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AROUND THE DIOCESE
Around the Diocese 07.24.14

Healing after abortion retreat planned

PROVIDENCE – The diocese’s Project Rachel Ministry is sponsoring a one day retreat entitled “Come to the Waters of Healing,” for hope and healing after abortion on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The retreat is designed to help women hurting from a past abortion to experience the personal love and embrace of Jesus. Participants will hear stories of post abortion healing, share Scriptural stories of Jesus’ healing love, spend quiet time in prayer before God and receive sacramental reconciliation (confession) and the great gift of Jesus in the Eucharist. Pre-registration is required, and the program is limited to 12 participants. The location is confidential. The cost is $15, and checks can be made payable to Life & Family. Scholarships are available. For more information and to register, contact Project Rachel at 421-7833 ext. 218, or e-mail cowens@dioceseofprovidence.org.

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