Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House

Invites you to join us on March 1, 2017 from 9AM to 12PM for the

Ash Wednesday Day of Reflection


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Join us on Ash Wednesday, March 1, 2017, for a Day of Reflection lead by the Jesuits of Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House.  

This is a great time to start the Lenten Season with a time of silent prayer and reflection.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

9:00 AM   Mass with Disposition of Ashes

                    Prayer Conference #1

       Silent individual prayer & reflection

10:00 AM Prayer Conference #2

                    Silent individual prayer & reflection

11:00 AM  Prayer Conference #3

                    Silent individual prayer & reflection

 

"'Return to me' — says the Lord — 'return with all your heart': not only with a few outward deeds, but from the depths of our selves. Indeed, Jesus calls us to live prayer, charity and penance with consistency and authenticity, overcoming hypocrisy. May Lent be a beneficial time to 'prune' falseness, worldliness, indifference: so as not to think that everything is fine if I am fine; so as to understand that what counts is not approval, the search for success or consensus, but the cleansing of the heart and of life; so as to find again our Christian identity, namely, the love that serves, not the selfishness that serves us. Let us embark on the journey together, as Church, by receiving Ashes — we too will become ashes — and keeping our gaze fixed on the Crucifix. He, loving us, invites us to be reconciled with God and to return to him, in order to find ourselves again." - Pope Francis' Ash Wednesday Homily, 2016


HOW TO REGISTER
Register online here or call 940-321-6020. Register early and reserve your place. We respectfully request a free will offering  for this day of reflection. 

600 N Shady Shores Drive Lake Dallas, TX 75065 | (940) 321-6020 | info@montserratretreat.org