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Catholic Women’s Retreat: Mercy, Healing, and Hope (on-site)

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April 16, 2023 | Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. CDT

A Bilingual Retreat in Spanish & English
facilitated by Mary Kay Whitacre and Karla Melgar
Suggested offering: $35

Let’s reach across the English-Spanish language barrier to extend mercy, healing, and hope to each other. This Divine Mercy Sunday experience will include Mass with the Benedictine Sisters, brunch, and contemplative experiences. Join us for what promises to be rich multi-cultural interaction and sharing.

After submitting your registration, we will send you confirmation via email. We strongly encourage you to add to your email contacts, to ensure the delivery of important information relevant to your retreat.

Mary Kay Whitacre is a 2005 graduate of Souljourners and has been on the Souljourners staff since 2005. She has worked in pastoral ministry in the Catholic Church for more than 40 years. She has a master’s degree from Seattle University and has recently received her Doctor of Ministry from Seattle University. Mary Kay, who is Associate Director of Souljourners, provides spiritual direction and supervision and leads a variety of retreats.

Karla Melgar is a Consultant for the Office of Evangelization for the Archdiocese of Kansas City, KS. Originally from San Salvador, El Salvador, C.A. Melgar earned her degree as a Dental Surgeon in 1998 from the National University of El Salvador. She holds a certification from the Franciscan University of Steubenville as Parish Catechetical Leader in 2021. In addition, she has earned other certifications from Instituto Fe y Vida and the School of Faith for the Archdiocese of Kansas. She is married with four children and an active member of St. Paul Parish in Olathe, KS. Karla Melgar is bilingual and has a lot of experience working in the fields of evangelization, catechesis, leadership, and spiritual mentorship, helping others to find Christ in their everyday lives through spiritual accompaniment.