Fr. Richard McAlear

Fr. Mac is known worldwide for his ministry of evangelization and healing. He touches hearts through his engaging style of preaching and anointed prayer. His teachings, both profound and simple, reach people at a very deep level. Fr. McAlear is in great demand around the world because of his extraordinary charismatic gifts.

The Holy Spirit Healing Retreat with Fr. Richard McAlear, OMI, scheduled for September 21-23, 2018, at Lumen Christi Retreat Center, is filled for residents and commuters.

PLEASE CALL THE CCRNO OFFICE (504-828-1368) to inquire about registration, or to be placed on a waiting list, either as a resident or as a communter.

Retreat Registration

Padre Pio: A Charismatic Saint

September 23 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the death of St. Padre Pio.  He is a fascinating person because of his outstanding holiness and his vast array of charismatic gifts.  We will be inspired by Padre Pio’s teaching about loving Jesus and also by his presence as we invoke his help in our need.  There will be a blessing with a first class relic of Saint Pio.

Balances due by August 22, noon.  There is also a $10 increase per person per category after August 22, noon.

All roommates are asked to register and pay at the same time. Two options while space is available: 1 Queen bed or 2 twin beds ($200 per person).

Private rooms ($250 per person) are also available on a first come basis.

NOTE: Cancelled check is your receipt.

Please take responsibility for paying balance BEFORE August 22, Noon or lose the $10 Early Bird price.

All residents receive meals: 3 Saturday, 1 Sunday.

Commuters welcome as long as space allows.  You are responsible for your own accommodations.

Full Weekend Commuters: $125 per person (includes lunch and supper on Saturday)

Saturday only Commuters: $100 per person (includes lunch and supper on Saturday)

($10 increase per person for all registrations received after August 22, noon)

Requests made before August 22, Noon: full amount.

After August 22, Noon: $65 fee.

No refunds for cancellations made within 3 weeks of retreat.  In case of extreme circumstances (medical or weather-related) an appeal may be made in writing. Each situation will be considered individually. We cannot transfer payments from one retreat to another.

You are contracting with CCRNO, not the retreat center. Therefore, call CCRNO in case of any cancellation.


  • Opening session: 7:30 p.m.
  • Lumen Christi Residents: arrive after 4:00p.m. Friday to check in.
  • Commuters: arrive after 6:00p.m. Friday.
  • Saturday Commuters: arrive after 8:30 a.m.
  • Retreat concludes Sunday with Mass ending about 12:30 pm.
  • Retreat is limited to 100 people, register early!