Inter-Provincial Retreat Planned for January

HNP Communications Franciscan World

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Friars from Holy Name Province are invited to attend an inter-provincial retreat in New Mexico from Jan. 8 through Jan 12, 2007.

The event – titled “Cross, Lepers and Joy”– will be held at the Holy Cross Retreat Center in Las Cruces.

The retreat opportunity is being jointly sponsored by the Franciscan provinces of The Assumption, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Sacred Heart, and St. John the Baptist.

According to retreat director Archbishop Basil Schott OFM, the theme of the retreat is based on the words of Christ to Francis, “Rebuild My House.”

Brochures with  retreat registration information are available from Michael Harlan who can be reached at  212-924-1451 or through e-mail  at Registration for the retreat must be submitted by Dec. 29, 2006.