Advent Icon Retreat: Mary, Bearer of Light

November 27, 2017 / Monday - December 01, 2017 / Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

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Join us for Advent Icon Retreat: Mary, Bearer of Light. For followers of Christ, Advent is a season of preparation for the arrival of holy peace, perfect love, and true compassion to light up our hearts with spiritual joy. Sacred icons are images of those whose hearts were on fire with this joy. These images reflect God’s love.

Mary’s light is like that of the moon,
totally reflected from the sun, the Son of God.
– Peter Kreeft

During the Advent Icon Retreat, Mary, Bearer of Light, will be the image that will help us bring this light to our present day. Reflection, prayer, contemplative creativity, and gentle instruction will guide participants in painting this image on a 9” X 12” board. Beginner and experienced artists welcome. No previous painting experience required. Paint, brushes and supplies are included.

The price for this retreat is $450.00 which includes a single occupancy room and meals. To register for this option, please call 616-514-3325. To register for just the retreat and meals but not an overnight room, the price is $350.00 and you can click the register button below.

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  • Presenter: Diane Hamel
  • Date: Monday 11/27/2017 - Friday 12/01/2017
  • Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Cost: $350.00
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