October 18 - October 20, 2019
Theme: DEEPENING TRUST IN THE CLOUD OF
UNKNOWING. The present is difficult and
mysterious, the future is unknown. In this time of
transition, of great change and possibility, deeper trust
in the mystery of Love is needed for courage and
clarity of discernment. We will meditate on the
inspired guidance from the 14th century classic on
contemplation, The Cloud of Unknowing. Renewed
and refreshed by Love’s abiding presence, we can
embrace hope, secure in the mystery of change.
Leader: Ann Dean is a spiritual director, member of
the Dayspring Retreat Mission Group and Program
Director at the Shalem Institute for Spiritual
Formation. She has been leading spiritual retreats
and conferences for 30 years.
An Open Retreat.
Weekend retreats run Friday dinner through Sunday lunch. The silence begins Friday night after dinner when the leader opens the retreat and introduces the theme. The leader usually offers brief meditations with morning and evening prayers on Saturday. The silence ends late-morning Sunday with a time of sharing and worship, followed by lunch and departure.
The cost for weekend retreats is $225. To reserve a space, please send a $100 deposit with an application you can print from the application page, or pay on line by going to the application page and clicking on payment options.
Dinner on Friday at 7 pm is the first official gathering. You are welcome to arrive and settle in between 3:30 and 6:30 pm on Friday. The retreat will end by 2 pm on Sunday. It is important that you come on a weekend when you can stay for the whole retreat.