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Giving Thanks When Gratitude Is Hard to Come By

November 5, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm


NOVEMBER 5 @ 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM


Gratitude is the quality of being thankful. It’s a readiness to show appreciation for things received and to return kindness to the giver or to pass that kindness on to others. When you’re down, calling to mind things for which you’re grateful can have an almost magical power to lift you out of your doldrums. If you find yourself with little to be grateful for, be it your health, your lack of financial security, or loss of a loved one, it can be quite a struggle to be grateful. Join others for a day of prayer and reflection to help you break through to ways of being grateful and of enhancing the lives of others.

Outside of the presentation and group dialogue time, this will be a day of silence.

The guide for our day is Father Nicholas Amato, no stranger to the retreat center. He has been a regular presenter for retreats and days of recollection for many years. He brings with him the experience of 50 years ministering as a priest of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, as a spiritual director, and as an author of several books: Living in God: Contemplative Prayer and Contemplative Action (2016), Moving from Stress to Joy (2018), and Happiness and Joy: Can a Spiritual Life Have Both? (2020). This time away is the perfect preparation for the coming Feast of Thanksgiving.

Take advantage of our Earlybird special rate of $50 through 10/5/2022.

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Giving Thanks When Gratitude Is Hard to Come By


November 5, 2022
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Bon Secours Retreat and Conference Center
Bon Secours Retreat & Conference Center, Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville, MD, USA
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