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A Parish Retreat on the Spirituality of Pope Francis
Recently, Fr. Andy Alexander and Maureen McCann Waldron gave a retreat to a parish in Hawaii. Each talk over the three evenings was about an hour, and are available in mp3 audio format and a video format. Click HERE for audio or video of these informative and inspiring talks. From their website...
"In preparing the three nights of the retreat, it became clear to us how much of Pope Francis' message is shaped by the Gospel and the movements of the Spiritual Exercise of St. Ignatius.
His message has been as challenging as it is consoling. The media has covered only a portion of Pope Francis' message.
From the time we first saw Pope Francis on the balcony, asking us to pray for him, we knew he would be very special. In this retreat, we examine his words and how they help us grow in our relationship with Jesus. Each evening's presentation ends with time for individual prayer - you can pause the recording to pray during that time. Then there are helps for praying with each theme the next day.
We share these three presentations to assist us all in hearing his message and in letting his message - the message of the Gospel - become a retreat for us all. May we all grow in a sense of our God's loving mercy for us, in his call to us, and in our mission today to serve those on the margins."
The Hospitality Committee is now in the process of collecting your favorite family recipes for our new “Parish Cook Book” that will be published for purchase by November 2014. Just in time for Christmas!!