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Writing Home: A Retreat with Sr. Ann Willits, O.P.

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Writing Home: A Retreat with Sr. Ann Willits, O.P.

  • Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa
  • Retreat Leader
12 Conferences (5 CDs) Including Electronic Study Guide


List: $119.95

Sale: $29.95


List: $119.95

Sale: $29.95

List: $119.95

Sale: $29.95

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"If you make my Word your home, you will know the truth and the truth will make you free."

What does it mean to feel at home? Are you at home with God in your life every day? Experience the spiritual comfort of being at home with Christ through this special retreat with Sister Ann Willits, O.P.

A retreat offers us an opportunity to talk both to and about God. And if we are listening, God talks back to us. A retreat is both freeing and intentional, an event which discloses relationships with God, with one another and with oneself. This retreat will be shaped by the insight Jesus offers us in one of the translations of the Gospel text from John 8:31 regarding home, truth and the Word.

The retreat begins with a reflection guided by Sr. Willits and these questions:

- What do you mean by home?

- What makes you laugh?

- What makes you weep?

Perhaps at the end of the retreat after we have found ourselves remembering, understanding and longing to be home again, we will discover, because of God's unconditional love, we are almost home.

Sr. Willits will help you understand and more deeply appreciate the insights of grief, loneliness, gratitude, tenderness and potential, among many more. This experience will leave you feeling more in tune with your place in the world, your relationships and yourself. You can use this program to experience Dominican guidance and love anytime, anywhere.


Your Free Electronic Study Guide! When you order this course, we will send you a free electronic study guide that you can access in 3 convenient ways:

1) You can check your order confirmation email. It will include a link that enables you to download your guide.
2) The back of your program package also contains a copy of this link. You can access your guide by simply entering this URL into your browser.
3) Your case of CDs or DVDs will contain a copy of your electronic guide on CD. Simply insert this disc into your computer's CD/DVD drive to access your guide.

About Your Presenter

Sister Ann Willits is a renowned retreat leader who has led countless pilgrimages to the Lands of Dominic and organized collaborative research projects. She has provided retreats, parish missions, and conferences throughout the world while encouraging continuing collaboration with the Dominican Family. Willits made her profession as a Dominican Sister from Sinsinawa, Wisconsin in 1958. She received her B.A. from Rosary College, her M.A. from St. Thomas University and did postgraduate studies at Marquette University. In the early seventies, Sister Ann was elected to serve for two terms on the General Council of her Congregation. Following this ministry she was appointed as Director of PARABLE, a national Conference for Dominican Life and Mission, which was sponsored by all of the branches of the Order of Preachers in the United States. It was during these years that Sister Willits began organizing pilgrimages to the Lands of Dominic.

Praise for Ann Willits

“Sister Ann Willits is a widely recognized preacher. She has preached retreats both nationally and internationally… recommend her spiritual wisdom to anyone.”
– Donald Goergen O.P.


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Topic Titles

  • A Metaphor to Lean On
  • Welcome Home
  • Secrets
  • What’s In a Name?
  • Thank You for Seeing Me
  • Let the Children Come to Me
  • Glory Be
  • Maybe
  • Tender Language
  • Friendship
  • I Have My Mother’s Hands
  • Almost Home

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  1. Writing Home: A Retreat with Sr. Ann Willits, O.P. Video-Audio Bundle: Finding Mystery in the Ordinary: A Guide for Women + Writing Home: A Retreat with Sr. Ann Willits, O.P. - 10 Discs Total $69.95
  2. Writing Home: A Retreat with Sr. Ann Willits, O.P. Audio Bundle: Finding Mystery in the Ordinary: A Guide for Women + Writing Home: A Retreat with Sr. Ann Willits, O.P. - 10 CDs Total $54.95

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Stories are the best! Review by Mike Grawe
I love to hear and tell stories. These lecture were great! (Posted on 8/7/2013)
Compelling, insightful, and wonderfully received! Review by Jan
Thank you for your brilliant insight into the spiritual needs of women. My parish staff has chosen this series as an enrichment activity, and we are captivated and engaged in this spiritual journey. Sr. Ann's gift of storytelling is the perfect way to illustrate the power of the Word to a group whose study of scripture covers a broad experiential spectrum. Women who serve in ministry are particularly prone to neglect their spiritual enrichment, and Sr. Ann's lecture series has drawn us together in vibrant discussion of how we meet God in our lives. Thank you again for publishing this wonderful series. (Posted on 6/5/2012)

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