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Our Journey to 2016 # 3 The Invitation

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July 21-24 2016

Happy New Year! Good News Via de Cristo, Via de Cristo of Ohio and Region 5 would like to invite you to the 2016 Annual National Gathering at Lourdes University in Sylvania, Ohio.

If you have ever wondered what others around the country are doing within the Via de Cristo, this is a meeting you do not want to miss. We are making preparations for you to join us in July and we would like to know if you are coming. You will find in this newsletter and on the National website a registration form and a travel form.

For many, The New Year is here and time to plan summer vacations.

In case you would like to begin planning, we are using Detroit Metro Airport, Toledo Express Airport and Amtrack’s Toledo Union Station, Martin Luther King, Jr Plaza in Toledo, Ohio. If you would like to arrive a day or two early and visit the area, we will have some rooms available, but they are limited, so please make your reservations early! Or there is a Wingate by Wyndham right in heart of downtown Sylvania. Call 419-517-2000 to make a reservation and let them know you are with a conference from Lourdes.

Speaking of early reservations, we are offering a discount if your registration comes to us by May 1st. This could be quite beneficial if several people are joining you or your Secretariat has decided this is the year to attend as a group!

We are also offering T-shirts with this year’s logo and theme verse and beautiful rainbow scarves. These two items are not only fun to have, but also will help us to fund the gathering. Please consider pre-ordering these items as the price will go up at the gathering.

Want to know more about where the meeting will be held? Go to Lourdes University on the web at: http://www.lourdes.edu/ You may also want to visit the City of Sylvania website http://www.cityofsylvania.com/visitors/visitor-resources/attractions/ and you will see just some of the attractions in the area. Go ahead, copy and paste the city’s web address and choose the information blurb that says “For Visitors”. Now, hover over the Visitors red leaf and notice the list beneath it. Choose Attractions and voila! Ohio logo

Any questions? Please feel free to contact me: TZVdC@aol.com

God Loves You and So Do We!
Tracy Schmidlin
Co-chairs for 2016

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