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Clergy Conference

February 26th (Sunday Evening)  thru  February 28th (Tuesday Midday)

St. Paul of the Cross Passionist Retreat Center
23333 Schoolcraft, Detroit MI 48223

Deadline to Register: Thursday, February 9 at 11:59 p.m.

Registration cost and information

(Note: Times TBD)

$250.00 Per-Person: Includes overnight room for Sunday and Monday, and all meals and program for all days

$175.00 Commuter: Includes all meals and program for Sunday – Tuesday

$150.00 Monday Only: Includes all meals and program

Limited rooms available. Partial financial assistance available upon request.

Guest Speaker: Bishop Jake Owensby

Jake is the Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Western Louisiana. In his writings he helps readers see God in the ordinary, often messy places of their lives. Before his ordination, he taught philosophy at Jacksonville University. Already then he loved walking with others as they wrestled with life’s big questions and sought meaning in their lives. Jake and his wife Joy have three adult children, three grandchildren, and a rescue dog named Gracie. (From

Looking for God in Messy Places

A Book About Hope

Life is messy. We can get discouraged by setbacks, overwhelmed by busyness, and shaken by worry. Hope is the power that gets us out of bed in the morning and gives us the courage to face adversity. Looking for God in Messy Places helps you find and take hold of an inextinguishable hope in your everyday life.