An Advent Contemplative Retreat – December 8-10, 2019

December 8-10, 2019

A Light Shines in the Darkness.

Come away. Come pause awhile in the silence of community prayer, in the silence of nature, in the silence of the heart. You are invited to participate in a two-day period of silent waiting on the approaching Emmanuel.

Susan Kehoe & Mary Ellen Berry will be facilitating this program.

Cost: Single $310, Double $285 CDN – $100 non-refundable deposit required with application.

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Retreat Schedule

Sunday, December 8th

4:00pm – Registration

5:30pm – Supper with conversation

7:00pm – Welcome, Introductions, Evening prayer

Enter Grand Silence

Monday, December 9th

7:30am – Morning chant with 1x 20 minutes CP

8:00am – Breakfast

9:30am – Short teaching leads into 2x 25 minutes Contemplative prayer  with stretch in between

11:15am – Walking meditation – outside or canvas labyrinth inside.

noon – Lunch

1:00-4:00pm – Open time  – The following are available:

Soul friending appointments (15 minutes each) – 1:30-2:30pm, see Sign- up sheet

Art table – Velvet room across from dining room, available throughout  retreat.

Labyrinth – Oblate Hall-open throughout retreat.

4:00pm – Short teaching leads into 2x 25 minutes Contemplative prayer with stretch in between

5:30pm – Supper

7:00pm – Lectio Divina, Evening prayer

Tuesday, December 10th

7:30am – Morning chant with 1x 20 minutes CP

8:00am – Breakfast

9:30am – Short teaching leads into 2x 25 minutes Contemplative prayer with stretch in between

10:30 – closing

11:15am – refreshments with conversation

noon – departure