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Calendar of Programs
Jesus says to us: 'Come away and rest a while.' It is the mission of our diocesan retreat center to provide a place for education, formation of parish leaders, and spiritual retreats. The following are opportunities to 'come away and rest a while!'
January 2018
Mon, Jan 22 - 11:45am
   through
Fri, Jan 26 - 1pm
 
 

Overnight Stays...  If you require overnight accomodations while you attend the Office of Worship's "Architecture for Liturgy" please use this link. Guest rooms include 2... Read More 
 
 
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Sat, Jan 27
9am - 4pm
 
 

Join us for three Saturdays this Winter/Spring for this wonderful religious studies program!...  We are pleased to be beginning another session of the Spiritual Life Center Theology... Read More 
 
 
 
February 2018
Fri, Feb 2 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Feb 4 - 1pm
 
 

Feb 2-4, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
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Wed, Feb 7
7am - 9:30am
 
 
Joe Dellasega
Quarterly Breakfast Event!...  Making 2018 Your BEST YEAR EVER! Go BIG or Go Home: Practical tools and best practices to recognize your unique greatness and to achieve personal and... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Feb 7
9am - 12pm
 
 

A Deeper Dive Into Building your Strategic Blueprint...  Expanding on the topics above, Joe will go dig more in depth to help you build out your personal strategic blueprint to make... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Feb 7
9am - 12pm
 
 

A Deeper Dive Into Building your Strategic Blueprint...  Expanding on the topics above, Joe will go dig more in depth to help you build out your personal strategic blueprint to make... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Feb 9 - 5:45pm
   through
Sat, Feb 10 - 5pm
 
 

“The world offers you comfort, but you were not made for comfort. You were made for greatness!” - Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI...  It can be difficult for young adults in the Church... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Feb 9 - 7pm
   through
Sun, Feb 11 - 1pm
 
 
Bishop Emeritus Ronald Gilmore and Jacqueline Loh
Through the basics of contemplative prayer, this retreat will explore how people can remain hopeful through times of darkness...  This retreat brought to the Center by the Grace... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Feb 14
9am - 3pm
 
 
Fr. Ken VanHaverbeke
Begin your Lenten journey studying the parables of Jesus and the impact they have on us today...  That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea.  Such great... Read More 
 
 
 
Thu, Feb 15
7pm - 8:30pm
 
 

Join us for an evening of apologetics...  Apologizing isn’t saying “I’m Sorry.” apologia or ἀπολογία... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Feb 16
11:15am - 12pm
 
 

This monthly celebration of our regular Daily Mass especially welcomes little children and their caregivers!...  This monthly program is especially designed to welcome small... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Feb 16
12pm - 1pm
 
 

Use your Friday Lunch hours during Lent to feed your soul!...  Brown Baggin’ it with Jesus is back! The Fridays of Lent from 12:10p.m.—12:50p.m. at the Spiritual Life... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Feb 16
3:30pm - 4:15pm
 
 

A Lenten Devotion...  Meet in the foyer of the Center around 3:15 p.m. and then process outside to the Stations of the Cross. Enjoy the weather and this beautiful devotion... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Feb 19
7pm - 8:30pm
 
 

A great six-Monday lenten series from the Office of Marriage and Family Life.....  This six–session program is a preparation for the World Meeting of Families which will take... Read More 
 
 
 
Wed, Feb 21
6pm - 8:30pm
 
 
Fr. Tom Hoisington
Join for an evening dinner and presentation on Saint Peter Damian...  At “Dinner with the Doctors”, participants will enjoy a delicious meal and pleasant conversation in... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Feb 23
12pm - 1pm
 
 

Use your Friday Lunch hours during Lent to feed your soul!...  Brown Baggin’ it with Jesus is back! The Fridays of Lent from 12:10p.m.—12:50p.m. at the Spiritual Life... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Feb 23
3:30pm - 4:15pm
 
 

A Lenten Devotion...  Meet in the foyer of the Center around 3:15 p.m. and then process outside to the Stations of the Cross. Enjoy the weather and this beautiful devotion... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Feb 23 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Feb 25 - 1pm
 
 

Feb 23-24, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
Sold Out
 
Sat, Feb 24
10am - 3pm
 
 
Fr. Ken VanHaverbeke
A special retreat day for those in their mid-life. Find the spirituality and graces belonging to this stage...  “When the body gets worn out, the soul gets in shape.”... Read More 
 
 
 
Tue, Feb 27
7pm - 8:30pm
 
 
Dr. Matthew Umbarger
An investigation of Essene Messianic Expectations...  In this lecture we will learn that the Essenes expected at least two, and perhaps three different messianic figures, and what... Read More 
 
 
 
March 2018
Thu, Mar 1 - 7pm
   through
Sun, Mar 4 - 6pm
 
 

Step 2 in the Registration Process...  This is the final step in your Cursillo application process. If you have not received approval from the Pre-Cursillo Chairperson, please DO... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 2
12pm - 1pm
 
 

Use your Friday Lunch hours during Lent to feed your soul!...  Brown Baggin’ it with Jesus is back! The Fridays of Lent from 12:10p.m.—12:50p.m. at the Spiritual Life... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 2
3:30pm - 4:15pm
 
 

A Lenten Devotion...  Meet in the foyer of the Center around 3:15 p.m. and then process outside to the Stations of the Cross. Enjoy the weather and this beautiful devotion... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 2 - 7:30pm
   through
Sun, Mar 4 - 1pm
 
 
Fr. Ken VanHaverbeke
Experience Lent with Lazarus, Martha and Mary.....  The Spiritual Life Center offers a unique retreat opportunity this Lent, “A Retreat in Bethany.” Father Ken... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 9
11:15am - 12pm
 
 

This monthly celebration of our regular Daily Mass especially welcomes little children and their caregivers!...  This monthly program is especially designed to welcome small... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 9
12pm - 1pm
 
 

Use your Friday Lunch hours during Lent to feed your soul!...  Brown Baggin’ it with Jesus is back! The Fridays of Lent from 12:10p.m.—12:50p.m. at the Spiritual Life... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 9
3:30pm - 4:15pm
 
 

A Lenten Devotion...  Meet in the foyer of the Center around 3:15 p.m. and then process outside to the Stations of the Cross. Enjoy the weather and this beautiful devotion... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 9 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Mar 11 - 1pm
 
 

Mar 9-11, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
Thu, Mar 15
6:15pm - 8:30pm
 
 
Presented by Rachel Dugan
Docentium is a monthly program designed to weave Catholicism and Culture together. New topic each month!...    The Mission of Docentium is: To form and equip disciples of... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 16
12pm - 1pm
 
 

Use your Friday Lunch hours during Lent to feed your soul!...  Brown Baggin’ it with Jesus is back! The Fridays of Lent from 12:10p.m.—12:50p.m. at the Spiritual Life... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 16
3:30pm - 4:15pm
 
 

A Lenten Devotion...  Meet in the foyer of the Center around 3:15 p.m. and then process outside to the Stations of the Cross. Enjoy the weather and this beautiful devotion... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 16 - 7pm
   through
Sat, Mar 17 - 4pm
 
 
Presented by Father Dwight Longenecker
Brought to you by the Diocesan Office of Marriage and Family Life...  Please join us for the 2nd Annual Seasoned Servant Symposium featuring prominent Catholic author, speaker, and... Read More 
 
 
 
Tue, Mar 20
7pm - 8:30pm
 
 
Sr. Mary Ann Kirkland, IHM
A talk on strengthening your relationship with the Lord.....  This talk will focus on how to grow in your relationship with God and renounce the "idols" in your... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 23
12pm - 1pm
 
 

Use your Friday Lunch hours during Lent to feed your soul!...  Brown Baggin’ it with Jesus is back! The Fridays of Lent from 12:10p.m.—12:50p.m. at the Spiritual Life... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 23
3:30pm - 4:15pm
 
 

A Lenten Devotion...  Meet in the foyer of the Center around 3:15 p.m. and then process outside to the Stations of the Cross. Enjoy the weather and this beautiful devotion... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 23 - 7pm
   through
Sun, Mar 25 - 1pm
 
 

Join Bishop Carl A. Kemme for the annual Palm Sunday Retreat!...  The Center is honored to welcome our Bishop Carl Kemme to lead the annual Palm Sunday retreat. Retreatants will... Read More 
 
 
 
Sat, Mar 24
8:30pm - 10pm
 
 

Join the annual celebration of the Way of the Cross by Torchlight to usher in Holy Week...  All are welcome to join this special torchlight procession of our outdoor stations with... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Mar 30
3pm - 4:15pm
 
 

On Good Friday, we will begin at 3 p.m...  Meet in the foyer of the Center around 2:45 p.m. and then process outside to the Stations of the Cross. Enjoy the weather and this... Read More 
 
 
 
April 2018
Tue, Apr 3
11:15am - 12pm
 
 

This monthly celebration of our regular Daily Mass especially welcomes little children and their caregivers!...  This monthly program is especially designed to welcome small... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Apr 6 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Apr 8 - 1pm
 
 

Apr 6-8, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
Sat, Apr 14
10am - 3pm
 
 
Fr. Ken VanHaverbeke
Learn more about the major religions outside of Christianity...  All humans are religious beings, and most humans practice a particular religion or religious philosophy.  This... Read More 
 
 
 
Thu, Apr 19
6pm - 8:30pm
 
 

Join for an evening dinner and presentation on Saint Anselm...  At “Dinner with the Doctors”, participants will enjoy a delicious meal and pleasant conversation in our... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Apr 20 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Apr 22 - 1pm
 
 

Apr 20-22, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
May 2018
Thu, May 3
11:15am - 12pm
 
 

This monthly celebration of our regular Daily Mass especially welcomes little children and their caregivers!...  This monthly program is especially designed to welcome small... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, May 4 - 6pm
   through
Sun, May 6 - 1pm
 
 

May 4-6, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, May 18 - 6pm
   through
Sun, May 20 - 1pm
 
 

May 18-20, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
June 2018
Fri, Jun 8 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Jun 10 - 1pm
 
 

Jun 8-10, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
Fri, Jun 22 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Jun 24 - 1pm
 
 

Jun 22-24, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Jun 25 - 9am
   through
Sat, Jun 30 - 5pm
 
 

Learn from an expert iconographer from Greece and create your very own Icon to keep...  The Spiritual Life Center is excited to welcome back master iconographer Theodore... Read More 
 
 
 
Thu, Jun 28 - 7pm
   through
Sun, Jul 1 - 6pm
 
 

Step 2 in the Registration Process...  This is the final step in your Cursillo application process. If you have not received approval from the Pre-Cursillo Chairperson, please DO... Read More 
 
 
 
July 2018
Fri, Jul 13 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Jul 15 - 1pm
 
 

July 13-15, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
August 2018
Fri, Aug 24 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Aug 26 - 1pm
 
 

Aug 24-26, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
September 2018
Fri, Sep 21 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Sep 23 - 1pm
 
 

Sep 21-23, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
October 2018
Fri, Oct 12 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Oct 14 - 1pm
 
 

Oct 12-14, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the... Read More 
 
 
 
Thu, Oct 25 - 7pm
   through
Sun, Oct 28 - 6pm
 
 

Step 2 in the Registration Process...  This is the final step in your Cursillo application process. If you have not received approval from the Pre-Cursillo Chairperson, please DO... Read More 
 
 
 
November 2018
Fri, Nov 2 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Nov 4 - 1pm
 
 

Nov. 2-4, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
Thu, Nov 15 - 7pm
   through
Sun, Nov 18 - 6pm
 
 

Step 2 in the Registration Process...  This is the final step in your Cursillo application process. If you have not received approval from the Pre-Cursillo Chairperson, please DO... Read More 
 
 
 
December 2018
Fri, Dec 7 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Dec 9 - 1pm
 
 

Dec 7-8, 2018...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Dec 31
9am - 4pm
 
 

Click on this program to pay your yearly dues for the Catholic Assembly for Business...  JOIN US! The Catholic Assembly for Business is a ministry of the Catholic Diocese of... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Dec 31
12pm - 12:01pm
 
 

Help us build the first SLC Hermitage!...  A Hermitage offers people a quiet place to unplug from their busy lives and to pray in silence and solitude. These will be one-room... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Dec 31
12pm - 12:01pm
 
 

Help us build the first SLC Hermitage!...  A Hermitage offers people a quiet place to unplug from their busy lives and to pray in silence and solitude. These will be one-room... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Dec 31
12pm - 12:01pm
 
 

Help us build the first SLC Hermitage!...  A Hermitage offers people a quiet place to unplug from their busy lives and to pray in silence and solitude. These will be one-room... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Dec 31
12pm - 12:01pm
 
 

Help us build the first SLC Hermitage!...  A Hermitage offers people a quiet place to unplug from their busy lives and to pray in silence and solitude. These will be one-room... Read More 
 
 
 
Mon, Dec 31
12pm - 12:01pm
 
 

Help us build the first SLC Hermitage!...  A Hermitage offers people a quiet place to unplug from their busy lives and to pray in silence and solitude. These will be one-room... Read More 
 
 
 
January 2019
Fri, Jan 11 - 6pm
   through
Sun, Jan 13 - 1pm
 
 

11-13, 2019...  Catholic Engaged Encounter is a Catholic marriage preparation program for couples seeking the Sacrament of Marriage. It is a weekend program free of the tensions,... Read More 
 
 
 
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