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Silent Directed Retreat I

“Now is the time to restore an awareness of the magnificent temple within us where the Spirit of Peace abides.”

- Joyce Rupp- Prayer Seeds

This retreat currently has a waiting list. 
Please feel free to register but do not submit a deposit as you will be placed on a waiting list.  We will let you know if there is an opening.

This silent directed retreat provides an opportunity to meet daily with one’s spiritual director, morning prayer with the Racine Dominican community, and evening prayer with the retreat group.  Solitude, nature, and silence enhance these sacred days.

Sunday, June 10, to Saturday, June 16, 2018
The retreat begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and concludes with the noon meal on Saturday.
Cost of $495 includes $50 non-refundable deposit, spiritual direction, overnight accommodations, and meals.


When registering, please indicate your first choice for director in the special requests section.

Jane Clare Ishiguro is a spiritual guide/companion   and retreat facilitator.  She is also an enthusiast and facilitator for adult faith formation as well as spiritual growing and thriving.  A graduate of the Siena Center’s Spiritual Guidance Program and St. Francis Seminary, Jane Clare is currently the pastoral associate for the Good Shepherd Community of Faith in Menomonee Falls.

Nancy Sell, OSF, is a School Sister of St. Francis.  With graduate degrees from Andover Newton Theological School in Massachusetts and Washington Theological Union in Maryland and training in spiritual direction, she has been involved in various aspects of ministry for over 40 years including parish, seminary, jail and religious community ministry.  She is currently involved in spiritual direction and retreat ministry.

Colleen Terry graduated from Siena Retreat Center’s Spiritual Guidance Training Program and continues to offer guidance to spiritual companions.  She believes the Spirit permeates the entire cosmos, Earth, and our personal journeys as we share our stories, desires, disappointments, challenges, and hopes.   She has a master’s degree in Elementary Education and 49 years of elementary teaching and administration experience.  Colleen remains grateful for 20 years of Sinsinawa Dominican formation.  As a former religious, Colleen relates to both community life and the spirituality of single life.

Sandy Schmitz, OP, is a Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa.  With graduate degrees in Education and Administration, Sandy has ministered as teacher, principal and parish Pastoral Associate.  She completed Clinical Pastoral Education Residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.  She recently retired after many years as chaplain at St. Mary's hospital in Madison, Wisconsin.  Sandy is a graduate of Siena Retreat Center’s Spiritual Guidance Program and is currently a spiritual guide and hospital and nursing home volunteer.

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Silent Directed Retreat I

$50.00 deposit required
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