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February 2020

Centering Prayer

Wed Feb 5, 2020: 1:00pm - Wed Feb 26, 2020: 2:30pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings. Wednesdays, Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26; 1-2:30 pm
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The Word Among Us

Mon Feb 10, 2020: 1:00pm - Mon Feb 24, 2020: 2:30pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings. Mondays, Feb. 10 and 24; 1-2:30 pm
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Drumming Circle

Fri Feb 21, 2020: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings.
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March 2020

Bookmarks: Henri Nouwen Reading Group

Tue Mar 3, 2020: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings.
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Break-A-Way: Day of Prayer and Quiet

Wed Mar 4, 2020: 9:00am - 4:00pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings.
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Centering Prayer

Wed Mar 4, 2020: 1:00pm - Wed Mar 25, 2020: 2:30pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings. Wednesdays, Mar. 4, 11, 18 and 25; 1-2:30 pm
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The Word Among Us

Mon Mar 9, 2020: 1:00pm - Mon Mar 23, 2020: 2:30pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings. Mondays, Mar. 9 and 23; 1-2:30 pm
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Taizé

Thu Mar 12, 2020: 6:30pm - 7:30pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings.
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Voices to be Heard:  Women Activists in History

Voices to be Heard: Women Activists in History

Thu Mar 19, 2020: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Celebrate Women in History Month with an evening presentation and discussion led by Dr. Katy Strzepek, Director of Women and Gender Studies at St. Ambrose University, and her students.
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Drumming Circle

Fri Mar 20, 2020: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings.
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Working With The Sacred Medicine Wheel

Working With The Sacred Medicine Wheel

Sat Mar 21, 2020: 9:00am - 3:00pm

The Medicine Wheel has been used by many cultures for thousands of years. This Wheel, this circle, provides a focusing tool for understanding yourself, and healing life challenges. It is then that you can go out into the world and help others.
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April 2020

Break-A-Way: Day of Prayer and Quiet

Wed Apr 1, 2020: 9:00am - 4:00pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings.
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Centering Prayer

Wed Apr 1, 2020: 1:00pm - Wed Apr 29, 2020: 2:30pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings. Wednesdays, Apr. 1, 8 15, 22 and 29; 1-2:30 pm
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Centering Prayer Retreat: Christ Our Center

Centering Prayer Retreat: Christ Our Center

Thu Apr 2, 2020: 4:30pm - Sun Apr 5, 2020: 1:00pm

Deepen your experience of Centering Prayer during this silent retreat. In addition to periods of Centering Prayer, there will be daily teachings, opportunities to pray Lectio Divina, and individual conferences.
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Bookmarks: Henri Nouwen Reading Group

Tue Apr 7, 2020: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings.
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The Word Among Us

Mon Apr 13, 2020: 1:00pm - Mon Apr 27, 2020: 2:30pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings. Mondays, Apr. 13 and 27; 1-2:30 pm
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Drumming Circle

Fri Apr 24, 2020: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings.
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May 2020

Bookmarks: Henri Nouwen Reading Group

Tue May 5, 2020: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings.
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Break-A-Way: Day of Prayer and Quiet

Wed May 6, 2020: 9:00am - 4:00pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings.
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Centering Prayer

Wed May 6, 2020: 1:00pm - Wed May 27, 2020: 2:30pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings. Wednesdays, May 6, 13, 20 and 27; 1-2:30 pm
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The Word Among Us

Mon May 11, 2020: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings.
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Taizé

Thu May 14, 2020: 6:30pm - 7:30pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings.
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Drumming Circle

Fri May 22, 2020: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings.
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Voices to be Heard: Silent Killer

Voices to be Heard: Silent Killer

Thu May 21, 2020: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The state of hunger in the world can leave us feeling helpless. While hunger is a devastating condition there are individuals working together to eradicate it.
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June 2020

Bookmarks: Henri Nouwen Reading Group

Tue Jun 2, 2020: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings.
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Break-A-Way: Day of Prayer and Quiet

Wed Jun 3, 2020: 9:00am - 4:00pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings.
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Centering Prayer

Wed Jun 3, 2020: 1:00pm - Wed Jun 24, 2020: 2:30pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings. Wednesdays, June 3, 10, 17 and 24; 1-2:30 pm
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Men's Retreat: Being Men of Hope (Jer. 29:11)

Men's Retreat: Being Men of Hope (Jer. 29:11)

Fri Jun 26, 2020: 6:30pm - Sun Jun 28, 2020: 12:00pm

Fr. Jim Bracke returns to lead another Men’s Retreat, ‘Being Men of Hope’. Using the Prophet Jeremiah, Fr. Jim will lead the men in a renewal of God’s promise to them.
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July 2020

Centering Prayer

Wed Jul 1, 2020: 1:00pm - Wed Jul 29, 2020: 2:30pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings. Wednesdays, July 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29; 1-2:30 pm
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Drumming Circle

Wed Jun 17, 2020: 6:00pm - Fri Jul 17, 2020: 8:00pm

This is an Ongoing Retreat with regular meetings.
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Silent Directed Retreat

Silent Directed Retreat

Sun Jul 12, 2020: 4:00pm - Fri Jul 17, 2020: 4:00pm

God speaks to each of us in a multitude of ways. How well do we listen to God’s message? How do we respond? Take time to listen to God and, perhaps, deepen your listening skills on these few days in July.
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Retreats Coming in 2020-2021

God Is Love: The Heart of All Creation - August 2020

Fri Aug 14, 2020: 5:30pm - Sat Aug 22, 2020: 1:00pm

Susan Komis returns to lead a unique 8-day silent Centering Prayer Intensive Retreat.
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A Celebration of Hope - September 2020

Fri Sep 11, 2020: 5:30pm - Sun Sep 13, 2020: 1:00pm

We are pleased to welcome Sr. Melannie Svoboda to Benet House for another engaging retreat.
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12 Step Retreat - September 2020

Fri Sep 25, 2020: 5:30pm - Sun Sep 27, 2020: 1:00pm

Sr. Kerry Larkin, OSM, will offer a weekend 12 Step retreat for individuals in recovery from addictions.
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Reclaiming the Sense of Wonder: A Vision for Advent - November 2020

Fri Nov 20, 2020: 5:30pm - Sun Nov 22, 2020: 1:00pm

Benet House once again welcomes Judith Valente, award-winning author, print and broadcast journalist, poet and essayist for a weekend Advent retreat.
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