Directed Retreats — May 28-June 4, 2019


Sister Helen Ann Collier, CCVI, a Sister of Charity of the Incarnate Word, served at the Sangre De Cristo Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and as a spiritual director in the MTM sabbatical program at the Oblate School of Theology, San Antonio, Texas. Sister Helen Ann’s ministry experience has included education, parish ministry and healthcare. She has served on the Provincial Leadership Team in her community as both Provincial and Director of Ministry.


Sister Marilyn Peot, CSJ, has been in full-time spiritual ministry since 1972. Trained in the art of listening, discernment and spiritual development, she has done extensive study in psychological and emotional development and in varied spiritualities, Scripture and the Ignatian Exercises. In addition to retreat work and spiritual direction, she has initiated ongoing groups for prayer, Scripture study and inner healing.


Sister Karen Guth, SCL, is actively involved in spiritual direction and retreat ministry and has facilitated workshops with women’s groups. Sister Karen has an MA in theology with emphasis in spirituality. She completed the Vincentian Spiritual Directors Program in Denver in 1998. She previously taught in Catholic schools; coordinated Making Choices, a program that trained women volunteers to mentor incarcerated women; and served as a team member at Marillac Center.







The directed retreats will be offered from May 28-June 4, 2019.


  • The retreat begins at 7:00 p.m. on the first night and ends the morning of the last day. Please register as soon as possible, indicating your first, second and third choices of retreat directors. We will assign directors on a first come basis.
    Retreat fee is $70 per day and includes the retreat, overnight accommodations and meals. 6 days = $420; 8 days = $560. (The evening meal is not included for the opening date. If you wish to come early and have the evening meal, please add $10 to your fee and let staff know that you are coming.
  • Scholarships are available.
  • A $50 non-refundable deposit will reserve your space for this retreat. Please make checks payable to the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth.

Registration deadline: May 21, 2019

Register by phone or email: Contact Sister Susan Chase at or 913-680-2342

Register online: Fill out form below

Register by mail: Send your $50 deposit with check payable to the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth to
Marillac Center
4200 South 4th Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048-5054


Marillac Center
4200 S. 4th Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048

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Marillac Center
4200 S 4th St, Leavenworth, KS 66048, USA

4200 South 4th Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048-5054

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Deposit of $50 requested in advance; balance due at registration for the retreat; fee includes retreat, room and meals. Please make your checks payable to the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. Mail to: Marillac Center 4200 South 4th Street Leavenworth, KS 66048-5054.

Directed Retreat May 28-June 4, 2019

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Marillac Center

4200 South 4th Street
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048

Phone: 913-758-6552