Retreats and Quiet Mornings
At Holy Comforter, we offer regular opportunities to step back from the hectic pace of our daily lives and give ourselves the space to encounter God in new ways.
Advent Morning of Devotion -Saturday, December 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Please join us in St. Mary's Chapel on Saturday morning, December 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for an Advent morning of Devotion, when we will have the pleasure and the privilege to welcome as our guest presenter Dr. Kathleen (Kathy) Henderson Staudt. Dr. Staudt works as a teacher, poet and spiritual director at a number of institutions in the DC area. Her teaching focuses in various ways on writing, poetry, Spirituality and Christian vocation and ministry - especially from the point of view of the laity. She also offers classes and retreats encouraging people to explore their inner lives, engage their creativity and reflect on their beliefs about God, vocation, and how we can discern and pursue new ways to transform our broken world. More details will follow, but please do save the date!
Annual Men’s Retreat at Shrine Mont, April 19 through 21, 2013
Annual Women's Retreat at Shrine Mont, April 26 through 28, 2013
These annual retreats provide the men and women of our parish with a wonderful opportunity for rest, reflection, and recreation in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, and a chance to strengthen the bonds of faith and friendship which we share in this community of faith.
We always extend a special invitation to new parishioners or those who have never attended these fun and enriching weekends—it's is a great way to meet new friends and to relax for a few days in the in the beautiful Shenandoah mountains. For more information about Shrine Mont, go to their website.