The Mystery of My Story: a Writing Retreat

Oblate Renewal Center

5700 Blanco, San Antonio, TX 78216

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The Mystery of My Story:
​a Writing Retreat
With Paula Sullivan

Sept. 26, 27, 28, 2016 and May 1, 2, 3, 2017
Mon. 10:00 AM to Wed. 2:00 PM

Oblate Renewal Center
5700 Blanco
San Antonio, TX 78216

Each of us is a storehouse of memories and experiences that give meaning and purpose to our lives.  This retreat will focus on the spiritual life of the retreatants in the context of their life story.  Based on the book, The Mystery of My Story, author Paula Sullivan will present creative strategies for remembering, processing and recording life experiences.  This retreat requires no prior writing experience. There will be time for writing, reflection and dialogue.  Paula will be available for spiritual companioning during the retreat. Please join us on this pilgrimage of personal discovery and exploration.  

Paula Sullivan, author of The Mystery of My Story, Autobiographical Writing for Personal and Spiritual Development, has an M.A. in Rhetoric and Writing (University of Tulsa), and has been a certified spiritual director (Hesychia School for Spiritual Direction) since 2004. 
An Assistant Prof. of English, she specialized in creative writing at Tulsa Community College for more than twenty years. Paula and her husband Richard moved to Seguin from Tulsa Oklahoma in 2011 to live near their daughter and granddaughters.   She has offered the Mystery of My Story Retreat nationally since 1987.  

Retreat includes meals, lodging, and book, The Mystery of My Story.  The retreat will be offered twice. The first offering will be Sept. 26, 27, 28, 2016 and the second will be May 1, 2, 3, 2017
Both times it will be offereed Mon. 10:00 AM to Wed. 2:00 PM at the Oblate Renewal Center, located at 5700 Blanco, San Antonio, TX 78216. Retreat is $ 295.00. Space is limited!

For information, to register by phone,
or pay by check, please  call Brenda at
(210) 341-1366 ext. 212

Oblate Continuing Education

Continuing Education at Oblate School of Theology provides a variety of learning opportunities to active ministers and laity who are interested in updating their theology and keeping abreast with developments in the Church. Oblate’s faculty offers short courses, seminars, workshops and lectures during the fall and spring semesters and during summer school. Visiting faculty and resource persons are also invited to make presentations. Subjects include a wide range of topics related to spirituality, scripture, contemporary social issues and pastoral skills. One CEU (Continuing Education Unit) can be awarded for attending 10 clock hours of a Continuing Education offering. The School provides a certificate verifying attendance.
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285 Oblate Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78216
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Sept. 26, 27 and 28, 2016
Sept. 26, 27, 28, 2016 Mon. 10:00 AM to Wed. 2:00 PM
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May 1, 2, 3, 2017 Mon. 10:00 AM to Wed. 2:00 PM
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Oblate School of Theology
285 Oblate Drive, San Antonio 78216
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