Leader: Bishop Frank Leo, auxiliary bishop and vicar general.

Theme of the retreat: Mary, our model.

This activity was conducted in both languages.

Present: 34 attendees, including deacons and their spouses and candidates for the
permanent diaconate; also invited: members of the LPAs and PCLs from the English- and French-speaking communities.

Themes discussed: Mary, model of faith; Mary, model of charity; Mary model of prayer; Mary, model of humility; Mary, model of discreet service.

Prayers included morning prayer, midday prayer, rosary meditation led by Bishop Frank Leo, concluding with Eucharistic celebration in Saint-Martin parish church.

Those present greatly appreciated this enriching time of prayer and retreat.

Réjean Leblanc p.d.

Assistant and coordinating assistant 
for the permanent diaconate at
Office of Pastoral Personnel
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Montreal

Watch a recording of this event on our YouTube channel: Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3