By Breaking Belize News Staff: A group of 100 men completed a spiritual retreat titled Retiro de Emaús in the Valley of Peace village last weekend, hosted by the Catholic Church of Belize.
According to Father Eduardo Montemayor, the retreat began on Friday, September 23 and ended on September 25. The retreat included 51 Belizean men and some 49 men from Mexico who came to participate.
It was the first ever Retiro de Emaús held in Belize. It is a weekend spiritual retreat in Spanish conducted by members of the Catholic Church that offers men a unique opportunity to encounter Christ Jesus and grow personally and spiritually, Father Montemayor explained.
The men experienced a series of spiritual reflections and exercises. The church says the retreat was successful and hopes to host more men in the retreat in the years ahead.