Retreats & Pilgrimages
List of Retreats
Here are a few of the upcoming Bay Area retreats:
Oct. 28 to 30
Wise and Holy Women. San Damiano Retreat, 710 Highland Drive, Danville. Brother Mickey McGrath, OSFS, offers a look at creative women wisdom figures who span generations of Church history in troubled times, from Mary and Elizabeth to Sister Thea Bowman, and how they can still inspire us in our own time and crises in faith and identity. $235 private room, $205 per person, double occupancy. Information: 925-837-9141 or www.sandamiano.org.
Wednesday, Nov. 9
Mindfulness Meditation for Healing and Wholeness. 10:30 a.m. to noon at 43326 Mission Circle, Fremont. Registration: http://bit.ly/CESMindfulness2 or 510-933-6360.
Nov. 10 to 13
Writing Retreat with Jane Hirshfield. At Santa Sabina Retreat Center, 25 Magnolia Ave., San Rafael. "Poetry and Permeability: Writing through Words, Silence and Attention." Fee: $425. Information: www.santasabinacenter.org or 415-457-7727.
Nov. 11 to 13
Retreat Weekend: Mercy and Forgiveness: The Gateway to God's Joy. 5 p.m. Nov. 11 to 1 p.m. Nov. 13 at Maryknoll Retreat Center in Los Altos, 23000 Cristo Rey Drive, Los Altos. Through silent reflection, journaling, videos, faith sharing, and community liturgy, we will explore how God's mercy is at work in our lives. Private rooms with bathroom. Located across from Rancho San Antonio County Park. Suggested donation: $150. Contact: Kris East, 510-276-5021 or email@example.com.
Saturday, Dec. 3
Preparing Our Hearts — Advent Prayer throught Art. 9 a.m. to noon in Dominican Art Room at Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose Motherhouse, 43326 Mission Circle, Fremont. RSVP by Nov. 28. To register call 510-933-6360.
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