Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Year of Faith Retreat

Renaissance painting by Domenico Ghirlandaio of Christ calling the Apostles.
(Picture: The Calling of Apostles, by Domenico Ghirlandaio) 
Just a quick advert, while it's not strictly a youth event, we may find it interesting. I certainly have wondered how can I bear witness in this oppressive culture, often times, it seems much easier to keep my Catholic identity private and scurry around without proclaiming the good news. I think probably because the people who get megaphones out in the street offend my sense of sanity...

Year of Faith retreat for all: 

31 May-2 June 2013 

'You shall be My witnesses' (Acts 1:8) 

Upper Woolhampton, Reading, West Berks. RG7 5TQ. 

Starts Friday 5pm, ends Sunday 4pm (Bank Holiday weekend, so you still have 2 nights to meet up with relatives and friends after the retreat).

Led by Fr Armand de Malleray FSSP, assisted by Fr Matthew Goddard FSSP.

Spiritual conferences and direction, Holy Masses, Eucharistic adoration.

In the prayerful and relaxing setting of Douai Abbey, come and reflect with us on how to bear a more fruitful witness to Our Blessed Lord Jesus in our everyday lives.

Cost full board 2 days including VAT: £140 single room with ensuite bathroom, £110 shared room with ensuite bathroom or £90 without. Low income/unwaged: contact us for significant discounts.

Bookings/info: FSSP, 17 Eastern Avenue, Reading RG1 5RU, Berks. or email malleray[at]fssp[dot]org. www.fssp.org.uk/england 
Booking : please send the FSSP (using the above address) your £20 deposit (per person), made payable to FSSP ENGLAND.

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