Advent Day of Prayer - December 2, 2017

Event Summary:Join the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in their Advent 2017 Day of Prayer, on Saturday, December 2, 2017.
“Unwrapping the Gifts of Advent: Peace, Courage, Playfulness and Hope”
by Sister Melannie Svoboda, SND
This retreat day will provide time to pause amid the Christmas rush and reflect on four gifts that Advent wishes to give us: peace, courage, playfulness and hope. Using scripture, music, stories, and humor, Sister Melannie will lead us in a day of prayer, input sessions, personal reflection time, and sharing.
Event Details:Advent 2017 Day of Prayer with Melanie Svoboda, SND
Melannie Svoboda is a Sister of Notre Dame from Chardon, Ohio. With M.A.’s in English and Spirituality, she has ministered as a high school and college teacher, novice director, assistant novice director for the Jesuit novitiate in Detroit, president of her religious community, writer, and retreat facilitator. Her thirteen books include Gracious Goodness (Loyola Press), Traits of a Healthy Spirituality, With the Dawn Rejoicing: A Christian Perspective on Pain and Suffering, When the Rain Speaks, and The Lord Is My Shepherd (Twenty-Third Publications). You can visit her blog “Sunflower Seeds” at  

10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.    We will end our day with the celebration of Eucharist at 3:45 p.m. for the First Sunday of Advent.

Cost of the day is $35 and includes lunch.  Register by November 27.    To register, please e-mail us at

Location:Ann Ross Chapel
Sisters of Charity Mother House
4200 S. 4th Street
Leavenworth, KS  66048
Date:12/2/2017 10:00 AM
Date Details:Saturday, December 2, 2017
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