MINI-RETREAT – (Register at the bottom of the page)
A Day with the Carmelites: Come, Learn, Pray
Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Optional Mass at 8:00 a.m. in the Church.
Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. (coffee and muffins available).
Presentation begins at 9 a.m.
Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Old Hall
505 W. Granger Ave. Modesto, CA 95350
Patron Saint for the Day: St. John of the Cross
“Where there is no love, put love — and you will find love.” ~ St. John of the Cross
Theme: Lectio Divina and Contemplation
This mini-retreat includes teachings on Lectio Divina and contemplation, time for prayer, and fellowship. (Lectio Divina is a traditional monastic practice of scriptural reading, meditation, and prayer.)
Guest Speakers are Brother Dustin Vu, OCD and Brother John Mark Charlesworth, OCD from St. Joseph’s Carmelite Monastery, San Jose. Brother John Mark comes to the Carmelite Order after serving 20 years in the Norbertine Order and has an interesting story. He brings a good amount of spiritual experience. Brother Dustin is young and knowledgeable.
Lunch is provided.
(Lunch will be a sandwich, chips, and fruit, cookie and water. This year we will add about 20 vegan sandwiches.)
Free will offering at the event.
Sponsored by the Modesto Community of Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites
Must be over 15 years of age to attend. No childcare available.
Pre-registration required by July 7, 2019. To register online use the form below:
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For more information email ModestoSecularCarmelites@gmail.com
or call (209) 639-8975.
To download a flyer click here.