Category Archives: Catholic retreats

What is Spiritual Direction?

The Art – and Heart – of Spiritual Direction In the midst of an ever-increasing secular society, more and more Catholics (and people of other faiths, including Judaism and Islam) seem to be discovering the beauty of Spiritual Direction.  For … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina

Just what is Lectio Divina?  It is Latin for Sacred Reading…a five step “process” for guided prayer.  Step 1 — Lectio:  the reading itself. Let’s use, for example, Mark 10:46-52 – about the blind man, Bartimaeus.  The whole passage would be … Continue reading

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Come aside for awhile and rest…

Aaahhh…the need to come aside for some refreshment…time with just me and God…time to recharge!  Are you looking for ideas?  Do you enjoy New England any time of the year?  These three places are a feast for the (weary) soul… … Continue reading

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