Many and One: A
retreat afternoon or evening speaking to all about being a Eucharistic Community, called together through one Baptism into
the One Body of Christ.
Praying with the Ones You Love: This 2 hour workshop/retreat works with groups to explore what prayer is and how we can
share prayer, and therefore faith, with each other. With Jesus as the model for prayer and sharing,
we bring groups together to see that we can pray together at times other that Sunday Mass and we can pray together in a variety
Family of Forgiveness:
This workshop explores the God's love and forgiveness as lives in the family at home and in the family of
our Church community. This program has been presented as Reconciliation retreat for families.
Sacraments of Initiation: This retreat, based
on the Diocese of Rochester Confirmation program developed by Carol Pickel, explores the sacraments of initiation through
the symbols of the sacraments. We will look at the scriptural basis of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist
as we pray our way to a deeper understanding of these sacraments and their symbols in our lives.
What is Really Present??? This retreat explores Eucharist
and the presence of Christ. We examine the Mass and the Eucharistic presence in Word, Bread and Community.
Advent: Retreats (or Parish Missions) based on the Advent role models--- Mary,
Joseph, Elizabeth and Zachariah--- who help us see our own Journey toward the coming of the King.
Lent: Exploring the journey to the Cross. This Lenten retreat explores the
symbols and the liturgies of Holy Week. Through exploration of scripture and symbols rooted in the Celebration
of Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Vigil, we will journey in Faith to a deeper understanding of Christ’s
Love for us and His call to us.
This program explores the tenants of our faith, the Creed, and what we believe and live as individuals, families,
communities and Church.
Not Ordinary, Extraordinary! We will explore
the richness of “Ordinary” time on our liturgical calendar. We will journey through Scripture
to find Jesus present in the “ordinary” of our lives.