November 11, 2023

Divine Mercy Retreat Weekend with Father Christopher Alar, MIC

Divine Mercy Retreat Weekend with Father Christopher Alar, MIC

Date(s) - Nov 11, 2023 - Nov 12, 2023
All Day

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear and understand more deeply the power and message of Jesus who is Mercy! Please confirm the dates and details of this event on our website at as Father Alar’s schedule may change unexpectedly.

Saturday, November 11, 2023
Confessions – 9:15 AM
Conference #1 – 9:45 AM
Mass – 10:30 AM
Free time following Mass for confessions, personal prayer, a visit to the Museum and Gift Shop, or to enjoy your packed lunch under our outdoor picnic pavilion.
Conference #2 – 1:00 PM
Divine Mercy Chaplet – 3:00 PM
Father Alar will meet and greet pilgrims throughout the day as he is available. Items from the Marian Fathers in Stockbridge, MA will be available for sale in the Narthex.

Sunday, November 12, 2023
The National Centre for Padre Pio will open at 9:00 AM on this day rather than 11:00 AM.
Conference – 9:45 AM – Blessed Michal Sopocko: Confessor and Spiritual Director to Saint Faustina
Mass – 10:30 AM
Opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation will not be available on Sunday.

Father Chris Alar is a priest with the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception. Father Chris wrote and produced the popular “Divine Mercy 101” and “Explaining the Faith” DVD series and is the author of the bestselling book, After Suicide: There’s Hope for Them and for You. He is a regular host and guest on EWTN, and he also hosts the online “Divine Mercy Matters” series at He serves as the Director of the Association of Marian Helpers and is the head of Marian Press, located on the grounds of the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, Massachusetts

In observance of Memorial Day, the Centre is CLOSED on Monday, May 29, 2023. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 30 at 9:00 AM.

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