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Marriage Retreat

Come away... and rekindle your friendship

Marriage Counselling Retreat
Inthestillness Marriage Retreat
A time to come away and reconnect with your spouse. . .
  • Anamcara - a Gaelic word for Soul Friend accurately describes the work of being married. Take some time as a couple to explore the importance of friendship in marriage. Learn some tools that will help you become 'soul friends.' Take a break from the busyness of life to pay attention to each other and connect, growing a deep friendship. 
*PLEASE NOTE: As Ken has retired from counselling, he is no longer offering marriage counselling retreats. We do still encourage you to come with the purpose of growing your friendship. We have some great reading material available to use while you are here. Also some suggestions for books to purchase that will give you tools to use as you continue on your journey of friendship.
If you are interested in a marriage counselling retreat we'd like to refer you to Kendra Higgs:
Couples guided prayer retreats are available.

*If costs are prohibitive for you, please speak with us when you book.  Financial help may be available through our Scholarship Fund.


Giffin Pond, St Martins, NB
Romantic Marriage Retreat
" A man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife. And the two shall become one flesh."   Gen. 2:24
Self Directed Marriage Retreat    $ lodging only

...for couples in good shape looking for a nice romantic getaway.

This retreat can be as short as one day or as long as you like. 


  • Overnight accommodation in our Guest Cottage.

  • Welcome, Introduction and Q&A time with Fay

  • Suggestions for connection, and great reading material

  • A map of the area and suggestions for leisure fun

  • Access to St. Kevin's Oratory which also houses our extensive library on the topics of marriage, family & spirituality

  • Access to all our hiking trails and outdoor chapel


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