Congratulations Dr. Carolyn Nickerson & meet our new Hospitality Coordinator

Please join the faculty and staff of WVIS in congratulating Dr. Carolyn J. Nickerson, MSN, MA, EdD, RN, CNE. On Thursday, May 17, 2018, Dr. Carolyn J. Nickerson was an honoree of the YWCA Greater Johnstown Tribute to Women Awards, for her work in the Education.   WVIS is pleased to welcome Margaret Payne – our new  Hospitality Coordinator.

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

Almost Heaven Retreats May 25-July 15, 2018 at WVIS     2018 WVIS Almost Heaven Retreats September 22, 2018:  Directing the Eight Day Retreat in Daily Life   –  Booklet and Registration  2018 Registration Booklet Eight Day Retreat in Daily Life! September 28 & 29, 2018:  Come, Celebrate the Life of Thomas Merton – Flyer and Registration Information            Thomas Merton Workshop 9_28-29_18 Intensive  Workshop:  Methods of Directing the 19th Annotation Retreat in Everyday LifeRetreat in Everyday Life 19th Ann 2019   Parish Retreats:  Elaine and Tom Soper are offering  2 One-Day Retreats on: “Spirituality and Spiritual Direction,” A Women’s Retreat on Saturday (with Elaine) and a Men’s Retreat on Sunday (with Tom) from 10am-4pm each day.  Parishioners in the parish are invited to participate.   Participants will:   Dive into what Spirituality and Spiritual Direction is. Discover new ways to deepen your relationship with God. Experience a taste of Group Spiritual Direction and Individual Spiritual Direction. Explore how Ignatius Spirituality gives us...Read More >

WVIS Spring – Summer 2018 Newsletter

The Spring-Summer edition of the WVIS Newsletter has been published:  WVIS Spring – Summer 2018 Newsletter Check out the latest on new programs being offered, 2018- 2019 theme for Reflections, calendar of events, etc.

Soup and Silence

 

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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