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Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center

31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States

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May 2018

Tea Tasting with Culteavo

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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$25

At our tea tasting in partnership with Culteavo you will not only sample delicious tea but learn the basics of tea; what makes white tea different from black or green tea and how to properly brew tea and tisanes. Our presenter, Viviana Pinhasi will explain the health benefits of tea, how to pair food with tea and even how to cook with tea. You will enjoy some delicious treats along with the tea and go home with some unique recipes…

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June 2018

Laughter is the Best Medicine!

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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$30
laughter

People sometimes attribute the saying, "Laughter is the best medicine," to American publisher and humor writer Bennett Cerf. Its roots go much deeper though. The phrase probably derives from Proverbs 17 in the Old Testament. Here, it is said that ‘a merry heart is like medicine’. Come join Marie DiBenedetto at OLC and learn about the body's response to laughter as she tells some of her personal humor situations and jokes. Our time together will end with some suggestions on how…

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Movie Night at OLC – “Pray the Devil Back to Hell”

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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$25
Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Join us for an inspiring Movie Night at OLC. Our film, Pray the Devil Back to Hell chronicles the remarkable story of the Liberian women who came together to end a bloody civil war and bring peace to their shattered country. Thousands of women - ordinary mothers, grandmothers, aunts and daughters, both Christian and Muslim - came together to pray for peace and then staged a silent protest outside of the Presidential Palace. Armed only with white T-shirts and the courage…

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Silent Theme Retreat

June 21 @ 4:30 pm - June 24 @ 12:00 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
$290
silent theme retreat

Our Silent Theme Retreat is designed for those who would like a quiet, less social retreat experience with some input, but more time for personal prayer and reflection. Each day of the retreat will include Morning Prayer, followed by a presentation from a member of the retreat team, daily Mass and evening prayer. You will have the opportunity to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation during your retreat. Our theme this year, Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace, is both…

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Summer Directed Retreat

June 21 @ 4:30 pm - June 28 @ 4:30 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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$490
Directed Retreat

A directed retreat is a personally guided prayer experience in which the retreatant listens for God’s personal word spoken through the Sacred Scriptures. Each retreatant is assigned a director with whom the retreatant meets daily for reflection and spiritual discernment. Retreatants may request specific directors, although it may not be possible to comply with these requests. The summer Directed retreat at Our Lady of Calvary will begin with a prayer service on the evening of June 21, 2018. Please plan to…

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July 2018

Plants That Clean the Air

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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$25
plants

Jeff The Plant Guy Jeff will talk about the wonders of plants. Experience an educational and fun presentation by Jeff, the plant guy.  Jeff will amuse you as he takes you on a journey exploring the many indoor plants that actually remove toxins from the air that we breathe.  Hear about plants that traveled through space and the NASA study. Laugh about plants living the lifestyle of the rich and famous.  Are plants electrifying?  Fall in love with indoor plants…

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TAKE A DRUM RIDE

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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$25
drum

Take a Drum Ride with Master Teaching Artist Bob Bloom Farmington, Connecticut will sparkle. BOB BLOOM is bringing a colorful cargo of lovable drums for your heart and hands to enjoy at this shindig. Everyone partners with Bob as he gives rise to the enticing melodies and catchy lyrics of legendary songs. Share refreshments and chat with Bob Bloom during a Meet and Greet following the hoot! Bob’s TAKE A DRUM RIDE hoots have been featured at The New Haven…

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October 2018

Movie Matinee – “Full of Grace”

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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$25
Full of Grace

Movie Matinee - Full of Grace Follow Mary of Nazareth in her last earthly days as she helps the fractious early Church regain their original encounter with the Lord. Full of Grace portrays the life of Mary post-resurrection, meaning her role in the early Church leading up to her Assumption. The film does a wonderful job presenting the Early Church after the death of their leader, messiah, and savior, Jesus Christ. It shows the role of St. Peter in the…

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Celebrating 300 Years of Connecticut’s Remarkable Women

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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Free-will Offering
remarkable women

Join us for an interactive multi-media program by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame and learn about some of our state’s most remarkable women! Be inspired as you learn about well-known figures like Ella Grasso, Katharine Hepburn and Marian Anderson and lesser-known heroines like Maria Sanchez, Barbara McClintock, and Hannah Watson. This presentation will introduce you to the Hall, its mission, and programs, and give you a panoramic view of some of its 118 Inductees from across all fields of…

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OLC in Story and Object

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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$30
OLC

The Story of OLC In the spring of 1958 the Sisters of the Cross and Passion, based in Rhode Island, purchased the 12-acre Bissell estate here in Farmington. Their purpose was to extend the women’s retreat ministry they had been carrying out in Peace Dale, Rhode Island, since 1948. This purpose was quickly achieved when the first weekend retreat took place in Farmington in August. A few weeks later, on September 14, 1958, the Feast of the Exaltation of the…

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November 2018

Confirmation Retreat

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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$35
Confirmation

What does getting your driver’s license have to do with Confirmation? What car part would you be as a disciple? What is the plan to get a car and ensure its safety and maintenance? Come to this interactive confirmation retreat and find out. The offering per person for this retreat is $35. If you are a DRE interested in bringing a larger class, please call OLC at 860.677.8519 to talk with us about a group rate. The program includes dinner. Presenter:…

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Movie Night – Sophie Scholl: The Final Days

November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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$25
Sophie Scholl

Filmmaker Marc Rothemund utilizes long-buried historical records to reconstruct the last six days in the life of renowned German anti-Nazi activist 21-year-old Sophie Scholl (Julia Jentsch) in an Academy Award-nominated feature that earned star Julia Jentsch a Best Actress award at both the 2005 Lolas and the 2005 Berlin International Film Festival. The year is 1943 and Adolf Hitler's devastating march across Europe has resulted in the formation of the White Rose, an underground resistance movement born in Munich and…

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December 2018

Advent Retreat Day – Exploring the World of Mary and Joseph

December 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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$30
Advent

What was the world of Mary and Joseph really like? Join us for an Advent Retreat day at OLC. Our day will begin with morning prayer followed by a multimedia presentation by Sr. Mary Ann on the world of Mary and Joseph based on the Infancy Narratives and archaeological discoveries. Visit Ain Karim, where it is believed Zechariah and Elizabeth owned two homes. See how close King Herod lived to Bethlehem and what a menacing presence he was.  Go inside…

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