Elizabeth Scalia to speak at Catholic Writer’s Retreat

elizabeth_scalia_photoDon’t miss hearing Elizabeth Scalia as the keynote speaker for the upcoming Your Word is My Delight: A Catholic Writer’s Retreat, sponsored by The Catholic Writers Guild.

Scalia is well known as The Anchoress, Editor-in-Chief, AleteiaEN,. She blogs at TheAnchoress, is the author of Strange Gods. She is a  Benedictine Oblate, an award-winning writer. and a regularly-featured columnist at First Things and at The Catholic Answer Magazine.

Do you need time away to finish or start a manuscript? Work on that proposal? Organize your writing project? Finish work to meet your editor’s deadline?

When? Where? How much?

On October 8-12, 2017, the Catholic Writers Guild, for the fourth time, is offering a writers retreat near Lansing, Michigan.

CWG retreat-houseSt. Francis Retreat and Conference Center, 703 E. Main Street, DeWitt, MI, is situated on a 93-acre site of woodlands, meadows, and prayer gardens.

$550 includes a private room with a bath, three meals a day (and all the coffee you can drink!), internet access, breakout spaces, resource library, three daily presenters, critique sessions, Mass and reconciliation.

The power of the Catholic Writers Guild is why we can keep the cost so low! This retreat, offered every other year, is popular because it is a true writers’ retreat offering you abundant time to work at writing, and time to critique with other Catholic writers.


You can register online at http://tinyurl.com/cwgretreat2017 , or if you have questions email the coordinator, Margaret Rose Realy, Obl. OSB at retreat@catholicwritersguild.com .

CatholicWritersRetreatLogo2011iiiiHandicap accessible and dietary needs are accommodated.

If you fly into Lansing Capital Region International Airport, a shuttle to the retreat house—only 7 minutes away—is provided.

The Retreat is limited so register soon!

See you there!

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About Nancy Ward

Nancy HC Ward is a journalist, author, and speaker who blogs about Catholicism, her conversion, and Christian community at JoyAlive.net,
 7 websites and 7 magazines. She loves to share her faith story and help others share theirs through her Sharing Your Faith Stories seminars, also available on DVD. She contributed four chapters to The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion. She facilitates the Dallas/Fort Worth Catholic Writers and a critique group for the Catholic Writers Guild, where she serves as a board member.
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