FAMILY LIFE

    Women's Lenten Retreat 2017

    FINDING JESUS IN THE PASSION NARRATIVES:      EMBRACING LENT IN THE SCRIPTURES 2017 Women's Retreat Image

    Women in the Diocese of Arlington are invited to reflect on the Passion during the annual silent retreat. 

    The weekend will be led by Fr. John Riley


    Currently, the event is full and cannot accept any further registrations. Please contact the office for family life for more information and to be put on a wait list.

    Cost: $290 through February 11, $325 after.
    Includes private room and meals.

    When: March 30-April 2

    Where: San Damiano Retreat Center in White Post, VA
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       Fr. John Riley

    Retreat Leader Bio

    Fr. John Riley is a priest of the Diocese of Arlington, Virginia, currently serving in the Archdiocese of Denver as Chaplain and Professor at the Augustine Institute. Prior to his assignment, he was the beloved Pastor of Saint Matthew's Catholic Church in Spotsylvania, Virginia.

    Interested in pursuing a career in Motion Picture Production and Direction, Father Riley earned a BA in Communication in his undergraduate studies at the University of Notre Dame. After discerning a call to the priesthood, Father Riley earned three Masters’ Degrees; in Divinity and Theology from the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Overbrook, PA; and in Catechetics [with a concentration in Spirituality] from Notre Dame Pontifical Catechetical Institute in Arlington, Virginia. A Chaplain and Professor of Sacred Scripture at Christendom College in Front Royal from 1995-2000, Father Riley has spent the better part of the past 20 years serving in parishes of the Arlington Diocese as Pastor and Parochial Vicar – always actively engaged in teaching parishioners of all ages in hopes of seeing the full flower of the New Evangelization firmly rooted in the Heart of Catechesis – Jesus Christ.



    For more information, please contact the Office for Family Life (703) 841-2550 or familylife@arlingtondiocese.org