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Upcoming retreat to focus on how to listen to God


Immaculate Heart Retreat Center will be welcoming the Rev. Mitch Pacwa, Jan. 23-25 for a Weekend Retreat for Men and Women “How to Listen When God is Speaking: A Guide for Modern-Day Catholics.”

According to a press release, the retreat will address “How do we listen to God speak to our hearts, minds and wills especially above the noise and stress of the modern world? What is the process of discerning God’s Will?”


Pacway will confront modern-day assumptions that can, “prevent us from being open to God’s will for our lives and emphasizes the many ways we can develop our prayer life to nourish an authentic relationship with the Lord,” according to the release.


Reservations are filling up. Cost is $235 per person, $205 per spouse.

For information call (509) 448 -1224, ext. 109 or email programs@ihrc.net.

About Tracy Simmons

Tracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash. She is also a Scholarly Assistant Professor at Washington State University.

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