Virtual Retreats brought to you by Christ the King Retreat House

The Easter season is so rich with spiritual treasures for each of us,
especially during this incredible time that we are experiencing!
To help promote and raise awareness around our beloved
Christ the King Retreat House in Syracuse, we’ll be offering a
weekly reflection to help us enjoy all the transformation that
God offers us in this season.

Our Monday reflection series with Dc. Nathan Gunn continues!

7th Week of Easter –

Jesus transforms our trials and even our death into glory!

 

We are invited into Jesus’ prayer on the eve of his suffering and death only to discover that Jesus is offering to transform even our failures and trials into moments of intimacy and glory!

 

June 12-13-Friday-Saturday Young Adult Retreat Weekend with Fr. Jason Hage “24 Hours for The Lord” We know you’re busy and at times it’s hard to dedicate your time to extended retreats.  Come and experience a retreat where you can give your everything to God in just 24 hours.  Offering:  $50

 

Father Jason Hage currently serves as the Director of Vocations in the Diocese of Syracuse.  He is the Pastor of St. Mary’s Church in Hamilton, NY and St. Joan of Arc Mission in Morrisville, NY respectively.  With his pastoral assignments he also serves the Colgate University students and has years of experience in working with young adults. 

Spiritual Reflection Retreat with Br. Don Bisson,FMS Saturday July 11“Decontaminating our images of God” In the Spiritual life, we are invited to let go of our distorted and broken images of God, which can propel us into a dark night, and instead move toward a healing and loving more deeply.  This retreat intends to weave together contemporary psychology, spirituality, spiritual direction and elements of the mystical journey in order to ultimately help participants love and feel more deeply loved by God. Offering:  $30 includes lunch

Silent Preached Retreat with Brother Don Bisson,FMS Sunday July 12-Friday July 17 “Marinated in Merton-Deepening our Spirituality through the Life and Writings of Thomas Merton” This conference will study Thomas Merton’s writings, messages and prophetic vision for our times.  We are living in a climate of political chaos and a regression on many of the issues of the 1960’s.  By staying with his own words, we will be challenged, in this new generation to face racism, violence, political shadows and war.  Come and create a spiritual community to engage our world in the light of wisdom.  Offering:  $475, Religious:  $450, Commuters:  $250.  A $100 non-refundable deposit required and a $50 non-refundable deposit for commuters is required.

Brother Donald Bisson FMS, D. Min., is a Marist brother, Jungian Psychologist, Spiritual Director, Trainer Supervisor of Directors.  He has graduate degrees in liturgy, spirituality and transpersonal psychology.  Brother Don is widely respected as a retreat and workshop leader on the inter-relationship of spirituality and Jungian Psychology.  His wide range of Audio CD’s will be available for sale

 July 12-17 Sunday-Friday -Silent Directed Retreat Open to clergy, religious and laity with an opportunity to meet with an individual experienced director.  Directors:  Sr. Mary Ellen Schopfer, CSJ, Gerry McKeon, SJ, Margaret Babcock, Brother Joseph Jazwiak, FSC. Please specify retreat director preferred when booking.  Check-in begins at 5 pm on Sunday and retreat concludes on Friday at 11 am.  Offering:  $475, $450 religious, $100 non-refundable deposit required.

Preached Retreat with Fr. John Quigley-July 19-24“Our Changing Understandings of God, our Source and our Home.” Scripture gives us many different and even conflicting images of God. History of religious beliefs also give us different ways to describe and to approach God. Even within the Catholic tradition there are different theologies (God-talks). We relate to God in very different personal ways throughout our lives. How can we differentiate and discern true from false or incomplete images of God? Fr John will look at stories from the Bible and the history of Christianity to help us have a stronger belief in God who is all Merciful, Beauty, Peace and Simple Goodness. Offering:  $475, Commuters:  $250 ($100 Non-refundable deposit required.)

Father John Quigley is a Franciscan Friar who lives in Cincinnati. He has a double ministry of preaching retreats and painting. He worked in Cincinnati with the New Jerusalem Community for 8 years and the Jesuits at Milford Ohio for two years. John has extensive experience in working for justice, peace and the protection of the environment. For 8 years he was director of Franciscan efforts for peace and justice in his Franciscan province before going to Rome (10 years) and the United Nations in Geneva Switzerland (12 years) where he worked on the international level for justice, peace and human rights. Back in the USA since 2009 he has returned to his artwork that had been set aside for the past 35 years. He has an art studio in Cincinnati where he conducts classes and workshops as well as exhibits his artwork.

July 19-24- Sunday-Friday -Silent Directed Retreat Open to clergy, religious and laity with an opportunity to meet with an individual experienced director.  Directors:  Sr. Marise May, OSF, Fr. Lou Sogliuzzo SJ, Ann Derr, Kathleen Owens. Please specify retreat director preferred when booking.  Check-in begins at 5 pm on Sunday and retreat concludes on Friday at 11 am.  Offering:  $475, $450 religious, $100 non-refundable deposit required.

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