Sacred Space in a Busy World!

Welcome to Providence Renewal Centre.

Step aside from everyday life and enter Sacred Space, a peaceful, reflective environment where you can rest and care for yourself.

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This silent retreat, intended for those who are already familiar with Centering Prayer, will draw on parables of Jesus and the example of St. Therese of Lisieux as inspiration for spiritual transformation in the movements of our everyday lives. There will be Centering Prayer periods, teachings by Fr. Thomas Keating, Lectio Divina, and quiet reflection….READ MORE



The weekend will include an introduction to the Enneagram’s underlying wisdom, an exploration of the innate sacredness of each type, and compassionate illumination of personality coping mechanisms and blind spots that interfere with abundant life….READ MORE


Fasting is a focal point in the Christian Season of Lent, as it is in many world religions and their high Holy Seasons. This retreat will explore the physical and spiritual benefits of the practice of fasting and its relationship with ourselves and our universal community….READ MORE

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Sabbaticals and Private Retreats.

A person on sabbatical is leaving his or her usual life behind for one month or longer. Withdrawing alone to a quiet place is a spiritual practice in all major religions. Solitude and silence help a person to slow down and to journey inward to more intentionally hear the voice of the Divine… READ MORE

Spiritual Direction

“Spiritual direction is, in reality, nothing more than a way of leading us to see and obey the real Director—the Holy Spirit hidden in the depths of our soul.” Thomas Merton In this journey, one believer accompanies another in the process of growing in intimacy with God… READ MORE

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