Authority: Liberation or imprisonment?

Doves escaping from a cage
From June 30th to July 6th, 2019

Authority: Liberation or imprisonment?

Georges Durner

Member of L’Arche for more than 40 years, former L’Arche community leader in Canada and in France; former L’Arche regional coordinator in France and the Middle East.


Authority touches every aspect of our life: family, work, education, society, religion, relationships… We often struggle with authority. It can be both a beautiful reality in the world and a terrible one. This retreat will be a time of prayerful reflection and spiritual conversation concerning the experience of authority in our lives; how do we live authority as followers of Jesus? What does Jesus tell us about authority? How is He calling each of us to be in relationship with authority, to exercise authority?

During the retreat there will be a daily Eucharist, talks, time for personal prayer and sharing in small groups. This is a silent retreat.

From Sunday 30th June (7.15pm) to Saturday 6th July (after breakfast, 9.30 am)
391€ per person and 698€ for a couple. If you are able to p391€ per person and 698€ for a couple. If you are able to pay more it helps those facing financial difficulty. If it is a serious difficulty for you to pay the full amount please discuss the matter with us before you arrive.
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