World Marriage Day

Save the date for next year: February, 16 2025

A day when St. John Paul II gave his apostalic blessing

When: Sunday, February 16, 2025 - 2:30pm to 6:30pm
Where: Penna's of Sterling 

New location for 2025!

Photo by Anna Might on Unsplash 

2024 Keynote:

Dr. Tim & Karen Hogan

This is a chance to slow down and enjoy a dinner date with your spouse. Dr. Tim and Karen Hogan will show us how to use our marriage as a path of learning and purification, while also refreshing our friendship and re-awakening passion. You can expect to leave feeling encouraged and refreshed.

Karen and Tim Hogan have been on the marriage adventure for 34 years. From the beginning they have embraced marriage as a path of personal growth. They have been offering marriage retreats and seminars for many years. Karen is a spiritual director and Director of Faith Formation. Tim is a relationship therapist who recently published The Gift of Cultural Hurricanes. He has a small private practice in Plymouth, MI.

2024 Pastoral Blessing & Remarks:

Fr. Julius Milton

Fr. Julius Milton is a Franciscan Capuchin Friar living and ministering at the Capuchin Retreat Center in Washington Township, MI. He was born and raised in Tamil Nadu, a Southeast state in India. After his initial stages of the Capuchin seminary formation in Tamil Nadu, he came to the US for theological studies in 2017. Having been ordained as a priest on April 21, 2022, he assumed the responsibility as the Associate Director of Capuchin Retreat Center in June 2022. He loves the Capuchin life, the charism of preaching, and accompanying people in their faith journey.


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Questions about table reservations:

General questions: Fran & Rich at 586.979.0192 or