Participation in Cursillo will renew and deepen your Catholic commitment, give you purpose and support, and make you feel like a new Catholic. It helps people discover and fulfill their personal vocations and promoted the creation of small groups who support each other to live by the Gospel teachings. The program is available to adults in good standing with the Church. Begin by attending a three-day weekend program (held separately for men and women), conducted at locations around the Diocese several times a year. Then, attend follow-up meetings at various locations in the area
Rachel's Vineyard Retreat
Ministry Leader: Deacon Joe Claroni
This is a confidential, non-judgmental, healing weekend retreat for women and men who have struggled with the emotional and spiritual pain of an abortion(s). Further information is available online. The retreat is held locally in November. Please email Sister Pat if you are interested in attending or in helping with the retreat in any way.
The word Retrouvaille™ (pronounced re-tro-vi with a long i.) is a French word meaning rediscovery. The program offers tools needed to rediscover a loving marriage relationship. Thousands of couples headed for cold, unloving relationships or divorce have successfully overcome their marriage problems by attending the program.
The Retrouvaille Program consists of a weekend experience combined with a series of 6-12 post-weekend sessions over 3 months. It provides the tools to help put your marriage in order again. The main emphasis of the program is on communication in marriage between husband and wife. It will give you the opportunity to rediscover each other and examine your lives together in a new and positive way.