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Parish Secretaries' One-Day Retreat (Sr. Kathleen Courtney, Sr. Marietta Kerkvliet OSB)

Parish secretaries are the Church’s flagship ministry. They are the voice and face people encounter when they come to the parish office.  Treat your secretary during this Administrative Assistants’ Week with a REALLY special gift, a day away with pampering, artful pausing, prayer, sharing, quiet time and lunch … all designed for parish secretaries.   

(Includes Program Fee, Meals and Taxes)

**If you are exempt from Nebraska state taxes, would like to arrive earlier or depart later, or require special meal arrangements, please contact us. Cancellation Policy: The program fee includes an amount of $25, which is non-refundable, but which can be used for future retreats.

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Sister Kathleen Courtney, OSB, a Benedictine sister from Sacred Heart Monastery, Yankton, SD, has been in full-time retreat work for over thirteen years, presenting retreats for adults and for students preparing for their Confirmation. Drawing from the wisdom of Saint Benedict, she assists people in practical, creative ways to find God in prayer and work, in gracious hospitality and in the nooks and crannies of daily living. She is also an experienced spiritual director.




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Sister Marietta Kerkvliet, OSB, is a Benedictine Sister from Sacred Heart Monastery in Yankton SD. Her Bachelor Degree is in Elementary Education and her Masters in Religious Education. She is a certified Spiritual Director. She served as a DRE in St. John Vianney Parish in Omaha for 9 years before being called home to minister at the Monastery as Liturgist and Postulant Director. She especially enjoys balancing play with her work and prayer.