Oct 7, 2022 to Oct 8, 2022

07:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Franciscan Spirituality Center, 920 Market Street
La Crosse, La Crosse

Event Website

(608) 795-5205

Friday, 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Presenters: Shannon K. Evans and Vanesa Zuleta Goldberg
Full: $175, includes private bedroom, breakfast and lunch on Saturday
Commuter: $125, includes lunch on Saturday
Note: You can extend your stay until Sunday for just an additional $70 (breakfast included).
Registration deadline: September 22

For centuries, Our Lady of Guadalupe has been revered as an intercessor and patron for those suffering under oppression. In this retreat, we will explore how she can guide us on our journey to personal and collective liberation. This retreat will have designated time for reflection on or off site.

Shannon K. Evans is a writer in the contemplative Catholic tradition, with particular interest in ecofeminism and social justice. She is the author of the books “Rewilding Motherhood,” “Luminous” and “Embracing Weakness,” and an editor for National Catholic Reporter. Her writing has appeared in America, U.S. Catholic, St. Anthony Messenger and Geez magazines as well as many places online. Shannon and her husband, Eric, are raising five children, five chickens and one dog on an Iowa prairie.

Vanesa Zuleta Goldberg has been working with young people in the Catholic Church for more than 14 years. She earned a bachelor’s degree in theology from Providence College and a master’s degree in theology and ministry from Boston College. She has worked as a diocesan director, speaker, digital communications specialist and writer for several publications. She lives in New York with her husband, their two dogs and their daughter. She is passionate about empowering young people, social justice and living out the liberation message of the Gospel.