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Holy Spirit Retreat 2016

We invite you to attend our Holy Spirit Retreat for Men and Women that will be held at the serenely beautiful Lumen Christi Retreat Center located at 100 Lumen Christi Court, Schriever, LA 70395, on September 30 – October 2, 2016.
Father John Gordon will be the main celebrant and keynote speaker.
Al and Patti Mansfield and the CCRNO Team will also lead the retreat.


THEME: We read in Sirach 2:18 “As His majesty is so too is His mercy.” What a beautiful statement illustrating the grandeur of God and His equally powerful mercy. In this Jubilee of Mercy, Fr. Gordon will lead us closer to Jesus in the power of the His Word and His Spirit. Come prepared to encounter the The Majesty and Mercy of your King – Jesus!


FR. JOHN GORDON has been baptized in the Spirit since his seminary days. He is a priest of the Archdiocese of  Newark and is currently engaged in pastoral work in Nutley, NJ.  Father John is a joyful witness to the Gospel and a popular conference speaker. He has a special love and gift for young people. He was Director of the Pre-theologate program at Franciscan University of Steubenville and he has served on the National Service Committee. He is a man who is deeply in love with the Lord Jesus and the work of the Holy Spirit.

This event is made possible by CCRNO, the Catholic Charismatic Renewal of New Orleans. Al and Patti Mansfield serve as liaisons to Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond on behalf of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal. You can find information to register for the retreat online or by mail by visiting their WEBSITE. If you would like more info you may call their office at (504) 828-1368 or email them at

The Lumen Christi retreat center has been recently renovated and room options have been expanded. Click Here for a map to the center. If you would like to reserve a private room, please register early while they are still available. Or invite a friend to attend and double up! Again, please arrange with that person early in order to secure a room.

Lumen Christi Retreat Center

Lumen Christi, that opened in 1985, is the name and the theme of the Retreat complex which means “The Light of Christ.” The complex is situated on 50 acres, consists of a main retreat facility for adults, Pere Menard Building, and a youth and group retreat facility, Souby Building. The complex is well named because of the natural lighting in the corridors, chapel, library and dining areas. The corridors and private rooms display over 100 oil paintings on local topics by local artists. An outdoor Way of the Cross portrays in a moving way, the passion and death of Jesus. The beauty of the Louisiana landscape reflects the brilliance of Christ, the CENTER and the MEANING of all creation.

The Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux WEBSITE


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