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Ave Authors Speaking during Notre Dame Family Retreat

June 30, 2015

Three Ave Maria Press authors are among those speaking during the annual Notre Dame Summer Retreat sponsored by Holy Cross Family Ministries.

The retreat will be Aug. 7 to 9 at the University of Notre Dame.

Families are invited to come together for a weekend of prayer, spirituality, and fun in a pastoral setting. The retreat includes presentations to promote individual and family prayer, candlelight processions, recreation, and Masses at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart and at the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes.

Speakers include Sr. Terry Rickard, O.P., executive director of RENEW International, and author of Daily Devotions for Lent 2014 and the forthcoming Daily Devotions for Advent 2015; and Greg and Lisa Popcak, authors of Just Married and Then Comes Baby. Former Notre Dame football coach Gerry Faust is also speaking during the event.

Complete packages with housing and meals are available for families at affordable costs. For details, go to, call Ann Melanson at 800-299-7729 or email

Ave Maria Press and Holy Cross Family Ministries are apostolates of the Congregation of Holy Cross, United States Province of Priests and Brothers.


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