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2011 Western Regional Lenten Retreat

The 2011 Western Regional (Chicago Deanery) Diocesan Lenten Retreat was held on Saturday, April 9 at Saint Michael's Church in Niles, IL. The guest speaker was Father Basil Aden, Pastor at Christ the Savior Church in Rockford, IL. He gave a talk entitled “Transfigured into a New Way of Life” as a member and representative of the Diocesan Stewardship Commission. The Moleben to the Holy Cross followed the presentation. The homily was given by Father Alexis Miller, Pastor at Holy Transfiguration Mission Church in Crawfordsville, IN. This was followed by Lenten Confessions, which were held by the Deanery Clergy, including Father Lev Holowaty, Descent of the Holy Spirit Church in Schererville, IN; Father Gregory Allard, Saint Alexis Mission Church in Lafayette, IN; Father Sergii Alekseev, Saint Nicholas Church in Hobart, IN; and Father Samuel Sherry, host pastor. A Lenten meal and fellowship concluded the retreat.
Fr. Basil Aden makes a point during his keynote presentation "Transfigured Into A New Way of Life."
Fr. Alexis Miller delivers the Sermon.
2011 Chicago- Deanery/Western Regional Diocesan Lenten Retreat Participants