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Bishop Skylstad to lead Holy Week retreats at IHRC
the Inland Register
(From the April 7, 2011 edition of the Inland Register)
Bishop William Skylstad (right), Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Spokane, will lead Holy Week retreats – one for women, one for men – titled “Meeting the Face of Christ” at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center this month.
The women’s retreat is scheduled for April 18-20; the men’s retreat, April 21-23, Holy Thursday through Holy Saturday.
The cost of the retreat is $185, and $115 for commuters.
The evening of April 26, the Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Church will lead the Catechetical Evening of Prayer at IHRC. The Sisters will speak on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit given to the Christian at Baptism and activated in a special way at Confirmation.
Pictured are the three Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Church, who will lead the April 26 Catechetical Evening of Prayer at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center. From left are Sisters Maria Faustina Spratt, Mary Eucharista Mazurik, and Margarite Marie Stringer. (IR photo courtesy of Immaculate Heart Retreat Center)
This study will take participants deeper into the study begun last year on the entire catechism. No previous knowledge is necessary.
The cost is $35 per person.
The evening begins with Mass at 5 p.m., followed by dinner, conferences (including question-and-answer sessions and time for reflection), and a conclusion at 8:45 p.m.
To register for these and other IHRC programs, call (509) 448-1224 or visit the Retreat Center’s web site: www.IHRC.net.