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Events/Retreats

Catholic Princess Retreat

Sat Jan 28, 2017: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Valentine's Evening For Couples: "They Are Like Trees Planted In The House Of The Lord." Psalm 92:13

Fri Feb 10, 2017: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Men's Retreat: Look Beyond the Horizon

Fri Feb 17, 2017: 6:30 pm - Sun Feb 19, 2017: 12:00 pm

Girls' Be a Catholic Sister for a Day - Feb. 25

Sat Feb 25, 2017: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Preparing for Lent with Visio Lectio

Sat Mar 4, 2017: 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Bookmarks: Between the Dark and the Daylight

Wed Mar 15, 2017: 6:30 pm - Wed May 17, 2017: 8:30 pm