Cultivating the Habits of Love: Annual Contemplative Retreat In Tucson

Cultivating the Habits of Love
A Contemplative Retreat in the Sonoran Desert

Please join me for this five day retreat in Tucson, Arizona at the spiritfilled
Redemptorist Renewal Center on the edge of a National Forest of
Saguaro Cactus. In this retreat we will look at habits and practices of love
as taught by Ed Bacon in his book 8 Habits of Love. Bacon is a Christian
priest but his teachings appeal to a broad interfaith audience. As, The
Reverend Bacon has written:
“A core issue of life is negotiating the forces of fear and the forces of love
within our own being and relationships. As each of us gains awareness of
the power of love—the Beloved—working inside us to dethrone fear and
open our hearts and minds, matters of religion and theology take care of
Explore and practice with us the habits of stillness, truth, compassion
and community, habits that sometimes seem lacking in contemporary

Patricia Speier, DMin, is Executive Director of the Seton Cove and Director of Formation for the Seton Healthcare Family. She is a spiritual director, teacher, and retreat facilitator who specializes in the use of literature and writing for spiritual growth and ethical development. She is passionate about the connection between Spirituality and Leadership and has developed the Leadership Pilgrimage, a year-long intensive for leaders in all fields (business, medicine, law, religion, non-profit) which is now in its 13th year. Speier is a 2008 DMin graduate of Perkins School of Theology and a graduate of Seminary of the Southwest. She has studied spirituality at the Pecos Benedictine Monastery in New Mexico and Integral Spirituality with Ken Wilbur.

Dec 5-9, 2018
Location: Redemptorist Center of Renewal, Tucson, AZ
$1,500 (Includes private room, private bath, all meals, program and materials. Transportation to Tucson is not
included. A $500 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration. Payment in full due by September
30, 2018.)


$1,500.00 Everyone (includes private room and bath, all meals, program and program materials)
$500.00 Non-Refundable Deposit


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Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Dec 5- 9, 2018
Redemptorist Renewal Center
7101 W. Picture Rocks Road
Tucson, AZ 85652