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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Lenten “Les Misérables" 3-Night Retreat Weekend

Presented by Brother Dan Leckman, SJ

Event date: 2/22/2018 10:00 AM - 2/25/2018 6:30 PM Export event

On February 22 -25, 2018 we will have our Lenten "Les Misérables" 3-Night Retreat Weekend by Brother Dan Leckman, SJ. This retreat will take place from Thursday dinner through Sunday lunch. Please pre-register by 2/8/2018.

Deepen your Lenten experience with a renewed spirit!

This unique, reflective, interactive, expanded weekend retreat will incorporate themes from the famous movie/musical, “Les Misérables” (also known as “Les Mis”). Retreatants will explore the grace of God alongside their fallen state, identify opportunities given to experience redemption, and learn how to be courageous enough to start another chapter in the story of their lives.

During this three-night extended weekend retreat, participants will explore how different characters of the story, “Les Misérables”, can help them reflect not only about their faith journey during the Lenten season, but also ponder themes of suffering, forgiveness, renewal, revolution, and love. The retreat will include a viewing of the video on Thursday evening, with Friday through Sunday to include specific sessions and group discussions, time for private reflection and contemplation, and liturgical celebrations.

CALL NOW TO PRE-REGISTER

for this unique, enriching event at Stella Niagara’s Center of Renewal, where all can recharge, refresh, rejuvenate, and renew!

 

Please pre-register by 2/8/2018 @ 3:00PM ($50 non-refundable deposit or pay in full... late registrations as space permits)

Schedule:

  • Feb 22nd First Day Retreat Schedule: Check-in starts 10:00 AM
  • Dinner @ 5:00 PM
  • First Sessio @6:30 PM

Registration Form & Retreat Flyer




Brother Dan

Brother Dan Leckman, SJ: The retreat will be presented by Brother Dan Leckman, SJ. Born in Laval, Quebec, Brother Daniel earned his Bachelor’s degree in History and Russian Studies from McGill University in Montreal (1993-1999). While working on a second degree in Community Economic Development at Concordia University (also in Montreal) in 2006, he discovered his vocation to become a Brother in the Society of Jesus. Since joining the Jesuits (2009), he has lived on a Native reserve (Wikwemikong/Manitoulin Island) in Northern Ontario, Canada; in Caracas, Venezuela; Montreal, and Toronto where he earned a Masters in Theological Studies (MTS) at Regis College. As a spiritual director at Ignatius Jesuit Center (Guelph, Ontario), he seeks to deepen his understanding of Ignatian spirituality and the Spiritual exercises.
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