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Enjoy our photo album from The 2005 Retreat
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Michael Brown makes announcements at the opening of  the retreat.

Social hour at opening of retreat.

Retreatants meet and get to know one another.

Retreatants and guests listen to Br. Paul's talk on Saturday afternoon at Merton's Hermitage.

Quiet moments at Merton's Hermitage

Lay Cistercians listen to Sunday morning conference given by Fr. Michael and Br. Paul,
"What it means to be Cistercian"

Br. Paul and Fr. Michael share thoughts on
Cistercian life

Group discussion during closing of retreat

Br. Paul shares a reflection

Three candidates make their first commitment as Lay Cistercians of Gethsemani during commitment ceremony. They receive a welcoming blessing from Fr. Michael, Br. Paul and fellow Lay Cistercians

(L to R) Gay Buckingham, wife of Don, Don Buckingham, Kevin Kruetzer, Fr. Michael and Mary Guilbert. Don, Kevin and Mary are our newest Lay Cistercians.

(L to R) New Lay Cistercians, Don, Kevin, and Mary pose with Mike Johnson

Group photo following the closing of the LCG Retreat, 2005
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