Members of the Vincentian Family, Affiliates, and lay collaborators in Vincentian ministries will be offered 4 days of spiritual conferences, prayer opportunities, and silent reflection times in a lovely rural setting.
VINCENTIAN SPIRITUALITY RETREAT
September 26-29, 2013
MATER DEI RETREAT AND SPIRITUALITY CENTER
9400 NEW HARMONY RD. 47720
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. This Year’s Retreat Theme is: SISTER ROSALIE RENDU IN THE MARKETPLACE: THE POWER OF COLLABORATION.
The 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. 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.
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
Suggested Offering: $100
(Scholarships available by contacting Sr. Sharon Richardt) Sharon.firstname.lastname@example.org