Do you desire?
A Christian Community emphasizing
holistic spirituality–nurturing body, mind and
spirit. Intended for those in ministry,spiritual
directors and laypersons who desire to explore
the foundations of Group Spiritual Direction.
A retreat following the
rhythm of study, prayer, rest
A setting where morning
and evening prayer frame each day.
A time and spacefor
learning, discerning, and
sharing our spiritual journeys with each other.
. A time of rest, silence and solitude,
deepening our relationship
Make plans now for:
3-Day Contemplative Retreat on
Group Spiritual Direction
New to group spiritual direction, have a desire to explore it further,
or seeking support and guidance for forming a group,
consider joining us for this contemplative retreat.
A Retreat for Spiritual Directors; individuals in ministry and those in formation programs wishing to:
explore the foundations of Group Spiritual Direction
reflect on and discern one’s own call to the practice of Group Spiritual Direction
discuss and discern the practical applications of Group Spiritual Direction in ministerial settings
In the rural setting of the Caledon Hills, Participants will soak in the beauty, quiet and spaciousness to renew, relax and rest amongst 150 acres of pristine pastures and woodlands. We will engage in:
an exposure to the contemplative foundations of the Group Spiritual Direction process
times of silence and solitude
time to discern one's own call to this ministry
times of prayer and shared reflection on the process of Group Spiritual Direction
Dates: February 28 to March 2, 2013
Place: St. Frances Retreat Centre, 208501 Hwy 9 (Airport Road), Caledon, ON L7K 0A8
Leaders: Dr. Maureen McDonnell. Director of Diploma Programs, Regis College,
University of Toronto, Spiritual Director/Supervisor. Dr. McDonnell has completed
extensive research in Group Spiritual Direction and spoken internationally.
Otherleaders include Christine Rybka-Miki, M.Div. & Cathy McMulkin, M.Div.
Contact: For further information and registration details contact:
Cathy McMulkin at firstname.lastname@example.org