WVIS Ready for Almost Heaven Retreat

“Almost Heaven Retreats” have begun………

Thanks to all who so willingly helped to prepare a contemplative atmosphere for our annual Almost Heaven Retreats.  Special thanks goes out to Lorena Thomas, Rick Steelhammer, Pastor Poke, Tom Soper, Bob Sylvester, Harry Pennington, Ann Persinger,  Carolyn Cannon, Sr. Mary Irene, Karen Andruzis and Angie Lowe.  Here are a few pictures.

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Lenten and Easter Season Reflections

Reflections for the Lenten Season  may be accessed by clicking on this link:

2017 WVIS Reflections Ash Wednesday to Easter Vigil

2017 WVIS Reflections Easter to Pentecost

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

Almost Heaven Retreats

Almost Heaven RetreatsClick here for the Almost Heaven Registration Brochure:   2017 Almost Heaven Retreats WVIS Brochure. – Revised docx




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 to a charity of your choice. This is not tax deductible, but also not an additional expense.

WVIS Newsletter: Spring 2017 Edition


WVIS Spring 2017 Newsletter

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