Welcome to St. Mary’s Café, where we gather as Catholics to open Scripture, pray together, share the Good News and discover God’s plan for our lives. Come on in!
Saint Mary’s Café
A Retreat with Pope Francis: Join Pope Francis in experiencing a joyful renewal of your faith.
The Lord, your God is in your midst...he will rejoice over you with gladness, he will renew you in his love.
Pope Francis has captured the hearts of the faithful throughout the world. His papacy has been marked by a style of simplicity, warmth, and an emphasis on the heart of the Gospel. Now, you can take a retreat with his words and example, opening the door to a deeper relationship with God. Walking with Pope Francis, you will discover the importance of dialogue with yourself, the world, and God. Beginning with Scripture, each week of this six week retreat will delve into the heart of Pope Francis’ message through the lens of his writings, life stories, and personal example. Join Pope Francis in experiencing a joyful renewal of your faith.
What the reviews are saying:
“The Retreat with Pope Francis...provided the vehicle for deeper conversations.”
“This retreat also challenges the listener to look at their own lives and actions and see if we are acting as Christ would want us to act.”
“Retreat with Pope Francis- topical and interesting for all types of people–clear and inspiring.”
We invite you to join us even if you’ve never participated before. You’ll be glad you did!
9:00AM in the Gathering Place.
Six Weeks – come for all, or just one – 4/4, 4/11, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16
All women of the parish are welcome.
Babysitting available in the Underground, please register with Kelly at [email protected] for babysitting.
Retreat with Pope Francis
Study Materials provided at each session
There is no cost for this retreat.
About Saint Mary’s Café
Pope Francis, in his Encyclical Letter Light of Faith, instructs,
"the Church never takes faith for granted, but knows this gift from God needs to be nourished and reinforced so it can continue to guide her pilgrim way."
Join us! Don't miss out!
The programs at St. Mary’s CAFÉ
are designed to "nourish" and
"reinforce" our faith.
Catholic contemplation in a relaxed and welcoming environment with other women of the parish. St. Mary's Café features a unique style of study which engages your mind, faith, experience, and imagination, leading you to read, reflect, and respond. If you've never been to a Bible Study before, or if you are an avid Bible student, St. Mary’s Café is right for you. Discover the powerful and personal truth of God's Word and practical inspiration for your life.
“Blessed are the poor in Spirit for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven” Mt. 5:3
At St. Mary’s Café!
Savor the Word, and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee!
9:00 AM in the Gathering Place
*** All women of St. Mary’s are welcome ***
*** Child care available ***