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  • Health Ministry Lenten Weekend Retreat

    March 9 – 11, 2018 in Biddeford, Maine

    Mark Kutolowski Centering Prayer Retreat Leader

    Dear Fellow Member,

    We appreciate the challenges that a weekend retreat presents for those needing to negotiate parental and caregiver responsibilities or time apart after work week travel. Please take a moment to consider the benefits of saying yes. This retreat offers a space to refresh energy and spirit. Come and give yourself the gift of silence, stillness and solitude. the fruits of contemplative practice which open us to new capacities in daily life.

    Blessings, Your Health Ministry

    The weekend retreat will be held at the ocean view  Marie Joseph Spiritual Center,  10 Evans Road in  Biddeford, ME 04005, 207 284-5671      

    A Lenten Path to God’s presence and action within us.
    Join us for . . .

    • Guided Practice in Centering Prayer, Welcoming Prayer and other contemplative practices
    • Silence in community to reduce distractions and foster attention to God.
    • Restorative rest away from the daily rush of life’s demands and challenges.

    Mark Kutolowski, a seasoned retreat leader and Vermont naturalist, began teaching Christian meditation in 2003. He is a commissioned Centering Prayer presenter for Contemplative Outreach, Ltd. Direct questions or learn more about the retreat by contacting Kathleen Zagata or Rev. Will Burhans.

    Open to the divine presence, the source of all healing, through prayer.

    Retreat Schedule

    Friday Arrival: 5:30-6:30 pm

    Friday Program: 7-9 pm

    Saturday: 9-12noon, 2-4pm , 6-9pm

    Sunday 8-11 am

    Program includes:

    • Orientation to contemplative practices.
    • Daily Prayer sessions.
    • Time for prayerful movement, chant, reflection and rest.
    • Individual meeting with Mark Kutolowski or Rev Will Burhans as time permits.
    • Celebration of Communion.

    Cost: $225 per person covers retreat expenses, private room, three meals on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday morning. Scholarships are available upon request.


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