Catholic Young Adults: Franciscan Sister On-line Spiritual Direction for You

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May 11, 2020

With the Coronavirus and the “stay-at-home” policy people are not able to go to a silent retreat at a retreat house. Instead, Franciscan Sister of Christian Charity Sister Jacqueline Spaniola would like to bring the retreat to you in your own home.

This retreat will be a silent guided retreat over ZOOM. You might be asking how is that possible?

We have attached a Schedule of the retreat for 3-full days (Friday 6:00 pm to Monday 6:30 pm CT): COMMITMENT for the Silent Guided Retreat.docx This is an extended weekend.  You would have to take Monday off to really enter into the retreat.

3 Retreats
1.  May 15-18   Mixed Group  (men and women)   LIMIT 18
2.  May 23-25   Women retreat only   LIMIT 18
3. June 19-22   Women retreat only  LIMIT  18

Quick Overview (more details are in the attached document-COMMITMENT for the Silent Guided Retreat.docx)

  1. 6:00 pm CT Friday – ZOOM session to go  over the rhythm of the retreat.  Followed by an introduction to begin the silent retreat
  2. 8:30 am CT Saturday, Sunday and Monday – ZOOM  – Sr. Jacqueline will give an introduction to your prayer time (30-60 minutes).

Prayer time follows the introduction

  1.  AFTERNOON Saturday, Sunday and Monday – ZOOM  you will have a Spiritual Direction at an appointed time with your Spiritual Director.  Prayer time follows the spiritual direction session (30-60 minutes).
  2.  6:00 pm CT Saturday, Sunday  we will gather on ZOOM to pray night prayer   (10-15 minutes)
  3. 6:30 pm CT on Monday we will gather to share graces, and to evaluate the retreat

For more details, go to the attachment for the daily schedule.

If you feel this retreat is a good fit for you, please click the link and register for the weekend that is best for you. Retreats are open to a limited number of retreatants.

If you have any questions, please call or text Sister Jacqueline at 906-231-6862. Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity are grateful for collaboration with St. Albert the Great Catholic Campus Ministry, Houghton, Michigan. Listen to Jessica talk about what the retreat meant for her.

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