Weekend Retreat: Greater than a Mother's Love: The Maternal-Fraternal
The retreat Greater than a Mother's Love: The Maternal-Fraternal Tension of Francis' and Clare's Spirituality will be held Aug. 21-23 at Cedarbrake Catholic Retreat Center in Belton. It will consider the family life of Francis and Clare and how their experience of their parents and siblings challenges the Franciscan family to live as brothers, sisters and mothers to each other while under the care of God the father. Franciscan Father Gilberto Cavazos-González will lead the retreat. He has a doctorate in spirituality from the Pontifical University in Rome and is a former pastor and youth evangelist in San Antonio. He taught over 15 years at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. The cost is $275 for a private room, $225 per person for a shared room, and $125 for commuters, which includes meals. A minimum of $100 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a room.