Traits of a Healthy Spirituality: A Quiet Spring Retreat at Mercy Center

Traits of a Healthy Spirituality: A Quiet Spring Retreat led by Melannie Svoboda, SND at Mercy Center, Fontenac, May 18—24, 2014 Registration: 2:00—3:00 p.m. Based on her popular book of the same title, Sister Melannie’s retreat focuses on some of the signs of a healthy adult spirituality such as: friendship, love and respect for nature, the balancing of work and leisure, prayer, laughter, compassion, and the ability to live with adversity and ambiguity. The retreat begins with 4:00 p.m. conference followed by a light supper and concludes mid-morning on May 24. Presenter: Melannie Svoboda, SND earned an MA in English from Indiana University and an MA in Spirituality from Duquesne University. She has written articles for numerous publications and has published over twelve books including: "Traits of a Healthy Spirituality," "Everyday Epiphanies," "Rummaging for God," and "Peeling Back Eggshells." Non-refundable registration: $25 due April 28 Total cost, including registration: Overnight: $390; Commuters: $275 Contact: Bonnie Green at 314.909.4677 or at