Retreats and Programs


Lent: The Road to the Resurrection ~ Deepening Our Spiritual Practices via Zoom March 9
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
10:00 a.m. ~ 12:00 p.m.
Presented by: Maureen Connors, Ph.D.
"Superficiality is the curse of our age…. The desperate need today is not for a greater number of intelligent people, or gifted people, but for deep people.”  -Richard Foster, Celebration of Discipline
March 9:  Forgiveness Is A Lovely Idea Until We Have Something to Forgive
Often the hardest person to forgive is ourselves. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said it well:  “Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a permanent attitude.” Henri Nouwen sees forgiveness as “the cement of community life.” As we deepen our Lenten practices, we will explore forgiveness and its key role in our personal and community lives. 
Suggested fee $10.00 or pay what you can afford.  All proceeds go to support the work of the Franciscan Center (no refunds)
Maureen Connors, Ph.D., serves as a spiritual companion, retreat leader and meeting facilitator and lover of stories with several assisted living clients.  Maureen is the former Co-Director of Programs at the Center where she has offered numerous programs over the years. As an octogenarian, she is facing the challenge of last third of life issues and trying to do it with grace and courage!