THE MONASTERY

Kalangan Road Galong NSW

A Mission of the Redemptorists

2018 Retreats

Retreat Program for 2018

February

The Earth's Cry: Care of Our Common Home

Live-in weekend Friday 16 to Sunday 18 February
Open day Saturday February 17


Presented by Dr Anthony Kelly CSsR and Jacqui Remond, former director of Catholic Earthcare.

“The earth, burdened and laid waste, is among the most abandoned and maltreated of our poor; she groans in travail.” Romans. 8:22, Laudato Si’ paragraph 2. A practical exploration of Pope Francis’ call to care for our common home.

Ensuite $300, Shared Facilities $260, Saturday only $30, including morning and afternoon tea, and lunch. Bookings essential.

 

March

Greta Bradman Celebrates 100 years of St Clement's

Saturday 10 March

Presented by Greta Bradman an international soprano.

Light supper served at 6pm. Performance begins 7.45pm

$60 performance and supper. Accommodation packages available

 

April

Old Boys Reunion

Friday 20 to Sunday 22 April

Details to be announced

Ensuite $300, Shared facilities $260

 

An Emmaus Journey

Monday 23 to Friday 27 April

Presented by Fr Leo Coffey CSsR

This retreat journey is tailored for older retired people. An opportunity to relax and reflect peacefully on this second half of life… “Did not our hearts burn within us as he spoke to us on the road” Luke 24:32. A time to listen, a time to be quiet and a time to share.

Ensuite $550, Shared Facilities $450
 

August

Six Day Retreat

Monday 20 to Monday 27 August

Presented by Dr Elizabeth Dowling RSM

Join Dr Elizabeth Dowling RSM an Australian Scripture scholar as she invites you to a Biblical Journey: Come and See – Reading John’s Gospel ecologically. Fr Patrick Corbett, CSsR will be the celebrant for the daily Eucharist and available for spiritual accompaniment.

Ensuite $650, Shared Facilities $550.

 

September

An Emmaus Journey

Monday 10 to Friday 14 September

Presented by Fr Leo Coffey CSsR

This retreat journey is tailored for older retired people. An opportunity to relax and reflect peacefully on this second half of life… “Did not our hearts burn within us as he spoke to us on the road” Luke 24:32. A time to listen, a time to be quiet and a time to share.

Ensuite $550, Shared Facilities $450

 

October

Discovering Our Real Treasure

Monday 8 to Monday 15 October

Presented by Fr Leo Coffey CSsR

The Joy of Discovering our real treasure. A Preached retreat using the beauty and simplicity of music and prayer. Reflect upon the challenges of Jesus and our response – our Quest for God – our purpose in life. Discovering that “here where we are – we will find God” St Mary of the Cross

Ensuite $650, Shared Facilities $550

Marian Procession

Sunday 14 October

Join Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana and Archbishop Christopher Prowse, clergy and lay people of the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. 11am: Confession, 11.30am: Mass, 12.30pm: Lunch, 2pm: Procession. The Apostolic Delegate of the day took part in the grand official opening celebrations in 1918.

Divine Will Retreat

Friday 26 to Sunday 28 October

Presented by Fr Hugh Thomas CSsR and Fr Emil Milat

After the very successful retreat last year, Fr. Emil and Fr. Hugh are teaming up again on Galong to lead a retreat on Living in the Divine Will. Fr. Hugh has conducted retreats, contemplative, Marian, charismatic and Eucharistic throughout Australia and overseas for many years and Fr. Emil has given a number of talks and retreat days on the teachings of Luisa Picarretta on Living in the Divine Will. This retreat is both for beginners and those familiar with Luisa. It promises to be a transforming experience.

Ensuite $300, Retreat House $260

 

November

Retreat on Personal Holiness

Friday 9 to Sunday 11 November

Presented by Fr Hugh Thomas CSsR

This retreat is organised by the Legion of Mary, Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn, but is open to any who would wish to grow in holiness. It will feature the teachings of St. John Paul II, St Louis Mary de Montfort.

Retreat house $260.

The Door to Silence; A contemplative Journey

Monday 19 to Monday 26 November

Presented by Fr Patrick Corbett CSsR

This Six Day Retreat will open the door to a deep silence in which the message of several masters of our time will be unfolded. Come reflect on the inner journey with Teilhard de Chardin, Henri Le Saux (Abhishiktananda) and Beatrice Bruteau

Ensuite $650, Shared Facilities $550.

All weekday retreats start with the evening meal at 6pm and finish after breakfast on the last day of the retreat. Weekend retreats start with the evening meal and finish after lunch on Sunday.