PORTIUNCULA CENTER FOR PRAYER
9263 W. ST. FRANCIS RD., FRANKFORT, IL 60423
HEARING THE VOICE OF GOD IN YOUR LIFE WITH FR. ALBERT HAASE (Live Zoom retreat)
Dates/Times: Friday, September 11 (7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Central time and Saturday, September 12 (9:30 – 11:00 a.m.,1:00 – 2:30 p.m.)
God speaks to us each day in the events and people we encounter, as well as in our deepest feelings and most creative thoughts. How do we hear his voice in the nitty-gritty of our daily routines? Father Albert will explore practical ways we can grow in a deeper relationship with God by learning how God speaks in our everyday lives. Based on his bestselling book, Saying Yes, this retreat promises to bring new meaning to your relationship with God. Retreat will incorporate presentations, discussion, and Q&A. Facilitator: Albert Haase, OFM, a Franciscan priest, is a popular preacher, teacher, and spiritual director. A former missionary to mainland China, he is the award-winning author of twelve books and presenter on five bestselling DVDs. He has trained spiritual directors for ten years. He is currently chaplain at Cedarbrake Catholic Retreat Center in Belton, Texas.
AN AFTERNOON with JAMES MARTIN at the PORT via Zoom (Participation in person or by Zoom)
Date: Sunday, October 18 Time: 1:30 – 4:00 p.m. (Central time) Fee: $25
We are blessed to have the opportunity to talk with Fr. James Martin, S.J. as he discusses our current challenging times and how the tenets of Jesuit tradition can help each of us as we struggle to survive and eventually thrive in the midst of continuing uncertainty. Discernment and Ignatian Contemplation mixed with more than a touch of humor promise an afternoon of hope and enlightenment at a time when we all truly need encouragement and the power of shared faith. He will speak for the first portion of the afternoon followed by a Q & A session. His intelligence, eloquence, humor, and passion in defense of the marginalized make him a much sought after speaker. The afternoon will also include music, prayer, and light refreshments if attending in person.. We will have some of his books available for sale. The event will be held in the auditorium at the Motherhouse and by Zoom.
Facilitator: James J. Martin, SJ is a Jesuit priest, writer, and editor-at-large of America magazine. Some of his books are: Jesus: A Pilgrimage, Between Heaven and Mirth: Why Joy, Humor and Laughter are the Heart of the Spiritual Life, My Life with Saints, and Building a Bridge : How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity.
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