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Jan
29
Wed

Friends & Fun at the Mount Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center

Jan 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Friends & Fun at the Mount @ Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center

Would you like to mingle with others and enjoy a luncheon at Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center? Now is your chance! Come out on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The Mount will provide plenty of space, snacks and lunch, and even door prizes. You or your group can bring your own games, knitting, books, etc. Or you can spend time relaxing and visiting the Mount Saint Joseph Gift Shop. The cost is $15 if you register in advance or $20 at the door. Register for Friends and Fun at the Mount

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Jan
31
Fri

Married Couples Retreat: Growing in Love with One Another; Growing in Love with God Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center

Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 2 @ 9:00 am
Married Couples Retreat: Growing in Love with One Another; Growing in Love with God @ Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center

On Jan. 31-Feb. 2, long-time marriage educators Bridget Brennan and Jerry Shen, back by popular demand, will bring their gifts in teaching everyday practical skills to equip couples to grow in love and joy with each other and God. The $325 fee per couple includes meals and accommodations. Early bird pricing is available at $275 if you register before January 17.
Commuter pricing is available for couples who opt not to stay at the Center. That charge is $175, if paid by January 15.   Register for Married Couples Retreat 

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Feb
5
Wed

12 Keys to Spiritual Vitality Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center

Feb 5 – Mar 18 all-day
12 Keys to Spiritual Vitality @ Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center

Powerful Lessons to Living Agelessly
This program is based on the writing and research of Dr. Richard Johnson, founder of Senior Adult Ministry. You will learn the 12 essential “keys” of aging and spirituality that transform this time of life into an ageless soul-adventure.  This program will be led by Maryann Joyce, Director of the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center. This is a seven-session course offered on Wednesday mornings from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on these dates:

• Feb. 5
• Feb. 12
• Feb. 19
• Feb. 26
• March 4
• March 11
• March 18

Fee: $90 includes Educational Faith Assessment profile by Dr. Richard Johnson, plus all sessions. Or $10 per class plus $25 for Faith Assessment. Spiritual Direction available upon request at a special rate of $30/hour. As part of the course, you will receive a link by email to take the The Ageless in the Lord Profile (ALP) which Maryann will send to you after registration. Maryann will receive the results and at the first class you will receive a 20 page spiral-bound document that gives you a panoramic view of how you are growing toward vitalizing, faith-filled living.

About the Retreat Director:
Maryann Joyce is the new director of the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center. Her passion for accompanying others on the spiritual journey has led her work as a spiritual director, hospice chaplain and retreat facilitator. She brings her recent studies in spiritual gerontology to Mount Saint Joseph with this special program. Register for 12 Keys to Spiritual Vitality 

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Feb
13
Thu
Mar
7
Sat

A Confirmation Retreat Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center

Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
A Confirmation Retreat @ Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center

In this full day retreat, Confirmation candidates will explore their spiritual identity as children of God and look deeply into the life and mission of Jesus.  They will be encouraged to embrace Confirmation as an encounter with the Holy Spirit and be inspired to use the gifts of the spirit in their role as disciples of Christ. The retreat will be led by Karen Muensterman. The cost is $25 per student. There is a discount for parish groups over 20. Price includes lunch and all materials.  Sponsors are welcome. 

Karen Muensterman is a Catholic writer, speaker and retreat leader with over 25 years of experience in teaching religion and exploring spirituality. She has worked in faith formation programs for youth and adults and serves as Director of Faith Formation at Resurrection Catholic Church in Evansville, Indiana. Her articles, short stories and poetry have appeared in Catholic Magazines and newspapers. Register for Confirmation Retreat

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Mar
12
Thu

Lenten Day of Quiet Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center

Mar 12 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Lenten Day of Quiet @ Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center

Lent is the perfect time to enrich your faith by focusing on prayer, fasting, scripture reading and other devotions that bring you closer to God. Enjoy a sacred space for prayer, silence and reflection time with the Lord during Lent. The Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center is opening its doors two days during Lent for all
who wish to come and spend a day in a holy and peaceful place.

Retreatants will receive:

• A bedroom to use for the day

• Option to join the Ursuline Sisters
of Mount Saint Joseph for morning
prayer (6:55 a.m.) or Mass (7:15
a.m.) or Evening Prayer (4:45 p.m.)
in the Motherhouse Chapel

• Option to do the Shrine Walk at
Mount Saint Joseph (a booklet and
CD are available to use as a guide)

• Use of materials in the library,
including meditation CDs

• Mandala pages and colored
pencils will be available

• Gift Shop will be open 10:30 a.m.-
12 p.m. and 2:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m.

• Option to meet with a spiritual
director during your stay

Cost: $30 (includes lunch)

Register for Lenten Day of Quiet 

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Mar
13
Fri

Yarn Spinners Weekend Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center

Mar 13 – Mar 15 all-day
Yarn Spinners Weekend @ Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center

Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center continues to sponsor a group of individuals who enjoy yarn spinning, crocheting, knitting, weaving and rug hooking. All skill levels are welcome. You will enjoy the food and fellowship as you gather with others to work on your own projects. Mount Saint Joseph offers private rooms, home-cooked meals and a peaceful setting.
The fee is $164 for two nights, $82 for one night, or $25 for commuters (Saturday). Meals are included during your stay. Register for Spinners Weekend

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Mar
20
Fri

2020 Women’s Retreat–Women in Prayer Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center

Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm
2020 Women's Retreat--Women in Prayer @ Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center

Learn what the Bible teaches us about deepening our relationship with God. During this weekend of prayer and reflection, retreatants are invited to experience prayer from a biblical perspective. The weekend includes opportunities for silent, meditative, liturgical, sung and traditional prayer. The recorded prayers of women such as Hannah, Esther, Judith and Mary will be explored. Retreatants also have the opportunity to reflect on and pray some of the psalms and other Old and New Testament canticles. The weekend includes short conferences as well on what the Old Testament, Paul and Jesus in the Gospels teach about prayer. Celebrations of the sacraments of Reconciliation and the Eucharist are scheduled. There is an opportunity for abbreviated spiritual direction sessions for those who wish.

Women’s Spring Retreat Schedule
Friday, March 20, 2020
6:00 p.m……..Arrive and Settle In
7:00 p.m……..Welcome and Introductions (Angela Room)
7:15 p.m……..Opening Reflection, Prayer and Social
Saturday, March 21, 2020
7:40 a.m……..(Optional) Contemplative Prayer (Chapel)
8:00 a.m……..Breakfast
8:45 a.m……..Morning Prayer: Liturgy of the Hours ………(Chapel)
9:00 a.m…….Prayer I: Women’s Prayers in the Bible
9:30 a.m……..Journaling Exercise … Meditation
10:05 a.m……Break
10:20 a.m……Table Sharing
11:00 a.m……Mass (Chapel)
12:00 p.m……Lunch
1:00 p.m……..Sacrament of Reconciliation (Chapel)
2:30 p.m……..Opportunity for Individual Spiritual ………Direction until 4 p.m.
4:00 p.m…….Prayer II: Introduction to the Psalms
4:30 p.m……..Group Prayer Exercise
5:00 p.m……..Supper
6:00 p.m…….Prayer III: What Jesus Says About Prayer
6:45 p.m……..Meditation… Sharing… Mini Break
7:30 p.m……..Evening Prayer… Group Prayer/Sharing….Heart Prayer (Chapel)
Sunday, March 22, 2020
7:40 a.m……..(Optional) Centering Prayer (Chapel)
8:00 a.m……..Breakfast
8:45 a.m……..Morning Prayer: Songs (Chapel)
9:00 a.m……Prayer IV: Praying in Hard Times and …….Other Bible Lessons
9:45 a.m……..Prayer Exercise and Sharing
11:00 a.m……Sunday Mass (Motherhouse Chapel)
11:45 a.m……Retreat Closing (Angela Room)
12:00 p.m……Lunch and Departure

The cost for the retreat weekend is $190 or $90 for commuters. There is a 10% discount if you register before February 20th. 

About the Retreat Director:

Sister Cheryl Clemons, OSU, was most recently Vice President for Academic Affairs/Academic Dean at Brescia University in Owensboro, Ky. She has twice served her community, the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, in leadership, most recently as assistant congregational leader (2004-2010). Sister Cheryl is a former faculty member of Brescia and adjunct professor in the Hesburgh Sabbatical Program at the Catholic Theological Union, Chicago. She has taught a variety of theology, liturgy, spirituality and biblical courses, including Women in Christian Tradition and Women’s Spirituality. She also speaks regularly to RCIA and adult education groups. Sister Cheryl holds a doctorate from The Catholic University of America in historical theology systematics, with minors in women’s theology and medieval church history. Register for 2020 Women’s Retreat 

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Apr
9
Thu

Lenten Day of Quiet Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center

Apr 9 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Lenten Day of Quiet @ Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center

Lent is the perfect time to enrich your faith by focusing on prayer, fasting, scripture reading and other devotions that bring you closer to God. Enjoy a sacred space for prayer, silence and reflection time with the Lord during Lent. The Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center is opening its doors two days during Lent for all
who wish to come and spend a day in a holy and peaceful place.

Retreatants will receive:

• A bedroom to use for the day

• Option to join the Ursuline Sisters
of Mount Saint Joseph for morning
prayer (6:55 a.m.) or Mass (7:15
a.m.) or Evening Prayer (4:45 p.m.)
in the Motherhouse Chapel

• Option to do the Shrine Walk at
Mount Saint Joseph (a booklet and
CD are available to use as a guide)

• Use of materials in the library,
including meditation CDs

• Mandala pages and colored
pencils will be available

• Gift Shop will be open 10:30 a.m.-
12 p.m. and 2:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m.

• Option to meet with a spiritual
director during your stay

Cost: $30 (includes lunch)

Register for Lenten Day of Quiet 

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