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School of Spiritual Direction
Through Franciscan University of Steubenville
Three-Year Intensive Program
Apply Now for the 2024-2026 Program:
Year 1: January 28 - February 10, 2024
EXTENDED: Application Deadline: October 1, 2023
"Called to Prayer" Silent Retreat & Spiritual Direction
February 16-18, 2024
The Immaculate Conception Center is pleased to offer a retreat for Catholics seeking to renew and deepen their faith. The “Called to Prayer” silent retreat weekend provides participants with an opportunity to encounter the Lord’s presence in an atmosphere of contemplation and prayer. Reflections and Scriptural meditations will be offered by a team of lay and religious retreat guides. Spiritual direction will be available throughout the weekend for those who desire it.
The cost of the retreat is $200 per person ($150 for commuters).
Space is limited, call 860-928-7955 or register online.
Men's Penitential Weekend: Fasting, Prayer & Penance
March 22-24, 2024
Adult Bible Study
Join us for a weekly Bible study as we explore the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments through book and topical studies. The study group meets on Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30PM. Scripture studies are offered in partnership with the St. Therese Parish adult faith formation program and are open to anyone in the community, typically running 8-10 weeks in duration. The material cost can be lowered or waived upon request. Please contact us to inquire about current and upcoming study series.
Bible & Catechism Readings ~ 2023 Calendar & Checklist
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Looking for a way to dig deeper into Sacred Scripture? Wanting to improve your understanding of the Catholic faith? Try out our calendar/checklist of Bible and Catechism readings. With several reading plans, you can find the option that fits into your day, or read at your own pace and use the checklist to track your progress. Our calendar can be easily printed or bookmarked on your mobile device. Click here to view or download the plan.