Author Archives: Rhen

The “Rookie Mistake” on Silent Retreats

A retreat director warned me, but I did it anyway. He was right. Continue reading

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How to Approach the Fear of Being Changed By a Retreat

Fear of being changed by a retreat is a legitimate concern, particularly if you have never made a retreat before, but here is why we should be open to it: Continue reading

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Quieting a Distracted Mind on Retreat

You may worry about being too distracted by other things to get much out of a retreat, but there are steps you can take to quiet your mind and improve your prayer. Continue reading

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What if I Can’t Find a Good Retreat Nearby?

It isn’t always possible to find a relevant retreat nearby. He is what to do if that is the case. Continue reading

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If Sharing with a Group is Keeping You from Making a Retreat

While sharing experiences with the group can be very powerful and beneficial for the group on a retreat, we don’t want it to be the factor that holds anybody back from the refreshing and impactful experience of making a retreat. Continue reading

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How to Begin Planning a Retreat

  The start of a new year is a very popular time to plan a retreat. Maybe you are interested in doing so, but do you know what to look for, or where to start looking? Let’s start with what … Continue reading

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ACTS Retreats

ACTS retreats are on the rise, named for the four pillars of the retreats – Adoration, Community, Theology, and Service. Continue reading

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Cursillo Retreats

If you have ever spent any time scanning the retreat offerings of local retreat centers there is a strong chance that you have seen a retreat title that didn’t make much sense – “Cursillo.” Cursillo retreats are among the most … Continue reading

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A 33 Day At-Home Retreat with Jesus & Mary

“33 Days to Morning Glory” is a series of 33 short, 2- or 3-page reflections on how devotion to Mary can bring us closer to Jesus. Continue reading

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Retreats for Married Couples: Worldwide Marriage Encounter

When it comes to retreats for marriage couples, one organization sets the standard: Worldwide Marriage Encounter.
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