Embarking on a Cabrini Pilgrimage
From the Province Formation Office:
We wanted to let you know that we are planning our last in a series of Cabrini Pilgrimages to take place in Chicago. The gathering will begin on Saturday afternoon, April 21, 2018 and end on Wednesday afternoon, April 25, 2017.
We will be staying at the Cenacle Retreat Center, 513 W. Fullerton Parkway, Chicago, IL 6061, and we will visit/tour the National Shrine of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini as well as the Cabrini Retreat Center, in Des Plaines, IL.
The gathering will focus on the principles of Sacred Heart spirituality and practical applications of learnings from Mother Cabrini’s charism and ministry. The content and process of the pilgrimage will be presented by Mark Davis (), Nancy Golen (Director, Cabrini Retreat Center) and MSCs.
The Pilgrimage is both a personal and communal process, with the goals of:
- Engaging and inspiring the lived experience of the participants in their connection with Cabrini
- Furthering the understanding of Cabrinian heritage
In order to achieve these goals, the experience will offer a balance of content input, immersion experiences and reflective processes.
The cost of the Pilgrimage is $500 which covers all meals/lodging & the program. For those who live locally – a $180.00 Day Guest rate is available, which includes meals, program (no overnight guest room). A $150 deposit is required to reserve your place. Please make checks payable to the Missionary Sisters.
Space is limited. To access the registration form:
Meet The Facilitator
Consultant, Facilitator, Trainer
UK/Australia – Supporting and Developing Churches, Religious orders, Faith-based Organizations and Communities
Born in 1956, Mark is a Roman Catholic lay person, married to Anne and proud father of three grown children: Rebecca, Daniel and Jonathan and grandfather to Harriett.
Mark is an experienced international consultant, facilitator and trainer working very successfully in a wide variety of ecclesial contexts for over twenty years. Acclaimed as a highly skilled facilitator in groups small and large – including the Provincial Chapters of several major RC Religious Orders – he has also acted as a development consultant to various dioceses, religious orders and faith-based organisations with the UK, Ireland and Australia. An established author, he continues to offer professional training in the facilitation of groups.
Central to his work is the creation of interpersonal environments where graceful conversation may take place and his particular interest is in the nature of religious charisms and how they may be shared more widely than their original founding vision. At the moment his work includes helping faith-based organisations explore the legacy of their foundation, often by religious orders and societies, who are now longer able to actively participate and support their on-going futures.