53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA 01085
Tel: 413-562-3627 Fax: 413-572-1060
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Welcome to Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center


 Experience the peace and tranquility of our acres of wooded walks, natural landscapes and peaceful blooming gardens, along with our comfortable lodging and delicious home-cooked meals. Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center offers hospitality to persons of all faiths, cultures and lifestyles. We are committed to designing and hosting programs and retreats that foster holistic integration of body, mind and spirit. Our logo, a tree, reflects the belief that creation is ongoing and that each person always has the possibility of new beginnings in life and prayer. Set on nineteen scenic wooded acres in Westfield, Massachusetts, Western Massachusetts, United States, the center combines sensitivity to atmosphere, devotion to the land, and carefully designed programs so all who come may experience God's providential care.




Upcoming 14 days - Jan 21 2017

January
15

6-DAY SILENT DIRECTED OR BIOSPIRITUAL FOCUSING DIRECTED RETREAT

A silent directed retreat is designed to provide time and space for prayer and solitude. A silent focusing directed retreat is about presence to self, others and God, and will guide you to the deepest levels of awareness inside your body.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

January
21

THE WISDOM WAY OF KNOWING

Drawing on the work of Cynthia Bourgeault, this day-long retreat will focus on the resurgence of appreciation for the Wisdom Tradition of Christianity.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

January
22

START THE YEAR WISE

In a time-starved world, take this opportunity to slow down, even stop, let go of holiday hustle, and reflect on the richness of your life journey. What are the changes and challenges that arise as you continue this transit from one year to the next, in these, your later-in-life years?

Spirituality of Aging

January
28

MEISTER ECKHART: MASTER OF LETTING GO INTO GOD

We will explore connections between Eckhart’s life and insights and current trends in Christian spirituality such as Centering Prayer, non-dual awareness and the Christian-Buddhist dialogue.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

January
28

MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION (MBSR) ORIENTATION

This free orientation is a prerequisite for the 8-week session which begins on February 5th. Alternate orientation date: January 29th.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight

January
29

MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION (MBSR) ORIENTATION

This free orientation is a prerequisite for the 8-week session which begins on February 5th. Alternate orientation date: January 28th.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight

January
29

MEET A MYSTIC- ST. BRIGID OF KILDARE

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon hearing the legends and stories surrounding the life of Brigid of Kildare. Let her belief in God's providence and abundance inspire you to greater trust and faith in Providence in your life.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

February
3

WINTER BLESSING RETREAT

In this time of wintry cold and darkness, experience the warmth and light of God’s favor and protection, blessing. Recall and receive evidence of God’s grace, peace and mercy – blessing – throughout your life.

Spiritual Enrichment
Health and Wellness

Genesis We cannot create knowledge without acting. The focus of this action is (a) to transform the world, (b) to establish interdependent relationships with human beings, with the cosmos and with God.
— Paulo Friere

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