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Annual Tekakwitha Retreat scheduled for April 5-7

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Suzanne Hammons
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Suzanne Hammons is the editor of the Voice of the Southwest and the media coordinator for the Diocese of Gallup. A graduate of Benedictine College in Kansas, she joined the Diocesan staff in 2012.

The annual Tekakwitha Retreat this year will be held the weekend of April 5-7, at Sacred Heart Retreat Center.  The retreat will be given by Sister Eva Solomon, CSJ.

Sister Eva is a member of the Henvey Inlet Ojibway First Nation in Canada. She will speak about St. Kateri Tekakwitha from her own experience, from historical documentation, from her recent canonization and from the perspective of intercultural faith.  Currently Sister Eva is the Coordinator for Building Bridges Project, for the Assembly of Western Catholic Bishops’ Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs.

Retreat will begin Friday evening at 7:00 PM and conclude Sunday after lunch.   Cost of the retreat is $110; $70 for commuters.  Call Sister Rene at the Retreat Center, 505-722-6755 for more information  or to register.

You may also download the registration form here, and email it to [email protected]

Registrations are essential and due by April 2.

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