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A Winter Retreat: Burrowing Deep

January 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - January 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm


In the midst of winter, when much of creation burrows deeply to rest and gain strength for the next season of life, accept the invitation to “burrow deep” in the heart of God, and ponder God’s revelations within you. During this silent retreat, gentle quiet will frame these days and will include daily liturgy, time for prayer, rest, and refreshment of your spirit, as well as individual meetings with a spiritual director.

Date & Time: Thurs., Jan. 23, at 5pm through Sun., Jan. 26, at 1pm

Presenters: Nancy Erts, OP, Gaynell Cronin, and Judy Schiavo

Fee: $350 (all inclusive)


About the Presenters:

Nancy Erts, OP is a Dominican Sister of Hope and the program specialist at the Center at Mariandale. She holds degrees in education and theology and has completed additional work in psychology, holistic and eco-spirituality. she has been involved in the ministry of adult spiritual development for over 35 years.

Gaynell Cronin is a spiritual director, facilitator of group spiritual direction, and leader of contemplative prayer, retreats, and parish missions. Doorways to Holiness, with co-author Jack Rathschmidt, is her most recent book.

Judy Schiavo holds an MA in Secondary Education/Spanish from Seton Hall University and an MS in Spirituality/Spiritual Direction from Fordham University. After retiring from 43 years of teaching. Judy is now a full-time spiritual director and retreat director.


January 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
January 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm


The Center at Mariandale
299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States

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