March 17, 2014
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Free Lenten Day of Reflection Gathering April 5

Faithful of many backgrounds from throughout metro Detroit have attended previous Changing Lives Together day retreats.

Faithful of many backgrounds from throughout metro Detroit have attended previous Changing Lives Together day retreats.

Reconciliation and penance are the focus of a special Changing Lives Together day retreat on Saturday, April 5 at St. Frances Cabrini Parish in Allen Park. Metro Detroit faithful are welcome and encouraged to attend the free day of spiritual reflection, highlighted by three guest speakers on penitential subjects, Mass with Detroit Bishop Donald Hanchon, opportunities for private confession, and small group discussions. Complimentary light breakfast and lunch provided.

Space is limited – make your reservation today by calling Patty Barajas at 313-883-8657 or email: barajas.patricia@aod.org

RECONCILIATION AND PENANCE: A DAY OF SPIRITUAL REFLECTION

Saturday, April 5
St. Frances Cabrini Parish, Allen Park
Holy Family Hall

8 AM Registration opens
9 AM Opening prayer and welcome
9:15 AM First presentation starts
11:30 AM Mass celebrated by Most Rev. Donald Hanchon, Auxiliary Bishop, Archdiocese of Detroit
12:30 PM Lunch
1 PM Reconciliation opportunities
2 PM Presentations continue
3 PM Small group discussion
3:30 PM Closing prayer

Order of Presentations:

  1. Reconciliation, Penance, and the Moral Life
    Dr. Mark S. Latkovic
    Professor of Moral and Systematic Theology, Sacred Heart Major Seminary
  1. Sacramental Reconciliation: Restoring Our Relationship with God and the Church
    Rev. Joseph Mallia
    Pastor, St. Frances Cabrini Parish
  1. Jesus’s Ministry of Healing and Forgiveness as a Model for Our Own
    Dr. Patricia Cooney Hathaway
    Professor of Spirituality and Systematic Theology, Sacred Heart Major Seminary

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Updated March, 2014


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