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Winter Retreat 
 

"Chosen & Gifted

Discerning Our Joyful Response"


Saturday, February 24
9am - 2:30PM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

 

All are welcome!

11311 Johnson Drive Shawnee, KS 66203

Includes breakfast and lunch 
$25.00 

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to register
and view retreat agenda


 

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Weekends

Men: 

April 25 - 28, 2024*

September 19 - 22, 2024

September 18 - 21, 2025

Women: 

May 16-19, 2024*

October 17 - 20, 2024

October 16 - 19, 2025

 *Held at Sisters of St. Francis Retreat       Center, Independence, MO

 

History and Purpose of Cursillo

The full name of Cursillo is Cursillo de Cristiandad. The word "cursillo" means short course. The full name translates into English as "a short course in Christian living."

Cursillo, which started in Majorca, Spain in the 1940's, is a movement within the Catholic Church. The founders were dedicated to helping Catholics know Christ better. The intention, then and now, is to give participants a renewed spirituality and a clearer understanding of how Christ can work through them to change the environments in which they live.

The Cursillo Movement came to the United States in 1957. That first weekend was held in Texas and was conducted in Spanish.

The Cursillo Movement and its method are endorsed and highly encouraged by the Catholic Church.

Contact Us: 

 

If you have a question or need information about the Cursillo Movement in the Archdiiocese of Kansas City in Kansas contact us: 

 

cursillokcks@gmail.com

National Links
 

Monthly Newsletter

Cursillo National 
Website

www.natl-cursillo.org

What Does De Colores Mean? 

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De Colores! 

 

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(pronounced *day cuh-lor'-ess*)

 

This is a greeting from the Spanish song of the same name.


In Spanish, it simply means "the colors".

 

It's also the name of a song traditionally sung on Cursillo weekends that praises the beauty of the diversity and simplicity of God's creation.

 

"De Colores" has also come to be used as a greeting among cursillistas who are on a faith journey. One where before Cursillo the world was all in black and white.

 

Now, with Christ and through Cursillo, the world is all in color.  

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