A Renewal and Formation Center

On the Third Day (OTTD) – Renewal and Formation Center is an ecumenical ministry that provides spiritual accompaniment for those who want to seek God and desire to respond to His call. For almost a decade, OTTD has been offering spiritual direction and spiritual formation programs that have helped seekers in developing an intimate relationship with God. Our retreats are held at the Cherimoya Eco-Spirituality & Retreat Center in Calamba, Laguna.

Upcoming Events

March 25-26, 2023
Exploring one’s genealogy is the basis of knowing and understanding one’s uniqueness. Participants are made more aware of their familial history and genetics to discover some patterns and tendencies.
April 29-May 3, 2023
This 5-day retreat is designed to help people meet God through and in creation, thus understanding their responsibility towards the earth. It aims to ignite and discover their unique creative potential, and to practice expressions of creativity.
May 13 - June 10, 2023
On the Third Day (OTTD) Renewal and Formation Center is an ecumenical ministry that seeks to accompany people in their spiritual journey.
June 17-18, 2023
Embracing the Second Half of Life is a weekend online retreat created for those who sense major physical, psychological, and spiritual changes happening or about to happen in their lives as they reach a certain age or maturity.
February 25 - April 1, 2023
The Enneagram is an ancient master key that can unlock many doors. It opens for us the gateway to the wisdom we need to break free from our self-imposed prison so we can be fully alive and live meaningful lives.
October 28. 2023
Chastity is a key aspect of one’s journey towards integration. It is about saying ‘yes’ to God’s plan for our relationships, our bodies, and our identity. Chastity is about “setting love in order”. (Cf. St. Ignatius).
August 19-20. 2023
Participants are accompanied as they develop a discerning heart so they may become more sensitive to the movements within and discover God’s intimate involvement in their lives.
3, 5 or 8-Day Retreat
Leave behind all the clutters and noise of your busy life as you begin your inner journey. Let God take the lead in your retreat. Let Him awake your senses and open your heart so you can feel fully alive.
May 27-28, 2023
“Each of us carries our inner child of the past into the daily activities of adulthood. The effects and events of our early years often influence how we live our lives, relationships, and adulthood responsibilities.
April 6-9
Be in solidarity with Jesus on the road to his crucifixion and death. From Maundy Thursday to Easter Sunday, spend time in our Art Park at Cherimoya Eco-Spirituality and Retreat Center, and pray solemnly with the mosaic installations of the Stations of the Cross.

Our Programs

Explore our programs and see which one fits your needs at this time. Get in touch with us if you feel you need to be guided in your spiritual walk.
Our courses are an extended period of organized study in line with the spirit of formation. Our objective is to equip the participant, in the psychospiritual approach to embrace the spiritual disciplines, in the attempt to deepen their walk with God.

Our Retreats are based on the Ignatian method of recollection. It incorporates silence, with a rhythm of prayer, art expressions as form of expressing what is happening in us in prayer. It also include accompaniment with a spiritual director who helps deepen what is already
happening in the prayer time of the retreatant.

What do you call spiritual practices that do not fit in with courses and retreats, to
me it was obvious- retreats plus of course. During pandemic we were required to meet the needs of our participants. 

Mamita's Corner

Eco Divina is praying with nature. It is a creative way of connecting with God especially when we are in a beautiful landscape—along the sea, in a park, or in the woods.
A year ago this month of October, God answered one of our prayers about creating a space where the alumni of our spiritual formation programs and some attendees of our past retreats can come together and engage in a safe and soulful sharing.
We are entering into the veil where the Arc of the Covenant (The tabernacle of the Ancient temple of Jerusalem)resides.

Our Retreat Center

The Cherimoya Eco-Spirituality and Retreat Center (CERC)

Be fully alive and unwind from the stress caused of daily life and get closer to nature and immerse yourself with God’s presence in the sacred space of Cherimoya Eco-Spirituality Farm located in Calamba, Laguna.

A Venue for Solitude

Indulge in the silence and cool breeze in the farm. Surround yourself with peace and overwhelming gifts from nature as you enjoy your most needed intimate time with God.

A Space for Spirituality

Nurture your spiritual life through prayer and reflection in the farm. Reach in the depths of your mind, heart, and soul where God dwells and enliven your spirit for the great journey ahead.

A Space for Creativity

Unleash your creativity. Draw inspiration from your peaceful surroundings and the fruits of your reflection. Get on with your next book, poem, composition, painting sculpture, and other creative works. Increase your team’s productivity through strategic planning, trainings, and team building.

Mosaic, Art and Gallery

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