March 2017

"In the stillness of the quiet, if we listen,
we can hear the whisper of the heart giving
strength to weakness, courage to fear,
hope to despair."
Howard Thurman
Join us...

Lenten Breakfasts
Wednesdays 8-9:30am
March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 15
Set aside time to reflect with others on the meaning of Lent. Simple breakfast, a reflection and a time of prayer & sharing.  Almsgiving: Donations to Georgina Food Pantry. No registration needed.

Finding God in All Things
Friday March 17, 5pm - Sunday March 19, 3pm
This retreat is for reflective people who seek to deepen their life and ministry in the midst of their everyday circumstances. God, Source of Life and Love, is present in our world, active in our lives, and continually drawing us toward greater freedom and joy. Various aspects of Ignatian Spirituality (e.g. affective prayer, contemplation, discernment, and examen) will be presented and practised. Facilitator: Jane McDonell ibvm.


3-Day Silent Retreats
Tuesday noon - Thursday 1pm
April 11-13, May 9-11
Take time to receive the gifts of silence waiting for you. Accommodation, meals and spiritual direction are offered 
as part of these days.
"Silence is the special sacrament of God's presence." Edward Farrell

NEW - Spring Equinox
March 20, 6pm 
Join us for our first Spring Equinox! 
Light supper provided, $5. No registration needed.


Writing Through The Aging Journey
- No Matter What Age You Are!
Friday May 5 - Sunday May 7, 2017
(includes Saturday workshop)
Put 'pen to paper' as you discover and contemplate the wonderful journey of aging, rich in mystery and possibility. Facilitator: Brenda Peddigrew rsm.

Open to the Public WORKSHOP 
"The Magic of Aging"
Saturday May 6, 9am-noon, Facilitator Ayuna Joan Weir
$45, $59 after April 15 

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International Women's Day...

March 8

"Give up on being perfect
and begin the work of becoming yourself."
Anna Quindlen

From the Archives...

One of our many unique visitors over the years!


"The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
Eleanor Roosevelt
"The best way out
is always through."
"In God's will
I found only quiet rest."
  Mary Ward

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L oretto Maryholme Spirituality Centre
is a sacred space  of peace and beauty on Lake Simcoe for those seeking to restore energies needed for personal and communal transformation.

The Centre is available for use by individuals and groups whose activities 
reflect  the Centre's mission. Facilitation of a workshop, a day of reflection, 
or an opportunity for spiritual direction can be arranged.

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