Mary & Joseph Retreat Center

5300 Crest Road, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Main
(310) 377-4867
Fax
(310) 541-1176
Sydne Yanko-Jongbloed  Ext. 258 Email
Conference Coordinator
Marlene Velazquez  
Ext. 234Email
Hospitality Coordinator 


Upcoming Events for 2017

Ongoing Programs: 

Centering Prayer Group
Greg Johnson & Herb Kaighan             
2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month, 7:30 to 9:00 pm
Dinner & A Movie
First Thursday of February, May, August & November of 2018
Appetizers at 6:00 pm; Dinner at 6:30 pm; Movie at 7:30 pm

Wednesday Readers Book Club
2nd Wednesday of each month at 5:00 pm
December

11th Annual Nativity Exhibit:          Ellen Mintz
“Advent”
...Anticipation, Expectation, Preparation!
Sunday, December 3 to Wednesday, December 21

Admission is free - Our Christmas gift to you!
Las Posadas                                                           
Marlene Velazquez

Domingo 17 de Diciembre,  4:00 to 6:00pm
Sunday, December 17, 4:00 to 6:00pm

2018 ~

January:
Care for the CareGiver                                 
Ron Ringo, PhD

Thursday, January 11,  7:00 to 9:00pm
Honoring the Seasons of our Life                
Rev. Jim Clarke, PhD, Director of Evangelization, LA Archdiocese

7:00pm Friday, January 19 to 1:30pm Sunday, January 21
Journey Through Grief                                    
Sr. Laura Gormley, SSL
Saturday, January 27, 9:00am to 3:00pm


February:
A Film Event:  “Come Walk with Me” ~ Phil’s Camino       
Annie O’Neil, Director/Producer

Saturday, February 10, 2:00 to 5:00pm
Dinner, A Movie & Presentation: Four Simple Steps to Forgiveness     
Erin R. Dooley, Writer/Producer
Friday, February 23, 6:30pm Dinner
followed by Presentation & Movie                 
Women In Recovery Weekend Retreat:  The ABC’s of Recovery          
John McAndrew, MA, MDiv

7:00pm Friday, February 23 to 1:30pm Sunday, February 25
March:
Ignatian Spirituality for Prayer and Decision-Making       
Randy Roche, SJ, Dir. Ignatian Spirituality at LMU

Saturday, March 3, 9:00am to 3:00pm 
St. Patrick’s Day Dinner & Celebration
Sunday, March 11, 4:30 to 9:30pm
12-Steps to a Spiritual Awakening                     
Herb Kaighan, Spiritual Director

Saturday, March 24, 1:00 to 5:00pm                      

April:
Easter Brunch
Sunday, April 1, 2018  10:00am - 12:30pm
Soulful Living                                                                     
Carol Quinlivan, CSJ

7:00pm Friday, April 20 to 1:30pm Sunday, April 22
Side by Side, Ritual and the Labyrinth         
Sue Ballotti

Saturday, April 28, 9:00am to 3:00pm
May:
Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch
Sunday, May 13, 2018  10:00am - 12:30pm
Threads of Our Lives: A Quilted Journey    
Wednesday, May 9 ~ Wednesday May 16, 2018
Opening Reception May 9, 7pm with Dr. Thomas Hedberg
Exhibit open daily 9am -10pm
July:
 “Along the Way: A Pilgrim Walk"               
Sue Ballotti

Day: Saturday, July 7, 7:00am to 1:00pm
 
August:
8-Day Silent, Guided Directed Retreat             
Directors:
TBD
6:30pm Sunday, July 29 to 1:30pm Sunday, August 5, 2018
 
If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call Marlene Velazquez at (310) 377-4867 Ext. 234 or you can e-mail to Marlene .
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