Bon Secours Spiritual Center in Marriottsville will offer these healing programs which are open to the community:
Spring Directed Retreat with Martha Campbell, Justine Cyr and Joan Fronc from 5 p.m. March 16 (supper at 6 p.m.) to 3 p.m. March 21. The cost is $300 by check or credit card. This retreat focuses on spring's new beginnings. Daily meetings with a spiritual director, enjoyment of the campus, time for personal prayer and reflection, and Eucharist will be available.
Taize Prayer Around the Cross with Mary Ann Mulzet at 7:30 p.m. March 18. The cost is a donation. This is an hour of contemplative prayer, silence, Scripture reading litanies, intercession and repetitive singing.
Directed Prayer Weekend with Martha Campbell, Justine Cyr and Joan Fronc from 5 p.m. March 19 (supper at 6 p.m.) to 3 p.m. March 21. The cost is $195 by check or credit card. Time to pause for silence and private prayer, individual meetings with a spiritual director and Eucharist will be available.
Celebrating Bishop Frank Murphy: The Spirit of Nonviolence from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 25. The cost is $45. Bishop Tom Gumbleton will lead a day of reflection, sharing his experience of living a life of nonviolence as a follower of Jesus. Time for reflection, prayer and sharing the challenge of being a person of peace will be available.
Interfaith Dialogue on Nonviolence from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. March 25. The cost is a free-will donation. Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders will share their religions' perspective and experience of nonviolence. Panel leaders will be Bishop Tom Gumbleton, Rabbi Mark Loeb, a long time friend of Bishop Frank Murphy, Imam Yahya Hendi, Muslim Chaplain at Georgetown University, and Elizabeth McAlister, co-founder of Jonah House with her late husband Philip F. Berrigan.
The center is at 1525 Marriottsville Road. Registration is required for programs. Information: 410-442-1320.