UPCOMING RETREATS/workshops | 2018


Saturday, April 5th | 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Ruah Center of the Villa de Matel, Houston

All Houston area Community of Hope members are invited to join us on , for a quiet day on Saturday, April 5th at the Ruah Center of the Villa de Matel in Houston.  There is no fee for participation and the sisters generously provide lunch,  so we do hope that our members will offer a donation as they are able.  Please contact Beverly for details and to RSVP. 


Saturday, April 28, 2018 | St. James Episcopal Church | Austin, TX 

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COME TO YOUR SENSES:  Heritage West Region is hosting a day retreat, Saturday, April 28, from 9-2.  Location is St. James Episcopal Church,  1941 Webberville Rd, Austin, TX 78721.   “Praying the liturgy of hours through the senses of sight, touch, smell, hearing, and taste.”  Similar to the Benedictine practice of praying the hours, our facilitator, Kathleen Phillips, will guide participants toward  experiencing how varying prayer styles can lead to freshen our time with God.  Each of the five sessions will include a brief talk about one of the senses , then individually followed by a choice of prayer styles that incorporate that sense.  There will also be time for reflection and relaxation.  Kathleen is the Director of Formation in Direction, a spiritual director school, in Bryan, Texas.  A light lunch will be provided. For information or to register, contact Pat Beachy,  Deadline to register is April 24.