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Faith in Action: “The Role of Angels in the World Today” – Fr. Peter

“THE ROLE OF ANGELS IN THE WORLD TODAY” – Fr. Peter Prusakiewicz, Editor-in-Chief of The Angels – Messengers from a Loving God magazine drops by to talk about the often misunderstood role of angels in the world.

USA Mission 2018

One of the American states Fr. Peter Prusakiewicz, CSMA will be visiting during his 2018 mission is the beautiful, picturesque and affordable St Clare’s retreat center nestled in the majestic Santa Cruz mountains, California. Situated in 50 acres of redwood forest, it was in 1950 that the founding Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Sorrows had the joy of discovering this magnificent property, so ideal for retreats and meditation and lifting one’s heart to God.

With every retreatant room adorned with an image of the Divine Mercy, it is most fitting that this premier retreat house will be the setting for a retreat weekend to be given by Fr. Peter Prusakiewicz, CSMA scheduled for 1st to 3rd June 2018. St Clare’s offers the necessary solitude and silence to be “alone with God”, away from the noise and busyness of the world.

Here is a place for genuine spiritual refreshment where one falls in love with God anew! Retreatants have the spiritual joy of immersing themselves in Holy Mass, Confession, Eucharistic Adoration, listening to Fr Peter’s profound talks on the Divine Mercy designed to enrich one’s spiritual life, taking nature walks and stopping to pray at Our Lady’s ‘cathedral of redwoods’ in Madonna Grove, praying at the Stations of the Cross along the way and much more. As St. Clare’s welcomes Fr. Peter in June 2018, may this be the first of many such northern Californian retreats as Father teaches an Advanced Divine Mercy Retreat exploring the poignant theme: “Walking in the Spirit of Mercy and the Holy Angels” – delving deeper and deeper into the awesome mystery of Divine Mercy as we learn to “live” mercy and always “moving forward step-by-step”!

To book a place for the weekend retreat call the Sisters on +001- 831-423-8093 or visit www.stclaresretreatcenter.com

Pope’s Message

In a ceremony held in the Vatican Gardens on Friday, July 4, 2013 Pope Francis with Emeritus Pope Benedict by his side consecrated the Vatican City to St Michael the Archangel. The Pope suggested that this can be seen as an invitation to reflection and prayer because “Michael fights to re-establish divine justice. He defends the people of God from their enemies especially the enemy par excellence the devil.” We as people of God must follow our Holy Father in earnestly calling on St Michael to protect the church and the whole world.