← RETREATS & EVENTS

Ash Wednesday – Day of Contemplative Prayer

February 22 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

$40

ash wednesday

EVENT DETAILS

Date: February 22

Time: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: $40

Event Categories: ,

Presenter: Joanne Cahoon

“Rend your heart not your garments, and return to the Lord, your God.” (Jl 2:13)

These words at the beginning of Lent invite us to take an inward journey during these 40 days to search our hearts as to where we stand with God and our neighbor and to enter more deeply into the Mystery of God’s love.

Join us for a quiet day of prayer as we begin the sacred Lenten season. The atmosphere for the day will be reverent silence, which allows us to more deeply encounter God and be attuned to God’s promptings. It will begin with reflective input by Sister Bernie, followed by time for private prayer and reflection, lunch in silence, the option of walking the labyrinth or beautiful grounds, journaling or just relaxing with God. There will be an opportunity to attend Ash Wednesday liturgy with distribution of ashes, if you wish. The day will close with us coming together to name the blessings of the day and for a closing prayer. This is a day of silence.

Note: This retreat was previously listed as being guided by Sr. Bernadette Claps. It will now be led by Joanne Cahoon.

Joanne Cahoon, D. Min. holds a bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies, master’s degree in Religion/Pastoral Ministry, graduate certificates in spiritual direction and in spirituality studies, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, where her specialization was spirituality and practical theology. Along the way, Joanne has also taught in elementary, secondary, undergraduate and graduate school settings. She has also served as youth ministry, high school campus ministry, consultant, writer, national trainer, diocesan staff member, staff member of a graduate school, spiritual director, facilitator of retreats and professional coach. Joanne has welcomed and worked with many individuals and groups, serving them as they listen for God’s invitations in their personal and corporate lives. She finds it a privilege to be involved in spiritual and human formation; bringing deep listening, presence, creativity and a commitment to her own ongoing formation to her work.

You will be entering your information for registration and payment next. If you would rather call us, please contact our Welcome Center at 410-442-3120 and they can accept credit card information over the phone. You can also contact them with your information and mail a check to: 1525 Marriottsville Rd., Marriottsville, MD 21104. Please note that your registration is not complete until payment has been made.

If you would like to register a group to attend this retreat, please call our Welcome Center at 410-442-3120 or email Jennifer Murphy, Manager of Marketing & Events, at .

View our registration & cancellation policies