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2014 SDCO Fall Retreat | Encounters and Conversations with the Gospel of John

  • September 15, 2014
  • September 17, 2014
  • Sacred Heart Retreat Center, 4801 North Highway 67, Sedalia, Colorado


  • Balance of $100 due by September 10

Registration is closed

Tradition: This fall retreat has been a tradition for Spiritual Direction Colorado for many years. Spiritual Direction Colorado is a Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Colorado and an ecumenical group of spiritual director’s. Sacred Heart Jesuit Retreat House has provided a beautiful setting for the three retreat days. Located in Sedalia, Co. it provides easy access from the Denver Metro area, yet in a tranquil and rural setting. Please check the center’s website for photos:

Registration: Cost to register is $225. You are invited to register online by either paying the full amount, or by submitting a deposit of $125.00 with a balance of $100.00 due by Sept. 10. If you do not want to use your credit card online, please register and then send a check to: SDCO Retreat, C/O Evans, 1551 S. Trenton Court, Denver 80231. Please make the check to: Diocese of Colorado.

SDCO encourages spiritual directors and those involved in ministry to take advantage of this opportunity for rest, and relaxation. Scholarships are available and please contact the registrar.


Sept. 15: 2-4 pm registration, 5:30pm dinner, 7:00pm session.
Sept. 17: close with lunch.

Each person will have a private room, but bathroom facilities are shared. Three balanced meals are served daily by the kitchen staff and a full salad bar is provided for lunch and dinner. If you have special needs, (need for a first floor room) please let the registrar know.

Please bring your Bible, journal and dress for changeable weather. Sacred Heart has a small book store on site.

For any additional questions please contact the registrar and not the retreat center. 

Topic: Encounters and Conversations with the Gospel of John

“If we can learn to trust and cherish this book of scripture,
then almost every episode and every conversation in it
has the power to mirror and transform our lives.”

Biography for Fr. Vincent:

Fr. Vincent E. Hovley, S.J.

Fr. Hovley is a spiritual director and retreat leader at Sacred Heart Jesuit Retreat House, which is filled with his photographs of the natural world. He holds a doctorate in mystical theology and his background includes theological education, living and working with the homeless in New York and Denver, and directing a Jesuit leadership-training program.    

Spiritual Direction Colorado's Mission Statement:
We envision a Colorado where spiritual guidance permeates peoples’ lives, faith communities and human organizations, transforming life for all, especially the most vulnerable.

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