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New Way to Register for Retreats

We now have a new way for individuals to register for retreat events, and to pay the fee associated with the event. Most of our retreat events are now listed on Eventbrite.com If you would like to use the Eventbrite system to register for an event and pay the associated fee, just go to the […]

May 5, 2016 in The Window Blog by

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The Email Dilemma

At John XXIII Retreat Center, we are always looking for ways to do a better job. We constantly look for new themes or issues to address in retreats. We are also always looking for better ways to communicate with those who have participated in retreats before, and to reach out to those who have not […]

May 5, 2016 in The Window Blog by

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The Prodigal Father

March sixth’s Gospel is from Luke 15:1-3, 11-32, the story of the Prodigal Son.  The Gospel story is perfect for the Year of Mercy and also a popular one. Books have been written about this story and numerous paintings have also depicted different aspects of the story. Some of the meanings of prodigal are profuse […]

March 15, 2016 in News & Update, The Window Blog by

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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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