Event Registration

  • Lenten Series
    March 1, 2023 - April 5, 2023
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Manna House of Prayer will be offering a Lenten Series from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays available in-person or via Zoom. Dates will be March 1, 8, 1, 22, 29 and April 5. Cost is $15 per person/per session or $75 for all 6 sessions. You can register for one session, or make reservations (more…)

  • Holy Week Retreat: Women Mystics
    April 2, 2023 - April 8, 2023
    4:00 pm - 11:00 am

Director: S. Gilla Dubé Mysticism is the search for and experience of the Divine. Church history is filled with women and men mystics who have passionately witnessed a deep belief in God. During this Holy Week, we will spend time with the following women mystics: Mary of Magdala, Julian of Norwich, Ruth Burrows, Dorothy Day, (more…)

  • Directed Retreat
    June 4, 2023 - June 10, 2023
    5:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Directors: Paula Drass, CSJ, Karen Guth, SCL, Manna House Staff Retreatants meet daily with an experienced spiritual director. Together they discern the spiritual path on which the Holy Spirit is leading the retreatant. The director suggests Scripture passages that may assist the retreatant in further considering her/his spiritual journey and Christ’s call to discipleship.  Sunday, (more…)

  • Bobbin Lace Retreat
    June 14, 2023 - June 21, 2023
    5:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Retreat Directors: Ronna Robertson, Janet Lander, CSJ and Mary Jo Thummel, CSJ Every “retreat” worthy of title, allows us to step back from the bustle and worries of our everyday lives and find that inner place where joy and peace abide. We renew the simplicity of heart, spiritual childhood, even while we ripen in the (more…)

  • Theological Institute
    July 13, 2023 - July 16, 2023
    5:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presenter: Daniel R. DiLeo, PhD July 13–16, 2023 Climate change is a moral issue that implicates the Church’s mission and core commitments of Catholic social teaching. Pope Francis has urged persons and communities to “start a revolution” of encounter and action that will prevent accelerating climate catastrophe. These actions include internal “ecological conversion” and advocating (more…)

  • Picnic With God
    July 28, 2023 - July 30, 2023
    12:00 pm

Directors: Dian Hall, CSJ and Lorren Harbin, CSJ You are invited: Come be our guest! Take a long weekend to cool off from the summer heat and celebrate with God, creation and us. Enjoy fellowship with others, rest and relaxation. Enjoy God’s sunrise with a mini pilgrimage through our historic Nazareth Motherhouse with its grounds, (more…)

  • Truly Religious!
    August 27, 2023 - September 2, 2023
    4:00 pm - 12:45 pm

A time to reflect together on our religious way of life that reflects the founding moment. You will have the opportunity to explore your vocation and its meaning, purpose and importance privately and in communion with others with like vocations.   “Was that when they began to come together in order to ‘become’ together  – (more…)

  • Legacy Retreat
    September 24, 2023 - September 30, 2023
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

What am I leaving?  To whom am I leaving it? These days are for those of us “of a certain age” who experience the questions of quality and capacity of life more frequently than ever before. Facing old or old, old age is the time to begin to examine the meaning of our successes and (more…)

  • Hanging Gardens
    October 5, 2023 - October 8, 2023
    5:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Class Teacher: Joyce Schultz The black accents in “Hanging Gardens” add a “Wow” factor to this quilt. It gets your attention without being too bold or distracting. This quilt uses 2 1/2″ strips (jelly roll) and includes instructions for three quilt sizes. Thursday, 5:00 – Sunday, 3:00 p.m. Cost: $215. (more…)

  • A Seasoned Religious Life
    October 22, 2023 - October 27, 2023
    4:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Directors: Marcia Allen, CSJ and Gilla Dubé, CSJ Religious Communities are making decisions that are reinventing our lives. This “unsettlement” gives rise to a spectrum of emotions that need to be processed. Like the seasons in nature and within us, there is also a season in religious life. Come away for five days to greet and (more…)