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Evensong Retreat Center

A Retreat & Spirituality Center on Cape Cod

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Rev. Marie David, Director of Wellness Ministries and Retreats  508-737-2883
Rev. James David, Director of Retreat & Spirituality Programming: 508--737-1899  

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Rev. Marie David, M.Ed.

Rev. Marie David,M.Ed.

Director of Wellness Ministries & Retreats

Marie David holds a Masters Degree in Education from Rivier College, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from the University of Maine, and a Minor in Religious Studies from St. Joseph College. She is certified as a Reiki Master. Marie has over twenty five years of experience in Catholic education, spirituality and ministry. She has served as a Director of Religious Education Programming and as a consultant for the Sadlier Publishing Company as well as a contributing author to their Religious Education series. She has been a presenter for numerous workshops on women's spirituality and wellness, and early childhood faith development. Marie is a skilled presider and homilist at liturgy and common prayer. As a parent and an expert in early childhood development she has designed and implemented programs for bringing the Liturgy of the Word to children and in the Spirituality of Parenting. As a Reiki Master Marie brings a unique integration of Eastern and Western spirituality to her work with others. She offers both Reiki Treatments and Reiki Training as well as spiritual direction. Marie is an ordained priest in good standing in the Community of Roman Catholic Womenpriests. She is a priest in good standing and has faculties in the Ecumenical Catholic Diocese of
New England, and is a certified member of the
Federation of Christian Ministries.
Marie is the author of Sacred Heart Songs (Balboa Press, 2013).

Rev. James David, M.Div.

Rev. James David, M.Div.

Director of Retreat & Spirituality Programming

Rev. James David James F. (Jim) David holds a Master of Divinity Degree from the University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. Jim is the Bishop of the Ecumenical Catholic Diocese of New England. He also serves as co-Director of Evensong, co-pastor of St. Mary of Magdala Church, and is a Chaplain for the Harwich Police Department. Jim is a commissioned member of the Federation of Christian Ministries and a member of Spiritual Directors International. Jim has served as a spiritual director and retreat director and presenter for over thirty years. He has conducted retreats based on the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises, including an  introduction to Ignatian Spiritual Retreats.  He has also used a Franciscan approach to silent retreat, as well as a variety of meditation based retreats.     He is certified to administer the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and has conducted workshops throughout the northeast, including presentations on Personality Type and Prayer. Ordained in the Roman Catholic Tradition in 1985 Jim has also served as a theology instructor, and as a pastor. He resigned from the Roman Catholic clerical order in 1993 but continued his ministry as a catholic priest in the Ecumenical Catholic Church. His publications include Peter's Redemption, a novel about change in the church of the 21st Century, and Midnight Mysteries, a collection of poems on the Incarnation.
He is also the author of Papal Expectations (2013)