Thanks for a Great Year!

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Thank you for joining us for the 2019-2020 Season of Mini-Retreats!

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Save the Dates for Next Year

Join us in the fall for a new season of our Monthly Mini-Retreats for Women! This year, we will look closely at the stories of Holy Scripture and help you find the love story God has inserted to captivate your heart and set it on fire.

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2020-2021 Dates

September 23/24 In the Beginning

October 28/29: God’s Covenant Family

November 18*/19: In the Wilderness

December 16*/17: Handing on the Faith

January 27/28: God’s Family Grows

February 24/25: A Kingdom Divided

March 24/25: Exile and Return

April 28/29: Maccabees, Martyrdom and Mercy

May 26/27: Climax and Fulfillment: The King is Born

June 23/24: The Church and My Role 

*Please Note this is not a 4th Wednesday.

It’s easy to get caught up in the flurry of demands!

The Monthly Mini-Retreat is a STOP to take stock of what God has done for me, where I am, and where I believe God wants me to be.

  • Meditations and talks are presented by Priests and lay Spiritual Guides
  • Each Mini Retreat includes Mass, Talks, Time for Personal Prayer and a Meal.
  • Cost: $20 per person

Our Lady of Bethesda offers these short format retreats for women every month, September-June. 

  • Wednesday Evening Mini-Retreats for Women offered on the 4th Wednesday each month  (unless otherwise indicated in the schedule) from September to June.
  • Time: 7:00 –9:45pm
  • Thursday Morning Mini-Retreats for Women offered on the Thursday that follows the fourth Wednesday of every month (unless otherwise indicated in the schedule) from September to June.
  • Time: 9:45am-12:15pm (we end with lunch, so departure is open ended.)
  • Babysitting:
    • Babysitting is offered at no charge for the Mornings Retreats ONLY. Reservations for Babysitting are required, and can be included on the registration form for each month.
    • Children must be 2 years and older.
    • Space is limited.

Past Mini-Retreat Series

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2019-2020 Monthly Topics:

  • Sept: My IDENTITY: Who I am vs. WHOSE I am
    • Preacher: Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC
    • Lay Speaker: Janet Scanlan, Lay Member of Regnum Christi
  • Oct:  CLARITY: Understanding What the Church IS…and What It ISN’T
    • Preacher: Fr. Stephen Ellis, LC
    • Rebecca Teti, Lay Member of Regnum Christi
  • Nov: INTERIORITY: Lord, Teach Me to Pray 
    • PM Preacher: Fr. Mariano Ballestrem, LC
    • AM Preacher: Fr. Andrew Gronotte, LC
    • Lay Speaker: Fran Van de Vorde, Lay Member of Regnum Christi
  • Dec.: MATURITY
    • Preacher: Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC
    • Lay Speaker: Julie Blatty, Lay Member of Regnum Christi 
  • Jan: PRIORITY 
    • Preacher: Fr. Stephen Ellis, LC
    • Lay Speaker: Isa Cummings
  • Feb: COMMUNITY: No Woman is An Island. The Importance of Walking with Others in Our Faith Journey. 
    • Preacher: Fr. Stephen Ellis, LC
    • Lay Speaker: Glory Darbellay, CRC
  • Mar: SANCTITY: YES Holiness IS Possible!
    • Preacher: Fr. Stephen Ellis, LC
    • Lay Speaker: Claudia Zohorsky, Lay Member of Regnum Christi
  • Apr: SACRAMENTALITY:  Looking for God Where He May Be Found.
    • Preacher: Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC
    • Lay Speaker: Melissa Freyman, Lay Member of Regnum Christi
  • May: FEMININITY: Following Mary, Toward Holiness
    • Preacher: Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC
    • Lay Speaker: Jennifer Ristine, CRC
  • June: INTENTIONALITY
    • Preacher: Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC
    • Lay Speaker: Susan Oursler, Lay Member of Regnum Christi

 

 

 

Masterpiece2018 1Sept: Made in God’s Image: Made for Relationships 

Oct: The Power of Our Words

Nov: You’re NOT Listening! 

Dec: Social Media: Naughty or Nice? 

Jan: Teaching People How to Treat You 

Feb:  Special Guest Speaker: Fr Mark Haydu Topic:TBA

Mar: Embracing Change 

April: Mercy Me!  Healing Broken Relationships 

May: A Mother’s Love 

June: The Feminine Genius 

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October: Learn to Live with an Eternal Perspective

November: Learn to Live Hope

December: An Advent Holy Hour: Learn to live Silence

January: Learn to Exercise your Faith

February: Learn to Accompany

March: Learn to Love Lent

April: Learn to Calm the Emotional Storms

May: Learn to Follow our Blessed Mother

June: Learn to Simplify

Replay of March 2020 Mini-Retreat

Virtual Womens Mini Retreat March 26 Recording

What People Are Saying...

Thank you so much for offering these Spiritual Exercises virtually! I am in Arizona. Our Spiritual Exercises, originally scheduled for this weekend also, got cancelled. I was so happy when I found out about the opportunity to participate after all! It has been a beautiful experience for me."

- Angela

...you all responded in a spectacular way and I know I will try this again should we be confined to our homes. May the Lord continue to bless your efforts to feed our souls!"

- Deanna

Thanks, again, so much! This retreat has blessed my life."

- Anonymous

[This retreat] was such a life changing experience. I haven't known how to put it into words. I hope one day I can come again."

- Anonymous

A huge thank you for offering this retreat to me virtually."

- Louise

Thank you so much for offering these Spiritual Exercises virtually! I am in Arizona. Our Spiritual Exercises, which were also originally scheduled for this weekend, got cancelled. I was so happy when I found out about the opportunity to participate after all! It has been a beautiful experience for me."

- Angela