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Virtual Retreat on Mystics

Solanus Casey in monk's robes holding a bible Beatrice Bruteau

Weber Retreat and Conference Center is offering a virtual retreat experience examining the lives of Blessed Solanus Casey, OFM, and Beatrice Bruteau. The “Retreat on the Mystics” begins Tuesday, June 23, 2020, and continues through Friday, June 26, 2020.

Sister Patricia Walter, OP
Sister Patricia Walter, OP

Beatrice Bruteau (1930-2014) was a holistic thinker and pioneer in the exploration of human consciousness through multiple disciplines. Presenter Patricia Walter, OP, PhD will focus on some of Beatrice’s key insights and their implications for a spirituality equal to present-day knowledge and challenges.

Blessed Solanus Casey, OFM (1870-1957), while serving as porter at St. Bonaventure Monastery in Detroit, fully inhabited Detroit’s painful experiences of the 1929 Depression, recovery, World War II, and beyond, yet he manifested to others a deeper reality that brought peace, healing, and hope. He was beatified on November 18, 2017 at Ford Field in Detroit.

Father Dan Crosby, OFM
Fr. Dan Crosby, OFM

Presenter Father Dan Crosby, OFM, lived with Blessed Solanus Casey in Detroit.

Retreat sessions are presented in Eastern Daylight Time: Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Optional evening sessions will be offered on Wednesday and Thursday.

The cost for the retreat is $60 per person. Scholarships are available. Register here  a complete itinerary and instructions for viewing will be emailed to you.

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