Marygrove Retreat Center
"Come away with me into a desert place . . and rest awhile." (Mark 6:31)

Located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Special Announcement: We are sorry to report that the St. Francis of Assisi Retreat, scheduled for May 29-31 has been cancelled at this time. Should something further develope, we will announce it as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding.

A Pilgrimage Retreat on the Life and Teaching of The Venerable Fulton J Sheen

Parish Retreat - Fulton Sheen teachings

Archbishop Fulton J Sheen was the voice of American Catholicism for nearly fifty years. Born in El Paso, IL, he was ordained a priest in 1919 and was ordained a bishop in 1951. He served the Diocese of Rochester, New York and as national director for the Propagation of the Faith. In addition, he was a participant at the Second Vatican Council and was on primetime television for many years with his show, “Life is Worth Living.” He was also the author of numerous books, including Life of Christ and The World’s First Love. Currently, his cause for canonization is under consideration.

Archbishop Sheen was probably one of the greatest evangelizers of our modern times. In fact, Billy Graham called Sheen “the Great Communicator.” His teachings are very deep but still very accessible to the common person. Now, you are invited to come to Marygrove and learn more about the teachings of Fulton J Sheen.

Join Fr. Brian Gerber and members of your parish on this year’s Parish Retreat. Using stories from the life of Ven. Fulton J Sheen, his most significant writings, theological reflection and good humor, Fr. Brian will make deep theological teachings accessible to all. ($120 per person, $200 for a married couple)

Youth Encounter

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Marygrove is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, about 110 miles west of the Mackinac Bridge, on the beautiful Garden Peninsula. As you travel 17 miles west from Manistique or 35 miles east of Escanaba, you will find Garden Corners and the intersection of US-2 and M-183. Marygrove can be easily found in the Village of Garden on M-183, 9 miles south of US-2.

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