All ministry leaders are invited to join us on Friday, Dec 6 from 6 pm to 9:30 pm at the John Paul II Pastoral Centre in Vancouver as we explore how Jesus is “God with us.” While generously committing ourselves to the joys and challenges of ministry, we can sometimes feel disconnected from Jesus’ presence even though he is always with us. In preparation for Christmas, we will contemplate the different ways we encounter Jesus in our lives in order to be strengthened and affirmed in our ministries. To aid this reflection, we will consider some texts describing the birth of Jesus. In particular, we will see how Gospel writers understood this event as fulfilling Old Testament expectations regarding Divine Presence (i.e. the desert Tabernacle, the Temple, and personified wisdom).
Register online at rcav.org/event/advent-retreat-2019