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Silent Directed Retreat I

This silent retreat offers participants the opportunity to meet daily with a spiritual guide and to gather for morning prayer with the Racine Dominican community and evening prayer with the retreat group.  Solitude, nature, and silence enhance these sacred days.

Sunday, June 7, to Saturday, June 13, 2020
The retreat begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and concludes with the noon meal on Saturday.
Cost of $515 includes $50 non-refundable deposit, spiritual guidance appointments, overnight accommodations, and meals.  Massage and reiki are available for a separate fee.



Jane Clare Ishiguro is a spiritual guide, retreat leader and pastoral minister.  A graduate of  Siena Retreat Center’s Spiritual Guidance Training Program she companions seekers as they listend to the nudgings of God’s Spirit of Love.  Jane Clare finds support, spiritual nourishment and new life in her friendship with Clare and Francis of Assisi.

Maureen McDonnell, OP, is a Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa,  who has been doing spiritual guidance and retreat ministry  since 2006, after being in the   Siena Center training program.   She brings a background in teaching and 30 years’ experience in  college campus ministry.  Maureen has enjoyed living in Madison, Wisconsin, which provides a rich living environment. She also appreciates many volunteer opportunities.

Nancy A. 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 guidance, 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 guidance 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.


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Silent Directed Retreat I

$50.00 deposit required
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