Pallottine Renewal Center will host the Midwest Retreat Ministries Spring Conference on May 6-7, 2020. The Midwest Retreat Ministries is an organization of leaders working in retreat centers throughout the Midwest. This is a collaborative effort to network and share best practices. We welcome all retreat centers in the Midwest region – Arkansas – Illinois […]
You are invited to a Welcome Neighbor STL Supper Club dinner to support refugee families recently settled in our area. Enjoy food, conversation, and catching up with friends – old and new. From cultural exchange to just plain fun, look forward to a great evening.
You are invited to participate in one of two ways to help Re-Vitalization our Campus:
Pallottine Renewal Center is accepting charitable donations to replace the oak trees that line our entrance drive. The beautiful trees planted by the Pallottine sisters 50 years ago are suffering from insect damage and getting weaker every year.
Throughout the past week, people suffered such senseless violence. All they wanted was to spend time on the weekend with families and loved ones. Then, in a few seconds, their lives were taken. The predominant feelings are anger, fear, and powerlessness. People are asking, “Who is to blame?” Perhaps this prayer, credited to St. […]
How Modern Culture Is Robbing Billions of People of Happiness: THE BIGGEST LIE IN THE HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY, Matthew Kelly
How Modern Culture Is Robbing Billions of People of Happiness: THE BIGGEST LIE IN THE HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY, Matthew Kelly Book Review and Comparison of Matthew Kelly and St. Vincent Pallotti I just finished reading, but have not stopped reflecting upon, Matthew Kelly’s book, THE BIGGEST LIE IN THE HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY. His book is challenging […]
Every successful retreat house serves great food–if you want people to come back. Not only must the food be nourishing, the entrees must appeal to different ages. And on retreat, appetites are ravenous–whether for the senior women’s retreat or high school students. Finally, because the retreat house operates close to even, cost of […]
BE STILL AND KNOW I AM GOD In the late 1980’s, Cold Water Cemetery put up new wrought iron fencing around their property. The aesthetic, black wrought iron fence is beautiful, but a danger for deer. Deer do not have peripheral vision and cannot see the iron bars–just the space in-between the iron. Unfortunately, deer […]