Saturday, December 9, 2017, 9 am – 3 pm
Birthing God, Franciscan and Dominican Insights on Creation and the Incarnation
How do we bring forth Christ in our world today?
How is God’s solidarity with all of creation expressed through Sts. Francis, Dominic, and the mystical insights of Bonaventure and Meister Eckhart?
A morning retreat on how our image of God affects how we live and relate to others as we prepare a place for the Lord this Advent.
Br. MJ Groark, Capuchin Franciscan friar of the Province of St. Joseph, entered the order in 2008 and made his perpetual vows in 2014. Serving in numerous capacities within the order, he has ministered in Milwaukee, Detroit, on Native American reservations in Montana and is currently stationed on Chicago’s Southside. A graduate of St. Xavier University he has degrees in philosophy and anthropology. Br. MJ is currently in the Master of Divinity program at Catholic Theological Union preparing for the priesthood.
Br. Nicholas Reynolds, O.P. is a Dominican friar and member of the Province of St. Martin de Porres. He holds a BS degree in Physics from Furman University and is currently a 5th year student studying theology and philosophy at Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, Missouri. Bro. Nicholas enjoys topics on spirituality and likes to take walks for contemplation. He is a lover of food and cultural cuisines.
Silence or Small Group Reflection
Examination of Conscience
Reconciliation Service with individual confession
3 Easy Ways to Register:
$25 Paid Registration is due by Wednesday, December 6.
Call: 312.421.3757 with V/MC information
Mail: Click here for registration Form. Please print, complete and mail in with Check or V/MC information payable to:
The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii
Attn: Advent Day
1224 W. Lexington Street, Chicago, IL 60607