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Advent Retreat


“We are all meant to be mothers of God, for God is always needing to be born…” Meister Eckhert 

God’s love is placed in our hearts each Christmas yet there is a season just before — the season of Advent — that asks us to awkwardly wait.  It is because expectations have a lot to do with how we experience holy days; and the fruits of waiting — hope, joy, love — are spiritual habits of the heart worth cultivating.   Join us at the start of Advent for a weekday retreat of healing prayer, storytelling, guided meditation, and quiet time that will pave the way for re-learning how to “trust in the slow work of God.”  Includes all meals.

FEES:
$160 Commuter


$285 Private Room with Bath - limited, please provide 2nd choice
$255 Private Room with Hall Bath
$230 Shared Room with Private bath
$215 Shared Room with Hall bath

The Rev. Br. Mark Gregory D’Alessio (1).jpeg

Br. Mark Gregory D’Alessio is a Franciscan friar in the new religious society of the Companions of Francis and Clare. A leader in The Guild for Spiritual Guidance, he is also an inter-spiritual Christian priest, spiritual director, chaplain, retreat leader, author, and past President and Executive Director of the Psychotherapy & Spirituality Institute, which draws together the inspiration of the church with the wisdom of psychological care.is a Franciscan friar in the new religious society of the Companions of Francis and Clare. He’s also an inter-spiritual Christian priest, spiritual director, chaplain, retreat leader, author, and past President and Executive Director of the Psychotherapy & Spirituality Institute, which draws together the inspiration of the church with the wisdom of psychological care. 


Earlier Event: December 1
Christmas Special