Here is your chance to start Advent with a week of directed prayer on the Scriptures for each day. Your personal prayer will deepen your relationship with God and your neighbor. A team of Jesuits of Our Lady of Hope Parish in Portland will help you in this retreat which you will do at home for 30 minutes each day, using a booklet for Advent and Christmas from "Sacred Space," the Jesuit prayer website.
The retreat will begin with a prayer service and a group meeting on Sunday, December 1, at 1:30 p.m. in the hall at St. Pius X Church. During this week, each person making the retreat will also meet with a Jesuit spiritual director for 30 minutes on two days. Your director will discuss how the prayer had been for you and go over the material for the subsequent days of the retreat. On Saturday, December 7, all participants will gather in the hall at St. Pius X Church at 10 a.m. for a prayer service and group sharing about this prayer retreat. This retreat is limited to 10 participants with preference given to parishioners.
For more information, please call Fr. Vince Curtin, S.J., at (207) 358-7577.