Retreat Schedule and Information

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Entering Canaan Day of Prayer & Healing for Women:

What to expect:

  • The retreat is Catholic in nature, and open to anyone who seeks reconciliation and healing after abortion, regardless of your faith tradition
  • The retreat begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m.
  • A woman who has experienced  healing will share her witness with the group
  • There will be time for discussion  during which you can share some of your own story and hear from others who share your experience
  • The Day includes Eucharisitc Adoration, time for prayer and scripture meditaiton, the Sacrament of Reconciliation and/or the opportunity to speak with a priest and concludes with a Vigil Mass
  • A light breakfast and lunch are included

Have you experienced shame, sadness, regret or guilt after abortion? You are not alone. Any woman who has experienced aboriton and is looking for freedom and healing is invited to register to attend. Come begin your healing journey and experience God’s hope and mercy. There is hope. There is healing.

Upcoming Retreat Dates:

  • Spring Retreat: Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Download Spring flyer here.
  • Fall Retreat: Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Download Fall flyer here.

* Scholarships are available to help with the registration fee for anyone in need.

Aftercare Mornings of Reflection: 

These gatherings and our annual weekend retreat are open to anyone who has been on a healing retreat. They provide an opportunity to continue on your journey of healing with ongoing support while building community with others who share your experience.

  • Spring Morning of Reflection: Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon
  • Fall Morning of Reflection: Saturday, May 12th, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon

Annual Fall Weekend Retreat:

  • Friday, November 2, 2018 @ 6 pm to Sunday November 4, 2018 @ 2 pm

*Please note, in order to protect your confidentiality, retreat locations are confidential until you are fully registered for the event. Read testimonies from those who have been on a retreat… For more information or to register, please call 888-456-HOPE (4673) or 703-841-2504 or email: info@helpafterabortion.org .