Directed Retreat


This retreat provides persons with an opportunity for prayer in the contemplative environment of the Franciscan Spiritual Center while meeting daily with a certified spiritual director.  Daily Eucharist is available in Our Lady of Angels Convent chapel.

Date, Time, and Cost

The retreat begins at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 and ends at 11:00 AM on Monday, August 7, 2017.  The cost  for the retreat is $425.  There is non-refundable Deposit of $75.00.  No one is considered registered until the deposit is paid.

Spiritual Directors:

Mary Walsh, OSF and Mary Killoran, OSF

Mary WalshMary Walsh OSF, a Sister of St. Francis of Philadelphia, serves as an associate staff member at the FranciscanSpiritualCenter.  Her ministry includes spiritual direction, giving retreats, offering workshops in focusing and holistic spirituality.  She is certified in Spiritual Direction and as a Focuser Trainer.

Mary KilloranMary Killoran, OSF, a Sister of St. Francis of Philadelphia, presently serves as a certified spiritual director in the Wilmington/Delaware County area.  Mary also coordinates the Alternatives to Violence Program at two state prisons and teaches Bible Study at a women’s prison.  She  has ministered as a teacher and pastoral associate as well as in congregational leadership.

Kathleen Gannon, OSF, a Sister of St. Francis of Philadelphia, presently ministers to our retired Sisters at Assisi House and was a member of the formation community for the Sisters of St. Francis for 10 years.  She taught elementary education, especially first grade, for many years.  Kathleen has been in Spiritual Ministries for more than 50 years and she is well respected and sought after as a Spiritual Director and retreat master.  She was on the staff of the School of Applied Theology (SAT) in Oakland, CA for 20 years.

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(If you pay the deposit online via PayPal there is no option for coming back to pay the remaining amount online. The remaining amount must be paid by a check (mail in or pay on your arrival) or by cash when you arrive for the program. There is no way of processing a credit card at the center. If you really want to pay everything by credit card then pay in full at the time of online registration. If the program is canceled you will receive the full payment back via PayPal. If you are unable to attend the program, the remainder after the deposit will be paid back via PayPal.)



Date(s) - 08/01/2017 - 08/07/2017
All Day

Franciscan Spiritual Center

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