Francis House of Prayer

TrenTON DIOCESAN SPIRITUAL CENTER

PERSONAL RETREAT DAY
        Wednesday,   April 3      9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Take a day away from the busyness of your life to rest a while in the Lord and experience God’s presence. Come to Francis House for silence, personal prayer and optional spiritual direction.  The day begins and ends with a brief prayer together.  Come to as many as you can.  Donation: $10; $40 with spiritual direction.  Please bring a bag lunch.


CARE FOR EARTH
        Monday, April 22          9:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Today, as a country, we celebrate Earth Day. Celebrate it by entering into a day of prayer and loving stewardship of the earth.  Part of the day will be spent in quiet contemplation of God’s love through creation.  We will also spend time learning some sustainable home and garden techniques.  Please dress to get dirty!  :)  Donation: $20, includes lunch


FINDING GOD IN CREATION
PRAYING WITH ELEMENTS OF WIND & WATER

        Friday, April 26          9:30 AM – Noon

Join us as we pray with the wind as the breath of God and water as Christ our living water.  Time will be spent both indoors and outdoors.  We will use: Water, Wind, Earth and Fire: The Christian Practice of Praying with the Elements by Christine Valters Paintner as a guide.  Led by Jill Snyder.  Donation: $30, includes book. Come to Part 2 on April 30 if you can.

SILENT DIRECTED RETREAT WEEKEND
        7:00 PM Friday to 1:00 PM Sunday
        April 26 – 28  
                      
Due to the frantic pace of contemporary life, it is essential for our spiritual and physical health to take time to pray.  A weekend directed retreat offers you the opportunity to experience the graced rhythm of life in which silence and rest restore your body and God revives your soul.  Liturgy, spiritual direction and optional contemplative prayer periods are included.  Please register early.  These fill quickly. Donation: $130/$50 non-refundable deposit with registration.


FINDING GOD IN CREATION
PRAYING WITH ELEMENTS OF EARTH & FIRE

        Tuesday, April 30          9:30 AM – Noon

Join us as we pray with: the earth as God’s loving gift and fire as God’s Spirit animating our lives.  Time will be spent both indoors and outdoors.  We will use: Water, Wind, Earth and Fire: The Christian Practice of Praying with the Elements by Christine Valters Paintner as a guide.  Led by Jill Snyder.  Donation: $30, includes book or $15 if you have the book.

April 2019

REGISTRATION INFORMATION


Please register for all programs by calling 609-877-0509. Be sure to include your full name and PHONE NUMBER and the title of the program on our voice mail. Registering by phone is preferred!


If you wish to register by email, refer to "Contact Us."