirit within your life. A daily experience of centering prayer is available in a group setting. As you rest in silence, you may notice many of life’s gifts, regain a sense of balance, and learn to be still, to live in the moment, and to deepen your relationship with God and others. Silent Directed Retreats are ideal for anyone who could use a little quiet time away from over-stimulation to return to the center, to learn the art of deep listening, to recover a sense of wonder and gratitude for life, and to fall in love again with living.

Silent Directed Retreat
Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. to Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (includes lunch)
Directors: Mary Anne Albert, SSSF; Ron Gramza; Nancy A. Sell, OSF; and Eileen Brynda, OP
Siena Retreat Center, 5635 Erie Street, Racine, WI 53402-1932
Phone: (262) 898-7332
E-mail: retreats@racinedominicans.org   Web: www.SienaRetreatCenter.org
Offering: $495 includes $50 non-refundable deposit, spiritual direction, overnight accommodations, and meals.

This retreat provides an opportunity to meet daily with one’s spiritual director and to share in the Eucharistic liturgy and common evening prayer. Solitude, nature, and silence enhance these sacred days.

Awakening to the Depths: "Mystic Companions on the Journey"
Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. to Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (includes lunch)
Directors: Jane Clare Ishiguro; Maureen McDonnell, OP; Jerry Mosser; and Pat Shutts
Siena Retreat Center, 5635 Erie Street, Racine, WI 53402-1932
Phone: (262) 898-7332
E-mail: retreats@racinedominicans.org   Web: www.SienaRetreatCenter.org
Offering: $495 includes $50 non-refundable deposit, spiritual direction, overnight accommodations, and meals.

This year’s retreat will explore “Mystic Companions on the Journey” through silence, meeting daily with a spiritual director, morning and evening gatherings for prayer and other options. Come and join us for a week of listening attentively to the music of life and to the still small voice within.

Silent Directed Retreat
Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. to Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
Facilitators: Betty Daugherty, FSPA; Ann Jackson, PBVM; Laura Weber; & Lucille Winnike, FSPA
Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center, 120 E. Boyson Road, Hiawatha, IA 52233
Phone: 319-395-6700
Email: Ecospirit@Prairiewoods.org   Web: www.Prairiewoods.org
Fee: $425 includes $25.00 non-refundable deposit, spiritual direction, overnight accommodations, and meals.

For those who desire deepening and renewal, a week-long foray into the silence may be just the balm for the soul. Silent directed retreats provide lavish time and sacred space for prayer, solitude, quiet and peace. In the solace of 70 acres of prairie and woodland, the beauty of creation extends a sweet embrace. Each day will offer the opportunity to meet with a spiritual director who will listen with you for the movement of the Spirit within your life. A daily experience of centering prayer is available in a group setting. As you rest in silence, you may notice many of life’s gifts, regain a sense of balance, and learn to be still, to live in the moment, and to deepen your relationship with God and others. Silent Directed Retreats are ideal for anyone who could use a little quiet time away from over-stimulation to return to the center, to learn the art of deep listening, to recover a sense of wonder and gratitude for life, and to fall in love again with living.

Contemplative Retreat for Women
Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. to Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (includes lunch)
Directors: Jennifer Grant; Gail Ross, MSEd; Lorrita Verhey, SSND; and Linda Wieser, OSF
Siena Retreat Center, 5635 Erie Street, Racine, WI 53402-1932
Phone: (262) 898-7332
E-mail: retreats@racinedominicans.org   Web: www.SienaRetreatCenter.org
Offering: $495 includes $50 non-refundable deposit, spiritual direction, overnight accommodations, and meals.

The story of the evolving universe is replete with a deep sense of belonging, abundance, extravagant fullness, and the primacy of nature as a manifestation of Ultimate Reality, of God.

Join us for the Contemplative Retreat for Women as we explore these primal (core) elements of life in the natural beauty of Siena Retreat Center through silence, ritual, and individual spiritual direction. Optional activities include yoga, Tai Chi, and facilitated conversation.

Nurturing Life's Blessings
Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. to Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (includes lunch)
Directors: Miriam Brown, OP; Mary Therese Johnson, OP; Marianne Kempa, SSND; Diane Poplawski, OP; Gail Ross, MSEd.; Lorrita Verhey, SSND; or Linda Wieser, OSF
Siena Retreat Center, 5635 Erie Street, Racine, WI 53402-1932
Phone: (262) 898-7332
E-mail: retreats@racinedominicans.org   Web: www.SienaRetreatCenter.org
Offering: $495 includes $50 non-refundable deposit, spiritual direction, overnight accommodations, and meals.

Embrace and nurture life’s blessings, all of them, in a retreat tailored to your individual encounter with the Holy. This retreat includes a daily meeting with a director, time for solitude, and the opportunity to gather with others for prayer.

This year’s theme, Living With Hope, will be the focus of morning and evening prayers. While this is a silent retreat, there will be designated optional times for sharing with each other.

A Week of Centering and Renewal
Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. to Friday, August 3, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (includes lunch)
Directors; Kathie Tilot and Cindy Ulrich
Siena Retreat Center, 5635 Erie Street, Racine, WI 53402-1932
Phone: (262) 898-7332
E-mail: retreats@racinedominicans.org   Web: www.SienaRetreatCenter.org
Offering: $495 includes $50 non-refundable deposit, spiritual direction, overnight accommodations, and meals. 

Sometimes the heart longs for time away. Join us for a weeklong retreat where busyness gives way to rich periods of reflection and solitude, where the noise of daily life is replaced by the sound of waves on Lake Michigan.

Options include daily Centering Prayer, liturgy with the Racine Dominicans, journaling, artistic expression in the Creativity Room, walking the labyrinth, and massage. Retreat. Rest. Renew.


Directed Retreats

 Franciscan Spirituality Center (FSC)
920 Market Street, La Crosse, WI 54601-4782
Phone: (608) 791-5295    
E-mail: FSCenter@fspa.org   Web: www.FSCenter.org

Private directed retreats of any length are offered anytime during the year at the Franciscan Spirituality Center and at our hermitages, depending on the availability of rooms and your choice of director. We hope you will find an atmosphere of peace and quiet which allows you to listen more deeply and discover the movement of the Holy Spirit within your prayer practice.

Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center
120 E Boyson Road, Hiawatha, IA 52233-1277
Phone: (319) 395-6700 Ext 207  Fax: (319) 395-6703
Email: lweber@prairiewoods.org    Web: www.prairiewoods.org

A directed retreat provides extended time for prayer, solitude and quiet. According to your preference, a daily one-on-one meeting with a spiritual director is provided. As a retreatant, you enjoy comfortable guest rooms or Hermitages and meals in quiet areas. Retreat length is flexible, and you may schedule directed retreats any time throughout the year according to your schedule and Prairiewoods availability. Six-day private, directed retreats cost $400, including lodging, meals and one daily session of spiritual direction. A $25 non-refundable deposit holds your registration.


Shalom Spirituality Center
1001 Davis Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone: (563) 582-3592    
E-mail: info@shalomretreats.org    Web: www.shalomretreats.org

Privately directed retreats of any length are offered anytime during the year. The Francis Hermitage Room is available on a first-come, first-reserved basis. This quiet, corner room, located on the top floor of our center, features a queen size bed, an air conditioner, a refrigerator, cable TV, two seating areas, a desk and Wi-Fi access. It is located next to a bathroom and a kitchenette area with a microwave is available on this floor.

Donation for daytime use, $37 for overnight. (Reservations for retreat directors to stay in the Francis Room supersede all others.) If the Francis Room is booked, accommodations are usually available in another room in the Center. Meals may be available at an additional cost.
Spiritual direction can be arranged at $30 per session or individuals may prefer to spend their time in solitude.


Sinsinawa Mound Center
585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI 53824-9701
Phone:  (608) 748-4411  Fax: (608) 748-4491          
E-mail: center@sinsinawa.org

Everyone needs time away . . . whether it's for one day or several days.  Sinsinawa Mound Center invites you to come spend time at the Mound, "a place where the Spirit dwells."

Private, Directed Retreats

This is an extended time of quiet, prayer, and relfection.  The retreat meets with a spiritual guide, according o individual arrangements, to pray and reflect on her/his own spiritual journey.
 

Individually Directed Retreats available upon request at most any time.
Director:
  Julia Wingert, PBVM
Sisters of the Presentation (Mount Loretto), 2360 Carter Road, Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone:  (563) 588-2008, Ext 261  Fax: (563) 588-4463
E-mail: julia@dubuquepresentations.org    Web:  www.dubuquepresentations.org

Director: Jeanine Kuhn, PBVM
Sisters of the Presentation (Mount Loretto), 2360 Carter Road, Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone:  (563) 583-1165     Cell: (515) 441-1732   
E-mail: jeanine@dubuquepresentations.org     Web:  www.dubuquepresentations.org

To arrange a directed retreat at Sisters of the Presentation please contact Sisters Julia or Jeanine.

 
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