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Spiritual Charisms and the Enneagram 2023

Spiritual Charisms and the Enneagram. Starts Friday, January 20, 2023

We are born with original blessing, each of us with individual personality traits, attunements, and gifts.
We fill the world with our singular combination of holy quirkiness, generosities, and ways of working out the intricacies of human and planetary relationships. In this complexity, even Jesus asked, “Who do you say that I am”!

On Friday evening we will review the spiritual tradition of the Enneagram with the goal of recognizing our own “type” and learning the traits of the others. Come somewhat acquainted with the nine-point schema and the results of the Inventory that you will receive from us ahead of time. There will be displays, books, cartoons, and conversations to help.

On Saturday we will consider the challenges and gifts of each type in relation to our inner and outer lives, with an eye to our spirituality, desires and gifts for good, snags and compulsions, and special ways of being and serving in the world. Then taking an Inventory on spiritual charisms, we will notice these sacred gifts intertwining with our enneagram leanings, and see how our hearts express them for the common good.

In an optional evening on Saturday, participants can work with the material, sharing practical, relational, and spiritual insights, questions, and applications. The presenter will be available as resource. Another option is to take time alone to relax and do your own integration. We will conclude with breakfast Sunday morning.

One Night Option:
Friday, January 20, to Saturday, January 21, 2023
The retreat begins at 7:00pm on Friday and concludes at 4:00pm on Saturday.
Cost of $195 includes $65 nonrefundable deposit, overnight accommodations, and meals.

Two Night Option:
Friday, January 20, to Sunday, January 22, 2023
The retreat begins at 7:00pm on Friday and concludes with breakfast on Sunday.
Cost of $255 includes $65 nonrefundable deposit, overnight accommodations, and meals.

You can register and pay online by clicking the register button on the right, by calling the front desk at 262-898-2590 with a credit card number, or by mailing a check made out to "Siena Retreat Center". Payment must be received to complete registration.

Please register by Monday, January 2. By registering early, you assist us in providing quality organization and administration of our retreats and programs. We want to be fully prepared for your arrival with adequate staffing, supplies, room arrangements, and meals. We make every effort to avoid canceling retreats and programs. However, most of these events require a minimum enrollment to move forward. Registering early can help assure that the retreats and programming you look forward to participating in can happen.

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Miriam Brown, OP; a Sinsinawa Dominican, is a spiritual guide, retreat facilitator, and presenter on current spirituality themes. She was a long-time team member of the Center’s Spiritual Guidance Training Program. Miriam holds a master’s degree in Religious Studies from Fordham University and directed an ecumenical organization for 13 years. Miriam has an eye for the Spirit’s movement in the world and flowing in each person’s precious life.

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