2016 Lenten Retreats

The 2016 Diocesan Lenten Retreats, sponsored by the National ACRY  will take place on Saturday April 9 & Saturday April 16, 2016 in the Central, Eastern, and Western Regions of the Diocese. 

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Central Regional Retreat  - Saturday April 9 2016
St Nicholas Orthodox Church, Homestead,PA

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Eastern Regional Retreat - Saturday April 16, 2016
The Conference Center at Valley Forge, Phoenixville, PA

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Western Regional Retreat - Saturday April 16, 2016
Christ The Savior Orthodox Church, Rockford, IL

Theme: "For the Life of the World."  - John 6:51

Christ the Savior Orthodox Church
1802 Pershing Avenue
Rockford, IL  61108

1:00pm/2:00pm (Central/Eastern Time Zone)

  • Akathist of Thanksgiving Glory to God for All Things
  •  Time For Confession
  • Transformation to Transfiguration - Parish Outreach and Faith in College Life - Homily & Discussion led by Gregory Allard**
  • Lenten Meal
  • For the Life of the World - Keynote address by  Laura Paulus

**During the homily and discussion, there will be a special youth activity with the  younger children**

More information  contact Fr. Sam Sherry, the Dean of the Chicago Deanery at FrSam@juno.com

Additional Information


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Epistle Reading: 1 Corinthians 11:8-22

Gospel Reading: Matthew 17:10-18

The Holy Martyrs Cyricus and His Mother Julitta; Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles of Kiev; The Finding of the Head of St. Matrona of Chios; Donald and his Nine Daughters; Swithun, Bishop of Winchester

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