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The Office of the Passion

10am-3pm, Saturday, March 14, 2015

A day of reflection, praying with and meditating on the Office of the Passion by St Francis of Assisi. This is the annual retreat for the Secular Franciscans of Holy Dormition / St Clare Fraternity. Limited space open to other Secular Franciscans and interested guests.

You are welcome to join the friars for Divine Liturgy at 8am or to stay for Confession at 3pm (retreatants only).

Please bring a bag lunch. Offering: $10. Members of Holy Dormition Secular Franciscan fraternity are paid for by the fraternity.

Register by March 8 with Joan Pesta, OFS: joanpesta@gmail.com or 570-454-4150.

Icon Retreat with Peter Pearson

May 7-10

Retreatants will follow step by step instructions to produce an icon. All supplies are provided along with group and individualized instruction. We will also discuss the development of iconography, the spirituality of making an icon, and praying with icons.

Iconographer Peter Pearson has forty years experience writing icons for churches, private individuals, and institutions around the world.

He is noted for teaching both painting technique and the spirituality of creating icons. He has given presentations to groups ranging from school children and senior citizen groups to artists and seminarians. Samples of his iconography are available online or may be seen in Hazleton at St John Byzantine Catholic Church or Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church.

Thursday May 7 and Friday May 8, 6:30pm-9:30pm; Saturday May 9, 9:30am-4:30pm; and Sunday May 10, 1-5pm

Cost: TBA (increase after April 24); cost includes all materials and Saturday luncheon; optional room and board available at $50/night. Preferred registration by April 24.

Contact: Fr Carmen, OFM at holydormition@gmail.com or 570-788-1212 ext 406.

 

 


Guardian Angel Icon Retreat with Marylyn Barone

guardian angel / marylyn barone

July 23-26

Retreatants will follow step by step instructions to produce a detailed icon with gold halo (see image). All supplies are provided along with group and individualized instruction.

Marylyn has studied with Phil Zimmerman, and she has held workshops and retreats from Ohio to New York.

Thursday July 23, 6:30pm-9:30pm; Friday July 24 and Saturday July 25, 9:30am-4:30pm; and Sunday July 26, noon-4pm

Cost: $250 (after July 9, $270); cost includes all materials and Friday and Saturday luncheon; optional room and board available at $50/night. Preferred registration by July 9.

Contact: Fr Carmen, OFM at holydormition@gmail.com or 570-788-1212 ext 406.

 

 


Ongoing Icon Workshop

Work with iconographer Peter Pearson usually meets on the second Sunday of every month.

Cost: $25 per session; beginners may purchase materials for $20. More information forthcoming.

Contacts: Sonia Marie at 908-420-3931; or Tom at 570-454-1522.


Ongoing: Private Retreats

Clare House is a quiet refuge on our property, convenient to the chapel and monastery. You may take a silent, private retreat or talk with one of the friars.

Meals on your own or with the friars. Call to reserve a day or longer.

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