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Women of Grace Retreat 2015 Orchard Lake, Michigan

Women of Grace Retreat 2015

"My Grace is Sufficient for You: Woman and God's Divine Plan"

Orchard Lake Schools

Orchard Lake, Michigan

Speakers:

Johnnette S. Benkovic

Father Philip Scott, FJ

Dr. Monica Miller


Retreat Schedule (subject to minor changes)

Friday, July 17th

4:00pm Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, Homilist, Fr. Philip Scott, FJ

Main Chapel

Welcome and Introductions

5:15pm BBQ Dinner and Social

7:00pm Talk One, Johnnette Benkovic in Banquet Hall (SMAC)

8:00pm Witness Talk One

8:30pm Candle Lit Rosary Procession to Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto

Laying of Flowers at Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto

9:30pm Perpetual Adoration in the Seminary Chapel

Saturday, July 18th

8:00am Breakfast and Announcements in the Dining Hall

9:00am Talk Two, Fr. Philip Scott, FJ in Banquet Hall (SMAC)

10:00am Talk Three, Dr. Monica Miller

10:50am Confession/Prayer/Reflection/Fellowship

Sacristy Chapels, Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, and Seminary Chapel available

12:00pm Lunch in the Dining Hall

Witness Talk Two

1:00pm Talk Four, Johnnette Benkovic in Banquet Hall (SMAC)

2:00pm Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, Talk Five, Homilist, Fr. Philip Scott, FJ

3:30pm Break

4:00pm Talk Six, Women of Grace in Action Leadership Team

4:30pm Facilitator Training in Banquet Hall (SMAC) Confession/Prayer/Reflection/Fellowship

Sacristy Chapels, Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, and Seminary Chapel available
6:00pm Dinner in the Dining Hall

Progress to Main Chapel for Evening Presentations and Healing Service

7:00pm Talk Seven, Father Philip Scott, FJ

7:45pm Talk Eight, Johnnette Benkovic

8:30pm Healing Service, Johnnette Benkovic and Fr. Philip Scott, FJ

10:00pm Perpetual Adoration in the Seminary Chapel

Sunday, July 19th

8:00am Breakfast in the Dining Hall

Testimonies of Healing

Progress to Banquet Hall (SMAC) for Closing Presentation and Mass 9:15am Talk Nine, Johnnette Benkovic

10:15am Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, Talk Ten, Homilist, Fr. Philip Scott, FJ Veneration of Saint Pope John Paul II Relic

Closing Comments

12:45pm Depart




ACCOMMODATIONS:

On-site accommodations are Dormitory Suites:


Double occupancy rooms with two single beds and private sinks. A full bathroom is shared between two rooms.


While we hope that you all will stay on-site with us for the Retreat, we understand that you may have special needs or simply prefer a hotel. A couple local options are listed below. We have been informed that it is a 'sell out' weekend in the area, so book early if this is your preference.


Residence Inn Detroit Pontiac/Auburn Hills

3333 Centerpoint Pkwy, Pontiac, MI 48341

248-858-8664


Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac at Centerpoint

3600 Centerpoint Pkwy, Pontiac, MI 48341

248-253-9800

(Special Rate at the Marriott when you mention "Women of Grace Retreat" until room block max is reached.)


MEALS:

Meals will be provided throughout the weekend on-campus in the Dining Hall by AVI FOODSYSTEMS, Inc., a renowned, family-owned food service company and the official provider for St. Mary's Banquet Facility at Orchard Lake Schools.



AIRPORT:

For those who will need to book air travel, the closest airport is Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) about 35 miles from event site.


BENEDICTA LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN:

This interactive workshop will precede the retreat beginning Thursday, July 16th at 8am and concluding Friday afternoon, July 17th, at 2pm. You will explore the theme, "The Authority of Woman: Her Influence, Effect and Power," and God's vision for the women of our time with Johnnette Benkovic and Dr. Monica Miller. For details click on the Benedicta Leadership Institute information on the Events page. If traveling a long distance, plan to arrive Wednesday evening.

EVENT DATE/TIME(S)

EVENT INFORMATION

COST:$250 includes on-site accommodations for two nights and five meals

LOCATION:
Orchard Lake Schools
3535 Indian Trail
Orchard Lake, MI 48324

CONTACT INFORMATION

Pre-registration is required! To register, click link above right or call 800-558-5452 and speak with one of our customer service representatives. For more information email us at, info@womenofgrace.com or call, 1-800-558-5452.

HELPFUL TOOLS

Women of Grace Retreat 2015 Orchard Lake, Michigan

Event Speakers

  • Johnnette Benkovic WilliamsJohnnette Benkovic Williams
  • Johnnette Benkovic WilliamsJohnnette Benkovic Williams
  • Johnnette Benkovic WilliamsJohnnette Benkovic Williams

Johnnette Benkovic Williams

Johnnette Benkovic Williams is Founder and President of Women of Grace®, a Catholic apostolate for women featuring a number of outreaches including conferences, media, study groups and more.

After years of being a non-practicing Catholic, Johnnette experienced a deep conversion back to her Catholic faith in 1981. Her conversion sparked a new vocation: sharing the Gospel message through the utilization of media. She has been an inspiring and consistent presence on EWTN Catholic radio and EWTN Catholic television for over 30 years.

  • Fr. Philip Scott, FJFr. Philip Scott, FJ
  • Fr. Philip Scott, FJFr. Philip Scott, FJ
  • Fr. Philip Scott, FJFr. Philip Scott, FJ

Fr. Philip Scott, FJ

Fr. Philip Scott is the Founder of Family of Jesus, a family of priests, brothers and sisters dedicated to Christ and His Church, bound by private vows of obedience, chastity, poverty and martyrdom, praying to be healed and formed into a family by the Divine Family (Father, Son and Holy Spirit) in order to live out in a prophetic manner our baptismal calling to follow Jesus Christ and to be his instruments of healing for families, including not only the individual domestic family, but also the broader family of the Church and of society.
    
They were founded by Father Philip Scott in 1998 under the auspices of Bishop Robert Lynch of the Diocese of St. Petersburg.  They have been missionaries in Peru, since January 10, 2003.

  • Dr.  Monica MillerDr.  Monica Miller
  • Dr.  Monica MillerDr.  Monica Miller
  • Dr.  Monica MillerDr.  Monica Miller

Dr. Monica Miller

Monica Miller, Ph.D., is a nationally known pro-life leader, having been involved in the pro-life movement since 1976. She is the founder of Citizens for a Pro-life Society and author of several articles published on theological subjects and life-issues. Her work has appeared in This Rock, The National Catholic Register, Homiletic and Pastoral Review, The New Oxford Review, Fidelity Magazine, and Crisis Magazine. She is the author of Sexuality and Authority in the Catholic Church (Univeristy of Scranton Press), The Authority of Women in the Catholic Church (Crisis Books), and The Theology of the Passion of the Christ (Alba House). Dr. Miller has made several appearances on the Eternal Word Television Network and is the host for Michigan Catholic Radio's "The Christ and Culture Forum." Dr. Miller is married to Edmund Miller and they have three children: Bernadette, Joseph and Patrick.

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