Retreats & Events

Please click on our events to find out more about these retreats, which are sponsored by the Bon Secours Retreat and Conference Center. If you would like information about scheduling a group conference to come to our Center, please call 410-442-3120. Conferences are distinguished from retreats because the group comes to our center for the facilities, lodging and/or meals, but they have their own presenter and attendees. Retreats are events that we plan here at the Center and that are open to the public to attend.

To maintain an atmosphere of quiet relaxation, we are an adult-only Retreat & Conference Center. Our retreat and event registrations are only open to those who are 18 and over. Please also note that only certified service animals are permitted during your stay. Thank you.

For more details, additional programs and registration information please call: 410.442.3120

Virtual Quiet Mornings

Quiet Mornings sessions are currently being held virtually on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, and the 4th Saturday, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. (Sessions will be held in-person on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 9:30-10:45am.) Please email Joanne at jmcahooneph3@gmail.com for the Zoom invitation for all virtual sessions. … Continue reading

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Virtual Centering Prayer

Held VIRTUALLY on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays of the month, 1-2pm. Centering Prayer is a form of Christian contemplative prayer, in which one abides in the Presence of God in interior silence. Centering Prayer emphasizes the indwelling Presence of the Holy Trinity within and among us, and our … Continue reading

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Virtual Quiet Mornings

Virtual Quiet Mornings will not meet on July 27. We hope you can join us instead in August. Quiet Mornings sessions are currently being held virtually on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, and the 4th Saturday, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. (Sessions will be held in-person on the 2nd … Continue reading

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Virtual Centering Prayer

Held VIRTUALLY on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays of the month, 1-2pm. Centering Prayer is a form of Christian contemplative prayer, in which one abides in the Presence of God in interior silence. Centering Prayer emphasizes the indwelling Presence of the Holy Trinity within and among us, and our … Continue reading

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Virtual Quiet Mornings

Quiet Mornings sessions are currently being held virtually on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, and the 4th Saturday, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. (Sessions will be held in-person on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 9:30-10:45am.) Please email Joanne at jmcahooneph3@gmail.com for the Zoom invitation for all virtual sessions. … Continue reading

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Virtual Centering Prayer

Held VIRTUALLY on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays of the month, 1-2pm. Centering Prayer is a form of Christian contemplative prayer, in which one abides in the Presence of God in interior silence. Centering Prayer emphasizes the indwelling Presence of the Holy Trinity within and among us, and our … Continue reading

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My Body as a Temple Retreat

"Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you?" ~ 1 Corinthians 3:16 Many of us have heard this line from scripture for much of our lives. However, sometimes we can find it difficult to remember this directive. We can be influenced by the media, our … Continue reading

$65

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Quiet Mornings – In Person Session

Quiet Mornings sessions are currently being held in-person on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. (It is also held virtually on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday and 4th Saturday. Every virtual session is held from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon.) Please email Joanne at jmcahooneph3@gmail.com for the Zoom sessions invitation. … Continue reading

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In-Person Centering Prayer Session

Held in person on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 1-2pm and on the 4th Tuesday of the month, 7-8pm. For these in-person sessions, registration is required in advance, due by the Monday before each in-person session.  (Virtual Zoom sessions will be the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays of the … Continue reading

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Virtual Quiet Mornings

Quiet Mornings sessions are currently being held virtually on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, and the 4th Saturday, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. (Sessions will be held in-person on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 9:30-10:45am.) Please email Joanne at jmcahooneph3@gmail.com for the Zoom invitation for all virtual sessions. … Continue reading

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Virtual Centering Prayer

Held VIRTUALLY on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays of the month, 1-2pm. Centering Prayer is a form of Christian contemplative prayer, in which one abides in the Presence of God in interior silence. Centering Prayer emphasizes the indwelling Presence of the Holy Trinity within and among us, and our … Continue reading

Free

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Virtual Quiet Mornings

Quiet Mornings sessions are currently being held virtually on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, and the 4th Saturday, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. (Sessions will be held in-person on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 9:30-10:45am.) Please email Joanne at jmcahooneph3@gmail.com for the Zoom invitation for all virtual sessions. … Continue reading

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Virtual Quiet Mornings

Quiet Mornings sessions are currently being held virtually on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, and the 4th Saturday, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. (Sessions will be held in-person on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 9:30-10:45am.) Please email Joanne at jmcahooneph3@gmail.com for the Zoom invitation for all virtual sessions. … Continue reading

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Virtual Centering Prayer

Held VIRTUALLY on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays of the month, 1-2pm. Centering Prayer is a form of Christian contemplative prayer, in which one abides in the Presence of God in interior silence. Centering Prayer emphasizes the indwelling Presence of the Holy Trinity within and among us, and our … Continue reading

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Caregiver’s Retreat

Sale: Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $55 through 8/7/2024.

Spend some intentional time being reaffirmed as a caregiver for someone with a long-term illness or condition, including (but not limited to) dementia. This retreat utilizes a lens for understanding the spiritual or meaningful dimensions of the caregiver role and is tailored to uplift participants who may or may not … Continue reading

$65

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Quiet Mornings – In Person Session

Quiet Mornings sessions are currently being held in-person on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. (It is also held virtually on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday and 4th Saturday. Every virtual session is held from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon.) Please email Joanne at jmcahooneph3@gmail.com for the Zoom sessions invitation. … Continue reading

Free

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In-Person Centering Prayer Session

Held in person on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 1-2pm and on the 4th Tuesday of the month, 7-8pm. For these in-person sessions, registration is required in advance, due by the Monday before each in-person session.  (Virtual Zoom sessions will be the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays of the … Continue reading

Free

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Virtual Quiet Mornings

Quiet Mornings sessions are currently being held virtually on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, and the 4th Saturday, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. (Sessions will be held in-person on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 9:30-10:45am.) Please email Joanne at jmcahooneph3@gmail.com for the Zoom invitation for all virtual sessions. … Continue reading

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Virtual Centering Prayer

Held VIRTUALLY on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays of the month, 1-2pm. Centering Prayer is a form of Christian contemplative prayer, in which one abides in the Presence of God in interior silence. Centering Prayer emphasizes the indwelling Presence of the Holy Trinity within and among us, and our … Continue reading

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Grief Retreat

Sale: Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $55 through 8/21/2024.

The Revolution of Openness: Experiencing Grief and Loss in a New Era The concept of grieving the loss of loved ones as a journey allows human beings to understand the healing process in stages, with accompanying tasks and with needs that are both universal and unique.  Yet there are many … Continue reading

$65

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In Search of Sanctuary

Sale: Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $55 through 8/27/2024.

Sanctuary is wherever I find safe space to regain my bearings, reclaim my soul, heal my wounds, and return to the world as a wounded healer. It’s not merely about finding shelter from the storm: it’s about spiritual survival. ~Parker Palmer   The word “sanctuary” typically evokes a sense of peace, … Continue reading

$65

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Virtual Quiet Mornings

Quiet Mornings sessions are currently being held virtually on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, and the 4th Saturday, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. (Sessions will be held in-person on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 9:30-10:45am.) Please email Joanne at jmcahooneph3@gmail.com for the Zoom invitation for all virtual sessions. … Continue reading

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Virtual Quiet Mornings

Quiet Mornings sessions are currently being held virtually on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, and the 4th Saturday, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. (Sessions will be held in-person on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 9:30-10:45am.) Please email Joanne at jmcahooneph3@gmail.com for the Zoom invitation for all virtual sessions. … Continue reading

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Virtual Centering Prayer

Held VIRTUALLY on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays of the month, 1-2pm. Centering Prayer is a form of Christian contemplative prayer, in which one abides in the Presence of God in interior silence. Centering Prayer emphasizes the indwelling Presence of the Holy Trinity within and among us, and our … Continue reading

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Friends Day of Prayer: Sharon Scibek

Compassion as a Spiritual Practice: Discovering How Awareness of Our Feelings and Needs Brings Us to a Place of Compassion for Self and Others    Our daily lives are inundated with opportunities to be more compassionate, yet often we do not know how to respond. The question becomes for us, “How … Continue reading

$45

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Fall Tree Speak Morning Retreat

Tree Speak: Learning and Reverencing the Life, Language, and Lessons of Trees  “But we shouldn't be concerned about trees purely for material reasons, we should also care about them because of the little puzzles and wonders they present us with. Under the canopy of the trees, daily dramas and moving … Continue reading

$40

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Quiet Mornings – In Person Session

Quiet Mornings sessions are currently being held in-person on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. (It is also held virtually on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday and 4th Saturday. Every virtual session is held from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon.) Please email Joanne at jmcahooneph3@gmail.com for the Zoom sessions invitation. … Continue reading

Free

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In-Person Centering Prayer Session

Held in person on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 1-2pm and on the 4th Tuesday of the month, 7-8pm. For these in-person sessions, registration is required in advance, due by the Monday before each in-person session.  (Virtual Zoom sessions will be the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays of the … Continue reading

Free

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Virtual Quiet Mornings

Quiet Mornings sessions are currently being held virtually on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, and the 4th Saturday, from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. (Sessions will be held in-person on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 9:30-10:45am.) Please email Joanne at jmcahooneph3@gmail.com for the Zoom invitation for all virtual sessions. … Continue reading

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What our guests are saying about their stay at The Bon Secours Retreat & Conference Center
"Once again, a magnificent center. Location, building, grounds, staff, spiritual director, mass and dining experience were all excellent!"
— June Directed Retreat
"The Retreat Center is spotless, offers good food, private full baths, seems to have a “happy” staff, persons from office, persons to do housekeeping and all. The hospitality of all is 'tops'. I love the quietness that is encouraged."
— Aging with Wisdom
"Thank you for the comfort and warmth. The grounds are wonderful."
— Hempfield United Methodist Church
"Beautiful facility inside and out! Peace is felt as soon as I arrived."
— Meditators for Better Living
"Everyone was tremendously friendly and accommodating. Such a beautiful, welcoming place."
— Finding Your Way
"This place is awesome and thank God for all the staff."
— Heartland Hospice/Caring Hearts Camp
"Really helped in my continued grieving process. Very helpful. Grace filled retreat."
— August Directed Retreat
"I have been coming here for 25 years and it adds so much to my spiritual life."
— Aging with Wisdom
"Loved your retreat center! Thank you for delicious meals and happy employees/facilitators!"
— Immaculate Heart of Mary
"A wonderful, peaceful experience. Very comforting atmosphere."
— Johns Hopkins
"The landscape and the beauty of this operation is spectacular. The scenery was breathtaking."
— NFBC Women’s Ministry
"Could not have been better in any way."
— Gift of Animals: Our Spiritual Companions
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