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Our Journey to 2016 # 4 Joy Unspeakable

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July 21-24 2016

Blessed Easter!  Rejoice with Joy Unspeakable at our Lord’s Resurrection as we prepare to share and discuss “Reaching the Far Away” for His sake!

Good News Via de Cristo & Via de Cristo of Ohio are working hard to get ready for the 2016 National Annual Gathering at Lourdes University in Sylvania, OH. Many of the details are in place and we are excited to share the gathering with YOU!

A reminder, we are offering an early discount of $20, if we receive your registration by May 1st.


Here is a sneak peak at part of the dining area. The Grille is a 9,500 square foot dining hall featuring an open floor plan, large seating area, food stations set up in a circular pattern and a full range of food choices from traditional to international dishes. Space has also been designated for an outdoor dining patio and for a lounge/study space with a widescreen TV.

We will send out two letters to keep you informed. 1) To confirm that we have received your registration(s) 2) To give you additional details as our gathering in July gets closer.

If you are still in your planning phase, please know we will be glad to pick you up at Detroit Metro Airport, Toledo Express Airport and Amtrack’s Toledo Union Station, Martin Luther King, Jr Plaza in Toledo, Ohio.  Also, please know that if you want to arrive a day or two early to visit the area, we will have some rooms available, however they are limited, so please make your reservations early!


We are offering T-shirts with this year’s logo and theme verse and beautiful rainbow scarves that can be pre-ordered. We have added beautiful, adjustable, colorful necklaces, as well. (They will be ready when you arrive J) These items are not only fun to have, but will help us fund the gathering. BTW -these will make wonderful gifts!

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:


Registration and Travel Forms may be found at www.viadecristo.org

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

God Loves You and So Do I!
Tracy Schmidlin  

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