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A Year in Review

A Reflection from our Director, Sister Joetta Huelsmann As we consider how we met the needs of our guests and focused on our mission for John XXIII Retreat Center over the past year, we ask that you share with us the blessings given and to join us in thanks for God’s graces.   It is in […]

January 15, 2015 in News & Update, Retreat Recall, The Window Blog by

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Announcing Growing through Grief & Loss Retreat

Growing through Grief & Loss Retreat:  Friday, January 30 through Saturday, January 31 Presenter:  Karen Kaehr, MS, Bereavement Coordinator at Family Life Care of NE Indiana Grief impacts our lives in every dimension: emotionally, physically, spiritually, and relationally.  Have you lost a loved one through death or experienced job loss?  A broken relationship through divorce […]

January 10, 2015 in News & Update, Retreats, Upcoming Events by

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Update on Farmers & Spouse Retreat

For those interested in our upcoming featured event, there is now additional time to register for Restoring the Soul, The Psalm 23 Guide for the Farmers Imagination. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Center is rescheduling the retreat for Farmers and their Spouses from this coming weekend to: Friday, January 23, 6:30 p.m., through Sunday, January […]

January 8, 2015 in News & Update, Retreats, Upcoming Events by

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Announcing January 2015 Retreat Schedule

      FEATURED EVENTS: 2015 Day of Renewal Series:   Featuring Thérèse of Lisieux January 8, 2015 ,Thursday, from 9:15 a.m.—2:30 p.m. and includes lunch.  Presenter: Sr. Joetta Huelsmann, PHJC This series will use a DVD presentation, featuring Professor Keith J. Egan, Ph.D., T.O.C.  Dr. Egan is the Aquinas chair in Catholic Theology Emeritus at St. […]

December 31, 2014 in Upcoming Events by

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The Door is Always Open

You may be wondering what the new year holds in store for you.  We hope you know you are always welcome here.  Come away to a place of tranquility and relaxation as you satisfy that inner yearning to further develop your relationship with God. Begin by gifting yourself with a private or directed retreat here […]

December 31, 2014 in Retreats by

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The Journal – September/October 2014

  Dialogue & Dine, Memorial Mass Thursday, September 25th: Dinner 4:45pm – 5:30pm Memorial Mass begins at 6pm Come enjoy as Bishop Emeritus William L. Higi presents on St. John Paul II and St. John XXIII, two of our newest Saints who were canonized on April 27th of this year. The Bishop is also our […]

September 16, 2014 in Upcoming Events by

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Simple Prayer in Dry Seasons

“Lord save me.”   A life of prayer is certain to bring about changes in each of us, and just as everyone goes through the seasons of life so everyone living in prayer will find their ongoing conversation with God to have variations throughout their journey. Sometimes a Christian will mention having a “dry season,” […]

July 31, 2014 in The Window Blog by

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The Gentle Art of Tending the Soul

      A Unique Approach We are happy to be hosting certified SoulCollage® Facilitator Anne Ehinger on Sunday, August 24 at 2-4:30pm as she teaches this unique approach to collage and journaling. “No particular talent or experience is required,” she said. “Just a willingness to listen to the messages from your soul.” While SoulCollage® […]

July 28, 2014 in Retreats by

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Trivia Night under consideration; rescheduled

We have seen a good bit of interest, but the timing is off. The event which was originally scheduled for Saturday, August 2, 2014, is also the weekend so many families are preparing to begin another school year. In addition, it””s possible we could generate even more interest by taking more time to introduce the […]

July 8, 2014 in News & Update by

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Pentecost: The Holy Spirit Among Us

Pentecost; Dorffmaister, Istvan (1729-1797). Hungarian National Gallery. Public Domain

The Lord had told His disciples, “I tell you the truth: It is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Counselor will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you.” Perhaps this means different things to different people. The Holy Spirit is known […]

June 4, 2014 in The Window Blog by

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