Clergy Retreat - General

The total requested stipend for all Retreats for Priests is $595.00.

February 13 – 17, 2023
Preacher: Bishop David Bonnar

Theme: Called and Gifted to Live and Proclaim the Joy of the Gospel

Focus: Today’s priest is called and gifted to live and proclaim the Joy of the Gospel.  Using Pope Francis’ “Evangelli Gaudium” as well as Scripture and experiences from 34 years of priesthood, Bishop Bonnar will reflect on the multi-dimensional calls that come with being a disciple and a priest of Jesus Christ.  Bishop Bonnar will examine the following calls: call to be surprised, call to maturity, call to communion, call to participation, call to mission, call to preach, call to accompaniment, and call to behold Mary as mother. 

Rev. David Joseph Bonnar (born February 5, 1962) is an American bishop of the Catholic Church. He is the Bishop of Youngstown, having been appointed to the position in 2020. Before becoming a bishop, he was the editor of a magazine called The Priest and chaplain of the Pittsburgh Steelers.