Lansing Area Council on Aging
Spring Day of Reflection
Friday April 28, 2017; 9:30am - 3:00pm
Theme: "One Voice"
"Praying with the Heart of the Church"
Co-Ed Contemplative Retreat
July 14-16, 2017
Through the movements of Lectio Divina, we are drawn to a direct and immediate experience of God. This retreat focuses on the five movements of Lectio Divina and deepening one's relationship with Jesus. This is not a silent retreat, but there will be opportunities for silent reflection.
This retreat begins with registration and social hour at 5:30pm Friday, and ends with lunch on Sunday. The weekend includes Liturgy of the Hours and Mass, delicious meals, comfortable private rooms in Bethany House, and Time to roam the beautiful retreat grounds.
The cost is $175 per person or $300 for couples. A $100 non-refundable deposit is required with registration.
Registrations are due by July 7.
A Silent Directed Retreat
July 16-22, 2017
This silent Ignatian retreat is built around the elements of Lectio Divina and the Examen prayer of St. Ignatius of Loyola. The Examen is a technique of prayerful reflection on the events your day in order to discern God’s direction for you. On this retreat, you will review your life from a prayerful, God-Centered perspective.
Fr. David Rosenberg, director of St. Francis Retreat Center, will be the Rector for this retreat. It begins with registration at 1:00 pm on Sunday, July 16th. The opening session will consist of orientation and an introduction to the rest of the week. You will be introduced to your spiritual director, whom you will meet with each day for the rest of the week.
The cost of this retreat is $620 per person with $75 deposit. This includes all meals, materials, and lodging.
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"Live to Inspire as we Attempt to Gather the Lost Sheep"
Summer Scripture Days
August 15-17, 2017
Summer Scripture Days provides an opportunity for adults to
This years theme “Live to Inspire” is in response to “Go Announce the Gospel of the Lord” in the bishops pastoral letter where he says:
“This task of seeking out the lost sheep is not primarily the responsibility of the priest or the deacon. It is primarily the task of the neighbor, of the relative, of the friend.”
Together we will look for the scriptural basis for the mission to bishop has given us.
Check in: 8:00am Tuesday, August 15
Adjourn: 1:30pm Thursday, August 17
$175 per person - Includes lodging, 3 days, meals, and materials
$130 per person - Includes 3 days, 3 lunches, 2 dinners, and materials
$110 per person - Includes 3 days, 3 lunches, and materials
A $75 non-refundable deposit must accompany registration.