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3-Day Directed Retreat
Date: July 6 - 9, 2014

Location: 
Christ the King Seminary
711 Knox Road
East Aurora, NY 14052

Contact: Douglas George, Director of Lay Formation
Phone: (716) 655-7091
Email: dgeorge@cks.edu

 

 

 


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Who should attend:  CKS students, alumni, lay ecclesial ministers, deacons, religious, priests and others wishing to come to the seminary’s peaceful setting for a special encounter with the Lord.  Those who minister to other people need to minister to themselves.

Retreat Directors:  Scheduled directors include Sr. Mary Ellen Twist, RSM, Rev. Richard Reina, and Rev. Msgr. James Wall, who are highly trained and experienced in Ignatian-style retreats.  A period of time is set aside for you to meet with your director each day. 

Program:  This is a silent retreat.  There is flexibility in the program to meet your unique needs. Optional daily activities include Eucharist and evening prayer.  The campus offers beautiful natural spaces with trails, open fields and woods in which to walk and meditate.

Accommodations:  Most, but not all, of the rooms are air-conditioned.

Schedule
Sunday, July 6
4:00 – 5:30 pm Arrival
5:30 Dinner
7:00 Opening Gathering

Monday through day of departure
8:00 am  Breakfast
11:30 Eucharist
12:15 pm Lunch
5:10 Evening prayer
5:30  Dinner
The program ends after lunch on Wednesday.

To register, download and print the 2014 Retreats brochure (pdf).




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