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Lent Retreat

Practising Resurrection
Lent 2017 begins on Ash Wednesday, March 1 and concludes on Maundy Thursday, April 13. As we do every year at this time, we invite you to deepen your experience of this holy season by joining us in a spiritual retreat. We’ll be considering resurrection in talks, guided prayers, silence and conversation throughout the weekend. Invest your time in this weekend and you will be changed!

Retreat Teachers
Bob Osborne Pastor of Spiritual Formation at Westside King’s Church. He carries a long-time interest in the life of prayer, particularly how we learn prayer through the shapes and rhythms of our scriptural stories. We learn that these are the forms in which we are formed.

David Harvey Teaching Pastor at Westside King’s Church. He comes from the UK, having served for 10 years as a pastor at The Bridge (Bolton) and as NT Lecturer at Mattersey Hall Bible College. He recently completed his PhD on Paul’s Letter to the Galatians. David is married to Laura and has one daughter, Lux.

Location
Mount St. Francis is a Franciscan friary and retreat centre located near Cochrane, AB (www.mountstfrancis.ca). It is situated on 500 acres among the beauty of the Rocky Mountain Foothills. Simple, clean rooms contain a single bed, desk, and sink. Bedding and towels are supplied. Delicious wholesome dining.

Address: 41160 Retreat Road, Cochrane AB

Cost
Option 1 – The full experience includes two nights accommodation (single rooms), meals, access to friary library and grounds, and all teaching sessions. We think this is the best option. Early registration (if made by Feb. 15) is $210, and $245 after.

Option 2 – Everything above but without the stay over. If you need to stay at home overnight but want to participate in the weekend, the cost is $160. We expect persons who take this option to participate in all meals and sessions.

Registration deadline is Feb 26! No refunds after Feb 26. Refunds subject to $50 Cancellation fee

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