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.
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