53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA 01085 • 413.562.3627
Date:April 9th-11th, 2021.

Begins with 6 PM supper on Fri, Apr 9, and ends with 10:30 am brunch on Sun, Apr 11

Please note Sr. Madeleine Joy will not be on site for this weekend. She will be presenting via Zoom.

Women and men, in any 12-Step program, are welcome to join us as we journey in this recovery retreat weekend through prayer, music, presentations, and sharing. We will reflect on recovery themes and their practical application in our lives.

On site with private room $305

Commuter with meals, $220

Commuter without meals or at home via Zoom, $175

Limited spaces may be available due to pandemic restrictions. Due to uncertainty of pandemic, we are currently not requiring deposits for retreats. Payment in full is due by two weeks before retreat start date.


Leader:  Madeleine Joy, SP


Madeleine Joy, SP is a former Chaplin at Farren Care Center in Turners Falls and Mercy Medical Center in Springfield. She is specialized in Recovery Spirituality, Cancer Care, Grief and Loss and Long Term Mental Health and Addiction Care and Treatment. She is the facilitator of the 12-step Recovery Programs at Genesis Spiritual Life & Conference Center. Sister Madeleine Joy is committed to reduce the stigma to addiction. The American Medical Association has long classified addiction as a disease.

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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