Retreat centers as touchstones of mercy

May 29-June 1, the North American Conference of Oblate Retreat and Renewal Centers (NACORRC) held its 39th annual meeting, hosted this year at King’s House, Belleville, IL. Twenty-three members gathered, representing eight Oblate Retreat/Renewal Centers. Providence Sister Jeannette Filthaut was there as chair of the Star of the North board (you’ll see her in the middle of the back row). The theme of this year’s gathering was “Leave No Stone Unturned– Retreat Centers as Touchstones of Mercy.” 

At the end of a long walk around the botanical gardens, Star of the North board chair Sister Jeannette Filthaut with program coordinator Linda MacIsaac and executive director Lucie Leduc.