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BUILDING A PLACE FOR GOD'S PEOPLE TO REST AND PRAY

It began in the late nineties with an “encounter” which led to a conversion.  Deacon Glenn Collum attended a Marian Conference in Wichita with his wife, Laura, a devout Catholic.  Glenn’s heart was moved as he joined others in praying to our Blessed Mother, and it was through his prayers, a relationship began to develop, and Mary began leading him closer to her Son.  Very gently.  Deacon Glenn knew he wanted more…

Ignatian Spirituality

Spiritual Exercises

The Spiritual Exercises grew out of Ignatius Loyola’s personal experience as a man seeking to grow in union with God and to discern God’s will.

Structure of Exercises

Ignatius organized the Exercises into four “weeks.” These are not seven-day weeks, but stages on a journey to spiritual freedom and wholehearted commitment to the service of God.

Prayer in Exercises

The two primary forms of praying taught in the Exercises are meditation and contemplation.

What past guests have said:

"Our Lady of Grace Retreat Center is full of graced people and new accommodations."

Msgr. David LeSieur, Pastor of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church | Rogers, Arkansas