It seems within the church there are two schools on Mary of Nazareth, either over veneration or total ignoring. This is not the case for this beautiful young woman of God. Her story is one of liberation, freedom, and living in such a counter cultural way that her world changed as she bore the Christ-Child.
My retreat offering is simply: She Said Yes: Mary for the 21st Century
It is best in the format of a Friday Evening, Saturday morning/afternoon; but can be adapted to several evenings, or Sunday afternoons as the church needs.
The Sessions which are also interspersed with spiritual practices to aid in the formation and growth of participants:
1) The History of Mary of Nazareth
2) The multiple church doctrines of Mary
3) Extra-biblical legacy of Mary
4) Biblical story of Mary
5) Our Yes: Who is Mary for us…
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