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Walking the Path of Holy Week

Thursday, April 18 10:00 a.m. through lunch on Sunday, April 21

St. Scholastica Monastery

Enter the silence and experience the rich liturgies of Holy Thursday, Good Friday, the Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday with the Benedictine Sisters of St. Scholastica Monastery in Duluth, MN. These Three Days, the holiest of the liturgical year, commemorate the Paschal Mystery of Jesus’ suffering, death, and resurrection. You are invited to journey through the Three Days with the monastic community, beginning with an introductory conference on Thursday, April 18 at 10:00 a.m. that will explain the liturgical symbolism of the Three Days and familiarize you with the rhythm of this time with the community. The retreat continues with the community prayers and liturgies, concluding with a festive Noon meal on Easter Sunday, April 21.

Facilitators: Dawn Carrillo is the current director for the Center for Spirituality and Enrichment at St. Scholastica Monastery. Her passion lies in the area of creating opportunities for others to awaken to the wonder and beauty of life in God and all of Creation.  Brian Kapp is a pianist, organist, vocalist, and liturgist.  He holds a Bachelor of Music degree in keyboard performance from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and a Master of Arts degree in Liturgical Music (voice performance) from Saint John's School of Theology-Seminary.  He currently enjoys the post of Director of Music and Liturgy at St. Michael's Church in Duluth.  Along with his pastoral experience in several parishes throughout the Midwest, he has recorded as a featured vocalist on three Gregorian chant albums through GIA and Milan Records.  Brian serves as President of the Board of Directors for the Lake Superior Youth Chorus.  In addition, he works as a freelance collaborative pianist and vocalist and teaches private students in voice, piano, and organ.

$230 (Includes meals and overnight accommodations)

Registration limited to 12 people. Scholarships available.

"One Mission, Two Locations"

St. Scholastica Monastery
1001 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811


McCabe Renewal Center
2125 Abbotsford Avenue
Duluth, MN 55803