Summer Retreat Schedule for 1999 Announced

 The 1999 Summer Retreat Schedule at Saint Vincent Archabbey has been announced by Brother Hugh Lester, O.S.B., Retreat Director.

There will be six retreats offered, starting May 21-23, with “Benedictine Spirituality.” It will be followed by a “Women’s Retreat” from May 28-30 and a retreat for married couples from June 4-6. Retreat Master for all three of those retreats will be Father Mark Gruber, O.S.B. An associate professor in the Department of Sociology/Anthropology at Saint Vincent College, Father Mark is the author of three books on spirituality. Donation for the spirituality and women’s retreats is $110, while the donation for married couples is $220 per couple.

Father Andrew Campbell, O.S.B., and Father John-Mary Tompkins, O.S.B., will co-conduct a “Charismatic Prayer” retreat from June 18-20. Father Andrew, who chairs the Communications Department at Saint Vincent College, has been a faculty member at Saint Vincent Seminary since 1987. Father John-Mary is currently parochial vicar at Saint Vincent Basilica Parish. Donation for this retreat is $110.

A four-day men’s retreat will be conducted from July 22-25. Retreat Master is Brother Elliott Maloney, O.S.B., professor of New Testament Studies at Saint Vincent Seminary. Donation is $135.

A men’s three-day retreat will be held July 30 to August 1, with Father Thomas P. Acklin, O.S.B., serving as Retreat Master. Father Thomas is Rector of Saint Vincent Seminary, and a professor in the Departments of Theology and Psychology at Saint Vincent Seminary and College. Donation is $110.

Persons registering for a retreat can send their reservations to Brother Hugh Lester, Saint Vincent Retreat Program, 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, 15650-2690. Registrants should include a $10 non-refundable deposit.