Whispers of Grace: Exploring Our Stories for Authenticity 

August 18, 2024 @ 4:00 pm - August 24, 2024 @ 11:30 am


Sr. Sara Dwywe


Start: August 18, 2024 @ 4:00 pm

End: August 24, 2024 @ 11:30 am

Cost: $640

Sale: Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $620 through 6/18/2024.

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Presenter: Sr. Sara Dwyer, ASC

Sale: Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $620 through 6/18/2024.

This is a retreat to allow silence to still us. In doing so, we can listen attentively to our life’s myths, metaphors, meanings, and mysteries.  

Then, with compassion and courage, we may embrace the ambiguities of imperfection. We may write, with more clarity and conviction, our soul stories of wholeness and holiness.   

Interweaving Scripture, insights from various contemporary authors, and spiritualities, as well as options to write and share personal stories, this retreat will maintain a sacred space. Guided by Sr. Sara Dwyer.

This is a silent retreat. Check-in begins at 4pm and an orientation session will be held at 5pm. Please note that lunch is not included on Sunday before departure.

Sr. Sara Dwyer, ASC has been a member of the Sisters, Adorer of the Blood of Christ, an International Congregation, for 53 years. Sr. Sara has served in various adult faith formation positions during those years. She was a member of her congregational Leadership Team and was their Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation contact for over 10 years. Currently, she serves as the Director of the Washington Retreat House in Washington, DC. Sr. Sara holds a master’s degrees in Theology, from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio and a master’s in Education from Boston College. Sara enjoys people, reading, retreat ministry and nature walks.

Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $620 through 6/18/2024.

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