13 March 2009

Are You Fully Alive?

Our Spring Retreat is themed 'Fully Alive', after the moment in the Gospel of John where Christ says, "I have come that they might have life- and have it to the full." What does it mean to be fully alive? How can we discover the fullness of life that Jesus promises?

We will be mixing all the beloved elements of our Village Retreats with real service in the community. As Pope John Paul II once said, "life flourishes in the gift of self to others, in accordance with each person's vocation...so that all can share the gifts they have received, in a spirit of solidarity, especially with the poor and the needy."

Join us as we discover and serve Jesus in the poor! Be present for a powerful time of Eucharistic Adoration. Get excited for games in the gym, our late night Taco Bell run, and much much more! Registration deadline is this Monday 3/16 to avoid a $10 late fee.

This Sunday at our regular Village Meeting we will continue our focus on the three pillars of Lent: Almsgiving, Prayer, and Fasting. This week we will hear from Guest Speaker Mary Cavnar on Keeping the Fast!
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Fully Alive, The Village Spring Retreat, March 20-22ndThe Village Spring Retreat is a great opportunity to grow in your faith, worship God, and have tons of fun! The goal of this retreat is to discover the fullness of life in Christ through real service to the poor around us. This retreat will include Mass, Reconciliation, talks, service in the local community, small groups, Eucharistic Adoration, free time, games, and of course- our Late Night Taco Bell run! Deadline for to avoid late fee- Monday, March 16th. (Registration packet @ www.findthevillage.com.)

5 comments:

mr. peters the younger said...

Spring Weather and Spring Retreat!!!

mr. peters the younger said...

Happy Saint Patrick's Day!!!
May the wind be at your back!

Minni-Mo said...

How was the retreat!?!

mr. peters the younger said...

In a word: G.R.E.A.T.

To Elaborate:

G.od's presence in mass!
R.eally awesome talks!
E.xemplar food!
A.doration that was exhilirating!
T.otally fun free-time!
:-)

Thanks, Beth!

p.s. Pls post the pics soon!

Leahcim said...

TOTALLY AWESOME RETREAT!