Join us for an Advent retreat that offers an opportunity to get away from your busy daily life and come to know God in a more intimate and personal way. Grow in your own spirituality and mark the season of Advent as a time to nourish hope.

Retreat with Ann M. Garrido, DMin, associate professor of homiletics at Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, MO.

Saturday, Dec. 3 at the John Paul II Pastoral Centre, Vancouver starting at 9 a.m., ending with Mass celebrated by Archbishop Miller at 4 p.m.

Cost is $25/person and includes retreat booklet and lunch.

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