Lent 4.5: Christian Simplicity

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St. Paul of the Cross Passionist Retreat Center
23333 Schoolcraft Rd.
Detroit, MI, 48223

Date(s) - 02/10/2013 - 03/24/2013
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Lent 4.5 is a seven-week faith formation program which inspires and informs Christian communities on how to use the traditional Lenten disciplines of prayer, fasting and almsgiving to protect God’s creation, embrace Gospel justice and nurture spiritual fulfillment. It offers practical opportunities for people of faith to apply the values of Christian Simplicity to their everyday lives.

Session Topics:

February 10—Christian Simplicity:  Fasting from Over-Consumption and Living More Simply

February 17—Food:  Buying and Eating Our Food Responsibly

February 24—Consumption:  Reconsidering Our Relationship to Stuff

March 3—Transportation:  Exploring Alternative Ways of Getting Around,Reducing Carbon Emissions

March 10—Energy:  Using Clean Energy and Consuming Energy More Efficiently

March 17—Water:   Conserving and Protecting the Sacred Gift of Water

March 24—Gratitude and Generosity:  Discovering New Ways of Opening Our Hearts and Becoming Involved

For more information, visit:  http://www.stpaulretreat.org/events/pdf-fliers-of-hosted-events

Lent 4.5:  Christian Simplicity
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