Congratulations

Eileen Chwalibog and Liz Deel have been invited to St. Louis to give their RCIA program. Cindy Neely and Rev. Diane Shoaf presented successfully via Zoom to the new spiritual direction group.   Sr. Molly Maloney is back full time and as creative as ever.    Her charismatic presence exudes welcoming. In January Sr. Carole Riley is presenting in Burlingame California to the religious formation conference program FORMission.

Register for Upcoming Programs and Retreats at WVIS Here – New offerings

Writing for Discovery In partnership with WVIS, join Joseph Cronin as he guides writers to share personal stories.  This program will begin Monday evening, September 10, 2018 from 7:00-9:00 pm.  For more information and registration please click here.  Next Step Discovery   September 28 & 29, 2018:  Come, Celebrate the Life of Thomas Merton – Flyer and Registration Information            Thomas Merton Workshop 9_28-29_18   October 19 & 20 Continuing Professional Development (CPD: Growing in Grace (CPD 2018)   December 14-15, 2018 Advent Directed Retreat             Advent Directed Retreat 2018 Flyer   January 17-20, 2019:   Intensive  Workshop:  Methods of Directing the 19th Annotation Retreat in Everyday Life Flyer:  Retreat in Everyday Life 19th Ann 2019     Almost Heaven Retreats (2019)    May  24  to July 14  2019 Almost Heaven Retreats WVIS Brochure  

WVIS Summer-Fall 2018 Newsletter

The Summer-Fall Edition of the WVIS Newsletter has been published:  WVIS Summer-Fall 2018 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

2018 Almost Heaven Retreats Registration Information

Click here for the Almost Heaven Registration Brochure:   2018 WVIS Almost Heaven Retreats Almost Heaven Retreats 2018 With anticipation, we are preparing for our 2018 Almost Heaven Summer Retreat at The West Virginia Institute for Spirituality, located at 1601 Virginia Street, East, Charleston, WV 25311.  Click here to download the Almost Heaven Retreat Registration Brochure.  Retreats will be offered from May 25, 2018 through July 15, 2018. Our directors this year are: Sr. Carole Riley, CDP, Rev. Bill Petro, Sr. Molly Maloney, OSF, Sr. Ritamary Schulz, ASCJ, Rev. Mr. Thomas Soper, Dr. Elaine Soper, Sr. Mary Irene Sorber, SCC, Sr. Rose Ann Hefner, CSJ, Bob Sylvester, Kathy Lester, Eileen Chwalibog, Cynthia Neely, Leanna Mock Lake, Gerri Wright, Elizabeth Deal, Ann Winton and Donna Manko-Kochirka. As you know 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...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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