Blog Posts for "Triduum"

2017 Triduum Retreat

Celebrate the Paschal Triduum with Candidates, Volunteers and Capuchin Friars! On April 13 through April 15, join us as we celebrate Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter through prayer, fraternal sharing and input. As the time of Lent approaches, we find ourselves looking forward to the joy of the Easter Season, and with it, the annual Easter Triduum Retreat at St. Lawrence Seminary in Mt. Calvary, Wisconsin. This event, the final event of the 2016-2017 vocation year, is a staple of Capuchin formation in the Province of St. Joseph. Friars in formation, members of our lay volunteer corps, Cap Corps, and...

Easter Triduum 2016

As the time of Lent approaches, we find ourselves looking forward to the joy of the Easter Season, and with it, the annual Easter Triduum Retreat at St. Lawrence Seminary in Mt. Calvary, Wisconsin. This event, the final event of the 2015-2016 vocation year, is a staple of Capuchin formation in the Province of St. Joseph. Friars in formation, members of our lay volunteer corps, Cap Corps, and many of our inquirers and candidates will gather in Mt. Calvary on the evening of March 24th, Holy Thursday, to celebrate the Mass of the Lord’s Supper with the students...

Mystery More than History

Holy Thursday Exodus 12:11-8, 11-14; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-15 As I began my prayerful preparation for these holiest days of the church year, I read reflections by two great liturgists and scholars, Nathan Mitchell and (fellow Capuchin) Edward Foley.  They both reminded me that the Triduum is not a reenactment of history but rather a celebration of mystery.  In Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter we live in an especially intense way in the mysteries of the communion and love of a Trinitarian God; the self-emptying service of Jesus; and the ongoing experiences of life, death and resurrection we have...

Our Triduum Retreat is a time to pray, discern, relax and get to know the youngest Midwest Capuchins

Our annual Triduum Retreat is coming up on April 17-20, Holy Thursday through Easter Sunday. The event begins with supper on Holy Thursday and actually ends after the Easter Vigil late on Holy Saturday, but most participants stay overnight and leave on Easter Sunday morning. The retreat happens at St. Lawrence Seminary and Friary in Mt. Calvary, Wisconsin. Sr. Dianne Bergant, CSA is offering four sessions during the retreat. A professor at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago on the Biblical faculty, Dianne will use her sessions to reflect on the various scriptures that will be used during the Church's three...

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