Retreats!!!!!! Here is a list of upcoming retreats and other such events throughout Louisiana. To add to this list, just use the red comment button next to the post title. Click here for a list of retreats where the gals from everydaymissionaries.com will be speaking.
- LACOMBE, LA… DECEMBER 10-13… Domestic Church Marriage Retreat (for a personal recommendation see Leslie’s post here)
- METAIRE, LA…. JANUARY 8-10… CCRNO Retreat for Teens and Young Adults
- MORROW, LA…. JANUARY 16… Women’s Retreat hosted by the gals from EverdayMissionaries
- PINEVILLE, LA… JANUARY 23-24… MARRIED COUPLES RETREAT
- OPELOUSAS, LA… JANUARY 30… Yth Rally fpr 8th-12th Graders. Breaking the Chains flyer
- LAFAYETTE, LA…JANUARY 29-31… CCRNO Women’s Retreat “All Beautiful is the King’s Daughter”
- WASHINGTON, LA… FEBRUARY 20… Catholic Conference 4 Moms: Faces of Mercy Conference hosted by the gals
- PINEVILLE, LA… MARCH 4-6… Diocese of Alexandria Young Adult Conference
- ALEXANDRIA, LA… MARCH 19… The Bible Conference. Keynote speaker will be Andrew Swafford. (more info to come)
The following retreats are sponsored by the Lafayette Diocese Office of Catholic Charismatic Renewal
337-265-3773 (Office closed for the holidays Dec 14-Jan3)
Men’s Bible Study – on Thursday mornings (started Sept 18th but come anytime) 5:30-6:30 a.m. Community of Jesus Crucified, 115 Railroad Ave., St. Martinville LA Show up with your bible! No cost and no registration necessary. Coffee provided. 394-6550
“Advent Healing Service” – Thursday, December 10
All are invited to attend an “Advent Healing Service” on Thursday, December 10, at 6:00 p.m. at St. Jules Catholic Church, 116 St. Jules Street, Lafayette. Main celebrant of the Mass will be Rev. Dan Edwards, Pastor of St. Jules. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Healing Service with laying of hands will follow. For additional information, please call 234-2727.
Day of Recollection – Saturday Dec 12th – “Mary & the New Evangelization” 9am – 3pm – Our Lady of Sorrows Retreat Center, Main Street, St. Martinville, LA – Mater Dolorosa Chapel – opportunity for confession, Adoration & Mass–free of charge–no registration necessary–bring brown bag lunch 394-6550
The Rite of the Opening of the Door of Mercy in the Diocese of Lafayette – Sunday, December 13
In the bull of indiction Misericordiae Vultus, Pope Francis decreed that the Holy Year of Mercy will begin on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, December 8, 2015, with the opening of the Holy Door in the Basilica of St. Peter at the Vatican. On the following Sunday, December 13, the Third Sunday of Advent, the Holy Father decreed that “in every local church, at the cathedral—the mother church of the faithful in any particular area—…a Door of Mercy will be opened for the duration of the Holy Year” (MV, 3). The Rite of the Opening of the Door of Mercy in the Diocese of Lafayette will be celebrated by Bishop Michael Jarrell at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Lafayette on Sunday, December 13, 2015, at 10:45 a.m. It will include the celebration of the 11:00 a.m. Mass. All are invited to attend.
Men of Mercy Retreat – December 18-20 – Friday 7pm – Sunday 3pm Our Lady of Sorrows Retreat Center, 103 Railroad Ave., St. Martinville, LA free of charge – register early to reserve spot – bring toiletries & towels – dress casual, but No Shorts – Meditations include: Mercy, The Sacrament of Mercy, and Being Men of Mercy – Fr. Michael Champagne, cjc Retreat Master– call Vic Guidry to register at 337-824-3045