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Part 5 “Cool-Down: Living the Life of Grace – Staying on Track” – Talk by Sharon van der Sloot

March 6, 2015

As we come to the final instalment of our ‘Ladies Spiritual Retreat Series’ focused on our ‘Being Fit for the Kingdom’, Sharon reminds us that “we are all “works” in progress. We’re not who we were yesterday, and we’re not yet who we’ll be tomorrow. We must place our trust in God, knowing that He wouldn’t… Read More ›

Part 4 “Stretching and Flexibility: Trust in God” – Talk by Sharon van der Sloot

Trusting God demands something of us, but it’s totally worth it! St. Maria Faustina writes, “I don’t understand how it’s possible not to trust in Him who can do all things. With Him, everything; without Him, nothing. He is Lord. He will not allow those who have placed all their trust in Him to be… Read More ›

Part 3 “Strength Training: Growing in Virtue” – Talk by Sharon van der Sloot

“The virtuous person tends toward the good with all his sensory and spiritual powers; he pursues the good and chooses it in concrete actions. ‘The goal of a virtuous life is to become like God.’” – CCC, 1803 Check out part 3 of a 5 part retreat series on being “Fit for the Kingdom”. A great… Read More ›

“Cardio Workout – Prayer: Heart of Our Life in Christ” – Talk by Sharon van der Sloot

Join us for part two of a five-part retreat on the theme, “Fit for the Kingdom.” This time, we go to the “heart of the matter” – our prayer life in Christ. For what oxygen is to the body so prayer is to the soul. “Cardio Workout – Prayer: Heart of Our Life in Christ” PDF… Read More ›

“Warm Up: Making a Commitment to Spiritual Fitness” – Talk by Sharon van der Sloot

This talk is the first of a five-part retreat on the theme, “Fit for the Kingdom.” In it, we take a look at what it means to be ready for eternity – why we would want to become holy and how we can be better friends with God. “Warm Up: Making a Commitment to Spiritual Fitness” … Read More ›