Center Connections The monthly newsletter of the Catholic Conference Center In this issue – Upcoming events just for you – New groups choosing the center for the first time – Work day activities – How you can support the mission of the center   Upcoming events of interest to you!     Wed-17-OctLast chance to […]

Retreat – a time to regroup, renew, and recreate…  There are three interesting ways to look at the word retreat. Each shows a path to make this time away a fruitful experience. One definition of ‘retreat’ is to withdraw, as an army might withdraw from a battle. Once away from the fight, there is time […]

Martha and Mary, models of hospitality and renewal… Ever wonder what it would be like to spend a few days in the home of Martha and Mary (Lk 10:38-42)? Martha, renowned for her hospitality, bustling about making sure every need of yours is met. Mary, the icon of attentive listening, sitting at the feet of […]

Behold, I am doing something new… Behold, I am doing something new! Now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? (Is 43:19) These are the words of prophet Isaiah to a people who might have missed the changes taking place around them. The scripture also might describe the transformation taking place at the Catholic […]