ICLA's Temple of Nature, HOGAR, is a place of prayerful silence, contemplation, and encounter. Located in Sitio Maysawa, Brgy. Cuyambay, Tanay, Rizal, it is where one experiences caring for the Earth through organic farming.

ECO-SPIRITUALITY & ORGANIC AGRICULTURE CENTER
  • Welcomes spiritual seekers and exposurees

  • Offers venues for live-in seminars, recollections, retreats

  • Provides spaces for solitude and natural contemplation

  • Organizes weekend recollections for religious and lay groups

  • Conducts live-in short courses in Eco-Spirituality, Religious Life, Formation, etc.

VISION

Holistic growth in partnership with, and care for, the Earth through eco-spritiuality and organic agriculture

MISSION

Provide formative accompaniment and venue for the praxis of eco-spirituality and training in organic agriculture

BASIC COMPONENTS

I. Eco-Spirituality: Praxis and Spiritual Accompaniment

II. Organic Agriculture: Promotion and Training

FACILITIES

  • Reception House with Coffee & Snacks Area 

  • Farmhouse with Activity Center and Dormitories

  • Vermi House

  • Gazebos

  • Greenhouses

  • Solar Energy Facility

  • Hermitage Huts

  • Prayer Garden

  • Outdoor Fruit & Vegetable Gardens

ADVENT WEEKEND RETREATS

 

For Inquiries or Reservations, please contact:  Ms. Eisen Villanueva at +63-2-7949-2024 or +63-918-642-8770  

DATES

 1st Batch 

DECEMBER 3-6, 2020

- 10 participants -

Departure from ICLA to HOGAR:

December 3, 2020  I  1:00 PM

Departure from HOGAR to ICLA:

December 6, 2020  I  1:30 PM

 2nd Batch 

DECEMBER 10-13, 2020

- 10 participants -

Departure from ICLA to HOGAR:

December 10, 2020  I  1:00 PM

Departure from HOGAR to ICLA:

December 13, 2020  I  1:30 PM

 3rd Batch 

DECEMBER 17-20, 2020

- 10 participants -

Departure from ICLA to HOGAR:

December 17, 2020  I  1:00 PM

Departure from HOGAR to ICLA:

December 20, 2020  I  1:30 PM

RETREAT DYNAMICS

        RETREAT DIRECTOR       

  Fr. Samuel F. Canilang, CMF 

Silence

Personal Prayer and Meditation

  • in the prayer garden or in the meditation house

  • meditative walk through the Knidos labyrinth or in the park

Contemplation of Nature

Conferences

  • Great Advent Themes

  • Incarnation and Salvation: Cosmic, Eco-Theological Perspective

  • Original Grace and Sin: Evolutionary Theological Perspective

  • Prayer: Evolutionary, Contemplative, and Ecological Perspective

Dialogue with the Retreat Director

Eucharistic Celebration

Sacrament of Reconciliation

INCLUSIONS

        With 20% discount for all items         

 

MEALS

3 meals per day for 3 days

SNACKS

2 snacks per day for 3 days

ACCOMMODATION

3 days, 2 nights

Options:

  • Single Occupancy Cottage (2 units)

  • Single Occupancy Room (2 units)

  • Double Occupancy Room (3 units)

TRANSPORTATION

From ICLA to HOGAR

From HOGAR to ICLA

RETREAT

 
 

CONTACT US 

ADDRESS

526 Tandang Sora Avenue,

Brgy. Culiat, Quezon City 1128

Philippines

FOR INQUIRIES

+63-2-8932-0343