Vincentian Family

Rosalie Rendu and the Power of Collaboration

Collaboration  is a buzz word in the Vincentian Family today. Rosalie Rendu provides a model for the followers of Vincent and Louise.

Members of the Vincentian Family, Affiliates, and lay collaborators in Vincentian ministries have an opportunity to gather for 4  days of spiritual conferences, prayer opportunities, and silent reflection times on the theme ” Sister Rosalie Rendu in the Marketplace: the Power of Collaboration.”

Sr. Frances Ryan, DC, Ph.D . is offering a retreat will focus on an exploration of Blessed Rosalie’s journey of interiority in the spiritual life and what kept her ‘going’ as she experienced ‘the marketplace’ in serving the Poor.’ Sr. Frances Ryan is presently writing a book about Sister Rosalie’s Parlor and Her Spirituality.

Sr. Frances Ryan, DC, Ph.D. is Professor Emerita, College of Education and Catholic Studies, DePaul University. She serves as a national spiritual moderator of the Ladies of Charity in the USA. She has co-authored the book Vincent DePaul and Louise de Marillac: Rules, Conferences and Writings (Paulist Press, 1995) and is presently writing a book about Sister Rosalie’s Parlor and Her Spirituality.

The Retreat at Mat will focus on an exploration of Blessed Rosalie’s journey of interiority in the spiritual life and what kept her ‘going’ as she experienced ‘the marketplace’ in serving the Poor.’

Sr. Sharon Richardt, DC, Ph.D. is the Director of Mater Dei Retreat and Spirituality Center. She has been involved with spiritual retreats, formation of the laity for the past 40 years.

Schedule

Retreat opens at 12 noon with lunch on Thursday, September 26 followed by a Spiritual Conference. There will be one to two talks a day, with opportunities for communal and private prayer, group dialogues, daily Liturgy, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and private optional visits with Sr. Fran and Sr. Sharon. The Retreat will conclude on Sunday, September 29 with Liturgy and lunch.

Registration by September 18, 2013 Application Sent on Request

Glenda Gorman, Retreat and Spirituality Center Assistant Mater Dei 9400 New Harmony Road, Evansville  IN 47720  email:  glenda.gorman@doc.org TEL (812) 963-7540  FAX:  (812)  963-7589

Suggested Offering: $100

(Scholarships available by contacting Sr. Sharon Richardt) Sharon.richardt@doc.org

812-963-7557

 

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