Programs/Retreats

Pre-registration is requested for all programs.REGISTRATION FORM:
(WORD version)   SC_Registration Form_WORD 
(PDF version)       SC_Registration Form_PDF

– For “Free Will Offering” programs, call 978-380-1574, or email: ndscips@sndden.org
– For “PAID” events, please complete the Registration Form, at least 10 days in advance and send with your deposit to:
          Notre Dame Spirituality Center
          30 Jeffreys Neck Road,
          Ipswich, MA 01938
– Scholarships are available. Please call 978-380-1574 or email: ndscips@sndden.org
– For more information on any programs please call 978-380-1574.

RECURRING MONTHLY PROGRAMS

Mornings of Prayer for Women
Tuesdays, 9 – 10:45 am
December 10   “My Advent Journey”
Presenter: Catherine Griffiths, SNDdeN and/or Peggy Cummins, SNDdeN
Free will offering
To Register, call: 978-380-1574 or email: ndscips@sndden.org

Omega Group Gatherings – based on Ilia Delio, OSF
Wednesdays, 4:30 – 6:00 pm
next scheduled meeting:  December 11
The vision for Omega Groups is to transform lives and heal our world through communal reflection and collective spiritual practice based in Teilhardian insight. We will use a variety of media for conversation, reflection and prayer to explore how to integrate this new consciousness in our everyday lives.
Presenters: Sr. Ellen Keane, SNDdeN, Sr. Mary Boretti, SNDdeN
Free will offering
To Register, call: 978-380-1574 or email: ndscips@sndden.org

(Omega Group) Love at the Heart of the Cosmos: Living in Relational Wholeness
A weekend retreat  Friday, Dec 6, 5 pm Sunday, Dec 8, 1 pm – see more info in the REREAT SECTION (scroll down)

Centering Prayer
Saturdays, Dec 14, Jan 11
9:30 – 11 am
We will learn the method and principles of this prayer practice and have the opportunity to experience this ancient method in a quiet, reflective atmosphere.
Presenter: Spirituality Center Staff
Free will offering
To Register, call: 978-380-1574 or email: ndscips@sndden.org

Sabbath Days for Self Care
 Dec 18, Jan 16
9 am – 4 pm

An opportunity for Spiritual Self Care. Take time for rest and meditation. Enjoy God’s presence manifested within and without. The staff will open and close your day with prayer. Please bring your own lunch.
Free will offering
To Register, call: 978-380-1574 or email: ndscips@sndden.org

Spiritual Parenting
Saturdays, Dec 7, Jan 11
4:30 – 7 pm
Join parents in community and draw from personal experience to nurture our children’s, and our own, spiritual journeys. A shared meal is included. For specific evenings’ topics please see notredamesc.org.
Presenters:  Kristina Carlberg, Tori Rosati
Free will offering
To Register, call: 978-380-1574 or email: ndscips@sndden.org


Retreats, Programs, & Special Events

A Search for Belonging: Building Community Today (6 week series)
Thursdays, Dec 5, 12, 19
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where do you find meaning in community? We’ll explore our: call to community, roles in creating and sustaining community, seeking God in community, responsibility to the world community.
Presenters: Sr. Peggy Cummins, SNDdeN, Gloria Hayes, Mary MacGillivray
Free will offering
To Register, call: 978-380-1574 or email: ndscips@sndden.org

Love at the Heart of the Cosmos: Living in Relational Wholeness – Registration closed. 
Friday, Dec 6, 5 pm Sunday, Dec 8, 1 pm
A live-streamed event from The Omega Center, exploring a “new story of the whole that can inspire, transform and give us hope.” Our Ipswich group will participate in the weekend conference via live-stream presentation and local group discussion.
Online faculty: Sr. Ilia Delio, Ursula King, John F. Haught, Sr. Kathleen Duffy, Cynthia Bourgeault
Local facilitators: Sr. Mary Boretti, SNDdeN, Sr. Ellen Keane, SNDdeN
Cost: $175 includes meals and 2-night accommodations (limited rooms available please book ASAP); $75 includes meals (commuter rate).
Register, complete and return Registration Form at least 10 days advance.
(WORD version) SC_Registration Form_WORD  or (PDF version) SC_Registration Form_

The Magnificat the Prayer of Mary program cancelled
Saturday, Dec 14
10 am – 3 pm

Listen to Mary and Elizabeth as they embrace one another in the joy of motherhood while Mary proclaims the goodness of her God.
Presenter: Sr. Catherine Griffiths, SNDdeN
Cost: $35 includes lunch
Register, complete and return Registration Form at least 10 days advance.
(WORD version) SC_Registration Form_WORD  or (PDF version) SC_Registration Form_

2020

Personal Epiphany – a Directed Prayer Weekend
Friday evening, Jan 3, to Sunday Jan 5, 1 pm
During this silent weekend, come, ponder and savor the epiphanies in your own life. Includes shared prayer experiences, time for silent prayer and opportunities to meet with a director.
Directors: Ellen Keane, SNDdeN and Paula Tinlin, SNDdeN
Cost: $175 includes meals and accommodation
Register, complete and return Registration Form at least 10 days advance.
(WORD version) SC_Registration Form_WORD  or (PDF version) SC_Registration Form_