Back to top

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.

Friday, November 20 to Sunday, November 22, 2020
The retreat begins at 6:00pm with pizza on Friday and concludes with the noon meal on Sunday.  There is NO cost for this retreat. (There is a $25 deposit which is reimbursed on arrival at the retreat.)

Registration is limited to 15 participants.  Please register through Mayslake Ministries, contacting (630) 852-9000 or for a short video about the retreat and/or to print an application form.

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.  Augie has participated in the “Christ Renews His Parish” program and is the assistant director of the vets’ ministry of Mayslake Ministries.

Download a brochure in pdf format.

Download PDF