2019 Lenten Relections

  2019 WVIS Lenten Reflection Booklet (click here to read the reflections)     Do you feel the need for a time of quiet?  You may wish to check out our Lent Directed Retreat. 2019 Lenten Directed Retreat (flyer with registration information)

Register for Upcoming Programs and Retreats at WVIS Here

 Soup and Silence – First Friday of the Month – September through May at 12:00 Noon February 16, 2019  Parenting, prayer and patience:   Raising children in the 21st Century is a 3 hour program offered February 16, 2019 at WVIS by Elizabeth Mc Quaide, mother of more than a dozen children.  She will share her book, her experiences and provide tips for interested learners. Registration CLOSES February 12.  To REGISTER call.  304 345 0926:    Program is free, donations accepted.   March 9, 2019   What Am I Here For  What Am I Here For   March 23-24, 2019  Lenten Directed Retreat       2019 Lenten Directed Retreat (flyer with registration information)   Almost Heaven Retreats (2019)    May  24  to July 14  2019 Almost Heaven Retreats WVIS Brochure    Continuing Professional Development October 2019:  2019 Continuing Professional Development (click here for flyer)   January 16-19, 2020  Intensive Workshop: Methods of Directing the 19th Annotation Retreat in Everyday Life     2020 Retreat in Everyday Life...Read More >

WVIS Winter 2019 Newsletter

The FWinter Edition of the WVIS Newsletter has been published:  WVIS Winter 2019 Newsletter (click here to read the newsletter)      

Sister Carole Riley CDP, Ph.D. Programs

Have you attended one of Sr. Carole Riley’s workshops and wished you had taped her presentation? Now, many of her recorded programs are available for purchase.  Click below to see which programs are available. Sister Carole Riley, CDP, Ph. D. Programs

2019 Almost Heaven Retreats Registration Information

Click here for the Almost Heaven Registration Brochure:   2019 Almost Heaven Retreats WVIS Brochure Almost Heaven Retreats 2019 With anticipation, we are preparing for our 2019 Almost Heaven Summer Retreat at The West Virginia Institute for Spirituality, located at 1601 Virginia Street, East, Charleston, WV 25311.  Click above to download the Almost Heaven Retreat Registration Brochure.  Retreats will be offered from May 24 through July 14, 2019. The directed retreat is a silent time in which the retreatant is guided through a prayer experience by a personal spiritual director.  The retreatant meets daily with the director to reflect upon the prayer experience and to discern in the light of the experience how to proceed.  The material for prayer is Scripture.  If you have never made a directed retreat, a Friday evening through Sunday morning is a recommended introduction.  A weekend retreat is helpful in preparing retreatants to make longer retreats such as a 3 to 8 day retreat, or the thirty day experience. We...Read More >

YOU Can Help WVIS

Part-time help needed:  cooking, cleaning, maintenance. If interested contact Sr. Carole Riley   **Volunteer your time at WVIS: filing, housekeeping, cook a meal, answer the phone, weed the garden **Purchase Gift cards from: Walmart, Kroger, Sam’s Club, Amazon for house and retreatant needs. **Monetary donations:  coming soon you will be able to use your credit card to send a donation to WVIS. **k-cups for Keurig:  regular and decaf coffee, herbal teas   Do you shop online?  If so, your online shopping can benefit WVIS.  Here’s how: 1.  www.igive.com/button/ Add the i.give button to your browser – register and indicate you wish your shopping to help the West Virginia Institute for Spirituality. There are many stores on the igive site.  A percentage of your purchase will be sent to WVIS by those participating stores. 2.  You can shop smile.amazon.com, which is the exact same as Amazon.com. However, when you go to smile.amazon.com, they will donate 0.5% of all of your purchases...Read More >

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