Women’s Alumnae Winter Retreat January 2019

Guest House in conjunction with ICAP (Inter-Congregational Addiction Program) invite you to a retreat for women religious in 12-Step Recovery…
January 2019
DiamondHead Beach Resort & Spa
Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Stay tuned for details.

Women’s Alumnae Winter Retreat Event Details & Registration


Date: Thursday @ 3:00 pm – Sunday @ 12:00 pm
Organizers: Sister Mary Gene Kinney, 773-852-3608 and Colleen Richards, 800-626-6910, x 1207, crichards@guesthouse.org
DiamondHead Beach Resort & Spa
Check-in time 3 pm and check-out time 11 am
Amenities include free parking, daily housekeeping, local newspaper, wireless internet and fitness center
2000 Estero Blvd.
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931 United States+ Google Map

The Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) is the closest airport to the hotel. The commute from the airport to the hotel is approximately one hour. Comfort Transportation is the recommended transportation company to and from the airport. Make a reservation prior to your arrival by calling 239-745-2845. When making reservation, be certain to mention Guest House to receive a rate each way of $45. This rate is per vehicle for up to three passengers.



3:00 pm Arrival and Registration (dinner on your own this evening)
7:00 pm Introductions & Opening Prayer
7:30 pm Presentation, “In the Breaking of our Hearts…”
8:00 pm 12-Step Meeting & Closing Meditation, “Firewatch”

8:00 am Breakfast Buffet
9:30 am Presentation & Discussion: “Steely Stone Hearts to Supple Soft Hearts: Step-by-Step”
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Free Time (dinner on your own this evening)
7:00 pm Presentation & Discussion, “The Meaning and Mystery of our Rubbled-Over Hearts”
8:00 pm Closing Meditation, “Our Father”

8:00 am Breakfast Buffet
9:30 am Presentation & Discussion: “From Pain to Promise: Living Our Laments”
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Free Time
6:00 pm Dinner
7:30 pm 12-Step Meeting

7:30 am Breakfast Buffet
8:15 am Eucharistic Liturgy
9:00 am Concluding Presentation, “The Healing We Seek is Within Us: A Ritual of Blessing”
10:30 am Retreat Closing
12:00 pm Lunch

To ensure a room, registration must be received by December 15. After December 15, all remaining rooms will be released back to the hotel and registration will be accepted on a room availability basis. Make check payable to Guest House and return to Guest House Alumni Association, 1601 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48360.