retreat

April 12, 2019
More than 30 young women considering religious life gathered in San Antonio last month for a one-of-a-kind retreat. Titled Deep Encounter: Listening with an Open Heart (or Profundo Encuentro), the retreat illuminated the art of discernment: how to determine God’s plan for your life. Unlike...
February 05, 2019
As part of National Catholic Sisters Week, the Carmelite Sisters will host a retreat for teens preparing for the sacrament of confirmation. Funded by an NCSW mini-grant, the retreat will be held March 9 at the Carmelite Monastery of Baltimore. Around 50 teens are expected to attend. We caught up...
January 31, 2019
Art is an entryway into prayer, and the young women who attend Profundo Encuentro this March will be ushered along that path by a wise and gentle guide, Sister Chela Gonzalez, OP. “Deep Encounter: Listening with an Open Heart” is designed to help young women attune their hearts to God’s will...
December 08, 2018
In response to a wellspring of interest, the vocation discernment retreat hosted by the National Catholic Sisters Project next March has been opened up to all interested women. “Deep Encounter: Listening with an Open Heart” will be held March 7-10, 2019, in San Antonio at the Hilton Airport...
March 08, 2018
Only a few minutes pass from the 5 a.m. alarm that wakes Sister Simone Campbell, SSS, to the time she begins meditating. It’s an “anchor point,” says the 72-year-old DC-based lobbyist who rose to fame with the Nuns on the Bus advocacy tour and multiple appearances on The Colbert Report....