53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA 01085
Tel: 413-562-3627 Fax: 413-572-1060
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Welcome to Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center

Experience the peace and tranquility of our acres of wooded walks, natural landscapes and peaceful blooming gardens, along with our comfortable lodging and delicious home-cooked meals.

Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center offers hospitality to persons of all faiths, cultures and lifestyles. We are committed to designing and hosting programs and retreats that foster holistic integration of body, mind and spirit. Our logo, a tree, reflects the belief that creation is ongoing and that each person always has the possibility of new beginnings in life and prayer.

Set on nineteen scenic wooded acres in Westfield, Massachusetts, Western Massachusetts, the center combines sensitivity to atmosphere, devotion to the land, and carefully designed programs so all who come may experience God's providential care.


Upcoming 14 days - Apr 18 2014

April
17

From Death to New Life: Easter Triduum - program is full/waiting list available

This Triduum Retreat will include the Holy Week ceremonies along with some input and reflections on the meaning of the Paschal Journey in our lives today.


April
23

Rejuvenate Your Life Through Laughter: A 3-Week Wednesday Evening Series

The benefits of laughter are many! Medical research cites reduced stress, better sleep, and increased stamina as a result of just “laughing for the health of it”.


April
24

“Called to Question” – Book Study: A 5-Week Thursday Evening Series

In her spiritual memoir, Sr. Joan Chittister explores the heart of our faith and asks us to explore the depths and challenges of how we are called to live out the gospel messages of Jesus Christ.


April
24

Spring Renewal Yoga: An Eight-Week Thursday Evening Series

Celebrate the return of light and earth's rebirth. Be renewed with inspirational readings, cleansing breath work, and guided meditations, while revitalizing your body with deep stretches and strengthening poses.


Movement and Energy

April
26

Mandala Workshop

The mandala is a symmetrical design that has historically appeared in constructions, rituals, and art forms of cultures around the world. This workshop introduces the idea of using the mandala for personal insight and growth.


Spirituality

April
27

Spirituality and Art: Eaten by God

There is a distinct connection between the artistic and the contemplative processes. In this afternoon program, we will look at the process of relinquishing the ego, being “eaten by God”, in both the making of art and the act of meditation, or, living mindfully.


Spirituality

April
30

Rejuvenate Your Life Through Laughter: A 3-Week Wednesday Evening Series

The benefits of laughter are many! Medical research cites reduced stress, better sleep, and increased stamina as a result of just “laughing for the health of it”.


May
1

“Called to Question” – Book Study: A 5-Week Thursday Evening Series

In her spiritual memoir, Sr. Joan Chittister explores the heart of our faith and asks us to explore the depths and challenges of how we are called to live out the gospel messages of Jesus Christ.


Genesis It is the duty of every cultured man or woman to read sympathetically the scriptures of the world. If we are to respect others' religions as we would have them respect our own, a friendly study of the world's religions is a sacred duty.
- Mahatma Gandhi

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