St. Joseph Spirituality Center welcomes all who seek meaning, purpose, and a more profound love of God and neighbor. The Spirituality Center embraces all without judgment, providing beautiful contemplative space on the Sisters’ 80+ acre campus for silent meditation, rest, and renewal in an environment of peace, hospitality, and prayer.
Although we cannot host programs at the Motherhouse during the pandemic, we continue to nurture relationships with God and neighbor through new virtual programs and limited in-person retreats at Trinity House. Questions? Call 724-869-6587 or email email@example.com.
Friday, March 19 & 26 from 5:00-6:00 PM
Let your heart be moved by this lovely journey, a beautiful experience for today’s disciples.
See the various points along the Way of the Cross through the eyes of a dedicated disciple — yourself! This virtual Lenten program is led by Sister Christine Kresho, CSJ, whose booklet, “Stations of the Cross for Today’s Disciples” will be provided by mail to all participants.
Cost: $10 includes booklet. Register by Friday, March 12 at 5:00pm.
Wednesdays at 6:30pm, Feb. 24 – April 14
Explore the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola in an abbreviated format. Retreatants go about their everyday lives, committing to pray each day and follow a guided structure of readings and reflections. We’ll gather weekly to share the fruit of each one’s prayer.
Zoom dates: 2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, and 4/14. 6:30-8:00pm. Fee of $75. Financial aid available.
Tuesdays from 1:00-2:00pm beginning Jan. 12th
Free to attend, registration is ongoing
Enjoy prayerful time with others as you grow in understanding of God’s unconditional love for us and of our interconnectedness as brothers and sisters in Christ.
Led by Sister Christine Kresho, CSJ, this weekly faith-sharing group is for women and men searching for a deeper experience of God.
4th Mondays at 6pm, January – May
$10, register by Jan. 20th
Explore issues affecting our dear neighbors and the planet we share. This five-part series, led by Sister Rosanne Oberleitner and Sister Diane Cauley seeks to bring about healing, reconciliation, and unity between God and neighbor.
Participants must obtain their own copy of the book and a personal journal. Mondays at 6pm on 1/25, 2/22, 3/22, 4/26, 5/24.
Commit to five or eight days of silence and prayer at Trinity House, the renovated farmhouse on our 80 acres. Retreatants will experience intentional prayer each day and are welcome to rest, walk, journal, etc. Meet with a spiritual director each day to share the fruit of your prayer and how God is speaking deeply in your heart. We are happy to accomodate individual retreats of any length – contact us to inquire about a night, a weekend or a few days.
Dates: Retreat weeks for individuals are available most months.
Cost: $350 for 5 days or $500 for 8 days includes lodging, meals and stipends.
Retreat Directors: Sisters and staff members as available
The Sisters of St. Joseph have a long tradition of guiding women and men in their desire to deepen their union with God by offering individual spiritual direction, days of reflection and retreat direction Spiritual direction, a confidential “companioning” of a person who shares his or her ongoing prayer, spiritual journey in daily life and relationship with God, is available to individuals by appointment. Learn more about Spiritual Direction.
Suggested stipend: $50 per one-hour conference.
St. Joseph Spirituality Center welcomes parishioners searching for ways to pray together or a welcoming space for open, gentle conversation. We can tailor retreat days or presentations to meet the spiritual needs of liturgical ministers, catechists, those suffering from grief and loss or those seeking to deepen their relationship with God through weekly prayer gatherings.
Our staff of spiritual directors, speakers and facilitators can assist you – or bring your own! Weekdays, evenings and weekends are available throughout the year. Learn more about parish programs.
A guide through the five steps of the examen. Learn to ask God to illuminate the ever-so-small movements in the course of your day.
Aging with God’s Grace
Reflecting on the blessings of growing older and wiser, embracing both joy and sorrow with a deep appreciation for God’s faithfulness and love.