Come to the Water
A Lasallian Retreat


July 17 – 22, 2022
La Salle Center at Noble Street, Narragansett, RI

$300 per person (scholarships available)

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From the early days of the Institute, Saint John Baptist de La Salle provided a place for the early Brothers to rest, pray, and renew. Today, Lasallians are invited to gather in the beautiful oceanside town of Narragansett for that same kind of opportunity. You are invited to Come to the Water to renew your connection with God and restore your peace. Sabbath time can be as unplanned and open as you seek. Time to gather for reflection and prayer will be offered during the week, and spiritual direction is offered by request.

Spiritual accompaniment will be provided by:

Lori Dressel, AFSC serves as Community Director at La Salle Manor, Plano, IL. She earned her MA in Pastoral Ministry from Loyola University and her certificate in spiritual director from Siena Center, Racine, WI.  Since, June 2022, Lori and Maryann have conducted a weekly Centering Prayer session for Lasallians in DENA.

Maryann Donohue-Lynch serves as Associate Executive Director, Office for Mission and Ministry and has been organizing and facilitating retreats at La Salle Center at Noble Street for 10 years. Maryann earned her MA in Theology from Saint John’s University, NY. Currently, she is providing accompaniment for the inaugural Lasallian Spiritual Accompaniment Formation Program held at La Salle Center, Noble Street.

About La Salle Center

La Salle Center at Noble Street in beautiful Narragansett, Rhode Island, is a short walk to the ocean and a mile to Christian Brothers Center. Open to anyone looking for a peaceful place for personal or group retreat, it is available for a day, evening, weekend, or longer. Experience prayer, community building, reflection, discussion, and planning sessions in the quiet surroundings of this quaint seaside town. For more information click here.

Come away all of you to a quiet place and rest awhile
— Mark 6:31

“In response to a variety of crises, De La Salle purchased property outside of Paris, at a place called Vaugirard, and brought all the Brothers there for an extended retreat wherein he rekindled their fervor.”

from Footsteps of the Founder