Advent Retreat: “Come Darkness, Come Light”: The Journey of the Magi

$140.00$190.00

During this silent retreat, we will be invited to reflect on and pray with the story of the Magi recounted in the Gospel of Matthew.  Their faithfulness to following the “star (which) preceded them” can serve as a paradigm for each of us as we make our own journey through darkness and light to search for and find “the place where the child” is (2:9).  (When registering please choose an option of Resident or Commuter.  Resident means you will be staying overnight and need a bed and commuter means you will not be staying overnight and will not need a bed.)

December 13-15, 2019  Starts Friday at 7 PM and ends Sunday at 11 AM

Please do NOT register for this or any 2019-2020 Program until May 1, 2019 which is when registration begins.

December 14-16, 2018 Starts at 7 PM on Friday and ends at 11 AM on Sunday

Clear

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The title of this Mary Chapin Carpenter song expresses well the Advent longing for Jesus to “come.” However, for Jesus to come again, each expectant heart must be willing to welcome the experiences of both darkness and light that are integral to discovering the gift of Incarnation and bringing the Christ to birth in the world in which we find ourselves,  During this silent retreat, we will be invited to reflect on and pray with the story of the Magi recounted in the Gospel of Matthew.  Their faithfulness to following the “star (which) preceded them” can serve as a paradigm for each of us as we make our own journey through darkness and light to search for and find “the place where the child” is (2:9).

(When registering please choose an option of Resident or Commuter.  Resident means you will be staying overnight and need a bed and commuter means you will not be staying overnight and will not need

December 13-15, 2019  Starts Friday at 7 PM and ends Sunday at 11 AM

Please do NOT register for this or any 2019-2020 Program until May 1, 2019 which is when registration begins.

 

Clare D’Auria, OSF, a Sister of St. Francis of Philadelphia, is an associate member of the Center, having recently completed six years on the congregation’s leadership team. For almost half of her forty years in ministry, Clare has served in retreat ministry, offering directed and conference retreats and workshops in Franciscan spirituality. Clare also serves as a staff member of the Franciscan Pilgrimage Programs in Assisi, Italy. With an MA in Theological Studies from the Washington Theological Union, she is a certified spiritual director and supervisor for spiritual directors at Neumann University.