During this global pandemic, the Mission Bridge is offering personalized retreats, workshops and programs on-line via Zoom and in-person. Spiritual direction continues to be offered in-person and virtually. Check out these opportunities outlined below:

Upcoming retreats at Bon Secours are being held in-person at this time unless otherwise specified; in-person programs at Bon Secours Retreat and Conference Center will be held at their location in Marriottsville, Maryland. Links and registration information are listed below.

Retreats at Well for the Journey are are mostly being conducted virtually unless otherwise specified. Please see links and registration information provided below.

As always, if you view a retreat or program on any tabs that you would like to experience or desire further information about, please contact Gordon. Thank you!

RETREATS at Bon Secours Retreat & Conference Center

Marriottsville, Maryland

VIRTUAL Celebration of the Epiphany 

January 6th. 6PM - 8PM

Experiencing Grief & Loss in the Pandemic Retreat
February 5th ~ 9:30 AM - 4 PM

Lenten Lunch & Dialogue ~ The Diary of Jesus Christ

March 18th ~ 12 PM - 3:30 PM

Caregivers’ Retreat
April 30th ~ (Two Options, click below for links)

Full Day Option CLICK HERE: 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Half-Day Option CLICK HERE:​ 12 PM - 4:30 PM


A Sacred Encounter with Jesus, Buddha & Rumi: The Very Heart of LOVE
August 5th @ 3 PM - 8th @ 11 AM (Extended Weekend)


Caregivers’ Retreat
September 17th ~ (Two Options, links forthcoming)
Full-Day Option: 9:30 AM - 4 PM
​Half-Day Option: 12 PM - 4:30 PM

Sacred Encounter with Teilhard de Chardin & His Mass on the World
October 7th @ 6 PM, and October 8th @ 2 PM


Virtual Celebration of the Epiphany
January 6th, 2023 ~ 6 PM - 8 PM

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Well for the Journey Retreat Center

Towson, Maryland

Tree Speak: Learning and Reverencing the Life, Language, and Lessons of Trees


Engage ritualistically with trees & Mother Nature at one or as many Seasons as possible over the next year while reading and reflecting upon Peter Wohlleben's The Hidden Life of Trees

      Gathering Dates: *each from 1pm-3:30pm

      (2022) August 20th, October 22nd,

      (2023) January 21st & April 22nd,

Living the Art of Detachment Virtual Series (Click here for link)

April 19th ~ Week 1 – Buddhist Dharma                                                            

May 3rd ~ Week 2 – Hindu Teachings         

May 17th ~ Week 3 – Philosophy of Stoicism

May 31st ~ Week 4 – Christian Precepts

    *Each Session will occur from 12:30PM - 2 PM

Sacred Encounters with the Mystics

Offered VIRTUALLY on the fourth Tuesday (unless noted otherwise) of each month in 2022 from 12 PM - 2 PM ET.


January 25 – The Dark Night of the Soul for Mystics
February 15 (* 3rd Tuesday) – Brigid of Kildare
March 22 – Clarissa Pinkola Estes
April 26 – Eckhart Tolle

May 24 – Rumi, Sufi Mystic Poet
June 28- John Phillip Newell
July 26 – Vincent Van Gogh & Mysticism in Art
August 23 – Maimonides, Jewish Philosopher & Theologian
September 27 – Native American Mysticism
October 25 – Sojourner Truth
November 22 – Julian of Norwich
December 27 – Thomas Merton

Additionally, IN-PERSON offerings on the mystics are being held quarterly at Well For The Journey’s campus in Lutherville, MD.; information listed below:

Sacred Encounters with the Mystics

(Exploring two or more mystics together, where they converge, diverge, and considering creative tensions)

April 7th – Celtic Spirituality, 1pm-3pm

June 9th – Meister Eckhart and Sufi Poet, Rumi, 1pm-3pm

For further information on this series, visit our guide to the Mystics HERE. or visit our BLOG

Gordon and the Mission Bridge were featured in an article in MysticMag, an online resource publication for those seeking spiritual support and guidance.

Click the link for the articleBridging Two Worlds - Gordon Creamer