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Sunday, June 10, 2012

Chaminade Retreat House

Chaminade Retreat House on dedication day

Korean Retreat House Dedication

Provincial John Bolin and Fr. Jack Russi (Office of Zeal) made a special trip to Korea to be present at the dedication of the new Chaminade Retreat House in Inchon. Archbishop Francisco Monteresi, Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Korea, presided at the blessing. Present also were Bro. Alfred Aigner, Provincial of Austria, our Marianist Sisters, representatives of many religious congregations and many lay groups of the Family of Mary. (PAC October 15 1984)

Building Details

The Chaminade Retreat House has Five stories plus a basement. There are 72 rooms: Eight rooms hold 10 students each. Sixty rooms accomodate two people. There are four staff rooms. The Pacific Province donated over $1,000,000 for construction and other costs. Other donors were the Provinces of Cincinatti, New York, Japan, Austria and more. (PAC September 15 1984)

To the left is a photo of a retreat for women held at the Chaminade Retreat Center in 1984. Fr. Augustine Song is seated at the center of the first row.

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