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Spirituality on Film: The Realities of God’s Grace

August 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - August 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am


This silent guided retreat will focus on two themes, intertwined: the ‘reality/ies of Grace’ and ‘film as both art and parable.’ Together we will reflect on the various aspects of ‘real Grace’ as experienced in our concrete daily lives – our own ‘lived stories’ alive with Grace. Morning presentations and evening film screenings will encourage us to pray with God’s movements in our lives, including through the power of the art of films as parables of Grace.

Topics include:
✥ The power of ‘real Grace’
✥ How does Grace change us?
✥ Integrating the ‘un-gracious’ experiences of life
✥ The ‘ascensions of Grace’ in Love
✥ Can ‘anything/everything be different’ with Grace?
✥ Extensions of Grace into the world/creation

Schedule will allow for quiet times of prayer, reflection, journaling, and daily Eucharist. Handouts (including focus points for each film) will be available. For those interested, a new option will offer the opportunity for group exchanges of our prayer and film experiences. (Please bring a Bible and notebook or journal)

Date & Time: Sun., Aug. 12 at 5 pm to Sat., Aug. 18 at 11am (all meals included)
Presenter: Michael Laratonda, FMS
Fee: $525



August 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
August 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am
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The Mariandale Center
299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States

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