AMRH9-15-17

AMERICAN MARTYRS RETREAT HOUSE

September 15-30, 2017 EVENTS

 

September 15-17 – IMPACT: Team arrives 2:00 p.m. Friday and retreatants arrive 7:30-8:30 a.m. Saturday. Depart by 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

 

September 17 – Centering Prayer: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

 

September 18 – Priest Support Group: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

September 18 – Priest Support Group: 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

 

September 18 – Priest Support Group: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

September 19 – PAMAD: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

September 20 – NCYC “A” Team Meeting: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

 

September 22-24 – Veteran’s Retreat – Part II: Arrive 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday and depart … Continue reading…

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September 3 – Secular Franciscans: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

 

September 3 – Centering Prayer: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

 

September 4 – Labor Day: AMRH office is closed.

 

September 7 – Archdiocesan Faith Formation Commission: 5:00 – 8:15 p.m.

 

September 8 – Columbus Freshman Renewal: Team arrives 7:00 a.m. – students arrive 7:30 a.m. and all depart 1:45 p.m.

 

September 11-13 – Newly Ordained of the State of Iowa: Arrive 1:00-3:00 p.m. Monday and depart after lunch Wednesday.

 

September 15-17 – IMPACT: Team arrives 4:00 p.m. Friday and retreatants arrive 7:30-8:30 a.m. Saturday. Depart by 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

 

September 17 – Centering Prayer: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

 

September 18 … Continue reading…

The Mass: We Gather, We Remember, We Celebrate, We Are Sent

Faith Formation Leaders in the Mason City and New Hampton areas provided their catechists with an in-service on Sunday, August 27. All were invited to share in a simple meal and time for visiting at Holy Family church hall in Mason City. After the meal, everyone went into the church and listened as Father Gary Mayer explained the importance of attending Mass with our community of faith and the significance and meaning of various parts of a church building.

This was followed by a presentation that compared the Mass (our Eucharistic meal) to a family meal. As each comparison was made … Continue reading…

AMRH8-15-17

AMERICAN MARTYRS RETREAT HOUSE

August 15-31, 2017 EVENTS

 

August 15 – Women’s Conference Committee: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

 

August 17 – AMRH Advisory Board: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

 

August 20 – Centering Prayer: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

 

August 21 – Priest Support Group: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

August 24 – Archdiocesan Catholic School Board: 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

 

August 25-27 – Veteran’s Retreat – Part I: Arrive 4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday and depart after lunch Sunday.

 

Mayslake Ministries offers free spiritual outreach programs to our military men and women suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress. For many soldiers, life, including their spiritual life, has been … Continue reading…

AMRH 8-1-31-17

AMERICAN MARTYRS RETREAT HOUSE

August 1-31, 2017 EVENTS

 

July 31-August 2 – Iowa Conference United Church of Christ: Arrive 4:00 p.m. Monday and depart after lunch Wednesday.
 
August 3-7 – Catechesis of the Good Shepherd: Team arrives at noon and participants arrive at 4:00 p.m. Thursday. Participants depart at 4:00 p.m. and team departs at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

August 4-5 – Totus Tuus: Arrive Friday evening and depart Saturday morning.

August 6 – Secular Franciscans: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

August 6 – Centering Prayer: 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

August 8 – Xavier Kairos Leader Retreat Day: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

August 9 – … Continue reading…

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AMERICAN MARTYRS RETREAT HOUSE

July 15-31, 2017 EVENTS

 

July 14-15 – Totus Tuus: Arrive Friday evening and depart Saturday morning.

July 16 – Centering Prayer: 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
July 17 – Priest Support Group: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

July 21 – Covenant Medical Center – Team Retreat: 9:00 – 5:00 p.

July 21 – IMPACT Planning Meeting: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

July 21-22 – Totus Tuus: Arrive Friday evening and depart Saturday morning.

June 28 – 29 – DREAM Weekend: 8:00 a.m. Friday organize and begin work. Depart at 3:00 p.m. Saturday.

July 28 – 29 – Totus Tuus: Arrive Friday evening … Continue reading…

AMRH 6-15-17

AMERICAN MARTYRS RETREAT HOUSE
June 15 – 30, 2017 EVENTS

 

June 15 – St. Patrick’s, Cedar Falls, Knights of Columbus Picnic: Arrive 5:00 p.m. and depart later in the evening.

June 16-21 – Davenport Diocese Deacon Candidates: Arrive 5:00 p.m. Friday. Wives depart after lunch on Sunday and deacon candidates depart after lunch on Wednesday.

June 18 – Centering Prayer: 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

June 22 – Nazareth Lutheran Church: 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m.

June 23-24 – Totus Tuus: Arrive Friday evening and depart Saturday morning.

June 23-25 – Diocese of Des Moines Lay Formation: Arrive 7:00 p.m. Friday and depart 12:00 noon Sunday.

June 24 – … Continue reading…

AMRH6-1-17

AMERICAN MARTYRS RETREAT HOUSE

June 1 – 30, 2017 EVENTS

 

June 2 – Pastor Luther Thoresen and Group: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

 

June 2-3 – Saviour Missionary Baptist Church: Arrive 5:00 p.m. Friday and depart 3:00 p.m. Saturday.

 

June 4 – Secular Franciscans: Noon – 4:00 p.m.

 

June 4 – Centering Prayer: 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

 

June 7 – Wartburg College: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

June 9 – IMPACT Planning Meeting: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

 

June 9-11 – Engaged Encounter: Team arrives by 5:30 p.m. Couples can arrive after 6:30 p.m. and the retreat starts at 8:00 p.m. on Friday. Couples depart at … Continue reading…

2017-2018 FFL/CSA Book Club Book

You will receive a copy of My Life With The Saints by James Martin, SJ at the August 10, 2017 FFL/CSA Day at Blessed Maria Assunta Palotta Middle School in Waterloo.  We are excited to share this book with you! My Life with the Saints is James Martin’s story of how his life has been shaped by some surprising friends—the saints of the Catholic Church. In his modern classic memoir, Martin introduces us to saints throughout history—from St. Peter to Dorothy Day, St. Francis of Assisi to Mother Teresa—and chronicles his lifelong friendships with them. Filled with fascinating tales, Martin’s funny, vibrant, … Continue reading…

Witness Grant Application 2017-2018

Through funds made available from the Archbishop Kucera Education Grant, the Archdiocese of Dubuque invites you to accept our gift of a free subscription to The Witness for your teachers and catechists.  For 2017-2018, each site will have the opportunity to sign up for one of two options – please remember this is a “site” choice and cannot be divided between individuals. The two choices are:

Receiving The Witness mail in a paper format – this option also includes accessing the online version.
Receiving The Witness only through an “online” access code – no hardcopy/paper edition will be mailed.

This grant is our … Continue reading…