Christendom will welcome alumni to campus for the annual Alumni Lenten Retreat, offered this year on Saturday, March 23. The retreat, hosted by the college’s alumni relations office, will give alumni the opportunity for reflection, talks, confessions, and more during the holy season of Lent.
The college has been hosting alumni Lenten retreats for a the past number of years, bringing the alumni community together in a powerful, spiritual way each year. This year, the retreat will be led by Christendom’s new assistant chaplain, Fr. Tom Szcepanczyk, who will be speaking on this year’s theme: “In the Shadow of the Cross.”
The day will begin at 8:30 a.m. on March 23 with a continental breakfast in the crypt of Christ the King Chapel, followed by part one of Fr. Szcepanczyk’s reflection in the chapel. Opportunities for confession and spiritual direction will follow, along with the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. Fr. Szcepanczyk will give the second part of his talk at 10:00 a.m., with more opportunities for confession and spiritual direction following. The rosary will be said at 11:00 a.m., and then Mass will be celebrated. Brunch will be offered in the college’s St. Lawrence Commons for all visiting alumni after.
The cost of the retreat is $10, which includes breakfast and brunch. Register before March 18 at www.lent2019.eventbrite.com.