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Friends of Holy Name Retreat House invited to evening of prayer and fellowship

A press release on the Green Bay Diocses Website:

GREEN BAY, Wis. (Feb. 17, 2009) – Friends of Holy Name Retreat House are invited to a special event with Bishop David L. Ricken of the Diocese of Green Bay.

The evening of prayer and fellowship will be from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, 140 S. Monroe Ave., in Green Bay. There will be Mass, Adoration, and the Litany of the Holy Name of Jesus. The social afterward will include homemade soups, bread and desserts.

People attending the March 15 event, which is sponsored by the Holy Name Retreat House Board of Trustees, may register that night for a 2009 retreat and/or pledge financial support. To RSVP or to receive more information, contact the Diocese’s Retreat and Shrine Operations by Friday, March 6, at 920-272-8296, 1-877-500-3580 ext. 8296 or mholloway@gbdioc.org.

Located on Chambers Island in the Bay of Green Bay, Holy Name Retreat House of Door County is owned and operated by the Diocese of Green Bay. During its May to September operating season, more than 1,300 people from all over Wisconsin and parts of Illinois and Upper Michigan travel to Fish Creek to catch the boat ride to the retreat house. The island is one of Northeast Wisconsin’s most breathtaking locations. Retreatants spend anywhere from 1 to 5 days silently praying and listening to God’s call.

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