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ACTS Missions Chapter of Alexandria Board

Director, Chris Armstrong

Co-Director, Nicki Mitchell

Secretary, Melanie Dupré

Treasurer, Dixie Clement

Co-Communications, Mark Neely

Co-Communications, Jeannie Gauthier

Co-Missioning, Sue Welch

Co-Missioning, Robert Johnson

Co-Development, Robert Kinberger

Co-Development, Tom Bouchie

Bishop’s Liaison, Dcn. Richard Mitchell

An ACTS retreat is a three day and three night Catholic lay retreat presented by fellow parishioners. The retreat begins on Thursday evening and ends the following Sunday at a Mass celebrated with the parish community. Retreats for men, women and teens are given separately. The focus of the retreat is Adoration, Community, Theology, and Service, from which the ACTS acronym is derived. Holy Scripture and the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church are the guides for the retreats.

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A.C.T.S. (Adoration, Community, Theology, Service) is one of the fastest growing evangelization ministries in the U.S.

In the Diocese of Alexandria, ACTS retreats are offered by four parishes -- Our Lady of Prompt Succor in Alexandria, Sacred Heart in Pineville, St. Joseph in Marksville, and St. Mary Assumption in Cottonport. All ACTS retreats in the diocese are held at Maryhill Renewal Center in Pineville.

Diocese of Alexandria ACTS Chapters Retreat Schedule:

Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission, Forest Hill
Javier Molinary

November 7-10, 2019

January 30-February 2, 2020

Our Lady of Prompt Succor, Alexandria
Mark Vilar

August 22-25, 2019
February 27-March 1, 2020
August 20-23, 2020

June 6-9, 2019
January 16-19, 2020
June 4-7, 2020

Aug. 8-11, 2019
July 9-12, 2020
July 8-11, 2021

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Pineville
Cheryl Paul

August 8-11, 2019
February 6-9, 2020
August 6-9, 2020

November 7-10, 2019
April 2-5, 2020
November 19-22, 2020

St. Joseph Church, Marksville
John Gary Dauzat

March 12-15, 2020
March 11-14, 2021

September 5-8, 2019
August 27-30, 2020

St. Mary’s Assumption Church, Cottonport
Luke Welch

March 19-22, 2020

September 26-29, 2019
August 27-30, 2020

St. Alphonsus Mission Retreat
September 21-24, 2019
November 21-24, 2019