Please pray for the spiritual success of our Confraternity retreat this weekend, October 21-23, 2011 at the Sisters Servants of the Eternal Word in Birmingham, Alabama. We have seven ladies signed up for the retreat. May it be spiritually nourishing and fruitful for all of them!
Confraternity Retreat in Birmingham, Alabama in October
The Confraternity of Our Lady of Mercy will be holding a retreat [“Rachel’s Vineyard Aftercare Retreat,”] introducing the call to holiness and the spirituality of the Confraternity of Our Lady of Mercy on the weekend of October 21-23, 2011. This retreat will be held at the Casa Maria Convent and Retreat House of the Sisters […]
Retreats in Canada a great success!
On May 12th, I flew from New York (where I had given a series of classes for the Dominican Nuns of Corpus Christi Monastery in the Bronx) to Kelowna, British Columbia. Kelowna is a beautiful city located on the banks of Okanagan Lake in the southern part of the province. I was met at the […]
Bishop Ricken joins our Advisory Board!
Bishop David Ricken, of the Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin, has joined the Bishop’s Advisory Board of the Confraternity of Our Lady of Mercy. Bishop Ricken has been a friend of the Fathers of Mercy since he gave our annual retreat in 2004. He has just recently given the Church’s approval to the first and […]
A Blessed Divine Mercy Sunday!
Dear Friends in Christ, I would like to wish all of you a most holy and blessed Divine Mercy Sunday! It is a great day for praying for God’s Infinite Mercy to be poured out on people who are separated from the Lord by their sins, and for receiving God’s Mercy for healing and purification […]
Upcoming Confraternity retreats
Brothers and Sisters in Christ: Please keep your prayers two upcoming retreats that I will be giving in Canada this coming May. Rachel’s Vineyard in Kelowna, British Columbia and in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan have both scheduled follow-up retreats for their past retreatants in which I will be introducing them to the spirituality of our Confraternity of […]
Random reflections on a recent retreat
About a week ago, I was privileged to work another Rachel’s Vineyard retreat for healing the wounds of abortion. This was my sixth RV retreat, and the fifth in which I served as the team priest. What a privilege it is to witness again the healing power of God’s grace and mercy! Whenever we start […]
“Until you hold me in heaven, I am safe in the arms of Jesus”
“Until you hold me in heaven, I am safe in the arms of Jesus.” 10-10-10 is a day that will be remembered for many things by many people. For me, this day will be remembered as the day of Hope. It began with the homily from my parish pastor during the Sunday liturgy. Fr. John […]
Confraternity retreat in Kentucky a success!
On the weekend of September 17-19, the Confraternity held its first ever retreat at the Passionist Monastery in Whitesville, Kentucky. Ten ladies made the retreat, and eight of them were veterans of Rachel’s Vineyard retreats for healing after abortion. The theme of the retreat was “Holiness: The Answer to Abortion.” Fr. Ben Cameron gave five […]
Upcoming Confraternity retreat!
Inaugural Retreat for the The Confraternity of Our Lady of Mercy The Confraternity of Our Lady of Mercy is a new organization that is a spiritual union for Catholic women and men who are post-abortive and have turned to the Lord Jesus for forgiveness and healing. It is an excellent way to follow-up spiritually on […]