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Aug
17
Fri
2018
Serve As I Serve @ Holy Spirit Catholic Church (Doyle Hall)
Aug 17 – Aug 18 all-day

In support of our young adult ministry partner, Christus Ministries, we warmly welcome you to this event.  As it unfolds, you’ll meet religious from the Society of Jesus and Sisters of Notre Dame, as well as faithful laity. After you register, please contact Sister Val Roxburgh so we may prayerfully prepare for your presence and stay connected along the journey.

Do you want to love and serve in a more empowering way?

Come, join the Holy Spirit Church community to discover and deepen your friendship in the Lord, as well as, envision how Jesus serves and leads in ways that radically enrich life.

This special two-day event is offered to members of the Holy Spirit Church community by Fr. Joseph Thuong Tran, Parish Administrator, and his Faith Formation staff to foster joyful, missionary disciples, specifically by helping:

  • Ministry leaders, volunteers and staff hone leadership skills and envision a transformative way of serving together,
  • Parishioners build Holy Spirit into a more inclusive “field hospital,”
  • Parents care, love, and cultivate more consistent ways of nurturing life as Imago Dei,
  • Colleagues foster a more collaborative culture, sensitive to needs and gifts of others.

Fr. Tri Dinh SJ and the Christus Ministries Team will foster insight and discovery through experiential learning, personal prayer, reflection, and communal processes.

When: Friday, August 17, 2018 (6 p.m. – 9 p.m.) – Saturday, August 18, 2018 (9 a.m. – 9 p.m.)
Cost: $40 suggested donation
Please submit your donation in person at the Holy Spirit Faith Formation Office.

Click here for an overview of the goals and content of the event.

If you have any questions, please contact the Holy Spirit Faith Formation Office at FaithFormation@hsccfv.org or (714) 963-7871 for questions or more info.

For more info from the Sisters of Notre Dame, email Sister Val Roxburgh, SND, Vocation Director, or call/text her at  805-452-9699.

Aug
28
Tue
2018
Lectio Divina and Centering Prayer @ Notre Dame Center
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Lectio Divina and Centering Prayer @ Notre Dame Center

Please join Sister Betty Mae Bienlein and Sister Regina Robbins for Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina

Every month on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays.

Each session will begin with Centering Prayer according to the method of Thomas Keating, OSB.

Through guided silence and quieting the mind, we open our awareness to God who is within us. This is followed be lectio divina, praying a selected scripture passage.

All are welcome to share in this prayer experience!

Sep
7
Fri
2018
Servant Leadership Conference (SoCal) @ St. Ann in the Mountains
Sep 7 – Sep 9 all-day

In support of our young adult ministry partner, Christus Ministries, we warmly welcome you to this event. As it unfolds, you’ll meet religious from the Society of Jesus and Sisters of Notre Dame, as well as faithful laity. After you register, please contact Sister Val Roxburgh so we may prayerfully prepare for your presence and stay connected along the journey.

Are you in a leadership role or desiring to be more empowering to young adults?

Come, discover and deepen your friendship in the Lord, experience and understand effective ways to help young adults grow spiritually, hone leadership skills, and envision a transformative way of serving together to help your Church community become a “field hospital”.

Fr. Tri Dinh SJ and the Christus Ministries Team will foster insight and discovery through experiential learning, personal prayer and reflection, communal processes, and instructive group games.

We highly suggest that you come with 2-3 other members from your group, parish or other associations. The common experience will enliven and equip you and your companions to imagine creative ways to better connect and implement insights gained from the weekend.

When: Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 (5 p.m.) – Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 (4 p.m.)
Cost: $150 (see 3 options below), $154.50 (with PayPal fees)

  1. Zelle: Use contact@christusministries.org as the recipient.
  2. Bill Pay: Use the contact information below or click here for setup info.
  3. Check: Payable to Christus Ministries sent to the below address.

Address: P.O. Box 4525, Culver City, CA 90231
Phone: (805) 380-6580
Email: contact@christusministries.org
Please input Servant Leadership SoCal in memo.

Click here for an overview of goals and sessions of the conference.

Please note that space is limited and your spot is not reserved until payment is received (or special arrangements are made for a payment plan). All payments are due no later than Friday, August 24.

Refunds will only be given for cancellations made at least 14 days before the start of the event. After that, we will happily apply your payment towards a future event.

If you have any questions about the event, please do not hesitate to email Jaclyn or call her at (619) 519-2510. 

For more info from the Sisters of Notre Dame, email Sister Val Roxburgh, SND, Vocation Director, or call/text her at  805-452-9699.

Sep
11
Tue
2018
Lectio Divina and Centering Prayer @ Notre Dame Center
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Lectio Divina and Centering Prayer @ Notre Dame Center

Please join Sister Betty Mae Bienlein and Sister Regina Robbins for Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina

Every month on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays.

Each session will begin with Centering Prayer according to the method of Thomas Keating, OSB.

Through guided silence and quieting the mind, we open our awareness to God who is within us. This is followed be lectio divina, praying a selected scripture passage.

All are welcome to share in this prayer experience!

Sep
14
Fri
2018
Serve As I Serve @ Holy Family Church (Connolly Hall)
Sep 14 – Sep 15 all-day
Serve As I Serve @ Holy Family Church (Connolly Hall)

In support of our young adult ministry partner, Christus Ministries, we warmly welcome you to this event.  As it unfolds, you’ll meet religious from the Society of Jesus and Sisters of Notre Dame, as well as faithful laity. After you register, please contact Sister Val Roxburgh so we may prayerfully prepare for your presence and stay connected along the journey.

Do you want to love and serve in a more empowering way?

Come, join the Holy Family Church community to discover and deepen your friendship in the Lord, as well as, envision how Jesus serves and leads in ways that radically enrich life.

This special two-day event is offered to members of the Holy Family Church community without cost by Cambria Tortorelli, Parish Life Director, and her senior staff to foster joyful, missionary disciples, specifically by helping:

  • Ministry leaders, volunteers and staff hone leadership skills and envision a transformative way of serving together,
  • Parishioners build Holy Family into a more inclusive “field hospital,”
  • Parents care, love, and cultivate more consistent ways of nurturing life as Imago Dei,
  • Colleagues foster a more collaborative culture, sensitive to needs and gifts of others.

Fr. Tri Dinh SJ and the Christus Ministries Team will foster insight and discovery through experiential learning, personal prayer, reflection, and communal processes.

When: Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 (6 p.m. – 9 p.m.) – Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 (9 a.m. – 8 p.m.)
Cost: All costs covered. Donations are gratefully accepted.
Registration Deadline: September 4, 2018.

Click here for an overview of the goals and content of the event.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact:
Mary Schimmoller
626.403.6113
mschimmoller@holyfamily.org

For more info from the Sisters of Notre Dame, contact:

Sister Val Roxburgh, SND
Vocation Director
Phone: 805-452-9699
Email: sistervalsnd@gmail.com

Sep
19
Wed
2018
Taizé Prayer
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Taizé Prayer

Experience Taizé With Us

Led by Sr. M. Anncarla Costello and Sr. Cristina Marie Buczkowski on the 3rd Wednesdays of each month.

Taizé prayer is a beautiful prayer experience including the use of candles, simple chants, scripture and periods of silence and icons. There is no preaching. The prayers consist of “short chants, repeated again and again.” It is a relaxing time to spend with God in quiet and peaceful prayer.

The Taizé prayer experience is very powerful!

Please RSVP to Sr. Marie Paul Grech at mgrech@sndca.org

Sep
21
Fri
2018
Silent Retreat @ Sisters of Notre Dame
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm
Silent Retreat @ Sisters of Notre Dame

SILENT RETREAT IN CALIFORNIA
On this silent retreat, you can anticipate being alongside other women participants ages 20+ for a weekend of silent reflection, prayer and spiritual solitude.

Facilitated by the Sisters of Notre Dame, retreatants will be guided toward deep listening to the interior movements of the Holy Spirit. The schedule includes daily Mass (several options available), individual and group prayer, adoration, scripture reflection, individual spiritual direction, journaling, and walking amidst the lovely grounds and a nearby park.

The weekend will begin as we gather for dinner on Friday evening at 6pm (with flexibility on your arrival) and will conclude at 2pm on Sunday. All activities and accommodations will be hosted at Notre Dame Center in Thousand Oaks, CA.  There are ten single occupant bedrooms and a large bathroom with individual showers on the retreat wing.

COST
Cost for the weekend is $75.00, payable by check to Sisters of Notre Dame with “Silent Retreat” in the memo.

ONLINE REGISTRATION
Register online for the September 21-23, 2018 retreat.

RETREAT DATES
Sisters of Notre Dame Silent Retreat schedule includes these upcoming weekends:

  • Friday, September 21 – Sunday, September 23, 2018
  • Friday, January 25, 2019 – Sunday, January 27, 2019
  • Friday, April 12, 2019 – Sunday, April 14, 2019

For the 2019 retreats, registration opens 3 months prior to the weekend retreat dates.

Please contact Sr. Val with any questions you may have.  Email Sister Val Roxburgh, SND, or call/text her at 805-452-9699.  If cost is an issue, please talk with Sr. Val.

 

Sep
25
Tue
2018
Lectio Divina and Centering Prayer @ Notre Dame Center
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Lectio Divina and Centering Prayer @ Notre Dame Center

Please join Sister Betty Mae Bienlein and Sister Regina Robbins for Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina

Every month on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays.

Each session will begin with Centering Prayer according to the method of Thomas Keating, OSB.

Through guided silence and quieting the mind, we open our awareness to God who is within us. This is followed be lectio divina, praying a selected scripture passage.

All are welcome to share in this prayer experience!

Oct
4
Thu
2018
Caritas 53 Retreat @ Villa de Matel
Oct 4 – Oct 7 all-day

Caritas 53 Retreat

Thursday, October 4 at 4pm through Sunday, October 7 at 4pm

In support of our young adult ministry partner, Christus Ministries, we warmly welcome you to this event.  As it unfolds, you’ll meet religious from the Society of Jesus and Sisters of Notre Dame, as well as other religious and lay ministers. After you register, please contact Sister Val Roxburgh, SND so we may prayerfully prepare for your presence and stay connected along the journey.

Caritas is a retreat experience that has helped over 1,700 explore God’s love and voice in their lives through relationships with those around them. This Catholic retreat for young adults 23-40+ is grounded on Ignatian spirituality and guided by Fr. Tri M. Dinh, SJ as well as other religious and lay ministers diverse in age, backgrounds, and states of life.  It is open to ALL.

Click here for more info regarding the retreat’s theme and topics. Click here to watch the video overview.

How Do I Register?

Visit the Caritas 53 event page to learn more and register. To confirm your spot, registration fees must be received by September 20, 2018.

Click here to read the Frequently Asked Questions or feel free to email Maddie Nguyen or call her at (713) 928-6053 x 8103.

For more info from the Sisters of Notre Dame or to discuss need-based financial sponsorship of your retreat, email Sister Val Roxburgh, SND, Vocation Director, or call/text her at  805-452-9699.

Oct
9
Tue
2018
Lectio Divina and Centering Prayer @ Notre Dame Center
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Lectio Divina and Centering Prayer @ Notre Dame Center

Please join Sister Betty Mae Bienlein and Sister Regina Robbins for Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina

Every month on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays.

Each session will begin with Centering Prayer according to the method of Thomas Keating, OSB.

Through guided silence and quieting the mind, we open our awareness to God who is within us. This is followed be lectio divina, praying a selected scripture passage.

All are welcome to share in this prayer experience!

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"O how good is the good God!"

- Saint Julie Billiart, Spiritual Mother

“The poorer and more neglected the little ones are, the greater the love with which we receive them.”

- Sister Maria Aloysia, Foundress

“That you have conversed with God should be evident in your loving manner to others.”

- Sister Maria Ignatia, Co-Foundress

"Our whole manner must show that is is worthwhile to give one's entire life for Christ."

- Sister Mary Raphaelita, Former Superior General

"What good is all the work if prayer does not draw down God's blessings upon it?"

- Sister Maria Aloysia, Foundress

"Have a heart as wide as the world!"

- Saint Julie Billiart, Spiritual Mother

"Only that which comes from the heart can reach the heart."

- Father Bernard Overberg, Assisted in Founding the Congregation

"The value of prayer is tested not by the way we feel, but by the way we live."

- Sister Mary Benedict, Former Provincial Superior