A Lenten retreat sponsored by
St. John the Evangelist Parish, Winthrop, MA
Conducted by the Archdiocesan Office of Spiritual Life
St. John the Evangelist Parish will offer a Lenten retreat Tuesday, March 28 through Wednesday, March 30, at 7:00pm, conducted by The Archdiocesan Office of Spiritual Life. This retreat will attempt to help us to reflect on what it means for us to be called through baptism to be disciples of Christ in ordinary day to day life experiences. During the retreat there will be common prayer, preaching, quiet reflection and time for fellowship. The retreat will conclude with the celebration of the Eucharist.
The schedule for the retreat is as follows:
Tuesday 3/28/17 Liturgy of the Word – Fr. Dan O’Connell
Wednesday 3/29/17 Benediction – Aldona Lingertat
Thursday 3/30/17 Mass – Fr. Eric Cadin
All are invited to take this retreat time to renew their faith and to remember that we are called to witness to Christ’s presence in the world. For further information, please contact St. John the Evangelist Parish at 617-846-7400.
Rev. Daniel C. O’Connell – 617-779-3640
Father Dan O’Connell was ordained in 1983. He is pastor of Corpus Christi-Saint Bernard Parish, Newton, MA. Father Dan also serves as an Associate Director of the Office of Spiritual Life and is the host of the CatholicTV Network’s Telly Award winning show, We’ve Got to Talk.
Aldona Lingertat – 617-779-4104
Dr. Aldona Lingertat, Ph.D. serves as the Administrative Vice President at the Theological Institute and Director of the Master of Arts in Ministry (MAM) Program. Adona has been with the MAM Program since its inception in 1999 forming adults for lay ecclesial ministry. Her academic work is in the fields of pastoral ministry and spirituality (MA, Boston College, 1983) and theology and education (Ph.D., Boston College, 2007). Aldona is also a wife and mother of two young adults. She is on the Pastoral Council in her parish, St. Peter’s Lithuanian Parish, So. Boston, and coordinator of the First Communion Program.
Fr. Eric Cadin – 617-746-5947
Fr. Cadin was ordained a priest in 2012. Father has served as Parochial Vicar at St. Michael Parish, North Andover. He is presently assistant Vocation Director for the Archdiocese of Boston.