Midwest Retreat Ministries Spring Conference on May 6-7

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 […]

Campus Revitalization

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.  

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Pallottine Renewal Center November 2019 Communications

REFLECT: Liturgy to Rededicate PRC Chapel RENEW: Relationships with music, food & dance Tales Behind the Photos Rededication of the Chapel Bishop Mark Rivituso and Rev. Tim Cook joined the Sisters, Board of Directors, Staff and over 100 Friends to celebrate 50 years of dedicated service to God’s people through the Pallottine Renewal Center.  In [...]
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Prayer of Peace (Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi)

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 […]

Kitchen Memories

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 […]

Deer Me

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 […]