Silent Directed Retreat Weekend

Sisters of Saint Joseph Center for Spirituality 21 Main Ave., Ocean Grove, NJ

Silent Directed Retreat Weekend Friday-Sunday, January 27-29, 2023 Silent directed retreats allow us to withdraw from busy days and create space to deepen our relationship with God. This experience is grounded in solitude, silence, and prayer, and includes daily meetings with a spiritual director. Silent directed retreats invite participants to be open and receptive to...

Art and the Sacred

Sisters of Saint Joseph Center for Spirituality 21 Main Ave., Ocean Grove, NJ

Art and the Sacred Presenters: Patricia Brintle and Laura James Born and raised in Haiti, Patricia Brintle brings her colorful style which reflects her native land. Influenced by personal and social experiences, her approach to prayer and painting is varied and reflects her interior spiritual journey. Laura James, is a painter and illustrator who specializes...

Crossings, A Lenten Day Retreat

Sisters of Saint Joseph Center for Spirituality 21 Main Ave., Ocean Grove, NJ

Presenters: Chris Koellhoffer, IHM As we accompany Jesus on the Lenten journey, what might we learn about crossing borders and stretching the definition of neighbor? How does this season call us to greater spaciousness of heart and deeper communion with the crucified peoples of our time? Come to this day as we create together a...

The Endurance of Love in the Presence of Grief Retreat

Sisters of Saint Joseph Center for Spirituality 21 Main Ave., Ocean Grove, NJ

The Endurance of Love in the Presence of Grief An Evening with Jan Richardson “Grief is the least linear thing I know,” says Jan Richardson. As someone well acquainted with sorrow following the sudden death of her husband and creative partner, Jan has engaged the chaotic labyrinth of grief as an artist and writer, bringing...

Lenten Silent Directed Retreat

Sisters of Saint Joseph Center for Spirituality 21 Main Ave., Ocean Grove, NJ

Lenten Silent Directed Retreat March 24-26, 2023 • Arrival any time after 4:00 PM on March 24th We seek to be ever more attuned to the God who continually invites us to solitude in the sacred rhythm of silence and rest. Spiritual Direction is offered on Saturday. Directors: Carol Beevers SSJ Joannie Cassidy SSJ Mary...

Easter Triduum Days of Quiet and Prayer

Sisters of Saint Joseph Center for Spirituality 21 Main Ave., Ocean Grove, NJ

Easter Triduum Days of Quiet and Prayer April 5-8, 2023 • Arrival any time after 3:30 PM on April 5th Come for some days of quiet and solitude in an atmosphere of silence during the Easter Triduum. Ways to Register and Participate: • Registration: $250.00 for a three-night, four-day stay with meals To register for...

Coming Home to the Contemplative Within

Sisters of Saint Joseph Center for Spirituality 21 Main Ave., Ocean Grove, NJ

Coming Home to the Contemplative Within April 21-23, 2023 • Arrival any time after 4:00 PM on April 21st Presenters: Joannie Cassidy SSJ and Mary Rowell CSJ A weekend retreat offering will reflect upon the call and response rhythm of the inner life. Spiritual freedom and intimacy with God, beckons one to cultivate a heart...

Journey With Women Mystics

Sisters of Saint Joseph Center for Spirituality 21 Main Ave., Ocean Grove, NJ

Journey With Women Mystics Saturday, May 6, 2023 • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Presenter: Joannie Cassidy SSJ The voices of women mystics, Mechtild of Magdeburg and Teresa of Avila, invite us to trust our experiences of God and to unite contemplation with daily action. We will listen, reflect and pray with the writings of...