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A premier retreat & conference center operated by the Catholic Diocese of Wichita. We welcome you to this holy ground to rest, renew, restore & respond.

The Mountain – Second Sunday of Lent

It was through the desert, the many years of the Exodus, which created a time of testing as well as discovery for the Hebrew people. Here they became a nation no longer enslaved by the Egyptians, but a nation of … Continue reading

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The Desert: The First Sunday of Lent

The First Sunday of Lent: The Desert Lent is a metaphor for our life on earth, with the Easter season as the conclusion as the metaphor of heaven. If Lent is our journey here on earth, then let’s look at … Continue reading

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Epiphany and Geocaching

Friends, the following struck me  from Matthew’s Gospel, “Go and search diligently for the child. When you have found him, bring me word, that I too may go and do him homage.” So I Google’ed “search diligently” and found a … Continue reading

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Making your family a Holy family…

Friends, I find it clever, even devious, that the Church would place this feast of the Holy Family in the midst of Christmas. A time of great joy, cheer, and food; but also a time when we are around our … Continue reading

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Christmas Stable

Friends, A blessed Christmas. Born in a stable The barn was located in the far corner of my grandparent’s property. It was large with three horse stalls and rather enticing because it was so far from the sight of adults.  … Continue reading

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