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2011 Eastern Regional Lenten Retreat

The 2011 Diocesan Eastern Regional Lenten Retreat, sponsored by the National ACRY, took place on Saturday March 26, 2011 at the National Christian Conference Center in Valley Forge, PA.

Posted photos show scenes from the day's events.
The National Christian Conference Center, the site of this year's retreat.
Participants were asked to fill out a pre and post retreat survey/reflections which asked them to examine their priorities in life.
Fr. Peter Paproski discussed the nature of repentance and the necessity for seeking out spiritual guidance.
Sonja took careful notes during the retreat session.
Protodeacon Gregory Benc with the youngest children in attendance.
" Repentance requires a recognition on our part of the need for a 180 degree turn around in our lives...."
Fr. Jeff Zias offered words of advice to the teenagers on how to avoid temptation.
Deacon Stephen Hall spoke about the theology of the Icon of the Transfiguration.
Subdeacon Daniel Spiller entertained the faithful on the piano during lunch.
Retreat participants listen intently to their presenter.
2011 Eastern Regional Retreat Participants