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April 12 – 14, 2019 – WOMEN’S WEEKEND RETREAT – Surrender??? How?
April 12 @ 7:00pm - April 14 @ 1:00pm
THIS RETREAT IS FULL. TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITING LIST PLEASE CALL 973-539-0740
Retreat begins on Friday evening with dinner at 7:15pm and ends on Sunday after Mass and lunch around 1:00pm.
Led by: Rev. Tom Marciniak, S.J. and Karen Florance
Surrender??? How does that word make you feel? Does it conjure up thoughts of being conquered, defeated or filled with despair? Relax! That’s not how we will define this word throughout this retreat. We will explore the word surrender the way Jesus intended-as the giving of ourselves over to the Living God so that we may truly find ourselves and take care of our souls in the most healthy way possible. Jesus says to us in the Scriptures there is no greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends (John 15:13). Jesus is our model for surrender. He gives everything to us, and so we respond in like manner. He starts it and we respond. Loyola retreats are based on themes/dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola. Through silence, solitude and Scriptural prayer, each retreat is designed to help you discover God’s life within.
Sponsored by: Women’s Spring