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Snowmass>REGULAR Intensive Retreat

OPENING EVENING SCHEDULE

5:00 pm - Registration and final payments

5:30 pm - Supper

6:45 pm - Opening and Orientation

WEDNESDAY SCHEDULE:     First day

5:30 am - Rise           

6:00 am - (1) 20 minute period of Centering Prayer

6:30 am - Breakfast in silence

7:30 am - Mass at the Monastery

9:30 am - Conference: review method of CP – Sherry Dutelle

12:00 pm - Lunch in silence 

1:30 - 4:00 pm - Break / Walks & Talks with Staff

4:00 pm - (2) 20 minute periods of Centering Prayer separated by a meditative walk

5:00 pm - Q & A about method of CP – Beth Berkeley

6:00 pm - Supper with talking

7:00 pm - Vespers at the Monastery

 

SCHEDULE FOR REMAINDER OF RETREAT       

(EXCEPT  Saturday Sunday & Tuesday)

4:40 am - Rise

5:00 am - (3) 20 minute periods of Centering Prayer separated by a meditative walk

6:30 am - Breakfast in silence

7:30 am - Mass at the Monastery [on Thursday it is just Lauds, with Mass in the evening]

9:15 am - (3) 20 minute periods of Centering Prayer separated by meditative walk

10:45 am - Conference (video)

11:45 am - Small group discussion of tape if desired, no staff

12:00 pm - Lunch in silence

1:30 - 3:00 pm - Private interviews with retreat staff

3:15 pm - (3) 20 minute periods of Centering Prayer separated by a meditative walk

4:45 m - Conference (video)

5:45 pm - Small group discussion of tape if desired, no staff

6:00 pm - Supper with talking

7:00 pm - Vespers at the Monastery Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Monday. *

            *Thursday:             Sit-down Mass at Monastery. 

 

Sunday schedule only

5:25am - Rise

5:45 am - (3) 20 minute periods of Centering Prayer separated by meditative walk

7:15 am - Breakfast in silence

8:15 am - Mass at the Monastery

10:15 am - (3) 20 minute periods of Centering Prayer separated by meditative walk

11:40 am - Conference (video)

 1:00 pm - Lunch in silence

2:00 - 3:00 pm - Private interviews with retreat staff

3:15 pm - (3) 20 minute periods of Centering Prayer, separated by meditative walk

4:45 pm - Conference (video)

6:00 pm - Supper with talking

7:00 pm – Lectio Divina with Fr. Micah at the Retreat House

 

SaturdaY & tuesday  schedule only   (silent retreat day)

            On your retreat day, all three prayer periods will be two half-hour blocks of time with a walk in between rather than three 20 minute periods.  There will be no readings at meals, no conferences and no talking at supper.  These days offer an extended period of silence and solituder.  Mid-morning and mid-afternoon prayer periods change in order to have a longer stretch of private time on this day.

 5:00 am - (2) 30 minute periods with walk in between

10:45 am - (2) 30 minute periods with walk in between.

 4:45 pm - (2) 30 minute periods with walk in between.

 

wednesday schedule:       last full day

4:40 am - Rise

5:00 am - (3) 20 minute periods of Centering Prayer separated by a meditative walk

6:30 am - Breakfast in silence

7:30 am - Mass at the Monastery

9:15 am - (2) 20 minute periods of Centering Prayer

10:15 am - Conference: 1 hour 20 minutes with (2) 5 minute breaks

12:00 pm - Lunch with talking

1:30 – 3:00 pm  -  Private interviews with retreat staff

3:15 pm - (1) 30 minute period of Centering Prayer

4:15 pm - Conference (video)

5:15 pm - Small group discussion of tape if desired, no staff

5:30 pm - Supper with talking

6:30 pm – Closing

 

Thursday schedule:         final morning 

5:30 am - Rise

6:00 am - (1) 30 minute period of Centering prayer

6:35 am - Breakfast

7:30 am - Lauds at Monastery (optional)      >>Shuttling for departures as scheduled by retreatants.