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SPACE AVAILABLE! 6-Day October 2020 Centering Prayer Silent Retreat w/Father Bill Sheehan at Holy Cross Abbey

October 12 - October 18

Silence and Solitude and Surrender
Centering Prayer Retreat with
Father Bill Sheehan
Monday, October 12 – Sunday, October 18, 2020
Holy Cross Abbey (HCA)
Berryville, VA

•5 Full Days & 2 Half Days of Silence and Solitude in a peaceful rural setting
•3 plus hours per day of group Centering Prayer
•Daily morning Centering Prayer begins at 5:30am
•Sunday morning Centering Prayer begins at 6:30am
•Comfortable single room with private bathroom/shower

•Opportunity to attend any or all of the daily Liturgy of the Hour prayers with the Trappist monks (Because of COVID, as of 9/01/2020, we will not be able to attend these prayers. This may change, but we will not know until we get closer to the retreat dates). Posted 9/01/2020

•Eucharist celebrated with the Monks in the Abbey Church weekdays and Saturday morning after Lauds which begins at 7:00am (Because of COVID, as of 9/01/2020 we will have daily Mass in the Retreat House Chapel celebrated with Father Sheehan. This may change as we get closer to the retreat dates). Posted 9/01/2020

•Daily group conference Tuesday – Saturday offered by Father Sheehan
•Opportunity for two private individual conferences with Father Sheehan

To participate in this retreat, we request you have a well-established Centering Prayer practice, preferably for at least six months. Previous retreat experience is also suggested.

Check in time on Monday, October 12 is 3:00pm. Retreat ends late morning on Sunday, October 18. Check out time is 2:00pm on Sunday.

$260 required deposit of which $75 goes to Holy Cross Abbey Retreat House for your deposit. Holy Cross Abbey suggested goodwill offering range for 6 nights, 7 days and all meals is $350 – $600. We suggest a minimum of $450.

Please contact martha@marthajohnston.com for registration form and questions. Click on the website link below for full retreat flyer.


October 12
October 18
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Martha Johnston


Holy Cross Abbey
901 Cool Spring Ln VA 22611 United States + Google Map