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Bible Telling Retreat; A Workshop for Christian Storytellers

John XXIII Retreat Center announces they will hold a Bible Telling Retreat from May 29 at 6:30pm through May 31 at 11am.  Storytelling is the meaningful, ancient tradition of passing on important messages – and telling Bible stories is an integral part of this tradition. Phyllis Hostmeyer, of the Christian Storyteller Network, will facilitate the […]

March 25, 2015 in News & Update, Retreats, Upcoming Events by

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April 2015 Retreat Schedule announced

John XXIII Retreat Center announced their retreat schedule for the month of April recently: Seder Meal:  Thursday, April 2, 5 p.m. Presenter:  Sr. Joetta Huelsmann, PHJC Experience a traditional Seder Meal, a ritual Jewish feast, in remembrance of Passover.  The symbolic foods (herbs/greens, sweet jam, matzo/unleavened bread, eggs, Paschal lamb, etc.) will be included, just as the […]

March 23, 2015 in News & Update, Retreats, Upcoming Events by

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Spring Retreat for Men continues St. Francis theme

Friday, April 24, 6:30 pm – Sunday, 1 p.m. Presenters:  Fr. Keith Hosey, Rick Wilson, & Dave Jolliff Continues the theme of SPICE up your life “On Being an Integrated Man”  Explore the spiritual intentions of St. Francis which he modeled in his life, specifically those of Integrity & Community.  Registration Fee:  $145 for overnight […]

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

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April Showers Bring Afternoon Tea

An Afternoon Tea:  Come TEA with me Led by:  Dorothy Stewart, Spiritual Director – John XXIII Retreat Center When:  Sunday, April 19, from 2–4 p.m. The “tea bag” lady will share how the variety of teas provide medicinal properties for our bodies.  Then, she will compare them to how the Holy Spirit provides just the […]

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

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Lenten Prayer Luncheon and Reflection Days

St. Joseph and His Table:  An Age-Old Tradition On Thursday, March 19, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. John XXIII Retreat Center will offer the first of two Lenten Prayer and Reflection days.  The first topic will be featured on March 19, the feast of St. Joseph, the Blessed spouse of the Virgin Mary.  This […]

March 5, 2015 in News & Update, Retreats, Upcoming Events by

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Merton Series Begins March 21

Thomas Merton:  Going Deeper into Contemplative Tradition begins March 21 Facilitated and presented by:  Sr. Joetta Huelsmann, PHJC This series has now been rescheduled to begin on Saturday, March 21, from 9 am — 4 pm.  We still have plenty of room for anyone who wants to attend.  Lunch is included in the fee.  Registration […]

February 27, 2015 in News & Update, Retreats, Upcoming Events by

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Opportunities for Lenten Reflection

Lenten Prayer & Luncheons Thursday, March 19 and March 26, 2015, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Presenters: Dawn Frecker, Theology/Ministry Major at Univ. of St. Francis; Fr. Al Naseman, C.PP.S.; and Sr. Joetta Huelsmann, PHJC March 19:  Dawn Frecker presents on the theme of St. Joseph’s Table: An Age Old Tradition March 26:  Fr. Al […]

February 14, 2015 in Retreats, Upcoming Events by

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Annual Quilting Retreat

March 13, 2015, Friday, 6:30 p.m. – March 15, Sunday, 1 p.m. Facilitators: Catherine Diekemper and Sr. Joetta Huelsmann, PHJC This annual retreat allows participants to learn how to use Foundation Pieces, how to cut sew, and shape them into various quilting projects. Participants will have an option to make a beautiful bed quilt, wall […]

February 14, 2015 in Retreats, Upcoming Events by

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Lenten Retreat for Women in March

Praying with the Stations of the Cross March 7, 2015, Saturday ~ Time: 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Presenters: Kathy Light and Lou Ann Karabel This retreat gives an opportunity for attendees to reflect upon the Stations of the Cross in a new way. Hands-on materials, inviting interaction for a more personal and meaningful experience. […]

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

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Plan to attend Holy Week Directed Retreat

March 27–April 2  Beginning Friday at 6 pm and ending on Holy Thursday at 8:30 pm Description Patrick Cleary-Burns is available during this special week for spiritual direction. The cost for this event is $75 per day or $150 for weekend only stay.  Fee includes personal spiritual direction, all meals, overnight lodging, and linens. You […]

February 9, 2015 in News & Update, Retreats, Upcoming Events by

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