Images of Diakonia
A Lenten reflection on Christian ministry
Centre for Christian Studies
Sisterhood of St. John the Divine
4 p.m. Fri., March 15 –
4 p.m. Sat., March 16, 2013
St. John’s Convent Guest House.
233 Cummer Avenue,
Maylanne Maybee, Principal & Program Staff, Centre for Christian Studies, Winnipeg.
Ted Dodd, Program Staff, Centre for Christian Studies, Winnipeg.
Sister Debra Johnston, SSJD.
This is a 24-hour retreat jointly offered by the Centre for Christian Studies and the
Sisterhood of St. John the Divine.We will explore the meaning of “diakonia” in its theological and spiritual dimensions, nurture participants in daily ministry through a variety of spiritual disciplines and ecumenical traditions, celebrate expressions of diaconal ministry in the stories and images of Lent, and participate in the community life of the Sisters of St. John the Divine; including the Daily Office and the practice of silence at meals.