THE MONASTERY

Kalangan Road Galong NSW

A Mission of the Redemptorists

2020 Retreats

April

A Weekend of Poetry and Religion

Presented by: Father Dom Carrigan C.Ss.R
When: Friday 17th to Sunday 19th April

The late, great, Australian poet, Les Murray, once wrote a poem, “Poetry and Religion ”.

Father Dom invites retreatants to bring their favourite religious poem to share with others.

Ensuite room $300, room with shared facilities $260.

May

Emmaus Journey

Presented by: Father Patrick Corbett C.Ss.R
When: Monday 25th to Friday 29th March

“They recognised him in the breaking of the bread” (Luke 24:35)
A journey with friends combining a happy blend of ‘holiday’ and ‘Holy Day’. This retreat has been designed for people in the second half of life. A gentle four day experience of wholeness and wellbeing.

Ensuite room $550, room with shared facilities $450.

September

Six Day Retreat

Presented by: Father Patrick Corbett C.Ss.R
When: Friday 4th to Friday 11th September

How do we nurture Divine Beauty within our body, mind and spirit? The Retreat will explore how we nurture Divine Beauty within our body, mind and spirit so as to feel balanced, whole and connected to God. A time to relax and reflect on the deep relation between well being and beauty.

The heart is the tabernacle of Divine Beauty. St. John of the Cross puts it poetically:

“I did not have to ask my heart what it wanted
because of all the desires I have ever known
just one did I cling to
for it was the essence of all desire
To know Beauty”.

Ensuite room $650, room with shared facilities $550.

October

Marian Procession Sunday

When: Sunday 25th October

Led by Archbishop Christopher Prowse, clergy and lay peo-ple of the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn.

Divine Will

Presented by:
Fr Hugh Thomas C.Ss.R and Fr Emil Milat
When: Friday 30h to Sunday 1st November

Fr Hugh and Fr Emil will lead a retreat on Living in the Divine Will. Fr Hugh has conducted contemplative and Eucharistic retreats for many years and Fr Emil has present-ed talks and retreat days on the teachings of Luisa Picarretta and Living in the Divine Will. Ensuite Room $300, shared facilities $260

November

Emmaus Journey

Presented by: Father Patrick Corbett C.Ss.R

When: Saturday 2nd to Wednesday 6th November

“They recognised him in the breaking of the bread” -Luke 24:35

A journey with friends combining a happy blend of ‘holiday’ and ‘Holy Day’. This retreat has been designed for people in the second half of life. A gentle four day experience of wholeness and wellbeing.

Ensuite room $550, room with shared facilities $450.

Contemplative Christianity

Presented by Sr Carmel Moore RSJ and Jan Wylie
The World Community for Christian Meditation ww.wccmaustralia.org.au www.wccm.org
Friday 6th—Sunday 8th November.
Ensuite Room $300, Retreat House $260.
Friday 6th— Friday 13th November

A silent retreat with the focus on the gifts that contemplative Christianity offers to the Church and the world.The World Community for Christian Meditation www.ccmaustralia.org.au www.wccm.org

Ensuite room $650, room with shared facilities $550.
Weekend retreats begin with the evening meal on Friday night and conclude after lunch on Sunday.
Weekday retreats begin with the evening meal on the first day and conclude after breakfast on the last day.