Veterans Ministry

Coming Home Retreat

A Free Christian retreat program designed to help military men and women come to spiritual healing and reconciliation with God, themselves and with one another. There is NO charge for this retreat for our vets and their significant other. At this retreat, veterans are encouraged to share their story in a safe environment, in the company of other military. We invite you to watch the video for more information.

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“I walked in feeling nervous and anxious, unsure of what to expect at this retreat. Within the first hour I felt more relaxed and at home than I have in years. These people “get it.” After my retreat, I have slept with regular dreams, no nightmares. I can now see that my PTSD is a small piece of my puzzle that can be managed instead of a HUGE thing that defines me. This retreat gave me hope and saved my marriage.”
—Marc and Michele, US Army

Spiritual Direction

Spiritual Direction is now available for the military. A free will donation is accepted for spiritual direction.

Brian Caley, CPSD

Catholic Spiritual Director

Brian Caley holds a Certificate in Spiritual Direction from Mayslake Ministries Sacred Presence Program. An Iraq war veteran, Brian served 8 years in the Army. Brian holds a holds technical degree in Information Security and works as a call center specialist. He is married to his lovely wife Ruth.

Specialties: Veterans/PTSD, Anxiety, Returning to the Faith

Eugenia Jarosz Callison

Catholic Spiritual Director

Eugenia Jarosz Callison holds a certificate in Spiritual Direction from the Claret Center. Eugenia serves Mayslake Ministries specializing in the needs of Veterans and Military, and is a member of Operation Support Our Troops America Leap of Faith Team which helps Gold Star Families move forward in their grief, Eugenia holds a Master of Arts Degree from Catholic Theological Union, and has served as the Director for The Emmaus Formation for Ministry Program. A music therapist and liturgical musician, Eugenia is married and the mother of adult children and grandchildren.

Specialties: Military families, Women’s Spirituality, Music Therapy

Upcoming Veteran's Ministry Events

Coming Home - A Healing Retreat for Veterans - October 2022

Mayslake Ministries offers FREE spiritual outreach programs to our military men and women suffering from Post Traumatic Stress. This unique, non-religious, spiritually focused, retreat specifically addresses the issue of Post Traumatic Spiritual Stress.

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