April 22, 2023

You Shall Stand Firm/Communion Breakfast

You Shall Stand Firm/Communion Breakfast

Date(s) - Apr 22, 2023 - Apr 23, 2023
9:30 am - 1:00 pm

You are invited to join us as we welcome Fr. William Casey, CPM, for a two-day retreat on Saturday, April 22, and Sunday, April 23, 2023, which includes Holy Mass, conferences, and a traditional Communion Breakfast on Sunday morning.
Through engaging real-life stories, relevant reflections, and inspiring quotes, Fr. Casey will motivate us to answer the call of Pope Saint John Paul II to be “co-responsible for the Church” while learning about the indispensable and distinct roles of laity and priests in the church.
On Saturday, April 22, Fr. Casey will offer Mass at 10:30 AM, followed by a meet and greet with visitors where he will also sign copies of his new book, You Shall Stand Firm: Preserving the Faith in an Age of Apostasy. Confession will also be available in the morning, beginning at 9:15 AM.
Stay for his 1:00 PM conference, “Preserving Our Faith;” Fr. Casey will conclude the day on Saturday with the Chaplet of Divine Mercy at 3:00 PM.

 Preregistration is NOT required for Saturday, April 22.
The entire event is open to all who wish to visit!

 On Sunday, April 23, the Centre will have extended hours, opening at 9:00 AM. Fr. Casey will offer Holy Mass at 9:30 AM, followed by a traditional Communion Breakfast in our lower museum gallery. Fr. Casey will offer a special presentation for those in attendance at the breakfast.
Space is EXTREMELY limited – the Communion Breakfast will be open to 60 people who must preregister. Free-will offerings by those in attendance will be greatly appreciated. Click HERE to register to take part in the breakfast.
*Note: You do NOT need to preregister to attend Mass on Sunday; it is open to all visitors. You need to preregister ONLY if you wish to join us for breakfast. Preregistration is available on a first come, first served basis, and you will not be admitted without your ticket.
All visitors are invited to stay for our 11:30 AM Rosary and 3:00 PM Chaplet of Divine Mercy.

About Our Presenter:
Father William Casey, CPM is a native of Philadelphia, PA and a 1979 graduate of Temple University. After graduating from college, he served as an officer in the US Army, upon leaving which he entered the Congregation of the Fathers of Mercy. He studied Philosophy at Christendom College and Theology at Holy Apostles Seminary and was ordained to the priesthood in 1991. From 1997 – 2009, Fr. Casey served as the Superior General of the Congregation. Fr. Casey attributes his call to the priesthood to the Mercy of God, his love for the study of Sacred Scripture, and his strong devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Fr. Casey is a nationally renowned speaker and frequent guest on EWTN.