Thursday, March 31, 2011

Filipino Apostolate Lenten Retreats for Adults and Youth

The Filipino Apostolate is sponsoring a separate Lenten Retreat for the Adults and Youth/Young Adults. Come, spend a day of contemplation and appreciation for the season of Lent and the sacrament of Reconciliation.

WHAT: A Lenten Day Retreat for Adults

WHEN: Saturday, April 9, 2011,  9 AM – 5 PM

WHERE: National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette, 947 Park Street, Attleboro, MA 02703

WHO: Open to all adults. Please invite your family and friends.

DETAILS:  The day will include 3 presentations.Fr. Arnel Aquino, SJ will speak about the importance of fasting and penance as part of life. Fr.Cyriac, MS will focus on the significance of unity and reconciliation as an ingredient in one's spirituality- a way of maintaining inner peace. Dorothy Levesque will stress the positive consequence of healthy daily examination of conscience - a method that leads to awe at the love and generosity of our God. We will have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Confessions and Holy Mass. Lunch will be provided. The suggested donation to attend the Retreat is $10 per adult. All donations will go to the Shrine.

TO REGISTER FOR ADULT RETREAT NOW:  Click link below.  Deadline for registration is April 3rd.


WHAT: A Lenten Day Retreat for Youth/Young Adults

WHEN: Saturday, April 16, 2011, 9:00 AM – 2 PM

WHERE: Holy Name Lower Church, 1689 Centre Street, West Roxbury, MA

WHO: Open to everyone in middle school, high school, college students and young adults. Please invite your family and friends.

DETAILS: Together for Lent, Christin Jezak and Allison Gingras, offer a unique, energetic and moving penance program for youth and young adults. Allison presents "Bringing Teens a Deeper Appreciation for Reconciliation". Christin performs a one hour play" Baggage" - a modern day parable on the need for reconciliation. Renew your spirits through Confession and Holy Mass. Lunch will be provided. Donation is greatly appreciated and will help defray the retreat expenses.

TO REGISTER FOR YOUTH RETREAT NOW: Click link below. Deadline for registration: April 9th.