Event Details

“Surrender All”

March 14, 2023 9:30 am
Jen Norton, Presenter

Lenten Day Retreat
Including journaling & a simple art project

Check-in on Tuesday is from 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.
The program begin from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM.
Lunch is served at 12:00 PM.


Cancellation policy
Overnight or Multi-day/weekend retreats: $50 fee. Day Retreat: $20. Fees may be applied to future retreats. The fees may be waived in event of extenuating circumstances. Contact Kateri at 925-837-9141 x315.

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About the Event

The Stations of the Cross are Jesus’ physical declaration of Love to each of us. Christ is present to us in the people and circumstances of our lives, but do we recognize him? Using art and writing prompts, we will enter the scene of the Passover Festival and the week of his Passion. Where are you in each scene? Do you speak, act or remain silent? Reflecting on your own life events as they unfold during this Lenten season, you will examine how you feel and respond and consider what Jesus might be asking of you. How is he walking with you? How is he asking you to come closer to him?

This retreat will follow chapters 1- 4 of “Surrender All: An Illuminated Journal Retreat through the Stations of the Cross” by the retreat’s presenter, Jen Norton.



About the Presenter(s)

Jen Norton
Presenter Website

Jen Norton graduated from Santa Clara University in 1987 where she earned a Bachelors degree in Fine Art, with a Minor in Business. After ten years as a graphic designer, Jen pursued painting. Meaningful relationships and everyday moments of family and home are her subject matter, revealing the Jesuit principles of finding God in the everyday and mundane that were instilled in her education. Jen works in acrylic, using expressive color, texture and pattern to reveal the sublime in the ordinary. She believes that through art, one can hear the whisper of a mighty Creator. Her intention is that her art may cause you to pause and listen.