Bethany Retreat Center

Creation, Spirituality and Art Series

Creation, Spirituality and Art Series

 Facilitator: Sr. Tina Geiger

Impressions / Expressions of the Sacred

October 14-16, 2022

The Spirit of God has filled the universe with possibilities and therefore, from the very heart of things, something new can always emerge: “Nature is nothing other than a certain kind of art, namely God’s art, impressed upon things….” Pope Francis, Laudato Si #80

As we seek with intentional awareness God’s Presence in our created world through mediums of collage, clay, and watercolor, we will find ourselves hidden with Christ in God! (Col 3:3) 


The spiritual approach to creating art does not focus upon producing an outcome/product but rather is about the Sacred forming and reforming our inner selves and our awareness of such growth through deep reflection on the art making process. No art experience necessary… bring an open heart!


Sr. Tina Geiger, RSM, Co-Director of Catholic Rural Ministry- Oil City Deanery, enjoys the contemplative process of art making. She is a trained spiritual director. Having acquired both a MA degree in Religious Education, and a minor in studio art, S. Tina has facilitated art and spirituality retreats for over two decades. She has taught and guided many in the ecological virtues –praise, gratitude, care, justice, work, simplicity, and humility– reflected in Pope Francis’ letter: Laudato Si – Care of Our Common Home




Offering: $298.00 per person, per retreat weekend (Cost includes accommodations, art materials, all meals & retreat)
Deposit: $75.00
Arrival: 3:00-5:00 pm on Friday
Departure:  12:00 pm on Sunday

*Commuter option available. Call to inquire.

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