Date(s) - Monday, June 8, 2020 - Thursday, June 11, 2020
Christ the King Retreat House
“Cut to the heart” (Act 2:37): Living the Priesthood in a Time of Crisis Retreat will include key aspects of faith life/priesthood that get overlooked, which can result in sadness, anxiety, or despondency in the believer/priest. Some of these topics include:
- the human need for the Infinite
- seeing vulnerability as a gift
- dealing with our woundedness
- “rejection is like rocket-fuel” (The Wall Street Journal)
- banishing the blackmail of sin
- living true authority
- what it means to be a credible witness, especially in preaching
- authentic fatherhood and priestly fatherhood
Offering: $475, Commuters: $250 $100 non-refundable deposit required and $50 deposit for Commuters. Registration begins on Monday at 5 pm with dinner at 6 pm. Retreat ends at 11 am on Thursday.
Father Peter John Cameron, O.P., was ordained a Dominican priest in 1986. He holds a Licentiate in Sacred Theology with a concentration in New Testament theology from the Dominican House of Studies, and a Master of Fine Arts Degree in playwriting from the Catholic University of America. He is an award-winning playwright, and the founder and artistic director of Blackfriars Repertory Theatre in New York City. From 1994 until 2018 Fr. Cameron taught homiletics at four seminaries. From 2001 to 2003, Fr. Cameron was the spiritual director of the Neumann Hall pre-theology seminary program at Dunwoodie. Fr. Cameron is the author of ten books, including The Classics of Catholic Spirituality, Why Preach, Mysteries of the Virgin Mary, Made for Love–Loved by God, Novenas for the Church Year, and Jesus Present Before Me. Fr. Cameron is the founding editor-in-chief of Magnificat, where he worked from 1998-2018. Fr. Cameron now serves as the director of formation for Hard as Nails Ministries, whose mission center is here in Syracuse.