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St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church

Come to the Water: Living Your Baptism in Lent

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Come to the Water: Living Your Baptism in Lent

Time & Location

Mar 26, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 11701 Clopper Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, USA

About The Event

Are you tired and weary? The Lenten season invites us to contemplate God’s gift of mercy and salvation as we journey toward the waters of new birth and prepare to renew our baptismal promises at the Easter Vigil. During this time of retreat, participants will be invited to reflect on the symbol of water and their baptismal priesthood.

Check-in and refreshments will begin at 9:00am.  Morning prayer will begin at 9:30am.  

We now have a virtual payment option! You may pay via PayPal @NPMDC - earmark the payment with your name and “Lenten Retreat” – funds sent using the friends and family option will save our chapter extra fees for processing.

We are honored to have Timothy Johnston with us for our Lenten Retreat. Timothy is the director of the office of worship for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington. He earned a master of arts in liturgical studies from St. John’s University, Minnesota and a master of arts in Christian doctrine from Marquette University, Wisconsin. His bachelor of science in music education was granted by Quincy University, Illinois. Originally from Old Mines, Missouri, Timothy previously served as an editor and liturgical training consultant for Liturgy Training Publications with the Archdiocese of Chicago, IL, as the director of the Office of Liturgy for the Diocese of Salt Lake City, as the director of the Office of Worship for the Diocese of St. Cloud, and as director of Liturgical Programs at Marquette University. 

He has served as a high school teacher, written articles on pastoral liturgy, and presented workshops on liturgical formation, especially the Liturgy of the Hours and Christian initiation. Timothy is the author of Pocket Prayers for Times of Trouble (Twenty-Third Publications, 2014) and co-author of Guide for Celebrating Infant Baptism (LTP, 2020) and Disciples Making Disciples: Print and Digital Resources for Forming the Assembly (LTP, 2017)