Oranbega Retreat Center

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Upcoming Events – Spring 2021

Upcoming events at Oranbega Center

We at Oranbega Retreat Center want to make sure you keep up with the full slate of free upcoming events! There’s something for everyone! Please note all times are Eastern. Sunday, February 21: Creating the Beloved Community: Celebrating Black History Month, 7PM to 9PM; music by Spence & Co. to follow, 9PM to 10:30PM“Creating the […]

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Per aspera ad astra

Per aspera ad astra.* It’s a common Latin phrase of unknown origin meaning “through hardships to the stars.” It occurred to us as a fitting description of our first 9 months of the gestation of Oranbega Retreat Center. Yes, we have encountered hardships and stumbling blocks in our first months: Buying the house on Narramissic […]

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My Uncle Mike

In Memoriam Dr. Michael P. Reece, August 12, 1927 – June 3 2019 This essay about my Uncle, whose legacy makes Oranbega Retreat Center possible, is expanded from the words I wrote to be read at his funeral in London in June 2019. – Jenny Reece My uncle Mike was always a bit of a surprise […]

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