Growing in the ways of prayer
April 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Mt Carmel Retreat Centre
247 St Andrews Rd
Varroville NSW 2566

Out of Darkness Colour Breaks
Presenter: Lorraine Murphy, OCDS
Journeying with the disciples of Emmaus: Time to reflect with two “insignificant disciples” as they return (from Emmaus) to Jerusalem after meeting the Risen Lord.

Over the course of the day we will look at the writings of Saints Teresa and John of the Cross along with Pope Francis who emphasises accompaniment and discernment. How do we journey, Emmaus-like, with people experiencing grief, failure and loss in its many forms in our life, church and world today? We recall that the risen Christ still bore his wounds and was recognised by them. What do our wounds teach us about love and mercy