Programs/Retreats

Pre-registration is requested for all programs.

– 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

For more information on any of these programs please call 978-380-1574.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

Centering Prayer 
2nd Saturday of the month
Oct 14, Nov 11, Dec 9 (2017); Jan 13 (2018) 
9:30-11:00 am

Centering Prayer is a form of silent contemplative prayer. Instruction on the prayer and opportunity to practice it will be offered.

Presenter: Nancy Citro, SNDdeN
Free will offering
To Register, call: 978-380-1574 or email: ndscips@sndden.org

Mornings or Evenings of Prayer for Women 
September 2017 through January 2018
Choose 9:00 am – 10:45 am OR 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm

– October 10    Martha and Mary
– November 14    Bent Over Woman
– December 12    Walking to Bethlehem
– January 9    Who Do You Say I Am 

Presenter: Catherine Griffiths, SNDdeN
Free will offering
To Register, call: 978-380-1574 or email: ndscips@sndden.org

Seven-Week Book Reflection/ Discussion 
Sept 13, 27; Oct 11, 25; Nov 8, 22; Dec 6 
Wednesday: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm 

Patrick Woodhouse, author of Etty Hillesum – A Life Transformed, reflects on the diary and letters of this young Jewish woman, revealing a woman who was shaped by a spirituality of hope in the darkest period of the Nazi Holocaust. Hers is a journey relevant for our time!

Leaders: Sr. Ellen Keane, SNDdeN and Sr. Mary Boretti, SNDdeN
Free will offering
To Register, call: 978-380-1574 or email: ndscips@sndden.org

Sabbath Days 
Nov 7, Dec 6 (2017) Jan 16 (2018)
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Time to pause, rest, reflect, and enjoy God’s presence manifested within and without. The staff will open and close the day with prayer.

Please bring your own lunch. Free will offering
To Register, call: 978-380-1574 or email: ndscips@sndden.org

Day of Prayer – “Mysticism and Peacemaking” 
October 21, 2017 
Saturday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm 

Karl Rahner, SJ, once wrote:” The Christian of the future will be a mystic or (s)he will not exist at all.” We’ll explore the idea of everyday mysticism and discuss the relationship between mysticism and peacemaking. In the process, we’ll have the opportunity to map out our own spiritual journeys and look for those everyday mystical experiences.

Presenter: Art McDonald, PhD
Cost $35
Register, complete and return Registration Form at least 10 days advance.
(WORD version) SC_Registration Form_WORD
  or (PDF version) SC_Registration Form_PDF

Weekend Workshop – “Enneagram Visited/Re-visited” 
November 10-12, 2017 
Friday 5:00 pm – Sunday 1:00 pm 

This workshop is geared to both participants new to the Enneagram as well as those familiar with the Enneagram. Numerous people find this ancient tool extremely helpful as it addresses nine very different points of view in perceiving the world, reality, etc. It clearly addresses differences among us.

Presenter: Ruth A. Duffy, SNDdeN (certified Enneagram Teacher)
Cost $175
Register, complete and return Registration Form at least 10 days advance.
(WORD version) SC_Registration Form_WORD
  or (PDF version) SC_Registration Form_PDF

 

Day of Prayer – “Listening to the Voice of the Spirit: Ignatian Discernment within the Parish Setting” 
November 16, 2017 
Thursday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm 

Ignatian discernment offers the opportunity to approach decision making from another perspective. Let’s acquaint ourselves with how this gift of discernment might enhance the life of our parishes.

Presenter: Nancy Sheridan, SUSV
Cost $35
Register, complete and return Registration Form at least 10 days advance.
(WORD version) SC_Registration Form_WORD
  or (PDF version) SC_Registration Form_PDF

 

Day of Prayer – “Our Lady of Guadalupe and Her Relevance in the Church Today”
December 9, 2017 
Saturday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm 

A prayerful day in which to learn the moving and significant history of the apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe, its iconographical description, its trans-religion meaning, pontifical pronouncements and its cultural significance around the world.

Presenter: Barbara Gutierrez, SNDdeN
Cost $35
Register, complete and return Registration Form at least 10 days advance.
(WORD version) SC_Registration Form_WORD
  or (PDF version) SC_Registration Form_PDF

 

Directed Prayer Weekend
January 5-7, 2018 
Friday 5:00 pm – Sunday 1:00 pm 

“What are you looking for?” (Jn 1:38).
Have you longed for a time to be alone where you can create space for God to meet you? “Come and see.” (Jn 1:39) The weekend will include opportunities to meet with a director.

Directors: Staff and guests
Cost $175
Register, complete and return Registration Form at least 10 days advance.
(WORD version) SC_Registration Form_WORD
  or (PDF version) SC_Registration Form_PDF