Retreat Guides

Fire of Mercy: A Retreat Guide on All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day’

When was the last time you thought about what happens after we die? Certainly, you already know what happens—we all learned it in Catechism class: first comes death, unavoidable... Read More

Miracles of Mercy: A Retreat Guide on the Healing Touch of Jesus

When was the last time you reflected deeply, even meditated, on one of Jesus’ miracles? He performed an awful lot of them. Thirty-four are recorded in the Gospels. And... Read More

Messenger of Mercy: A Retreat Guide on St. Paul

In today’s world, the word “mercy” has implications of weakness. Hollywood heroes tend to destroy their enemies, not forgive them. Sports teams glory in crushing their opponents,... Read More

The Dawn of Mercy:
An Easter Retreat Guide on Divine Mercy

Violence, hatred, injustice—it takes heroic fortitude just to turn on the daily news. And this evil isn’t abstract. It has a name. Events in society mirror a reality we... Read More

Father of Mercies: A Lenten Retreat Guide on the Parable of the Prodigal Son

We are all familiar with the Gospel parable of the Prodigal Son—at least, we are familiar with one part of it. We all remember how the younger brother in the parable demanded... Read More

The Hidden Treasures of Christmas:
A Retreat Guide for Advent

Advent and Christmas time are always busy, busy, busy. They come and go so quickly, and when the New Year arrives, we always feel like we should have lived them better; we should... Read More

Invisible Allies: A Retreat Guide on St. Michael and the Angels

Angels are not human beings who have died, gone to heaven, and earned their wings. The classic Frank Capra film, It’s a Wonderful Life, got that part wrong. Angels are purely... Read More

From Sorrow to Joy: A Retreat Guide on the Sacrament of Confession

When the devil tempted Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, he directly contradicted something that God had told them. God had told them that eating the forbidden fruit would cause... Read More

God Is Faithful:
A Retreat Guide on Mary’s Assumption Into Heaven

The Blessed Virgin Mary led a life full of suffering. But she never let that suffering obscure her faith in God. She continued to believe in God and God’s promises, even when... Read More

Built to Last
A Retreat Guide on St. Peter and the Papacy

The various Christian denominations have a lot in common, but unfortunately, we also have our differences. One major difference between Catholic and non-Catholic Christians has... Read More

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