Women of the Columbus diocese: for just one week-end disconnect from election mania and the cyber world and connect with God by coming to a SILENT retreat for women September 30, October 1/2, 2016 at St. Therese’s Retreat Center, 5277 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43213. Sponsored by the Catholic Laywomen’s Retreat League, this retreat begins Friday evening and ends Sunday at noon. Fr. Vincent Petersen, a Franciscan from Our Lady of Consolation Shrine in Carey, Ohio, will be the retreat master. His theme is “Love and Praise: Reflections on the Writings of Pope Francis.” The fee is $125.00 for six meals and a private room. For more information, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Sharon Gehrlich, CLRL Secretary, at 614-882-1946. Space is limited and fills quickly. Please respond soon. God is calling you.