This 4-session evening seminar will examine the effects and affects of having been part of a dysfunctional family that did not recognize emotions, process them and grow from them. It is important to know that it is never too late to learn:
- 1) sadness is not the foundation of life;
- 2) healthy laughter is a healing factor;
- 3) goals are achievable, even by me;
- 4) God's love is the source of strength and courage to move forward. Find comfort in joining others on the same journey of discovering.
FIRST SESSION: February 26, 2019 - From 7:00pm to 8:30pm
SECOND SESSION: March 12, 2019 - From 7:00pm to 8:30pm
THIRD SESSION: March 26, 2019 - From 7:00pm to 8:30pm
FOURTH SESSION: April 9, 2019 - From 7:00pm to 8:30pm
SUGGESTED DONATION: $10 per person and per session
Retreat Facilitator here at the La Salette Center. A native of Fall River (MA), Dorothy Levesque or simply “Dottie”, was a Religious of Jesus and Mary for 20 years. She was Director of the Ministry with Separated, Divorced, Remarried and Widowed Persons in the Diocese of Providence, RI for 25 years. During that time, she wrote and presented (in RI and around the country) programs and retreats for men, women and children suffering through grief. She was also Director of the North American Conference of Separated and Divorced Catholics. She has been on staff here at the retreat center since January 1, 2005 giving retreats and meeting with individuals for counseling and spiritual direction. She also facilitates the Prayer Shawl Ministry as well as 2 support groups -- one for Bereaved persons and the other for Separated & Divorced persons. In her free time, Dottie enjoys reading, walking along a beach and a leisurely meal with friends.