For those who don’t think they have time to make an Advent retreat, Catholic Relief Services packs a powerful spiritual experience in a 10-minute online retreat. Barb Szyszkiewicz shares her impressions of “Holy Family, Refugee Family.”
Moms, do you want to learn more ways to live in Divine Mercy? Ellen Mongan recommends “Divine Mercy for Moms,” a treasure that you will definitely want to dig into.
The Pope is on retreat meditating of these powerful questions from the Gospel. Here is a chance for your own mini-retreat based on those same questions with a few thoughts to get you started, not from Fr. Ermes Ronchi who is leading the Pope and other members of the Roman Curia, but just a mom from South Carolina.
How long has it been since you basked in the love of your Savior? Are you working in the fields way too long and growing weary? Ellen Mongan encourages you to get away with God alone who wants to refresh you. Do you hear the voice of your beloved calling, “Come away with me, my love?”
Sister Margaret Kerry shares how a group of women organized a special day-long retreat. She explains, “A spiritual spa day is a sacred space set aside to rest in the Lord, receive graces, support, strength, and inspiration from others. Women need these times to love and be loved by God so that their gift of self emanates from Christ the life-giving vine.”
Consider adding a retreat to your list of New Year’s resolutions. Sarah Damm shares her experience with the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises.