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2013-2014 Schedule
Ongoing Programs

Al-Anon Book Study
Thursday (Weekly all year round)
7-8 pm
Free Will Offering 

Contemplative Prayer through Meditation
Martha Keesecker
Monday, 7-8 pm
September 9, 2012-July 28, 2014
Free Will Offering

Ignatian 19th Annotation Retreat
(The Spiritual Exercises in Everyday Life)
For those who wish to make the 30-day retreat of St. Ignatius over a period of 8-9 months, a special time of intense prayer. Requires a commitment of one hour of prayer each day and weekly meeting with a spiritual director.
If your own director cannot do this, contact: Sr. Mary Dennison, rc (281)497-3131(281)497-3131 and the Cenacle will assign a trained director.
Retreats usually begin in late September or early October.

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April


April 30- May 1, 2014
For Women (70+)
Grace-ful Aging II
Accepting Our Own Gift of Wisdom
1:30 pm Wednesday - 3 pm Thursday
Lalor Cadley, Sr. Mary Dennison, rc, Maria Pavlik and Judy Leatherwood Smith
We will look at the summons and gifts of our later years and how we respond to them with God's wisdom and grace, as we explore some life topics. ( For women 70+) only

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May

May 3, 2014
A perfect gift for Mother's Day!
A Spiritual Spa
Day of Prayer
8:30 am - 4 pm
Lorrie Kehoe, Jan Casey, Cenacle Ministry Staff
Come and refresh your mind, body and spirit through a relaxing day in the peaceful, prayerful environment of the Cenacle. Choose your own activities: T'ai Chi Chih, meditation, yoga, praying with music and art, labyrinth and other restful ways designed to nurture and calm you. Massage (full body and chair) may be scheduled when you arrive for an additional fee. Give someone you love a gift certificate for this prayerful day of renewal! Wear comfortable clothing.
Minimum Offering: $60 includes breakfast bits, lunch and afternoon tea
Online Registration is now closed. Call 281-497-3131281-497-3131 to see about additional reservations.

May 16-18, 2014
Inner Healing Retreat
Treasures in Our Memories
7 pm Friday - 1:30 pm Sunday
Cenacle Inner Healing Team
Who doesn't love finding a treasure? Of all the places we might look, many treasures are well within reach: in our memories. What golden nuggets will you find to enrich and enhance your life?
Minimum Offering: $185 includes overnight accommodations and 5 meals
Click here to Register for Treasure in Our Memories

May 16-18, 2014
For Catholic women ages 19-50 exploring religious life
How is God Inviting Me into My Future
Exploring Religious Life
7 pm Friday - 1:30 pm Sunday
Sr. Roselle Haas, rc
May God be inviting you to live as a Catholic Sister or Associate in a Religious Community? Come spend a weekend with your God, yourself and others who are also on the journey. There will be time for quiet reflection, prayer, and sharing stories, questions, insights, and experiences.
Free Will Offering
Call 281-497-3131 and ask to speak with Sr. Roselle Haas, rc


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June

June 6-8, 2014
Silent Retreat for Women
If You Believe, then You Will See
7pm Friday - 1:30pm Sunday
Rev. Emmanuel Agber, MSP
This retreat in contemplative silence for women will help you to slow down and experience the God who loves you more than you could ever imagine.
Minimum Offering: $185 includes overnight accommodations and 5 meals
Parishes
St. Our Mother of Mercy
Mary Terrel (713) 675-8434(713) 675-8434
St. Mary of the Purification
Joyce Page (281) 356-5650(281) 356-5650
St. Philip Neri
Tonya Franshaw (713) 436-2066(713) 436-2066
Mary Mercier (713)264-0277(713)264-0277
Rose Roberts (713)738-1229(713)738-1229

June 13-15, 2014
Retreat for Cenacle Affiliates and Partners in Ministry
7 pm Friday - 1:30 pm Sunday
Cenacle Sisters and Team

June 13-15, 2014
Women's Weekend
Women Reflecting God: Praying with Feminine Images of God
7 pm Friday - 1:30 pm Sunday
Sr. Roselle Haas, rc
Being on a spiritual journey implies a growth in our sense of ourselves as well as our sense of who God is . Since most people were raised in religious traditions which easily image God in masculine form, this interactive retreat will explore feminine images of God in order to provide a person reflection and sharing will encourage participants to discover and listen to how God is imaged in women's experiences of themselves.
For women only
Minimum offering $185 includes overnight accommodations and 5 meals
Click here to Register for Women Reflecting God

June 20-22, 2014
Intimate Friendship with God:
Beginning Meditation and Contemplation
7 pm Friday - 1:30 pm Sunday
Rev. Mark Thibodeaux, SJ
God invites every person to intimate friendship. This retreat will present ways of beginning this intimate friendship through various types of prayer, especially meditation and contemplation.
Minimum offering $185 includes overnight accommodations and 5 meals
Click here to Register for the Intimate Friendship with God

Monday, June 23, 2014
The Ignatian Examen
Praying the Nitty-Gritty of My Day
9:00 am - 2 pm
Rev. Mark Thibodeaux, SJ
We will explore how to bring the stuff of our everyday life to God through St. Ignatius's favorite prayer: the Ignatian Examen. Through this prayer, we will become more aware of how God is present and active in all of the events and experiences that touch us each day.
Minimum Offering: $45 includes lunch
Click here to Register for The Ignatian Examen

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July


July 15-23 2014
Summer Individual Directed Retreats
"Come away by yourself to a quiet place and rest a while." (Mark 6:31)
Accept the gift of time for relaxation and rest in atmosphere of contemplative silence which allows you to deepen your relationship with God. An experienced spiritual director will help you to find your daily rhythm of prayer and reflection. Retreats are available from 1 to 8 days.
Minimum Offering: $75 per 24-hour period includes overnight accommodations and meals. Free will offering for spiritual direction appreciated.

July 25-27, 2014
Contemplative Yoga Prayer
7 pm - Friday - 1:30 pm Sunday
Susan Grace Alonso
Moving into stillness through yoga postures we will seek the Kingdom of God within us (Luke 17:21) as yoga becomes prayer. Practicing patience, kindness, gentleness, humility and compassion with each stretch, we open our hearts and minds to the presence of the One who loves us so.
Minimum Offering: $185 includes overnight accommodations and 5 meals
Click here to Register for Contemplative Yoga Prayer

Saturday, July 26, 2014
Morning for Cenacle Retreat Helpers
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Sr. Mary Guido, rc
Fro volunteers who minister in the "behind-the scenes" details of Cenacle retreats. Newcomers interested in becoming a Cenacle Retreat Helper are welcome as well as experienced Cenacle Retreat Helpers! This morning of celebration and training will end with lunch.

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August

August 1-3, 2014
"For Women (55+)"
Mid Life II
Living Your Way to Wisdom
7 pm - Friday - 1:30 pm Sunday
Dianne Cotton, Sr. Mary Dennison, rc and Sharon Jacobson
The later mid-life journey opens us to the positive possibilities of a fuller, healthy life and an awareness of God's deeper call to intimacy through reflection on our experiences of life - painful and joyous.
For women (55+) only.
Minimum Offering: $185 includes overnight accommodations and 5 meals
Click here to Register for Mid-Life II Living Your Way to Wisdom
 

August 8-10, 2014
Glimpses in to the Divine Beloved
7 pm - Friday - 1:30 pm Sunday
Sr. Lois Dideon, rc
Come and explore ways that we can experience and know God. The book Love Poems from God by Daniel Ladinsky will begin our search together. Our own experiences will help us to seek and find the God who loves us unconditionally.
Minimum Offering: $185 includes overnight accommodations and 5 meals
Click here to Register for Glimpses into the Divine Beloved

Saturday, August 9, 2014
Day of Prayer for Caregivers of Children/Adults with Disabilities
10 am - 4:30 pm
To register and to arrange child/adult care, contact Charleen Katra (713) 741-8793(713) 741-8793 or ckatra@arch.org Co-sponsored by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Ministry with Persons with Disabilities

August 22-23, 2014
Spiritual Direction Institute
Overnight (Year 1)
7 pm - Friday - 6 pm Saturday
Sr. Ann Goggin, rc and Sr. Mary Guido, rc
This overnight is for the incoming class of the Cenacle Spiritual Direction Institute.


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September

September 5-7, 2014
Spiritual Direction Institute Retreat
(Years 2 and 3 )
7 pm - Friday - 1:30 pm Sunday
Rev. Philip Chircop, SJ
This overnight is for the students of Years 2 and 3 of the Cenacle Spiritual Direction Institute.
Minimum Offering: $185 includes overnight accommodations and 5 meals
Click here to Register for Spiritual Direction Institue Retreat (Years 2 & 3)

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