The Retreat Center may be available for a week, a month, or more
for your personal sabbatical. To reserve a room at this sacred
haven of beauty and peace, please call or email your request.
CONTEMPLATIVE SABBATICAL PROGRAM
ST. JOSEPH RETREAT CENTER
January 13, 2014 - March 6, 2014
53 day Sabbatical Program is open to women and men religious,
clergy and lay people of all denominations. This Contemplative
Sabbatical is designed to enhance personal renewal. Quiet time
and solitude are priorities supplemented by reflective input by
experienced staff members and opportunities to enhance one's spiritual
development and prayer. Some days, most afternoons and all evenings
are personal time for reading, resting, exercising, praying, or
exploring the area. Weekly Spiritual Direction is available. Come
and participate in as many Morning, Day and Weekend programs as
you wish.The program is not built on establishing community but
this might happen in the silence. You can make arrangements to
come earlier for additional private time, if you desire.
will absolutely fall in love with the beauty of the Retreat Center
immediately situated on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Not only
is God's outside décor of visuals and sound beyond description
during the day and throughout the night but the ambiance of the
over 130 year old center is so attractive, clean and welcoming.
Thirteen of its sixteen bedrooms as well as the living room, dining
room and chapel have an ocean view.
is waiting to be gracious to you. (Isaiah 30)
Deposit (non-refundable, non-transferable and part of total cost):
The balance is due no later than January 2, 2014.
Cost includes: Room & Board, all programs, socials, use of
laundry facilities, linens and towels, WiFi, and a PC available
for your use. Postage, phone, medical costs are extra.
Massage and Group Yoga will be offered weekly for those who wish
at an additional fee.
Individual Spiritual Direction will be available weekly and on
Directed Prayer Weekends with the same director. This cost is
included in tuition.
To apply for the Sabbatical program please click on the Application
Form link below. Fill it out completely and click on Submit.
Following is a list of Presenters and a link to more information
about each of them.