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People of Pilgrimage: Experiencing the Joy of the Gospel

March 26 @ 4:00 pm - March 30 @ 12:00 pm

Seventh Annual Contemplative Ecumenical Retreat

Oblate School of Theology – ORC/WTC

March 26, 2017 – March 30, 2017

 

Join us for four days of contemplative Christian immersion. This ecumenical retreat includes group meditation, prayer and reflection time, community meals and insightful teachings from Fr. Bill Sheehan.  This year’s pilgrimage will be rooted in our own personal encounters with the contemplative joy of the presence of Christ. All lectures will take place at the Whitley Theological Center. All other retreat activities will take place at the Oblate Renewal Center, which provides a tranquil retreat setting, perfect for contemplation and meditation.

Those who choose Full Retreat Registration may either commute or add lodging at Oblate Renewal Center for a fuller experience. Full Registration Attendees will be able to participate in all retreat activities and community meals. One may also choose to only attend lectures.

Registration Types:

Full Retreat: $200 (includes all meals)

Lodging available : $70 – single occupancy; $40/person – double occupancy (per night)

Lectures Only – $45 (does not includes meals or daily activities)

 

For information, a student rate or to register by phone, contact Brenda at 210-341-1366 x 212

 

Rev. Bill Sheehan, OMIbill-sheehan

Since 1983, Father Bill Sheehan, OMI has been involved with Contemplative Outreach, founded by Fr. Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O., and has led many Centering Prayer workshops and retreats in different parts of the country. He has a Masters Degree in Formative Spirituality from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA., and has broad experience in pastoral ministry as a pastor and in marriage counseling. Fr. Sheehan has also served in the Office of Lay Ministry, Archdiocese of Miami, Florida.

 

Retreat Itinerary

 

Sunday March 26, 2017

4:00 pm          Check in begins

5:30 pm          Pilgrimage gathering (ORC)

6:00 pm          Dinner (ORC)

7:00 pm          Fr. Bill Sheehan, OMI — a teaching (ORC)

9:00 pm          Night Prayer (ORC)

 

Monday March 27, 2017

7:30 am          Morning Prayer (ORC)

8:00 am          Breakfast (ORC)

9:00 am          Fr. Bill Sheehan, OMI — a teaching (ORC)

10:30 am        Book Sale

11:30 am        Ritual into Silence

Noon               Lunch (ORC)

1:00 pm          Quiet Time

3:00 pm          Group Meditation

6:00 pm          Dinner (ORC)

7:00 pm          Fr. Bill Sheehan, OMI – Lecture #1 (WTC)

8:30 pm          Book Sale

9:00 pm          Night Prayers (ORC)

 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

7:30 am          Morning Prayer (ORC)

8:00 am          Breakfast (ORC)

9:00 am          Quiet Time

9:30 am          Fr. Bill Sheehan, OMI — a teaching (ORC)

11:00 am        Eucharist (St. Joseph Chapel)

Noon               Lunch (ORC)

1:00 pm          Quiet Time

3:00 pm          Group Meditation

6:00 pm          Dinner (ORC)

7:00 pm          Fr. Bill Sheehan, OMI – Lecture #2 (WTC)

8:30 pm          Book Sale

9:00 pm          Night Prayers (ORC)

 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

7:30 am          Morning Prayer (ORC)

8:00 am          Breakfast (ORC)

9:00 am          Quiet time

9:30 am          Fr. Bill Sheehan, OMI — a teaching (ORC)

Noon               Lunch (ORC)

1:00 pm          Quiet Time

3:00 pm          Group Meditation

6:00 pm          Dinner (ORC)

7:00 pm          Fr. Bill Sheehan, OMI – Lecture #3 (WTC)

8:30 pm          Book Sale

9:00 pm          Night Prayers (ORC)

 

Thursday, March 30, 2017

7:30 am          Morning Prayer (ORC)

8:00 am          Breakfast (ORC)

9:00 am          Quiet time

9:30 am          Fr. Bill Sheehan, OMI — a teaching (ORC)

11:00 am        Closing Ritual (ORC)

Noon                     Lunch (ORC)/Departure

To Register, Call Brenda at (210)341-1366 EXT. 212

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Start:
March 26 @ 4:00 pm
End:
March 30 @ 12:00 pm
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Organizer

Continuing Education
Phone:
210-341-1366 x 212
Website:
https://ost.edu/continuing-education/

Venue

Oblate Renewal Center
5700 Blanco Road
San Antonio,TX78216
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Phone:
(210) 349-4173, ext. 502