The Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity offer each of the Sisters annual opportunities to renew and deepen her spiritual life through both preached and directed retreats. Beginning in April and extending throughout the summer months, a total of fifteen retreats were planned this year. In the month of June alone these retreats are scheduled:
Fr. Thomas McGonigle, OP, St. Thomas Aquinas Priory, Providence, RI, June 1-7, 2008 preaching on the theme The Ever New Call to Discipleship at the Motherhouse, Manitowoc.
Monte Alverno Retreat Staff, Appleton, WI, June 8-14, 2008, leads a group retreat Do Not Fear to Hope: Live Life to the Full at Retreat and Spirituality Center, Appleton.
Fr. Richard Hart, OFM Cap, St Conrad Friary, Milwaukee, WI, June 8-14, 2008, facilitates a directed retreat Praying with Passion and Energy at Monte Alverno Retreat and Spirituality Center, Appleton.
Fr. Raphael Bonanno, OFM, Franciscan Ministry of the Word, Boston, MA, June 10-17, 2008 leads a directed retreat Our Desire for God at the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity House of Prayer, Manitowoc.
Sister Anne Marie Lom, OSF, spiritual director at St. Raphael Parish, Oshkosh, facilitates a directed retreat Movements of God in the life of Francis, Clare and you at Monte Alverno Retreat and Spirituality Center, Appleton.
Sister Jacqueline Spaniola, OSF, St. Peter the Fisherman Parish, June 20-27, 2008, guides a directed retreat The Holy Spirit at the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity House of Prayer, Manitowoc.
If any Sister has difficulty making one of the planned retreats, she requests to make a retreat at another time and possibly at another location. We invite you to share on a recent spiritual experience that has brought you to be more aware of God’s love for you.