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The Desert Solitude Retreat at Cedarbrake Catholic Retreat Center in Belton on June 9-14 is a silent retreat with centering prayer and daily Mass as the focus. Beverly Collin, assistant director, will lead this retreat. This is a wonderful time to come to Cedarbrake and enjoy the quiet. The cost varies: $300 (3 nights, single) or $550 (3 nights, couple); $360 (4 nights, single); or $640 (4 nights, couple); $420 (5 nights, single) or $720 (5 nights, couple).
The Theological Reflection Retreat will be at Cedarbrake on June 16 from 9 a.m, to 2:30 p.m. This reflection allows us to connect what we experience and believe to the Word of God. This opportunity of reflection will help us understand how the process of seeing, judging and acting can be an instrument for our journey of faith. Gustavo Rodriguez, associate director of catechesis for the Austin diocese, will lead this day. The cost is $40 and includes lunch.
Regain Your Balance Retreat will be at Cedarbrake Retreat Center in Belton, TX from June 23-25. We will explore the themes of “holding on” and “letting go.” What are you holding onto? How do you “let go” of things, troubles, the past, and worries? Presenter, Cindy Isaacson and Sue Fowler have given numerous retreats in the diocese. The cost is $170 for a shared room, $210 for a private room and $95 for a commuter rate.
The Aging with Grace and Wisdom Retreat will be held at Cedarbrake Catholic Retreat Center in Belton July 10 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. As we age, we realize life is filled with unfolding possibilities. During this retreat, we will gain wisdom by looking at aging in the Scriptures. Judy Hoelscher, a retired hospice chaplain and retreat leader, will facilitate this day. Special attention will be given to six spiritual tasks of aging.
Starting Anew: July 21-23
The Starting Anew Retreat at Cedarbrake Catholic Retreat Center in Belton on July 21-23 is a retreat for those who have gone through a divorce and know what it is like to have the dream of a lifetime of marriage shattered. Brian Egan and Beverly Collin will facilitate this retreat, which acknowledges the pain but also looks to build new dreams and restore hope. The cost is $170 for a shared room and $210 for a private room.
The Healing Journey Retreat will be held at Cedarbrake on Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p. m. God’s healing power touches us in many ways. We will spend some time exploring areas of our lives that need God’s healing touch. Beverly Collin, assistant director at Cedarbrake, will lead this retreat. The cost is $40 and includes lunch.
Listening to the Voice of God Retreat will be at St. Mary’s in Waco, TX on September 18 from 9 a.m.to 2:30 p.m. Grow in a deeper relationship with God by learning how the Lord speaks to us in our everyday life. Franciscan Father Albert Haase, OFM, will present this day based on his bestselling book entitled, SAYING YES: Discovering and Responding to God’s Will in Your Life. The cost is $30 and includes lunch.
The Shepherd Who Didn’t Run Retreat will be held at Cedarbrake Catholic Retreat Center in Belton Sept. 29-Oct. 1. Father Stanley Rother died a martyr on July 28, 1981, in a Guatemalan village where he ministered to the poor. His life remains a testament to the difference one person makes. Maria Ruiz Scaperlanda, author of the award-winning official biography of this American martyr, will present this weekend. She will highlight five personal qualities Father Stanley proclaimed with his life. The cost is $210 for a private room, $170 for a shared room and $95 for commuters.