Events

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One-Day, Individual Retreats

January 5, 2023 – June 1, 2023

Could you use a few hours away from the hurly burly of everyday life? Take some time for yourself at the Renewal Center. Schedule one-day or half-day quiet retreats. Spiritual directors are available or you can spend the time with your own thoughts and prayers.

Confirmation Retreats

Embraced by the Spirit. Sent into the world.

March 11, 2023 – March 12, 2023

Partner with the Renewal Center to give your confirmation class an enriching retreat experience that will be a highlight of their formation.

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Retreat for RCIA Inquirers and Sponsors

November 12, 2022

Inquirers and sponsors will meet other people on the same journey from other parishes. We will teach tools and ways of discernment. The day will emphasize building: relationships with God and fellow parishioners.

A Taste of Freedom: Self-control

A Taste of Freedom: Self-control

September 28, 2022 – October 26, 2022

A Taste of Freedom is your totally relevant five-week scripture series for women that helps you develop relationships with other women as you grow in your relationship with God.

A Day Retreat for Catechists

A Day Retreat for Catechists

August 27, 2022

Before you embark on another year of faith sharing, take some time to nourish your (or your catechist team’s) own spiritual and emotional life. Rekindle your zeal to pass on the faith. Register as a group or individuals.

The Healing Power of Silence: A silent, directed retreat

Be Still Before the Lord: A silent, directed retreat

September 16, 2022 – September 18, 2022

Scripture, science and experience tell us that we all should cultivate silence in our lives. If we know this, why do we resist it? If you want “to learn to better wait in silence,” a silent, directed retreat might be what you’re looking for.

Stilling the Soul: Positive Ways to Manage Stress

Stilling the Soul: Positive Ways to Manage Stress

June 11, 2022

Stress is part of all of our lives and comes from many sources: marital issues, family disputes, chronic illness, work, loss of a loved one, unsettling national or world events. Join us for a relaxing day of calming activities, explore practical ways to manage stress and refresh our souls.

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Mercy and Gratitude: A mini-retreat with Dorothy Day

April 2, 2022

Dorothy Day founded the Catholic Worker Movement to serve the poor and seek justice, embodying the works of mercy and the practice of gratitude. We will use Dorothy’s life and writings to explore our own spiritual journeys. The retreat will combine prayer, guided reflections, personal contemplation, and group sharing.

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Rekindle Your Zeal: Self-Care for Catechists

March 5, 2022

Many catechists today tell us they feel worn down. It's natural but not inevitable. Join us for a day to refresh your spirit and rekindle your zeal.

Through the Eyes of St. Joseph: An Advent Day of Prayer

Through the Eyes of St. Joseph

December 11, 2021

Presented by Fr. Ron Will On this Advent Day of Prayer, we will contemplate the experience of God being born into human flesh as Jesus of Nazareth, looking at the experience through the eyes of St. Joseph, his foster father.