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       Sisters, Servants
             of the
  Immaculate Heart of Mary
    Scranton, Pennsylvania

  Spring/Summer 2010
  IHM Spiritual Renewal Center
     Cresco, Pennsylvania

 The IHM Spiritual Renewal Center is a place set aside by the
 Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart
 of Mary (IHM) to provide opportunities for ongoing spiritual
 development and renewal for IHM Sisters and others desiring
               a deeper relationship with God.

Contact us for information about our private and directed retreats.

                                     Sr. Anne Mary Boslett, IHM
                                   Sr. Francis Xavier Grieb, IHM
                                           Sr. Gloria Frank, IHM

                                                Box 1781 RR 1
                                            Cresco, PA 18326
                                               (570) 595-7548
                                            or (570) 595-7549
                                           Fax: 570-595-9698
  IHM Spiritual Renewal Center
Holy Week Retreat
Sunday, March 28 to Easter Sunday, April 4, 2010
Arrival: Palm Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Departure: Easter Sunday 10:00 a.m.
Holy Week is a special time to be away from “work as usual”
and reflect on your spiritual life, your relationship with God and
others. Come to the quiet and tranquil atmosphere of the Poconos
to listen to the inner voice of God and prepare for the feast of the

Triduum Retreat
Thursday, April 1 to Easter Sunday, April 4, 2010
Arrival: Wednesday evening or Thursday Morning
Departure: Easter Sunday 10:00 a.m.
Each year we celebrate the Paschal Mysteries of the Death and
Resurrection of Christ. Each year we are different persons and the
impact the Triduum has on us will also be a unique experience.
The Liturgies will be celebrated by Fr. Richard Loch.

Spring Retreat
Sunday, May 23 to Friday, May 28, 2010
Arrival: Sunday 4:00 p.m.        Departure: Friday 1:00 p.m.
These spring days are a perfect time to connect with the God
of Creation and renew your spirit as nature is renewing the
environment. This retreat can be private or directed according to
the wishes of the retreatant.

Private or Directed Retreats
Sunday, June 27 to Friday, July 2, 2010
Arrival: Sunday 7:00 p.m.       Departure: Friday 1:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 4 to Friday, July 9, 2010
Arrival: Sunday 4:00 p.m.        Departure Friday 1:00 p.m.
Persons making either of these directed retreats will have a
daily one-on-one experience with a spiritual director to discuss
prayer and the movement of the Spirit. The director will make
suggestions for prayer in light of the needs of the retreatant.
Retreatants choosing to make a private retreat can make use of the
many resources available at the Spiritual Renewal Center. In an
atmosphere of silence there will be ample time for personal prayer,
reflection, Liturgy and the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Engaged Spirituality
Sunday, July 11 to Friday, July 16, 2010
Arrival: Sunday 4:00 p.m.        Departure: Friday 1:00 p.m.
Father Nangle will reflect on the spirituality which informs and
directs our Gospel call to work toward Justice, Peace and Integrity
of Creation; at the same time he will probe the influence of that
Gospel agenda on Christian-Catholic Spirituality.
Facilitator: Fr. Joseph Nangle, OFM

First Letter of John
Sunday, July 18 to Friday, July 23, 2010
Arrival: Sunday 4:00 p.m.         Departure: Friday 1:00 p.m.
These retreat days will be spent in praying and studying the first
letter of John.
Facilitator: Sr. Gloria Frank, IHM

Who Did Jesus Say He Is?
Sunday, July 25 to Friday, July 30, 2010
Arrival: Sunday 7:00 p.m.         Departure: Friday 1:00 p.m
John’s gospel contains many of the “I am” sayings. Each day’s
prayer and conference will focus on one of the sayings of Jesus
about who He said He is: bread, water, vine, shepherd, light,
Resurrection. Retreatants will receive passages for personal prayer
reflecting the theme of the day.
Facilitators: Sr. Anne Mary Boslett, IHM and Sr. Francis Xavier
Grieb, IHM
A Company of Women Praises You!
Sunday, September 12 to Friday, September 17, 2010
Arrival: Sunday 4:00 p.m.           Departure: Friday 1:00 p.m.
This retreat will reflect on the witness and spirituality of five
women who are important in the IHM history:
                • Teresa of Avila: Firebrand
                • Maria Celeste Crostarosa: Light Bearer
                • Theresa Maxis: Trailblazer
                • M. Maria Kaupas: Dawn Gazer
                • Mary of Nazareth: Heart Tender
Facilitator: Fr.Terrance J. Moran, C.Ss.R.

        Our Lady of Grace Center
         Manhasset, New York
                                                           Contact :
                                               29 Shelter Rock Road
                                               Manhasset, NY 11030
                                                     (516) 627-9255
                                                Fax: (516) 365-9329

Holy Week Retreat
Thursday, April 1 to Sunday, April 4, 2010
Arrival: Wednesday with dinner 6:00 p.m.
Departure: Easter Morning at 9:00 a.m.
We invite you you to join us for this silent, prayerful experience of
Holy Week.
Director: Fr. Melvin Shorter, CP
Cost: $300
DeMello Retreat
Friday, April 30 to Sunday, May 2, 2010
Arrival: Friday 9:30 a.m.         Departure: Sunday 11:30 a.m.
Father Dolan shares the joy and delight for life that were the hallmarks
of Fr. Anthony DeMello’s life.
Director: Fr. Jim Dolan, S.J.
Cost: $260 (overnight)

Directed Retreat
Wednesday, June 30 to Tuesday, July 6, 2010
Arrival: Wednesday with dinner 6:00 p.m.
Departure: Tuesday 10:00 a.m.
Directors: Sr. Cathy Smith, OP; Sr. Beatrice St. Marie, SSND and
Sr. Maria Regina Loures, IHM
Cost: $300

Guided Retreat “Becoming Free”
Sunday, July 25 to Saturday, July 31
This retreat will focus on the four steps to inner freedom; not on
freedom from, but rather for commitment and the liberty it brings.
Director: Fr. Thomas Ryan, CSP
Cost: $320

IHM Forward
Wednesday, July 14 to Monday, July 19, 2010
A 5 day retreat for Sisters of IHM Forward. The retreat will provide
quiet time, group prayer, and conversation time.
Spiritual Directors: Sr. Redempta Sweeney, IHM and
Sr. Christine Koellhoffer, IHM
For more information, contact Sr. Fran Fasolka at 570-346-5404 or
Cost: $250
              IHM Center
         Scranton, Pennsylvania
Places in the Heart: A Journey into the Great Compassion
Sunday, June 20 to Friday, June 25, 2010
Arrival: Sunday Dinner 5:00 p.m.
Departure: Friday 1:00 p.m.
There is a language of the heart that we all can understand. When
all is said and done, the deepest things we know by heart. This
retreat will explore the places in the heart that we share on the
discipleship adventure.
Presenters: Ron Henery, OP and Bob Vaughan, OP, Dominican

             Sisters of St. Casimir
                Chicago, Illinois
                                               Sr. Theresa Dabulis

SSC Motherhouse Annual Preached Retreat:
Discipleship and Mission
Monday, June 21 to Sunday, June 27, 2010
Arrival: Monday afternoon       Departure: Sunday after noon meal
The theology of discipleship and how it is allied to religious life
will be explored in the mornings. In the afternoon, Fr. Gittins will
use the New Testament encounters with people, especially women,
to describe what discipleship entails.
Presenter: Fr. Anthony Gittins, CSSp
      Saint Cyril Spiritual Center
        Danville, Pennsylvania
                                            click on “current events”

Directed Retreat Week
Sunday, May 2 to Saturday, May 8, 2010
Arrival: Sunday 3:00 p.m.          Departure: Saturday 10:00 a.m.
This silent, directed retreat week offers the retreatant time for
prayer, Liturgy, and meeting privately with a spiritual director to
discuss their experience of God in prayer.
Director: Sr. Julia Grey, OP, director of St. Raphaela Retreat
Center, Haverford, PA

Religious Life as Prophetic Enterprise
Sunday, June 27 to Saturday, July 3, 2010
Arrival: Sunday 3:00 p.m.         Departure: Saturday 10:00 a.m.
Fr. Fintan Sheeran will offer a perspective on religious life as
a radical expression of Christian faith that is so prophetic in its
origins, character and purpose. The conviction of this approach
is that it can provide ground for an authentic interpretation of the
meaning of religious life, both in terms of its inherent character
and of its contemporary relevance. Please bring the Constitutions
of your Religious Order.
Presenter: Fintan Sherran,
The Parables of Jesus
This particular retreat will be at the Maria Hall Building with
housing at the Spiritual Center requiring walking or driving to
Maria Hall for Conference and Liturgy.
Friday, July 16 to Thursday, July 21, 2010
Arrival: Friday 3:00 p.m.           Departure: Thursday 10:00 a.m
Stroies have a way of capturing our attention and opening us to
new and unexpected insights. Through parables, Jesus challenged
people to become more aware of their faith journey and open to
change their ways of thinking and living. During this retreat we
will reflect on how the stories of Jesus enlighten and speak to the
stories that are central to our own personal faith journey.
Presenter: James Deegan, OMI

             Mount St. Alphonsus
              Esopus, New York
                                                         PO Box 219
                                                  Esopus, NY 12429
                                                     (845) 384-8000

The Faces of Jesus: Paradigms of Love
Sunday, August 15 to Friday, August 20, 2010
Arrival: Sunday 3:00 p.m.          Departure: Friday 1:00 p.m.
This silent retreat will explore several “faces” of Jesus as presented
in the Gospels. What are we invited to continue to learn in our
spiritual journeys about Loving?
Please bring a Bible and a notebook/journal.
Presenter: Br. Michael Laratonda, FMS
                                 Come to me,
                           all who are weary
                            and heavy-laden,
                      and I will give you rest.
                                       -Matthew 11:28

For more information regarding the IHM Spiritual Renewal
             Center, log onto the website of the
    Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary:
      2010 Retreat Schedule
   March               May                 June
March 28-April 4       May 2-8            June 20-25
Holy Week Retreat   Directed Retreat   Places in the Heart
    Cresco            Danville
                                        IHM Center
                     May 23-28
                                         June 21- 27
                    Spring Retreat     SSC Motherhouse
                       Cresco          Annual Preached
                                        June 27-July 2
    April 1-4                               Retreats
 Triduum Retreat

    April 1-4                           June 27-July 3
Holy Week Retreat                      Religious Life as
     OLG                                  Prophetic
                                       Enterprise Retreat
 April 30-May 2                           Danville
 DeMello Retreat
                                        June 30-July 6
                                        Directed Retreat
     July               August            September
     July 4-9
 Private/Directed       August 15-20      September 12-17
     Retreats            The Faces of      A Company of
                       Jesus: Paradigms    Women Praises
     Cresco                of Love             You!
                          Mt. St.            Cresco
   July 11-16
Engaged Spirituality    Alphonsus
    July 14-19
   IHM Forward
   July 16-21
 The Parables of
    July 18-23
First Letter of John
   July 25-30
  Who Did Jesus
   Say He Is?

   July 25-31
  Guided Retreat
  Becoming Free