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PHOTOS FROM ULTREYA-SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9TH
Happy New Year to all my Cursillista friends:
This month we are having "Regional Ultreyas" and thus far there are two scheduled:
Tuesday January 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm. St. Joseph Parish, St. Joseph, Michigan (Rose Center): and
Monday January 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm Holy Angels Parish, Sturgis, Michigan.
Feel free to bring a sweet or savory treat and join us for prayer, a witness talk, song, food, grouping,spiritual direction, Eucharistic Adoration and more!
We return to Ultreya at St. Tom's in Kalamazoo on at 2:30 pm February 24, 2019.
Michael L. Metzger 269-849-5453
Please mark your calendars:
Men's #71 weekend - March 14-17, 2019
Candidate applications are welcome at any time. Reserve your spot on the weekend by submitting an application. We are very close to filling to capacity on our weekends in Kalamazoo.
The Amigo Retreat Centre-Sturgis, Michigan
Are you ready to sign up for a weekend? You may click on the application button below, print it out and turn in to your sponsor or to any secretariat member listed on this web site.
If printing the 3-Fold Brochure, be sure to select "2- sided" and "Flip on short edge"
We love our Cursillo Community, so feel free to stop in just to say hi!
421 Monroe St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006, United States
Saturday, February 16th, 2019
at the South Bend Century Center
9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Come experience Christ’s love through life-changing talks by nationally known Catholic speakers, confession, and Mass with Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades.
Very important: The site of the monthly Ultreya may be changed, as well as the date and time, due to a "special Ultreya", with the time and date to be announced- be sure to check this site and also our monthly news letter for updates.
The next weekend for women is now set for October 18-21, 2018, at the Amigo Retreat Centre near Sturgis, MI.
Next men's weekend will be on March 14-17, 2019, at the Amigo Retreat Centre, in Sturgis, MI.
It is not too early to get signed up now.
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
Ultreyas are usually held every 2nd Sunday - 2:30 pm at St. Thomas Moore Student Parish in Kalamazoo, 421 Monroe St. (some exceptions) (see newsletter)
(Fines de semana Españoles):
Men's (Hombres)- October 5-8, 2017
Woman's (Mujeres)- October 12-15, 2017
Ultreyas ...... T.B.
Cursillistas use The Order of Group Reunion as an outline for their weekly conversations. These conversations touch on the practices and activities of God on us, and us on God. As such, the Order is simply a series of questions that act as a guide. Mature Cursillistas may skip the outline entirely, because their sharing in a less structured format covers all the bases anyway. Use the questions that work for you, but don’t shun the “hard” ones. “Put everything to the test. Accept what is good.”
1 Thessalonians 5:21 Opening Prayer Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Your faithful and kindle in us the fire of Your love. Send forth Your spirit and we shall be created And You shall renew the face of the earth. Let us pray: O God, Who by the light of the Holy Spirit did instruct the hearts of the faithful, grant that by that same Holy Spirit we may be truly wise and ever rejoice in Your consolations, through Christ our Lord. Amen
Piety With what spiritual aids have I nourished my vital union with Christ this week? What was the moment in which I felt closest to Christ? Was there a time when I felt far away from Christ? When was that, and what was the cause?
Study What have I read or observed in my environment to enrich my relationship with God? What have I done to understand better the gift of God?
Action What have I done to share the Christ-life in me with others? Were there times that I held back and missed the opportunity to share it? What apostolic success did the Lord accomplish through me in my family, my work, and my environment?
Plan What is my plan for the coming week? What will I do in the next 48 hours to bring this about? Closing Prayer We give You thanks, Almighty God, for all the benefits You have given us. You Who live and reign forever and ever. Amen. Close with an Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory be, lifting in prayer all who are present, and all who could not be present. Pray for each other during the week that we will have the strength to continue the journey as we bring others to Christ.
What can group reunion mean to you?
A video for meditation