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A Weekend Retreat for Veterans

For many military men and women, life, including their spiritual life, has been forever changed by the experience of military service, deployment, and mobilization. 

Coming Home is a FREE retreat designed to help veterans and current military members come to spiritual healing and reconciliation with God and with one another.  This program is about spirituality, not religion, and it specifically addresses the issue of Post-Traumatic Spiritual Stress Disorder.  Significant others are also invited, should they wish to attend.

Registration is limited to 15 participants.  Please register through Mayslake Ministries, contacting (630) 852-9000 or
There is NO cost for this retreat but you must register through Mayslake Ministries.

Friday, October 20 to Sunday, October 22, 2017
The retreat begins at 6:00pm with pizza on Friday and concludes with the noon meal on Sunday. .


Linda McClenahan, OP, served  as an Army communications Sergeant with the 1st Signal Brigade, in Vietnam.  She is now a Dominican Sister and semi-retired Licensed Professional Counselor whose ministry involves helping veterans with trauma.

Augie Sisco, Major, USMC (Ret.) served in combat with the Marines in Vietnam.  He is a  semi-retired businessman who is active in his parish.  He participated in the “Christ Renewing His Parish” Program and is the assistant  director for the Vets’ Ministry of Mayslake Ministries.

Download the attached brochure in pdf format.

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