basic training: solid food for disciples of christ

Most Catholics have a sketchy understanding of the Catholic, Christian faith. When we understand our faith as a whole, we can understand the parts. This retreat is essential for building a strong, Christian life.

To REGISTER for this retreat, click here:

PM OLGC Discipleship Retreat

                       Basic Training:  Solid Food for Disciples of Christ


Friday, May 13
6:00 pm            Registration
7:00               Prayer, Praise and Introductions                                                                                                      
7:45              Seek First the Kingdom of God (see resources listed below)             Jerry Cappel                                                                           
8:30               Questions /Discussion/Break
8:45              Snacks/Fellowship
Saturday, May 14           
 6:30 am        Eucharistic Adoration
 7:00 am       Morning Prayer
 7:45             Breakfast, Coffee    
 8:15             Praise and Worship                                                                                                                 
 9:00            The Kingdom Teachings in the Gospel of Matthew                Mary Cappel
 9:45            Opportunity for Confession
10:30                       Mass
11:30           The Kingdom of God vs The Kingdom of the World*              Jon Smith  
12:15            Questions/Discussion                                                                                                                             
12:30            Lunch
  2:30          “Be Holy as I Am Holy”                                                                       Mary Cappel                                                                                           
  3:15             Questions /Discussion/Break                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
  3:30             Christ’s Body / The Holy Catholic Church                                 Jon Smith                                                                                                   
  4:15             Questions/Discussion                                                                                                     
  5:00             The Lord’s Day Meal                                                                                                   
  5:30             Dinner/ Evening prayer 
  7:30             Exposition
  8:30             Night Prayer                                                                                                                       
  Sunday, May  15
  6:30 am      Eucharistic Adoration                                                                                                                                                    
   7:00            Morning Prayer/ Coffee
  7:50            Leave for Mass  
  8:30             Mass at Mary Queen of Heaven
10:15             Brunch at OLGDC
11:00            Praise and Worship
11:30           The Parish and Small Christian Communities                                         Betty Orlando 

12:15           Questions/Discussions Opportunity for Individual Prayer                                        

12:30            Lunch /  End of This Retreat                                                                                                                  
Resources:  PM website -                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 *PM pamphlet: Seek First the Kingdom of God;  MP3     

 ****PM pamphlet: How to Renew Your Parish;     

**PM pamphlet: The Beatitudes; Mt. 5:13-38; MP3        

***** Small Christian Communities; MP3                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

 *** Catechism of the Catholic Church           


From May 13, 2022 To May 15, 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! To REGISTER for this retreat, click here:


Retreat begins 7 p.m. on May 13th with Adoration and continues until May 15th in the afternoon. 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.