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Advent retreat at The Canticle

Published: Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT

CLINTON, Iowa – An annual Advent retreat will be held from 7 p.m. Dec. 7 to noon Dec. 9 at The Canticle, home of the Clinton Franciscan Sisters, 841 13th Ave.

This year’s theme is “Unwrapping the Gift of Faith: Releasing the Energy of Love in Our World.” The leader will be Sister Mary Smith, a certified spiritual director for more than 20 years.

The cost is $75 for people staying overnight and having meals, or $50 for those who wish to commute. Registration is due Saturday; forms are available at www.clintonfranciscans.com 563-242-6711. Scholarships also are available.

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