Saint Matthew Catholic Church Annual Women’s Retreat 2019
“The Better Part – It All Begins at the Foot of Christ”
A Retreat Focusing on Mary and Martha
Friday, January 25 – Saturday, January 26
Fatima Retreat House, 5353 East 56th St.
Fee: $100 (includes overnight accommodations at the lovely and peaceful Fatima Retreat House, Friday evening social, breakfast and lunch)
Presenter: Mary Schaffner
A daughter of St. Matthew parish, Mary Schaffner has lived in Indianapolis her entire life. Mary was employed by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis for over 28 years, where she had the privilege of being involved in various ministries, including as a junior high religion teacher, high school campus minister, young adult minister, director of religious education, pastoral associate, retreat facilitator, and spiritual director. Currently housed at her home parish, St. Pius X, Mary continues her ministry of spiritual direction where she journeys with people in the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola and in ongoing spiritual direction. Mary holds a Master of Theological Studies degree from St. Meinrad School of Theology as well as a Graduate Certificate in Spiritual Direction and Directed Retreats from Creighton University.
Friday, January 25
6:00-6:45 Welcome and Settle In
7:00-9:30 Evening Session. Dress for the weather. A candlelit outdoor labyrinth meditation opportunity will conclude our evening session.