37174 State Hwy VV
Conception, MO 64433
Lenten Retreat – The Great Cloud of Witnesses: Holy Men and Women
“Surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses” (Hebrews 12:1). In every age, there have been many witnesses of faith who serve as models and mentors along our faith journeys. The weekend will focus on some contemporary men and women whose ordinary lives in extraordinary times left a lasting imprint on the day to day society in which they lived. Spend time with Dorothy Day, Henri Nouwen, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Oscar Romero, Jean Donovan, Irene McCormack. The retreat begins Friday evening and continues through Sunday morning. Retreat fee for lodging, meals, conferences and reception: $180 for a single room; $300 per room ($150 each) for a double room. For reservations contact the Abbey Guest Center: phone (660) 944-2809 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.