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…to Nazareth Retreat Center. We stand in the long tradition of the ministries of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Housed on historic grounds near Bardstown, Kentucky, Nazareth Retreat Center offers opportunities to all people for spiritual reflection in a holistic approach which reverences the human spirit and all of creation.

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Announcements & Sponsored Retreats

July Silent Retreat

Title: Silent RetreatDate: 26 July 2019 @ 2:00 - 5:00 P.M. - 28 July 2019 @ 1:30 P.M.Fee: $75 per person, per night (lodging and meals included) For many, silence has become a rarity in today’s world. Think about when you last had an opportunity to hear your own...

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Writer’s Retreat

Title: Writer's Retreat: Words and the Heart's LongingDate: August 21 - 25, 2019Presenter: Paula D'Arcy Paula D'Arcy is a writer, retreat leader, and conference and seminar speaker. She travels widely in the United States, Canada, and abroad. Paula is the President of...

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Saying Yes Retreat

Title: Saying Yes When Life Says No Presenter: Dr. Sharon Grant Date: 13 Sept 2019 @1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. - 15 Sept 2019 @ 12:30 P.M. Fee: $150 (includes programming, meals, and lodging) Dr. Sharon Grant earned an STM in Sacred Theology and a doctorate in Ministry...

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Abide: Keeping Vigil…

Title: Abide: Keeping Vigil with the Word of God Date: October 4 - 6 , 2019 Presenter: Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB Fee: $300 | Commuters: $250 Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB is an author of several books, spiritual guide, and Benedictine monastic of St. Scholastica Monastery in...

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Advent Retreat

Title: Exsultant Mother & Dancing Cousin: Guides for AdventPresenter: Fr. Mark Dean, OMIDate: December 6 - 8, 2019Fee: $150 (includes programming, meals, and lodging) Fr. Mark Dean is a Missionary Oblate of Mary Immaculate that has spent over forty years in...

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Portrait of Jesus

Title: A Portrait of JesusPresenter: Fr. Eugene Hensell, OSBDate: Jan. 13 - 17, 2020.Fee: $450 (includes lodging, meals, and programming)         $350 Commuters Fr. Eugene Hensell, OSB is a Benedictine monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey. Throughout his life, Fr. Eugene...

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Pioneers in Faith

Title: Pioneers in Faith: Vincent, Louise, & CatherinePresenter: Kay Glunk, SCNDate: 21 - 23 February 2020Fee: $150 (includes programming, lodging, and meals)        $100 CommutersSister Kay Glunk is a Sister of Charity of Nazareth. She has ministered as a...

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Writer’s Retreat

Title: Writer's Retreat: Healing the Past, Embracing the FutureDate: 26 - 30 August 2020Cost: $600 (includes registration, meals, and lodgings) This writers' retreat is designed for beginners, seasoned writers, as well as those who simply want to better communicate...

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Holy Spirit

Title: Living with the Holy SpiritPresenter: Fr. Donald Goergen, O.P.Date: 11 September @ 2 - 4 P.M. - 13 September 2020 @ 12:30 P.M.Cost: $200.00 (includes lodging, meals, and programming) Donald Goergen, O.P., Ph.D., is a Dominican priest, teacher, lecturer, and...

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