As we move into the second half of our Retreat season and move from our recent Advent and Christmas seasons replete with the theme of “Light” and experiencing almost every liturgical celebration punctuated with the theme of “Light”, it seems very fitting to move deeper into this year’s retreat theme of “In Your Light, we see Light”.
Along with the theme based week-ends, there is also the opportunity to explore, in the words of Pope Francis,
“… signs of God in the daily experiences of life, in the cycles of the seasons, in the fruitfulness of the earth and in the movement of the cosmos.” (Lumen Fidei 35)
through the Day / Night Program Offerings reflecting the integrity of creation and the integration of peace and justice in and for our planetary world.
With these offerings, we will try a new format:
The same program will be offered two consecutive mornings and one evening.
We hope this may accommodate more of your schedules and increase participation.
I also draw your attention to our 13th Annual Golf Tournament which will be held Thursday, June 5th, 2014 at the Chippanee Country Club and the Annual Raffle which will be held Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 culminating with the three grand Prize drawings of $1,000, $500 and $200.
Look also for more information to come regarding the 6 monthly drawings from April through September 2014 of $100 per month leading up to the Annual!
Thank you for taking the time to read through this program guide. Thank you for your participation and support. Thank you for all you do to promote Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center.
I hope to see you at least at one of our programs. You are most welcome!
God’s peace and blessing!
Sister Kathleen Fitz Simons, CND