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Artful Musings: Contemplative Practices for Everyday Life

During this week retreat we will experience different prayer and meditation practices, simple ways of art and writing that can be used in your everyday life.

   Each day these options will be available to participants:

- morning and evening reflection

- an experience of creative practice

- spiritual conversation with one of the facilitators

- massage or reiki

- joining the Dominican Community for prayers and/or Eucharistic liturgy

Sunday, June 28, to Thursday, July 2, 2020
The retreat begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and concludes with the noon meal on Thursday. 
Cost of $515 includes a $50 non-refundable deposit, accommodations, meals and supplies.  Massage and reiki are available for a separate fee.

Miriam Brown, OP, a Sinsinawa Dominican, is a spiritual guide, retreat facilitator, presenter on current spirituality themes.  She has an eye for the Spirit’s movement in the world and enjoys the surprise of writing.

Pat Shutts has a BA in Theology and an MA in Pastoral Studies, and received training in spiritual guidance from Creighton University and bereavement ministry from the Diocese of Joliet, Illinois.  Pat brings her gift of compassionate listening and openness to the Spirit, and companions seekers as they acknowledge and discover God's presence in all of life's journey.  Pat is a lay covenant companion of the Wheaton  Franciscans.  She loves art, play, and prayer.

Jim Gill holds a master’s degree from the Institute in Creation Centered Spirituality (Mundelein Chicago).  He trained as a spiritual guide through Siena’s Spiritual Guidance Training Program.  Prior to joining the Siena Retreat Center staff, he ministered in Milwaukee area parishes for over three decades.  Jim is an Associate of the School Sisters of Notre Dame.

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Artful Musings

$50.00 deposit required
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