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Important Message  from Mike Albanese :

Dear Brother and Sister Cursillistas,

During this time, Christ will be our light and guide.  However, if we are experiencing any difficulties during this time, continue to rely on the strength of Christ through prayer.  Please know that your brother and sister Cursillistas are praying for you.  If you need help, please feel free to reply this email or reach out to any Secretariat Member.  The contact information for each of member can be found at the following:
All events for Pittsburgh Cursillo have been cancelled for the months of March and Aprilexcept for Leaders School (online only) and Secretariat.  May and beyond all events are still tentatively planned (subject to change).
Fourth Day Newsletter 
You will be receiving the newsletter in the mail as it was mailed out yesterday. Please know the dates are not corrected in the newsletter for the Spring Weekends and the first installment of Missing Links due to the fluid situation.
Ultreyas and Group Reunions
Health advisors have stated that no group larger than 10 should meet and that we should practice social distancing (5-6 feet of space between individuals).  If you decide to meet in person, it is encouraged to follow these rules.
If you decide not to meet in person, Please consider using either video conferencing, conference calling or other forms of social media to keep your small groups or Ultreyas active.  Most of us have access to these tools and we should utilize them especially now.
If you have any questions on how to keep your Small Group or Ultreya running with these tools, feel free to contact me.
Ultreya Coordinators – I am willing to host your Ultreya  on my platform or quide you through the simple steps of setting up your own account.  It is Free.
Missing Links is still planned to take place May 16 but not March 28.
Weekend Information
The Spring Weekends have been postponed to the Fall.  Please continue to accept applications, send them in, and inform your candidates of the Fall dates.  Please also inform candidates who have submitted their applications that they will be rescheduled to the Fall weekends.  Please contact Eileen Schumura with any questions regarding Pre-Cursillo at:
The Fall dates at Martina Center are:
Men’s Weekend November 5-8
Women’s Weekend November 12-15
Martina is a handicap accessible facility.  Please continue to keep the team and candidates in prayer.
Leaders School will be held 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month.  Our  current study is:  Grace: A Journey to God by Michael Casey.  Please know you are invited to listen in on the conversation if you do not have the book.
The link is as follows: ( You may dial in and enter the access code if you would rather join us by phone or click the link below after: Join the online meeting)

Dial-in number (US): (605) 472-5673

Access code: 713788#
International dial-in numbers:
Online meeting ID: jkfleckenstein

For additional assistance connecting to the meeting text “Help” to the Dial-In number above. Message and data r

Missing Links — May 16, 2020, 10:00AM to 3:30PM — St. Patrick Center
National Cursillo Encounter — July 23-25, 2020 — Omaha, Nebraska
Region III Meeting — October 9-10 — in Pittsburgh, site to be announced

Applications for Weekends are accepted year round. Send to:
Eileen Schmura, PreCursillo
1414 Snee Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15236


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