Mt. Irenaeus, the Franciscan (retreat) community located in West Clarksville, invites friends and supporters to participate in an online auction.
Visit www.mounti.com and click on the online auction link or visit the auction site directly at http://tinyurl.com/l6y8mll to bid on unique Franciscan and Mountain items. All proceeds will benefit Mt. Irenaeus.
Items up for bid include a Holy Bible blessed by The Mountain friars and inscribed by Fr. Dan Riley, O.F.M., an original watercolor of a Mountain scene by St. Bonaventure artist Anne Conroy-Baiter, an Orlando World Marriott vacation package and other unique items.
The online auction begins Nov. 9 and closes at 10 p.m. Nov. 19.
Rooted in the Franciscan tradition, the Mt. Irenaeus community is committed to simple, joyful, healing communion with God and all creation through contemplation and the communal experience of God's justice, love and peace in contemporary everyday life.
Life at Mt. Irenaeus is centered on attending to what is primary: presence to God, others, one's self and earth. All who participate in the mission of the Mountain join with Jesus Christ in "making all things new" by creating and nourishing a community that transcends a particular place, opening to all peoples, ages and cultures.
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