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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. 

Please see dates below and register in advance.

2019-2020 Dates

Sept 25/26      Evening Retreat 9/25          Morning Retreat 9/26

OCT 23/24        Evening Retreat 10/23           Morning Retreat 10/24

NOV 20/21        Evening Retreat 11/20          Morning Retreat 11/21

DEC 18/19        Evening Retreat 12/18          Morning Retreat 12/19

JAN 22/23         Evening Retreat 1/22            Morning Retreat 1/23

FEB 26/27         Evening Retreat 2/26             Morning Retreat 2/27

MAR 25/26        Evening Retreat 3/25            Morning Retreat 3/26

APRIL 22/23      Evening Retreat 4/22             Morning Retreat 4/23 

MAY 20/21*       Evening Retreat 5/20             Morning Retreat 5/21

JUNE 24/25       Evening Retreat 6/24             Morning Retreat 6/25

A Pathway to Holiness....A Pathway to Happiness!

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: TBA
  • Feb: COMMUNITY: No Woman is An Island. The Importance of Walking with Others in Our Faith Journey. 
    • Preacher: Fr. Stephen Ellis, LC
    • Lay Speaker: TBA
  • Mar: SANCTITY: YES Holiness IS Possible!
    • Preacher: Fr. Stephen Ellis, LC
    • Lay Speaker: TBA
  • Apr: SACRAMENTALITY:  Looking for God Where He May Be Found.
    • Preacher: Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC
    • Lay Speaker: TBA
  • May: FEMININITY: Following Mary, Toward Holiness
    • Preacher: Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC
    • Lay Speaker: TBA
  • June: INTENTIONALITY
    • Preacher: Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC
    • Lay Speaker: TBA

 

*Speaker line-up may be subject to change without notice.

 

 

 

Replay of December 2018

December 2018 Mini Retreat~ Social Media: Naughty or Nice?

Past Mini-Retreat Series

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 

Hoc LogoSeptember: Learn to Begin Again!

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

2019 2020 Mini Retreats Brainstorm
  • 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.

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