St. Joseph Spirituality Center advances the Sisters’ mission of bringing all people into deeper union with God, one another, and all creation through programs and retreat experiences that blend ecology, art, spirituality, and justice.
Enter an atmosphere of silence of quiet prayer during this five-day directed retreat, based on the spirituality of St. Ignatius Loyola. Enjoy daily liturgy, individual retreat direction, and Scriptural based prayer in a contemplative mode.
Dates/Time: Friday, June 10 at 7:00pm through Wednesday, June 14 at 12:00pm
Cost: $375 includes meals and lodging at Trinity House, the renovated farmhouse on the Motherhouse grounds. Financial aid is available. Contact Kathy Wray, St. Joseph Spirituality Center Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 724-869-6585 for assistance.
A search through poetry and stillness for the desire for God that Creation stirs deep within the human heart. Embrace the change of each season with an evening of poetry and fellowship.
Dates/Time: Mondays, 6:30PM at Trinity House, Mar. 21, Jun. 20
Presenter: Sister Sally Witt, author and historian
Cost: $20 per event – financial aid available
Reserve an individual retreat of any length 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.
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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.