ACTS proto-Core (December) — 15791 Falmouth

ACTS proto-Core (December) --- 15791 Falmouth


Council: 15791 - FALMOUTH

Project Description:

Two bother knights and 6 parishioners attender our past Parish ACTS retreat proto-Core meeting, the proto-Core Team meets every month to plan the annual women’s ACTS retreat and the men’s ACTS retreat

Update on Men’s Retreat

Team is working on the after-action report; will have it for the next meeting.
The COVID bubble worked very well. Recommend similar effort for May 2022 at Women’s Retreat. Be sure to get tests to Team members ahead of time so they can test at home.

Women’s Retreat 2022

Retreat Leadership Team will be visiting Camp Mechuwana on Saturday with Peter to review the space and decide if it works for our group.

Other Business

The Knights of Columbus are giving us a standing offer to help with Right-to-Life activities and cooperate with ACTS Ministry on any of our work in this area.

We would like to do a prayer service for Sanctity of Life Sunday, January 16.

Our ACTS proto-Core also includes parishioners from Our Lady of Hope Parish, this accomplish two objectives, the first one is to help the Parish of The Holy Eucharist to strength our 3+ year ACTS ministry and to expand the reach of the ACTS retreat to other Parishes, over these past 3 years the ACTS retreat has touched and changed the lives of 100+ parishioners, the fruits of the retreat have been clear in the four core areas of ACTS, A (Adoration) C (Community), T (Theology) and S (Service), many of our Parish ministries have seen a grow in participation coming from the retreatants.

POTHE/OLH ACTS CORE Formation: Both pastors gave their blessing to move forward with forming a Core. By forming a Core, the POTHE/OLH ACTS Community will be a legal Community in the eyes of ACTS Missions. Forming a Core is the next step in the ACTS process after having the 4 Mission Retreats, 2 Men’s and 2 Women’s retreats. The Core is the “guiding body,” along with the pastors and Fr Marquis, our ACTS Chaplain, that assures that all retreats are kept in the true order that ACTS intended, SIMPLE, CATHOLIC, REVERENT.

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