Fall and Winter Listings
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Fall and Winter Listings
Conferences/Conventions

MASSACHUSETTS

PLACE: Boston Marriott Newton, Newton, MA
DATES: October 19, 2019
DESCRIPTION: Voice of the Faithful’s 2019 Conference will focus on important Church issues, including accountability for bishops, child protection, clericalism, lay involvement, and financial transparency. A panel presentation and audience discussion will cover lay action in parishes. Featured speakers will be Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke, former National Review Board chair, and Boston College professor Fr. Richard Lennan, Dr.Theo., an expert on the theology of ministry. For information, contact: vortpr@votf.org Event: Voice of the Faithful 2019 Conference. Cost: 2-for-$200 Spring/ Summer Special; then $125/person (Lunch Included). Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Register: www.votf.org information, contact: office@votf.org, (781) 559-3360.

Pilgrimages

KANSAS

PLACE: Celtic Pilgrimage to Wales
DATES: May 12-23, 2020
DESCRIPTION: A contemplative journey through beautiful, Celtic Wales. Experience the sacredness of landscape; encounter ancient mysteries in poetry and art, savor Celtic Christianity’s legacy of prayer and blessing; participate in community life and prayer; engage with noted Celtic scholars. Sites: Chester Cathedral, St. Winifred’s Well, Bardsey Island, Snowdonia Mountains, Nevern, St. David’s, Tintern Abbey, Partrishow Well, and more. Contact: Therese Elias, OSB, 726 N. 5th St, Kansas City, KS, 64109; Phone: (816) 561-6855; tmelias@gmail.com; www.celticpilgrimage.com

Retreats

CALIFORNIA

PLACE: Mary and Joseph Retreat Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
DATES: Year round
DESCRIPTION: Mary and Joseph Retreat Center, atop the Palos Verdes Peninsula, is a beautiful place where people of faith find spiritual renewal and peace. By sponsoring retreats and events, hosting groups holding their own retreats and private retreatants, we serve the greater Southern California community and beyond. We invite you to visit and share in the experience. Amenities include overnight guest rooms and dining, gardens, full-size outdoor Labyrinth and chapel. Contact (310)377-4867, www.maryjoseph.org

PLACE: Mercy Center Burlingame, Burlingame, CA
DATES: Fall-Winter 2019-2020
DESCRIPTION: Mercy Center Burlingame is an internationally known conference and retreat center sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, located near San Francisco, California. We provide a peaceful environment for people of diverse faiths and backgrounds to nourish their spiritual and professional
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