Businessmen's Retreat - 2002
September 20-22, 2002
Sponsored by Manhattan College

Conducted at the Passionist Spiritual Center
5801 Palisade Avenue, Riverdale, NY, 10471, Phone 718-549-6500

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Visual Tour

Theme: "Resiliency in Our Life's Journey"

"We can do no great things, only small things with great love."
Mother Teresa

"Stand steady, don't be afraid of suffering for the Lord, bring others to Christ,
leave nothing undone you ought to do."
2 Timothy 4:5

  1. Friday Evening
    1.   6:30pm     Dinner
    2.   7:15pm     Facilitator Training, Ed Schmidt, Retreat Team
    3.   7:45pm     Opening Session: Welcome and Introduction (Chapel)
    4.   8:15pm     Conference: "Resiliency and Its Place in Our Life's Journey"
                                Speaker - Kenney Moore, Corporate Ombudsman, Keyspan 
                                         (St. Paul of the Cross Conference Room)
    5.   9:15pm     Discussion Groups
    6. 10:30pm     Evening Prayer (Chapel)


  2. Saturday Morning
    1.   7:45am     Breakfast
    2.   9:00am     Morning Prayer (Chapel)
    3.   9:30am     Conference: "Resilience In Grace"
                                Speaker - Bro. Brian Carty, FSC, Founder, DeLaSalle Academy, NY, NY
                                          (Conference Room)
    4. 10:45am     Discussion Groups


  3. Saturday Afternoon
    1. 12:00pm     Lunch
    2. 12:45pm     Group Picture
    3.   1:00pm     Penance Service and Confession (optional)- Chapel
    4.   2:30pm     Conference: "Resiliency"
                                Speaker - Father Paul Fagan 
                                Substitute for "Resiliency, Survive and Recover, A Journey"
                                          Speaker - Phil Colon, Manhattan College '62, Retreat Team (Conference Room)
    5.   3:30pm     Discussion Groups
    6.   3:00pm     Reconcilliation Service (Chapel)
    7.   4:15pm     Quiet Time: personal reflection, reading, walking ...
    8.   5:00pm     Celebration of the Eucharist (Chapel)


  4. Saturday Evening
    1.   6:00pm     Dinner
    2.   7:30pm     Conference: "The Church, Recovering from Adversity" 
                                Speaker - Father John Duffell, Pastor, Ascension Parish, NYC (Conference Room)
    3.   8:30pm     Discussion Groups
    4.   9:00pm     Film: "Mary's House" - in Ephesus, where the Blessed Virgin spent the last years of Her life.
                         "A Layman's Introduction to Scripture" - Ed Riely, Retreat Team
    5. 10:30pm     Evening Prayer (Chapel)


  5. Sunday Morning
    1.   7:45am     Breakfast
    2.   9:00am     Morning Prayer (Chapel)
    3.   9:15am     Group Discussion: Feedback on the Weekend (Conference Room)
    4.   9:45am     Conference: "Resiliency, How We Get There"
                                Speaker - Reverend Richard Ottoway
    5. 11:30am     Closing Eucharist

Lay Retreat Leadership: Kevin Dolan, Ed McEneney, Don Bane, Phil Colon, Segundo Fernandez, Joe Gunn, Dave Krueger, Owen McKeon, Thomas McKeon, Bill O'Brien, Gene Quigley, Sr., Ed Riely, and Ed Schmitt. (rollover from last year)

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