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Advent Retreat in Everyday Life

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"they set out; and there, ahead of them, went the star that they had seen at its rising, until it stopped over the place where the child was. When they saw that the star had stopped, they were overwhelmed with joy."  (Matthew 2:9-10)

This Advent Season, as we journey together in hopeful expectation, join us for this wonderful opportunity to open our hearts to receive the love and joy that God desires to give to us. This retreat is adapted from the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola, and invites us into a deeper, experiential knowing of God's love for us and desire to enter more fully into our lives. 


Throughout this four-week retreat, we will pray daily, and then gather once a week for a time of prayerful reflection and sacred sharing of our experiences. Space is limited for this retreat. If you are interested in making this retreat in everyday life, please register soon.

Weekly Group Meetings

When registering below, please select which group you would like to join. There is an afternoon group that will meet at Emmaus House, as well as an evening group that will meet on Zoom.

Afternoon Group

Please Note: This group will meet in person at Emmaus House.

Meeting Dates:  NOV 14, NOV 21, NOV 28, DEC 5, &  DEC 12

Time:  12:00 to 1:30 P.M.  

Retreat Facilitator:  April Young  (Emmaus House Associate Director)

Evening Group

Please Note: This group will meet virtually on Zoom.

Meeting Dates:  NOV 14, NOV 21, NOV 28, DEC 5, &  DEC 12

Time:  7:00 to 8:30 P.M.  

Retreat Facilitator:  Mary Ann Van Dyke

Pre-registration is required and non-refundable for this event. Simply click the "Pay Now" button, and follow the steps to register online and reserve your seat. A third-party company handles our registrations so that we don't overbook events.  If registering online poses an obstacle to you, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.  Thank you!


Emmaus House relies upon the revenue from programming to help sustain its ministry. The suggested offering for this event is $35. To reserve your seat, please click the "Pay Now" button below. 






If you are unable to afford the $35 registration cost at this time, we still want you to join us! Full and partial scholarships are available. Please contact us to inquire.


If you would like to support Emmaus House it its commitment to offer its services & events to those unable to afford the cost, we invite you to make a donation to our ongoing ministry & operations fund. Thank you for your generosity!


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