Guided Retreat: “A Spirituality on Film (Part Three): Creation of God’s Redemptive Love” (July, 2020)

$475.00

This all-new silent guided retreat will continue a “two-themed” approach:  The call to be God’s partners in creating and giving witness to a redemptive love in the world…and how the art of film communicates such a spirituality for prayer/reflection.  Presentations will include: Co-creative human/divine powers of redemptive love, the ‘multi-colored loves of God’, love’s power in the healing of wounds, the ‘fleshy love’ of ‘God’s Body’, hope in the redeeming justice of love.   (Eucharist celebrated daily; please bring a Bible and notebook/journal.)

July 13-19, 2020 (begins at 7 PM on the first day and ends at 11 AM on the last day.

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“…are we all lost stars/trying to light up the dark?” (song lyric)

 This all-new silent guided retreat will continue a “two-themed” approach: 

  The call to be God’s partners in creating and giving witness to a redemptive love in the world…and how the art of film communicates such a spirituality for prayer/reflection.  As the poet W. H. Auden  says: “We must love one another or die.”  Presentations will include

  • Co-creative human/divine powers of redemptive love
  • The ‘multi-colored Loves of God’
  • Love’s power in the healing of wounds
  • The ‘fleshy love’ of ‘God’s Body’
  • Hope in the redeeming justice of love

 (Eucharist celebrated daily; please bring a Bible and notebook/journal.)

Michael Laratonda, FMS, a Marist Brother, served as associate director of Wellsprings. An experienced spiritual director and administrator, Michael has offered numerous workshops in journaling, dreams, prayer, sexuality, intimacy and celibacy. Michael is involved in retreat work, spiritual direction, and facilitating programs for various communities throughout the U.S.