Healing Our Contaminated Images of God Retreat
Friday, June 5 - Sunday, June 7
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 to love more deeply. This guided retreat, intends to weave together contemporary psychology, spirituality and spiritual direction with elements of the mystical journey in order to ultimately help participants love and feel love from God. For those in recovery, it may assist in a deepening trust in the Higher Power.
Presenter – Presenter Brother Don Bisson, FMS is, first and foremost, a spiritual director and is widely respected as a specialist in the training, formation and supervision of spiritual directors. A Marist brother based in Esopus, New York, he has graduate degrees in liturgy, spirituality, and transpersonal psychology, and earned his Doctor of Ministry at the Pacific School of Religion specializing in Spiritual Direction and Jungian Psychology. With more than 90 live audio recordings available, Brother Bisson is internationally recognized for his lectures, workshops, and retreats on the interrelationship of Christian spirituality and Jungian psychology
The above retreat costs $200.00 per person for a double room (you & your roommate must sign up and put a deposit down to qualify for a double room price) and $275.00 per person for a single room. Both fees include all content of our retreat, the two overnight stays and all meals starting with Saturday’s breakfast and ending with lunch on Sunday. The Center has vending machines with snacks and beverages but you are welcomed to bring your own and store them in our guest lounge refrigerators located on the fourth floor. Towels, linens and one pillow per bed are provided and bathrobes are recommended for shower use. Please bring your own alarm clock, any extra pillows and toiletries you may need. Arrivals can begin at 5:00 p.m. on Friday evening. Balances if any are due upon arrival and can be fulfilled by cash, check or major credit cards. The retreat ends after Sunday’s lunch which begins at 12:15 p.m. If you plan to arrive later than 7:30 p.m. on Friday night, please call the retreat center in advance and let us know to expect you.
Pre-registration is required as this retreat is limited in number of participants. If you choose to register through the mail please verify beforehand that space is still available by calling the retreat center at 845-424-2111. Keep in mind that the deadline for registration is one week before the retreat. A $100 deposit per person is due at the time of registration and is non-refundable or transferable. We appreciate payment in full at the time of registration, but we do not require it.