Casino bus trip planned

The Colfax County Senior Center in Schuyler is planning a fundraiser trip to the WinnaVegas Casino on Jan. 15.

The cost is $10 per person. Pickup locations are Columbus, Schuyler, North Bend and Fremont. Reservations are required by Jan. 12, but payment can be made the day of the trip.

For more information, call Betty Brichacek at 402-615-0857 or Lloyd Brichacek at 402-615-0353.

St. Benedict hosting events

God Calls! A Discernment Retreat for Women is scheduled for Jan. 19-21. Teresa Monaghen, Sr. Inviolata Mukhaabi, Fr. Thomas Leitner and their team of consecrated and lay women will help attendees draw closer to God and participants will be introduced to life-giving spiritual tools. Scholarships are available.

Men’s Retreat: Spiritual Exercises for Discipleship is scheduled for Jan. 26-28. This weekend for men will introduce attendees to many practical tools for living as Jesus’ disciples. Br. August Schaefer, Deacon Duane Karmazin, Fr. Thomas Leitner and Teresa Monaghen will present various aspects of discernment. The schedule will include brief conferences, silence, Mass, Confession, fellowship, and spiritual direction. It's open to all ages and scholarships are available.

Walking the Lenten Journey with Scripture and Benedictine Values is a one-day retreat scheduled for Feb. 3 with Brother Tobias Dammert. This day will include shared lectio divina with selected Scripture passages, time for silent reflection and exploration of Benedictine values regarding the observance of Lent, God’s mercy, the community of brothers and sisters, silence and celebration. Program fee is $30. Lunch is available at the center for $10.50.

For more information on these events, call 402-352-8819 or visit www.christthekingpriory.com.

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