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Have you selected your dates for group retreats, family reunions, or private retreats? Book now for 2020-2021-2022-2023.

See also our many sponsored retreats, excursions, and adventures listed below and under "PROGRAMS".

  • ASH WEDNESDAY RETREAT DAY by SR. GERTRUDE LACKI, OSF on Wednesday, February 26, 2020.  Retreat day will start with morning coffee & onsite registration from 9:00-9:50 AM in Center of Renewal Dining Room.  Formal retreat from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM and includes lunch, communion service, and distribution of ashes. Advance pre-registration required to ensure adequate seating, materials, and meals.
  • RETREAT WEEK WITH SR. BARBARA FIAND, SNDdeN June 21-26, 2020.   Retreat Theme:   "On Becoming Who We Are: Facing the Reality of Mature Belief".  Check-in anytime Sunday after 3:00 PM.  Retreat formally begins with Sunday 5:00 PM dinner and ends after lunch on Friday.  Call 716-754-7376, Ext. 1 for detailed flier. SPACE STILL AVAILABLE.  Pre-register by 6/5/20; after that date, please call to confirm availability. 
  • 2020 DIRECTED RETREAT WEEK August 13-20, 2020 (Thurs. dinner through Thurs. lunch).   Three- or five-day directed retreats also available; call us for details. Spiritual directors confirmed thus far include Sr. Marcella Kiesel, OSF; Sr. Jean Thompson, OSF; Sr. Nancy Fortkort, OSF.  SPACE STILL AVAILABLE!   Pre-register by 7/30/20; after that date, please call to confirm availability. 

  • CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER GROUP meets the 1st Tuesday evening of each month (with periodic exceptions during holidays and summer). Advance reservations are not needed for this ongoing event.  Questions? Please call Center of Renewal at 716-754-7376, Ext. 2.

  • NEW GROUP & FAMILY PROGRAMS AVAILABLE: FAITH-BASED EXCURSIONS & ADVENTURES day motor coach programs (see details on this website under PROGRAMS: EXCURSIONS & ADVENTURES.  Call us for detailed flier, including information on customized programs and dates for your group.  Great activity day for church groups, senior groups, clubs, organizations and more.

  • 100TH ANNIVERSARY of 19th AMENDMENT: WOMEN'S RIGHT TO VOTE SPECIAL BUS EXCURSION TO SENECA FALLS during overnight retreat at Stella Niagara's Center of Renewal.  Tentatively planned for August 2020.  Call for detailed flier, including information on customizing this and other programs for your group.


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