consolation of the holy spirit: strength in the challenge of widowhood

“Look to Him that you may be radiant with joy” (Ps. 34:6). “Cling to Him” that you may find greater freedom of heart, body and spirit. Let the Holy Spirit console and strengthen you.

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Discipleship Retreat Schedule Sept. 16-18

 The Holy Spirit:  Comfort and Challenge of Widowhood


Friday night the two retreats are together for the first teaching (optional).

This teaching should be heard by every Christian: a topic most of us never think about.


Friday             6:00 pm           Registration – room assignment

                        7:00                 Praise and Worship

                        7:45 pm          The Most Important Day                                         Paul Egan

                        8:30 pm           Snacks

Saturday        6:30 am           Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament (optional)

                       7:00 am           Morning Prayer (optional)

                        7:45 am           Breakfast (In the Jansen Center)

                        8:15                 Praise and Worship

                        9:00 am           Receive the Consolation of the Holy Spirit            Vivian Jansen     (recording)

                       9:45 am           Opportunity for Confession/ Adoration        

                       10:45               Mass                                      

                       11:30 am         A New Vocation                                                        Joan Sandfoss                       

                        12:30 pm        Lunch

                                               Personal Time

                         2:30 pm          Victory in Spiritual Warfare and Facing Difficult Decisions        Peggy Harthun

                          3:30 pm          Listening to God’s Voice Now and Deepening Our Relationship with Jesus      Joan Sanfoss


You are invited to join with the Healing the Broken-Hearted Retreat for the Rest of the  Weekend if you choose, but it is optional.   I know it will be a blessing if you can stay.

                          5:00 pm           Lords Day Meal


                           7:30 pm          Forgiveness/Personal Prayers                                    Paul Egan

                        Bonfire after Prayers – S’mores

 Sunday              6:30 am           Exposition of Blessed Sacrament  

                           7:00 am           Morning Prayer

                           7:45 am           Leave for Mass          St. Mary Queen of Heaven

                           8:30 am           Sunday Liturgy in Peebles

                          10:15 am           Breakfast

                          11:00 am           Vocations/Identity/ Intimacy - Discussion               Betty Orlando

                                    (These issues are also common in Widowhood)

                            12:00 pm           Closing Prayer                                                            


From September 16, 2022 To September 18, 2022


(937) 587-5464 or (513) 373-2397 or e-mail


Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel and Retreat Center (Presentation Ministries), 5701 Lawshe Rd, Peebles, OH 45660


Cost: A free-will offering, so everyone can afford to come! Housing and meals provided!


Retreat begins 7 p.m. on Sept 17th with Adoration and continues until Sept 18th in the afternoon. All for a free-will offering, so everyone can afford to come! Beautiful overnight accommodations are available, but space is limited. Early registration highly recommended.


A variety of speakers will give inspiring talks from an authetically-Catholic perspective on living as a widow or widower.