Join other faith-filled individuals, on Wednesday mornings, to savor the commodity of stillness to listen for God's desire for them. The program includes a themed discussion, self-reflection and gathering of the graces. Meetings are in-person on Wednesday mornings every Wednesday through December 18, 2024 at Cormaria Retreat Center from 10:00 am - 11:00 am. For… Read More »Wednesday Morning Prayer Gathering
Artists and spiritual writers throughout millennia remind us of the fear and insecurity that come when life slices into our plans. We try to keep at bay that life holds no guarantees. We mistake faith in God with our need to feel secure, and we expect faith to give us peace and stability. When suffering,… Read More »Cormaria Film Series: Disruption Invites Connection
Advent Afternoon of Renewal As we wait in life we may feel abandoned and confused. Our faithful God's promise to be with us looms ever more importantly in these weeks of Advent as we prepare for the fullness of God's love manifested in Jesus. Promise amidst waiting pretty much is our life. Join us for… Read More »Waiting in the Darkness – Embraced in Promise
Join us for an introductory session of the "Care for the Caregiver" workshop. Our morning together will touch upon the various aspects of caring for a loved one; in particular, resistance, dealing with guilt and resentment, caretaking with spirituality. Allow yourself the gift of a morning filled with support, encouragement and through shared experiences, the… Read More »Caring for the Caregiver
Presented by: Father Larry Lewis, MM Waiting often feels like a waste of time - and we do all we can to avoid it. Yet, so much of our days are comprised of waiting - even amidst the flurry of social media and the culture of instant gratification in which we live. Sue Monk Kidd… Read More »Waiting – Not Doing Nothing Advent Weekend
The aroma of mulled cider, Christmas songs playing and the Comaria Retreat Center trimmed in festive glory. We invite families and loved ones to come together to create new holiday memories and reminisce about years past. Several guests will have the opportunity to bring home a Christmas Gingerbread House created by Chef George Hirsch...this, and… Read More »Holly & Ivy Breakfast
Presented by: Joan McGovern The Winter Solstice is the "hinge of the year," a turning point that opens doors to a different mindset and models the season of Advent...the practice of waiting. Let's savor the gifts of reflections, resilience and rejoicing. To register, call 631-725-4206 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
"For unto us a child is born...and He will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Prince of Peace" Isaiah 9:6. Join us at Cormaria Retreat Center - Mary's Heart - for Christmas Eve Mass, Sunday, December 24, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served following Mass. For more information email us at email@example.com or call… Read More »Christmas Eve Mass
Presented by: Father Larry Lewis, MM I said to the one who stood at the gate of the year "Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown" and he said, "Go into the darkness and put your hand into the hand of God - that shall be to you better than… Read More »New Year’s Eve in Prayer for Peace
Let's be honest - we have all tried different ways of praying. We have all given up praying for periods of time. We have all felt fed up with praying. WHY? Is praying supposed to make us feel good? Or at least feel better? Let's open this Pandora's Box and seek counsel from our spiritual… Read More »Is Praying Supposed to Make Me Feel Good?
Let's be honest - we have all tried different ways of praying. We have all given up praying for periods of time. We have all felt fed up with praying. WHY? Is praying supposed to make us feel good? Or at least feel better? Let's open this Pandora's Box and seek counsel from our spiritual… Read More »Is Praying Supposed to Make Me Feel Good? – Via Zoom
Evagrius Ponticus, a 4th-century Christian mystic wrote, "The inability to enjoy is a cardinal sin." While we have at hand pleasure - social media, online shopping and so many other means of instant gratification readily available today, how much do we really enjoy? Are we so distracted by wanting to feel fulfilled that we are… Read More »What Do I Enjoy?