News & Events
Retreats and Workshops
During the year, there are a variety of programs and retreat experiences offered at St. Joseph Renewal Center. The calendar of these events is available in a booklet that can be obtained by calling
Women’s Gathering Make yourself a priority by taking two hours of your day to gather with an amazing group of women for prayer and support.
Men’s Gathering Begin by sharing community at 8:00am with breakfast, followed by a presentation and the sharing of insights and experiences until 9:30 am.
Support Groups for Spiritual Directors
The group meets on Wednesdays for Nineteenth Annotation Retreat Directors of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola.
Peer Group Supervision
Second Fri of every month -- 10am
First Tue of every month -- 7:30pm
Third Wed of every month -- 7pm Offering: Free Will
For further information call S. Josephine Daspro at 631-273-1187 x43
FOCUSING -- Deepening your spiritual practice Guided by body awareness, the focuser is led through steps to reach a point of clarity and attunement. Finding the God within while uncovering layers of outer surfaces can lead to deep awareness. Meets on the first Wed of every month -- 7:30pm.
Evenings for Married Couples Four gatherings celebrating the seasons, will offer a balance between prayer and play.
Blended Families A group designed to assist couples with children in the experience of "blending" two families into one. Light supper served.
Faith-Booking A creative way of integrating prayer and personal materials to honor your own faith story and journey to honor the gifts God give us using scrapbooking, journaling, personal photos, etc.
Healing Life’s Losses Explore how God reaches out through healing grace to fill us with peace that surpasses understanding.
Quaker Spirituality Interactive worshop will explore the compelling roots and fruits of this religious tradition that proclaims hope through the healing power of love.
For more information on retreats please contact us at 631.273.1187 x43.
Men’s Spirituality Retreat
Women’s Spirituality Retreat
Career Enrichment (supporting those who have lost jobs or seeking employment for the first time). Come stay for the weekend or attend one or more of the workshops -- ‘writing effective resumes’ or ‘networking tools’ or ‘preparing for a phone interview’ and much more.
Ministering to the Young
"Re-introducing Jesus" - 7- 9 Grade Retreat seeks to get past the understanding of Jesus as a historical figure and into a deep connection with the living Christ, challenging the youth to answer Christ’s question: ‘Who do you say I am?" thru video clips, music, stories, guided meditation, etc. For additional information & dates, call Suzanne LePre, RSM at 631.273.1187 x51.
Confirmation - Transformation Explore with teens the transformation that takes place in Confirmation by presenting the Holy Spirit to better understand their journey toward holiness to answer God’s call for each individual thru video clips, music, stories, scripture, etc.
The Earth matters Committee will present a lecture on Bees by Richard Blohm More Info >