Amazing What Grace is Found Here!



MorningStar Renewal Center is a Catholic non-profit ministry offering a full schedule of opportunities for faith formation, spiritual renewal,and ministry development.

How will you be open to the Year of Mercy? Opportunities Abound!


Lent Invites Us to Come Back to God!

Ash Wednesday - 3 R's of Lent: Reflection, Repentance & Renewal! Wednesday, February 10th, 9:30 - 1:30. Start this Lent with a special day of retreat. Come and reflect on the opportunities God invites you to in this Extraordinary Year of Mercy! The day will include presentations, prayer, Liturgy with the distribution of ashes, and a simple lunch. Presenter: Deacon Vince McInerney; Presider: Fr. Michael Kish Fee: $30 per person, includes a simple lunch.

Days of Retreat: "Learning to Live with Mercy - What the Saints can Teach Us" Thursday, February 18 and/or Wednesday, March 16, 9:30 - 1:30. Enrich your Lenten journey by dedicating a day for retreat. Two opportunities to come away with the Lord, gain insights from saints you know and some that may be new to you! Come and be blessed and encouraged in your own faith journey. Each day of retreat will cover different saints, so you can attend one day or two and receive so much for your journey into the mercy of God! Facilitator(s): MorningStar Retreat Team. Fee: $30 for one session; $50 for two sessions, includes lunch.

Evenings of Reflection: "Exploring Mercy - in Scripture & Art" Tuesday, February 16 and/or Tuesday, March 1st, 7:30 - 9:30 pm. Come to one or come to both presentations and be spiritually, intellecturally, and culturally enriched. Infulse your Lent with the gift of an evening of renewal. Art, music, scripture and prayer will mingle as we delve into the extraordinary topic of Mercy! Facilitator: Sue DeFerrari, MA/MSW. Fee: $15 per session or $25 for both sessions.

Holy Week Day of Retreat: "Embracing Mercy - Embraced by God" Wednesday, March 23rd, 9:30 - 1:30. Enter the Truduum with the peace and grace experience on a one day silient retreat. The day will include presentations, time for personal prayer, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, Mass and lunch. Our Lenten theme continues with Mercy - the most fitting theme as you enter the days of His Passion with a greater understanding and openness to His Mercy! Retreat Directors: MorningStar Retreat Team. Fee: $30, includes lunch and all materials for retreat.

Christian Seder Meal: Wednesday, March 23rd, 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Experience the meal that Jesus as a devot Jewish man celebrated throughout his life and the meal which is known as the Last Supper or the Lord's Supper. Learn and experience the meaning of this rich symbolic meal know at the Passover Feast. This is a great event for the family. Suggested age for children is 10 yrs. or older. Fee: $20, per adult; $10 per child.

MorningStar Days of Mercy!!! Tuesday, March 1st - Free Day of Silent Retreat. 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Pope Francis has declared a Jubilee Year - The Year of Mercy! December 8th, 2015 to November 20th, 2016. In response to this joyful focus in the life of the Church, MorningStar invites you to take time to reflect on Mercy, to pray to recieve Mercy, and to be missionaries of Mercy. MorningStar Days of Mercy will be offered throughout the Jubilee Year to give all who free opportunities for retreat! Come for the day or any part of it. Spiritual directors will be available throughout the day for input and sharing on the beautiful offering of God's Mercy! BYO Lunch. R.S.V.P. Required. Come and recieve!!!

Valentines Day Celebration for Married Couples- Thursday, February 11th, 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. Give a great, early Valentines gift to your sweetie! The gift of a "date night" that will build you up as a couple and be an amazing start to the Valentines weekend! Fee: $75 per couple, includes elegant four course meal, presentation for married couples, and plenty of Valentines ambiance!!!

Make-Up Retreat for Children and Parents preparing for 1st Holy Communion - Wednesday, March 16th, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. If you missed your child's 1st Communion retreat, don't worry, we've got your back! This make-up retreat has been requested by the parishes to provide for those who missed out on the parish retreat for those preparing for their 1st Holy Communion. Come and enjoy an afternoon of learning and growing together in faith with your child. A simple dinner will be provided at the end of the retreat.

You'll be Amazed at the Grace You'll Find Here!


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Lenten Programs 2016

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We are now accepting reservations for you or your group’s next one-day or multi-day retreat, day or evening program in faith and ministry development, prayer experience, special event, and more.

Please contact us to make MorningStar your place for spiritual renewal.

MorningStar Renewal Center
7275 SW 124 Street
Miami, FL 33156-5324
Phone 305-238-4367
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MorningStar Peer Ministry Team

Our Peer Ministers are on the move, sharing faith through drama, music, personal testimonies, and tons of fun in parishes across the Archdiocese. Here are some of the parishes/schools they are serving January through April 2016

Confirmation Retreat for St. Martin de Porres, Homestead

Mercy Retreat - St. Andrew Church, Coral Springs

Parish Youth Mission - St. Thomas the Apostle, Miami

Confirmation Retreat for St. John Bosco, Miami

Confirmaiton Retreat for Mother of Our Redeemer, Miami

Confirmation Retreat for St. Rose of Lima, Miami Springs

Catholic Schools Week Retreat - Holy Rosary School, Miami

If you are interested in becoming a Peer Minister or interested in having our Peer Team give a retreat at your church, please contact MorningStar!

Thank you to All our other January Retreatants:

Carrollton High School

Prayer & Life Workshop

Archbishop Coleman Carroll High School

Columbus High School

Archbishop Curley High School

St. Kevin's Middle School

Serenity Retreat

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