Staff Spotlight – Sophia Dugwyler

  At Magdalene Serenity House, we are proud to have staff members who hold a true passion for helping women on their journey to recovery. This week, we spoke with Sophia Dugwyler, Magdalene’s Certified Peer Recovery Specialist, about her work with the residents...

Happy National Culinary Arts Month!

  Happy July! This month, we are celebrating the different culinary traditions of our residents and discussing the value of diverse cuisine.   Author and journalist Michael Pollan said that “the more we honor cultural differences in eating, the healthier we...

Thank you Smokehouse Players!

  This month, the Smokehouse Players, a theater group out of Northwest Arkansas, hosted the first ever NWA Playwrights Festival, a spotlight series of staged readings from local playwrights. And the best part? All proceeds from the festival benefitted Magdalene...

Resident Spotlight – Crystal S.

  At Magdalene Serenity House, we don’t only celebrate the completion of recovery but the entire journey of healing our residents have embarked upon, from beginning to end. Residency at Magdalene is only one part of their story. We want to also emphasize the...

May 2022 Newsletter

To see the full version of our newsletter, please click here. A Month for Mother’s Day For this month’s newsletter, we wanted to focus on Mother’s Day! This is a special time of the year for paying recognition to the mothers in our lives, and spending just a day...

Happy National Great Outdoors Month!

  The crisp scent of pine. A rush of wind blowing against your skin. A bird’s song traveling from a nearby tree. An orange sunset dipping under the horizon. For many of us, the outdoors is a haven, a safe space separate from the hustle and bustle of our daily...

April 2022 Newsletter

To read the full version of our newsletter, please click here. The Power of Writing This month, two of our group topics of discussion were poetry and free-writing. Writing is a unique and powerful tool for expressing feelings, reflecting upon the past, and considering...

March 2022 Newsletter

To see the full version of our newsletter please click here. Program Achievements We have a full house of residents making significant progress in their healing and recovery. The need for our program remains great. Since the start of the new year we have received 62...