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Event:**ON-SITE**MYSTICS, REBELS, AND PROPHETS: WOMEN WHO WENT BEFORE US AND WALK WITH US TODAY
Date:August 13th-16th, 2020.

Please call the Genesis office to join the wait list - Thursday through Sunday

During this weekend, we will explore the lives of some valiant women:  Hildegard of Bingen, Julian of Norwich, Brigid of Kildare, the Beguines of the Middle Ages, and also a few contemporary rebels and prophets who give witness to the perennial presence and love of God in our struggling world.  We will also explore and discover something of our own mystical power and potential!

Retreat begins with supper at 6pm on Thursday and concludes with lunch at noon on Sunday. Resident with private room $435; Commuter with meals $280.  Deposit $150.  Balance due 14 days prior to the start of the retreat.  

Edwina Gateley, an award-winning author, poet, missioner and retreat leader, has led a life of both contemplation and action that has taken her to places as divergent as the Sahara desert and the streets of Chicago where she founded Genesis House—a house of hospitality and nurturing for women involved in prostitution. A best-selling author, she has been featured on CBS’s “60 Minutes” and on “48 Hours”. Edwina continues to lead retreats, nationally and internationally and to minister to women in recovery from prostitution. Edwina’s website: edwinagateley.com

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"The greatest challenge of the day is to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each of us."
- Dorothy Day