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New Links for Upcoming Events Announced

What’s Going on at John XXIII Retreat Center Now featured under the EVENTS tab on our Home Page! Perhaps you are missing my monthly blog featuring Retreat Listing at a Glance??  Well, it is here this month and for next month and most of the upcoming year, but not in the blog format!  One of […]

January 15, 2016 in Behind the Scene, News & Update, The Window Blog, Upcoming Events by

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Welcome to Sr. Rita Musante

From the Desk of our Director, Sr. Joetta Huelsmann, PHJC, with this latest announcement regarding John XXIII Center staff. “Sr. Rita Musante, OLVM, a member of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters from Huntington, IN joined us as a part-time staff member at John XXIII Retreat Center in Hartford City, IN in late November of […]

January 7, 2016 in Behind the Scene, News & Update, The Window Blog by

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New Year Blessings and Gratitude

Dear Friends of John XXIII Retreat Center, It is with gratitude that we acknowledge all who have given their time, talent, and treasure to support us throughout the year.  We are sincerely grateful for our blessings and offer our prayers of thanksgiving to all of you. As always, thank you for your loyalty and support […]

December 22, 2015 in News & Update, The Window Blog by

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Recap of the 4th Annual Catch the Spirit

Following is a transcript from the address that Sr. Joetta Huelsmann, PHJC, Director, gave to the audience after Frank Runyeon’s performance during the 4th Annual Catch the Spirit Fundraiser event How blessed each one of us is for being here tonight. Take a minute to look around at the crowd here -see the lights that […]

December 11, 2015 in The Window Blog by

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Retreat Listing now Featured under Events tab

Retreat Listing at a Glance Now featured under the EVENTS tab on our Home Page! Perhaps you are missing my monthly blog featuring December’s Retreat Listing at a Glance??  Well, it is here this month, but not in the blog format!  One of my long term goals as Marketing Coordinator here at John XXIII Retreat […]

December 3, 2015 in News & Update, The Window Blog, Upcoming Events by

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Musings: Life Journey, Culture, Spirituality

This edition of The Window Blog is written by, John Anderson, of Muncie, Indiana, a recent graduate of John XXIII Retreat Center and Lindenwood Retreat Center’s Spiritual Companion 2013-2015 program.   “This past April, I completed 19 months of supervision and training with 9 other precious souls in what was the fourth Spiritual Companion learning […]

July 8, 2015 in The Window Blog by

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Contemplating Merton: poet, monk, spiritual writer

One glance at a picture of Thomas Merton (1915—1968) and it is clear to see how one might be intimidated were they to become engaged in an intellectual conversation with a man who understands the nature of prayer so deeply and contemplatively.  Yet, with a twinkle in his eye and a smirk of welcome, Merton […]

January 31, 2015 in News & Update, The Window Blog by

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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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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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Pentecost: The Holy Spirit Among Us

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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