Spirit Spa -Winter 2022


~Fire Within~

"A blazing fire makes flame and brightness
out of everything that is thrown 
into it."
~Marcus Aurelius~

This retreat experience is for "Soul-Seekers"
Willing to fan the Flames
tend the Ember-the Flicker-the Sparks
that Ignite the Inner Spirit.

Location: Scandinavian Lodge
Sister Bay, Door County, WI.

Mar. (10) 11-13, 2022  

*OPTIONAL Early arrival on Thursday
Thursday: a BEYOND enjoyable 

Night of Camaraderie
WARNING: be prepared to laugh till you ache!
Retreat begins Friday at 11:00 AM
Ends Sunday  2:00 PM*

Retreat Experience
Held annually, the Spirit Spa is a reflective 
retreat experience for persons
who desire to experience and participate

in a circle of community. The retreat includes 
times of quiet, of reflection, guided sessions and
opportunities for written expression to open the heart. 

Participants have a private room 
in a shared suite with fireplace, kitchen, 
living room, WiFi, 2 private baths

(1 bedroom has a whirlpool)
Participants provide and prepare meals as  
 assigned by the coordinator of meals and provide snacks

Cost Slide: $385.00 - $425.00 for the retreat
(YES, you slide the fee according to ability)

Spa Fee covers...Lodging, private room in shared suite,
Retreat leader’s stipend, 
Conference room, use of facilities, pool,
sauna, hot tub, exercise room
and materials provided for the retreat.


Payment Schedule and Cancellation Policy

  • Self Sliding scale ($385-$425) 
  • Feb. 10, 2022-Partially Non Refundable Deposit of $ 150 Due
  • If cancelled before February 15, $50 will be refunded
  • If cancelled after Feb 15, the full deposit of $150 is forfeited.
  • Mar. 1, 2022-Balance Due (unless arrangements discussed)
There is no separate food fee. 
Assigned teams provide meals and other assigned items.

Testing Results or Vax completion info 
to be submitted prior to arrival. 
Temps taken daily at the event.
Masks advised and to be discussed as a group.

Contact: Stella DeVenuta, OSF for more information 
or to make your reservation [email protected]

Stella is a Sister of St. Francis of Assisi,
 a certified spiritual guide-director, educator, artist, 
retreat leader, creative process consultant and
a Boundless Compassion facilitator.


Spirit Spa-2021

Location: Scandinavian Lodge , 
Sister Bay, Door County, WI.


An extended weekend with an amazing group of "soul-friends"

" Words of Wisdom that Feed the Soul"
What feeds the "Story" of your Precious Soul?

“To me, art begets art. Painting feeds the eye
just as poetry feeds the ear, which is to say
that both feed the soul.”
—Susan Vreeland

Covid Pre-testing by April 23, 2021
is required to assure results before retreat.
(or completion of Covid-vaccinations) 
to safeguard the "Sacred Bubble" of this gathering!
You are asked to be "super" vigilant prior to Spirit Spa
by attentiveness to all covid precautions  
for the safety of the gathering.
Testing Results or Vax completion info
to be indicated prior to arrival. 

Contact:  Stella DeVenuta, OSF 

Come "play" with "words" and unravel your inner wisdom!

(quiet, input, creative process, community, shared downtime)

Personal Reflection using playful "word crafting" 
will highlight the retreat. 

So, what words will feed,the "story" of your Precious Soul?

Shared meals, individual rooms/shared suites.

Cost: $395.00 for the retreat 
Spa Fee Includes
Private two room suite (Thurs or Friday arrival)

Each suite has a whirlpool, a gas fireplace and WiFi.

Shared meals, use of conference space,

Creative process materials and handouts.

Scandinavian Lodge offers a pool, sauna, hot tub but
advising caution in using these amenities at this time.

Additional costs:  MEAL PREP

Individuals are asked to bring snack food items to share.

Monday Mar. 29, 2021
Non Refundable Deposit of $200 Due 

Thursday April 19, 2021
Balance of $195 Due 

Saturday April 10, 2021 *Cancellations and refund of 1/2 of deposit ($100) accepted till midnight

After April 10, 2021 Full deposit amount of $200.00
is non refundable.  

Scandinavian Lodge is located on the quiet side of  Door County, 
in Sister Bay, WI
This weekend will provide  participants
to dig into their memory and experience
for the words to poetically uncover
and craft the inner wisdom of
their "one wild" and "precious" life
  This experience requires attentiveness
and willingness to listen deeply
 to Spirit through an open heart.

Since 2012, this retreat has proved to be a transformative experience
for participants. The “SPA” offers a circle-space of like-minded seekers. 
The retreat provides times of shared prayer, input, guided creative process,
music, ritual, essential oils, personal reflection, shared meals,
Visit to Peninsula State Park 
Nature Center to engage with the
beauty of nature no matter the season.

Please contact:  Stella DeVenuta, OSF
by March 15, 2021 if interested in attending.

e-mail: [email protected],
cell/text: 414-581-4006

Stella is a Sister of St. Francis of Assisi, a certified spiritual guide-director, 
educator, artist, retreat leader, creative process consultant
and a Boundless Compassion facilitator.

Stella DeVenuta, OSF
SanctuStar Oasis
Located in Juniper Court LL
3201 S Lake Drive
Saint Francis, WI 53235
[email protected]
Call or Text: 414-581-4006