The word “truth” has become so tarnished in the past several years. People question whether it is even possible to know what is true and whether it even matters. In the Gospels, though, Jesus says that those who “live truth come to the light.” Drawing on the 800-year Dominican tradition of “living truth,” we will explore four “truth practices” which each person may embrace as a way of coming to greater life and light.
Ann M. Garrido is associate professor of homiletics at Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, Missouri, where she previously directed the school’s Doctorate of Ministry in Preaching program. Ann has served as the Marten Faculty Fellow in Homiletics at the University of Notre Dame. She is the author of multiple books, including the award-winning Redeeming Administration, Redeeming Conflict, and Let’s Talk About Truth. She travels nationally and internationally helping communities talk about the topics they find toughest to talk about—conversations that always involve questions of truth. She preaches regularly on www.Word.op.org and offers retreats as time permits. She lives with her husband in Miami, Florida. Take a moment to listen to Ann on Truth.
Retreatants may attend the free public lecture on Thursday evening as a prologue to the retreat which begins on Friday or come on Friday morning for the retreat which will begin with lunch on Friday.
Fee: $600 for retreat beginning with the public lecture at 7 pm, 3 nights lodging at Santa Sabina Center and all meals included.
Fee: $500 for retreat beginning with lunch on Friday and extending through lunch on Sunday.
$500 (meals included) / deposit: $200