St. Catherine of Siena: World Ablaze 8 Week Retreat

Pray with St Catherine of Sienna for 8 weeks through her spirituality, theology and history. The meditations are written by Simone Rizkallah based on the Endow Study Guide.


Why Join?

In her mere 33 years St. Catherine of Siena left such a rich legacy that she is named a Doctor of the Church. She is best known for The Dialogue, a book of meditations and revelations in which she shares intimate conversations with God. She used her ‘feminine genius' to address the problems the world presented her and her words will ring as true today as when she first exhorted fellow Christians:

Be who you are called to be and you will set the world ablaze!

The programme

Each week for 8 weeks receive:

  • A quote ✍
  • A spiritual, theological and historical meditation 🪔
  • A prayer 🙏


(Educating on the Nature and Dignity of Women) seeks to educate women toward a more profound understanding of their God-given dignity through study in small group communities of faith and friendship. Rooted in the teachings of Pope St. John Paul II, Endow affirms the genius of women – the feminine genius – and empowers them to fulfill our culture's desperate need for an authentic feminine presence in every aspect of life and society.

Endow attracts women of all ages, races, nationalities, and vocations and brings them together to read and discuss papal and magisterial documents as well as the lives and writings of the saints. Endow group members encounter the Catholic intellectual tradition together, sometimes for the very first time, and learn how to recognize, cultivate and live the fullness of their feminine genius in their families, workplaces, and communities. 

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Prayer from the retreat

Prayer by St. Catherine of Siena

Eternal God, eternal Trinity, You have made the Blood of Christ so precious through His sharing in Your Divine nature. You are a mystery as deep as the sea; the more I search, the more I find, and the more I find the more I search for You. But I can never be satisfied; what I receive will ever leave me desiring more. When You fill my soul I have an ever-greater hunger, and I grow more famished for Your light. I desire above all to see You, the true light, as you really are. Amen.