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Outdoor Mass, Music, and Pizza

September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free-will Offering
outdoor mass

We hope you will join us on September 11 for an outdoor Mass, music, and pizza!

This year we plan to open our retreat season with an Outdoor Mass on September 11 at 2:00 pm. Our celebrant will be Father Warren Savage. Our homilist and MC will be Deacon Art Miller.

OLC’s own Jacqueline McKiernan will provide music for our liturgy and will play jazz piano afterward for our entertainment. After Mass, we will provide a pizza buffet catered by Little Italy Pizza Truck (family of former Gigi’s Pizza in New Haven).

Outdoor Mass celebrated by Fr. Warren SavageFr. Warren J. Savage, President of Project Reach Out, is a priest of the Diocese of Springfield, Massachusetts. He is an international and national speaker, lecturer, and mission preacher. He is the Director and Catholic Chaplain at the Albert and Amelia Ferst Interfaith Center, Westfield State University. He has done extensive work in lay ministry formation, youth ministry, social justice, anti-racism, multicultural and diversity training, and cross-cultural ministry in Africa and Central America.


Outdoor Mass Deacon Art Miller

Deacon Art Miller author, radio host, revivalist and retired businessman, Deacon Art Miller is the former director of the Office for Black Catholic Ministries for the Archdiocese of Hartford. In addition to his assigned parishes, he is the Catholic chaplain at Hartford’s Capital Community College.

A nationally known preacher of God’s Holy Scripture, he has traveled throughout the country raising the need for conversion to “Radical Love”. The kind of self-denying love that can only be accomplished through the grace and power offered to us through Jesus Christ. Deacon Miller has preached throughout the United States – from New England to the Katrina-ravaged Gulf Coast of Mississippi, from the Rocky Mountains of northern New Mexico to the south side of Chicago; he teaches and preaches Christ’s call to His life-changing “Radical Love”.

Please bring a chair for each person in your group and cold drinks. If it rains we will move the event inside.

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September 11
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free-will Offering
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Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center


Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center
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Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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