53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA 01085 • 413.562.3627
Date:May 5th, 2019.
Time:9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Category/Categories:Spiritual Enrichment


Throughout recorded history people with a variety of faith traditions, or without, have reported having spiritual experiences; such as hearing, seeing, being inspired by, or feeling the presence of a higher power.  In this workshop we will explore a variety of spiritual experiences both in past and modern times. The experience of mystics such as the canonized Teresa of Avila, the origins of A Course in Miracles, the “white light” experience of Bill Wilson who co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous, and accounts from everyday people will be shared.

We will explore how people both define and attempt to connect to spirituality, and the barriers to connecting with a loving Higher Power. We will offer some of the ways people use to develop a conscious contact to spirituality.  Participants will be invited to share their experiences and perspectives on developing a spiritual connection in an open, accepting and non-judgmental space.

This retreat will include lecture, discussion, small group and individual work, meditation and reflection time. $40 fee includes lunch.

Marty Hadge and Carol Magrone

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How many are your works, O Lord! In wisdom you made them all, the earth is full of your creatures. There is the sea, vast and spacious teeming with creatures beyond number- living things both large and small.
- Psalm 104:24-25