Through the Years

Through the Years

Through the Years The Upside of Aging Monday, January 26, 2015 9:30am – 1:30pm Sr. Jane Schlosser, R.S.M. Cost: $40 – Eucharist and lunch included Register by January 19. “Lord, make me sympathetic without being sentimental, helpful but not bossy. Let me discover merits where I had not expected them, and talents in people whom […]

Men and Our Shadows

Men and Our Shadows

Men and Our Shadows A Weekend for Men January 30 – February 1, 2015 facilitated by Jim Taylor, Ph.D. Sponsored by Illinois M.A.L.E.s, and the Men of St. Thomas Parish, Naperville, IL. Using the Enneagram, an ancient and proven tool, of Christian origin, for deepening spiritual awareness, we will explore the stronger instances that shape […]

The Spirituality of Healing

The Spirituality of Healing

The Spirituality of Healing A Day of Reflection Thursday, February 12, 2015 9:00am – 4:30pm Dr. James Finley, Ph.D. Cost: $75 – Lunch included Register ONLINE ONLY at: www.ILMidwestMaleSpirituality.org A one-day retreat exploring a seven step, contemplative  approach to the decisive role spirituality can play in healing trauma and all forms of suffering. The day […]

Falling in Love with God

Falling in Love with God

Falling in Love with God The Spiritual Teaching of St. John of the Cross February 13-15, 2015 Dr. James Finley, Ph.D. Conference ONLY cost: $175 (Hotel accommodations available nearby) Please note that this program does NOT include overnight accommodations or meals. Lodging can be found at several nearby hotels and motels, and the Darien area […]

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday An Exploration of Inner Space Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:30am – 1:30pm Sr. Jane Schlosser, R.S.M. Cost: $40 – Eucharist, lunch, and distribution of ashes included “Those who do not want any other then than God, do not walk in darkness, however dark and poor they find themselves.” -St. John of the Cross […]

Wake Up!

Wake Up!

Wake Up God Comes to us Disguised as Our Life 2015 St. Thomas Women’s Weekend A weekend by and for women with Guest Presenter: Paula D’Arcy February 20-22, 2015 Cost: $220 per person, double occupancy (at a local hotel, as the retreat rooms are limited and full) includes meals and program at the Carmelite Spiritual […]

Let's Make a Deal!

Let’s Make a Deal!

Let’s Make a Deal! Beginner’s Guide to Bargaining and Negotiation Monday, March 2, 2015 6:00pm – 8:30pm Fr. Glenn Snow, O.Carm. Cost: $25 – Register by February 26 Do you cringe at the thought of bargaining? Does the idea of buying a used car make you break into hives? You’re definitely not alone! Most Americans […]

Armchair Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Armchair Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Armchair Pilgrimage to the Holy Land Wednesday, March 11, 2015 9:30am – 2:30pm Eucharist and Lunch included Cost: $45 – Register by March 4 Fr. Bob leads us through the beloved Holy Land with his collection of biblical insights, slides, and songs, based on his experience leading 28 pilgrimages to the Holy Land. See and […]

Serenity Retreat for Women

Serenity Retreat for Women

Serenity Retreat for Women March 27-29, 2015 Friday 7:00pm – Sunday Noon Cost $170 – Register by March 15 “Willingness, honesty, and open-mindedness are the essentials of recovery. But these are indispensable.” — AA Big Book This retreat is an opportunity to explore the spiritual side of AA’s Twelve Steps with other women as they […]

Journey to Reinvention

Journey to Reinvention

Journey to Reinvention Moving from failure to success Saturday, March 28, 2015 9:00am – 2:30pm Mary Kay Slowikowski Cost: $45 – includes lunch Register by March 22 Emmy-nominated speaker Mary Kay Slowikowski is offering her renowned Journey to Reinvention seminars at the Carmelite Spiritual Center. This series helps participants rediscover the best of who they […]