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Exploring Dreams Highlight of Retreat

John XXIII Retreat Center will hold a Dreams:  Illustrations of the Soul Retreat from July 17 at 6:30 p.m. through July 18 at 4 p.m.  An invitation is extended to anyone who would like to explore and understand their dreams as illustrations of their unique soul.  Attention to one’s soul is a rare thing, but […]

May 28, 2015 in News & Update, Retreats, Upcoming Events by

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Bible Telling Retreat promises to impress

Past attendees speak highly of Phyllis Hostmeyer and her wildly popular Bible Telling technique Bible Telling Retreat to be held the end of May Joyce Racine, frequent John XXIII Center retreat attendee, encourages others not to miss the upcoming Bible Telling Retreat presented by Phyllis Hostmeyer.  Racine, current Director of Religious Education at St. Jude […]

May 15, 2015 in News & Update, Retreats, Upcoming Events by

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Spring/Summer 2015 Retreat Schedule

Our schedule for the Spring and Summer months was recently published and mailed to our client database.  Here, we provide a link to an electronic version of the schedule for your convenience. Spring/Summer 2015 Retreat Schedule Announced Dear Friends of John XXIII Retreat Center, Below is a copy of our newest Retreat Schedule for Spring/Summer […]

May 14, 2015 in News & Update, Retreats, Upcoming Events by

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A Retreat on the Major Prophets: The “Pray Yard” Teeter-Totter

Prophets Retreat June 22-26, 2015:  Monday, 10 a.m. — Friday, 1 p.m. In June, Father Al Naseman, C.PP.S. will return to John XXIII Center for a week to offer retreatants a detailed glimpse into the teachings of the Major Prophets.  Sitting alone on a teeter-totter called “life” is a downer.  Find spiritual uplift this week […]

May 8, 2015 in Upcoming Events by

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May Retreat Listing at a glance

FEATURED EVENTS: 2015 Day of Renewal Series:   Featuring Thérèse of Lisieux May 7, Thursday, from 9:15 a.m. to 2:15 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. Mary’s College […]

May 1, 2015 in News & Update, Retreats, Upcoming Events by

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Down and Dirty: Spirituality in Our Real Life

Explore the words of Richard Foster and Dorothy Day during the Growth in the Spirit Series in 2015 We asked Patrick-Cleary Burns, spiritual director and retreat presenter, to provide us with some insights on what our retreatants can expect when they participate in the upcoming Growth in the Spirit series beginning in June.  Here is […]

April 30, 2015 in News & Update, The Catholic Moment by

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Happiness and blessings to our dear friend!

Please join us in wishing the best to our long-time receptionist, Cindy Hamaker, as she leaves her position with the Center to focus on recovering from a long illness. Regarding her time at the Center, Cindy shares that “I enjoyed meeting and working with the people there and will miss the smiles and kindness from […]

April 26, 2015 in News & Update by

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Position open on our hospitality team

Receptionist position open immediately A part-time receptionist position is open at John XXIII Retreat Center available immediately.  The ideal candidate would need the interpersonal skills required to create a spirit of hospitality at the Center, to include greeting guests, answering telephones, etc.  Office job responsibilities would require processing mail and retreat registrations, handling donations, and […]

April 24, 2015 in News & Update by

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Retreat to Honor Mary of Nazareth in May

Mary of Nazareth Retreat Sunday, May 17, 2015, 1 – 6pm Presenter: Sister Cathy Schwemer, PHJC Mary of Nazareth has been known by several names:  Saint Mary, Mother Mary, the Virgin Mary, and The Theotokos.  In Islam, she is known as Maryam, mother of Isa.  Historically, we know that she was an Israelite woman of […]

April 16, 2015 in News & Update, Retreats, Upcoming Events by

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Meditation Retreat focuses on life of Bonhoeffer

Friday, May 15, 5 pm – Saturday, May 16, 4 p.m. Presenter:  William DeWitt William DeWitt, author Dietrich Bonhoeffer lived a life committed to the cause of Christ and his prison letters are personal and deeply moving.  Bonhoeffer also lived a life of contemplation and this will be the focus of a May retreat on […]

April 4, 2015 in News & Update, Retreats, Upcoming Events by

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