2024 ESDA Annual Gathering Pre-Event
The Art of Retreat
Franciscan Retreat Center  |  Phoenix, AZ
  Monday, February 26, 2024

Event Details

We invite all pastors, lay leaders, spiritual directors and anyone who desires to learn more about how to host a spiritually effective retreat, to this six-hour workshop event. Join us as we gather in Phoenix, AZ at the Franciscan Renewal Center to learn from a seasoned retreat leader and work together in small groups to create one of our own.

  • Title: The Art of Retreat
  • When: Monday, February 26 - 9am-3pm

This workshop will precede the annual Gathering for our ESDA Spiritual Directors Association 

The Art of Retreat - Event Overview

Monday, February 26, 2024

During this six-hour workshop we will explore the art of creating a meaningful retreat experience.

Mike Bowden will be facilitating this interactive time as we learn from one another and work together in small groups to create a retreat we can offer within our ministry contexts. Bring your questions and your resources so we can hone our skills in this very important place of ministry. Mike will also be sharing his own experiences from leading retreats around the world.

Lunch is included

The Art of Retreat Workshop