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San Pedro Center - Retreats and Programs

In order to accommodate the needs of our guests, we close registration for retreats and programs the week before they are due to begin. After that you must phone the office at 407-671-6322 for the possibility of accommodating a late registration. Thank you for helping us to serve you better!!

Saturday Morning Book Club

Saturday Morning Book Club
May 6th, 2017
Led by Fr. Blase Romano, TOR
Time: 9:30am -11:30am
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We have all attended Mass or other religious services where the person presiding was a bit of a curmudgeon - who wouldn't or couldn't smile even thought those gathered were there to praise and glorify God. Perhaps some of us grew up being taught that God was a joyless judge and anything that happened in church was "very serious business". However, we also believe that Jesus, while being God's Son, was human and experienced all human emotions and senses, including humor.

During our time together, we will explore what sort of humor we might find in the Scriptures and even with the saints! For example, one of the early Church deacons, St. Lawrence, was put to death for not renouncing his faith by being roasted alive on a grill. It's believed he said to the judge, "Turn me over...I'm done on this side!" And just before he died, he said, "It's cooked enough now." Even in the face of martyrdom, St. Lawrence could find a bit of humor in his terrible situation.

Join us for some laughter, joy and humor that is sure to enrich your spiritual life!

This book is our discussion material for our Spring Dates of March 18th and May 6th, but you do not need to attend both sessions to participate.

**This is a free event, though donations are encouraged to help cover the cost of materials.**

Price: Free Event

Date: May 6, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Senior Day - May 11

Senior Day May 11, 2017
"The Raising of Lazarus": Caravaggio & John 11
with Fr. Ben Berinti, CPPS

In celebration of the Easter Season, come and explore the unique relationship between John's Gospel narrative and the motifs found in Caravaggio's painting, The Raising of Lazarus. Walk alongside Caravaggio and his artistic search for truth, hope and a Savior.
The sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will be celebrated during the Eucharist.

Registration and Coffee begin at 9:00am, Program begins at 9:30am
Lunch will be provided and we will conclude our day with Mass.

Prices:

General Admission $15.00

Date: May 11, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Franciscan Hermitage

Franciscan Hermitage Retreat
November 2-5, 2017

07/05/11-Camp San Pedro, Casselberry, Fl.

A silent retreat guided by Franciscan Fr. Vianney Cunningham, TOR and
Jeanne & Tony Walter, Members of the Secular Franciscan Order.

San Pedro Center offers opportunities for an experience of Franciscan Hermitage deeply rooted in the Franciscan tradition.

Francis would withdraw to a hermitage or place of solitude in order to be with the Lord. In silence he would spend time praying.

If you would like to experience this rhythm of solitude and quiet, you are invited to attend this retreat. After an orientation and talk on the Franciscan way of life on Thursday evening, the retreatant begins two and a half days of silence. Each day begins with Eucharist. The Divine Office is recited communally throughout the day and evening, and personal time with the Lord is spent in rest, personal prayer and enjoyment of the grounds & chapel.

This retreat is limited to eight retreatants and fills up quickly.

The retreat begins at 7:00pm Thursday evening and concludes with 10:00am Mass on Sunday. Please eat dinner prior to arriving Thursday evening.

**Please Note: a $50 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your registration. You will not be registered for the event until this deposit is made. Payment should be made in full two weeks prior to event.**

Prices:

  • Registration Deposit ($50.00) + 4.00%
  • Full Registration Payment ($295.00) + 4.00%

Start Date: November 2, 2017
End Date: November 5, 2017

Available Spaces: 6

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