Catch The Spirit Recap

There was a chill in the air last Saturday night as a crowd of approximately 180 friends of John XXIII Retreat Center gathered for “Catch the Spirit” at Taylor University in Upland, IN. But, inside Hodson Dining Commons where the event was being held, it was warm with conversation and anticipation of the evening’s talks […]

November 6, 2012 in The Catholic Moment, The Window Blog by

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Come Home to a Gathering of Friends!

  This article was written for The Catholic Moment, but we thought you might like to see it electronically, too! “Come home” are two of the most soothing and comforting words we can hear as we journey through life!   “Come home to John XXIII” and “join the gathering of friends” have been heard at John […]

October 8, 2012 in The Catholic Moment by

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Recently I watched for a second time the Cotton Patch Gospel. It’s a musical play that retells the Gospels of Matthew and John in southern style. The story takes place in the cities of Atlanta, Valdosta and Gainesville, Georgia. The music is toe-tappin, hand-clappin music written by the late Harry Chapin. As I watched, I […]

March 30, 2012 in The Catholic Moment, The Window Blog by

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Who Are the Saints?

The following is an article written by Sr. Joetta Huelsmann, PHJC, Director of John XXIII Retreat Center. A shorter version will appear in this weekend’s edition of The Catholic Moment, newspaper of the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana. Who Are the Saints? This week we celebrate the feast of All Saints. Often we emphasis the canonized saints […]

October 27, 2010 in The Catholic Moment, The Window Blog by

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