If you go
What: An icon retreat with the Rev. Peter Pearson, iconographer, hosted by the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities. Participants will paint their own icons and learn the technique and the spirituality behind this ancient art.
When: From 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. March 11 through March 15.
Where: Mt. Alvernia campus, 146 Hawthorne Road, Millvale.
Cost: The fee is $275, which includes all materials, including acrylic paints. The registration deadline is Feb. 20. To register, make a check payable to Peter Pearson, and mail it to him at 550 Clay Avenue, 7B, Scranton, PA 18510.
A limited number of rooms are available for participants wishing to stay overnight at Mt. Alvernia.
For more information, contact Sister Rosaire Kopczenski at email@example.com or 412-821-2200.