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POSTPONED: Clergy Retreat with the Bishop 2020

Holy Cross Monastery
Tue, Mar 24 2020, 6:00pm to Thu, Mar 26 2020, 1:00pm
Holy Cross Monastery
1615 Route 9W
West Park , NY 12493

The 2020 Clergy Retreat has been postponed to a date to be announced.

This year's Clergy Retreat with Bishop Hughes, will begin with dinner on Tuesday, March 24 at 6 PM and end with lunch on Thursday, March 26.

Accommodations

There are a number of private bathrooms on each floor of the main building, shared by both men and women. Please also be aware that the monastery observes Greater Silence each night.

Special Needs

For those with food restrictions, vegetarians and those who eat gluten-free can be accommodated with the standard fare; those with specific allergies are encouraged to bring any supplemental food (refrigerator and microwave available) – there is no price discount in any case.

Registration & Cost

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The deadline for your registration and our receipt of your check is Wednesday, February 5, 2020. The fee of $85 per person per night includes overnight accommodations and meals.

A limited number of scholarships are available – if interested, please contact Kay Lark at klark@dioceseofnewark.org or 973-430-9976 before submitting payment.

If you must cancel

If you find that you must cancel, please call Kay immediately (973-430-9976) as there may be a wait list; if no replacement is found, you will remain responsible for the full amount.

Schedule

Tuesday 3/24/20

  • Check-in begins at 2 PM
  • Vespers is sung at 5 PM
  • Dinner is served in the refectory promptly at 6 PM
  • Meditation/Reflection at 7 PM
  • Compline at 8 PM
  • Greater Silence is from 8:30 PM until 8:30 AM

Wednesday, 3/25/20

  • Matins are at 7 AM
  • Breakfast is at 7:45 AM
  • Holy Eucharist is at 9 AM
  • Meditation/Reflection at 10:30 AM
  • Diurnum is at noon
  • Lunch is at 12:30 PM
  • Meditation/Reflection at 3:30 PM
  • Dinner is served in the refectory promptly at 6 PM
  • Meditation/Reflection at 7 PM
  • Compline at 8 PM
  • Greater Silence is from 8:30 PM until 8:30 AM

Thursday, 3/26/20

  • Matins are at 7 AM
  • Breakfast is at 7:45 AM
  • Holy Eucharist is at 9 AM
  • Housekeeping needs access to rooms starting at 10am so please pack and gather your belongings so that Housekeeping might work around them
  • Meditation/Reflection at 10:30 AM
  • Diurnum is at noon
  • Lunch is at 12:30 PM
  • Rooms must be totally clear by 1 PM

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