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

Losing What Drags Us Down

Losing weight often makes us feel better, but what is even more health-promoting is the benefit of losing the emotional and spiritual baggage that drags us down. This day of retreat will examine the reasons we can’t (or won’t) let go of emotional and spiritual baggage, the benefits of doing … 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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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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Cancer Survivor’s Retreat

To the brave and broken-hearted who have taught us how to rise after a fall; your courage is contagious. ~Brene Brown National Cancer Survivors’ Day (to be celebrated June 2) is a day to honor those who are living with a history of cancer, recognizing their strength and courage. In … 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 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

Disappointments in love, even betrayals and losses, serve the soul at the very moment they seem in life to be tragedies. The soul is partly in time and partly in eternity. We might remember the part that resides in eternity when we feel despair over the part that is in … Continue reading

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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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Summer Yoga & Wellness Retreat

Breathe In, Stress Out - Summertime is the peak season for travel, camps, graduations, weddings, family reunions and so much more.  But along with the joys of summer come new stresses like missed flights, long layovers, transporting kids to camp and back, and more daylight leading to longer days of work with little rest.  This retreat … Continue reading

$65

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From Conflict to Connection

From Conflict to Connection: Contemplative Practices that Heal Families & Organizations Don’t miss this special 3-day retreat with nationally sought-after speaker, facilitator, and retreat director Brent Anderson, M.Div., BCC. Whether you are fairly new to Christian contemplative spirituality or have been on this journey for decades, retreatants emerge with an … Continue reading

$320

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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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Juneteenth Celebration Retreat

Sale: Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $55 through 5/22/2024.

On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger and his troops made their way to Galveston with General Order No. 3 in hand, declaring, “All slaves are free.” Upon reading the order, enslaved Black people celebrated at that very moment, and each year following, on June 19, celebrations continued in … 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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Silent Directed Retreat – June

On an individually directed retreat, the retreatant meets with their spiritual director once a day.  The rest of the time is spent relaxing, reading, thinking, and praying.  Each retreat focuses on the way God is active in the individual’s life, and each retreat follows a uniquely personal path.  The retreat … Continue reading

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SoulCollage®Weekend Retreat

SoulCollage® is a simple intuitive process of creating many small collages and then giving voice to the images to discover their identity and the wisdom they carry. It is an imaginative, contemplative way to mindfully access the reality of our True Selves. SoulCollage® is a spiritual practice which can lead to … Continue reading

$275

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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

Free

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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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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

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Summer 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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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

Free

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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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What our guests are saying about their stay at The Bon Secours Retreat & Conference Center
"The quality of the food and the selections were outstanding. Thank you all for an amazing visit."
— Bon Secours Health System, Inc.
"Everyone goes out of their way to be helpful and makes guests feel welcome."
— A Path and a Small Light
"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
"The landscape and the beauty of this operation is spectacular. The scenery was breathtaking."
— NFBC Women’s Ministry
"This place is awesome and thank God for all the staff."
— Heartland Hospice/Caring Hearts Camp
"Everything went very smoothly. The presentations were excellent. The bookstore had a great supply of the recommended books."
— Making All Things New
"I have been coming here for 25 years and it adds so much to my spiritual life."
— Aging with Wisdom
"A serene and beautiful facility where spirits can be renewed."
— The Alleluias
"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
"From the first time I inquired about the retreat I was given great information. Very informative team and more than willing to answer questions."
— University of Baltimore
"Could not have been better in any way."
— Gift of Animals: Our Spiritual Companions
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