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Music Retreat

A Day of Reflection for Music Ministers and All Who Love Music will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2012, at Our Lady of Peace Church in Erie. This special event will feature Sarah Hart, a talented and amazing singer, songwriter, and retreat facilitator who will present. “Blessed Are You: The Beatitude Walk.” Sarah will explore the beatitudes through the stories of the gospel and will include opportunity for prayer, reflection and song. The cost is $15 for adults and $10 for students, which includes a light breakfast and lunch. Registration will take place from 8:30 until 9:00 a.m. with the program to follow from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A parish mass will be celebrated at 8:00 a.m. that morning for those wishing to attend.

Sarah Hart

Please make your reservation for this event by October 27. The registration form may be accessed below (mail-in or online) or pick one up in our church office. For more information, please contact Brian Kuzmin at 814-833-7701 ext. 203 or at brian.kuzmin@olp.org.

Sarah is a staff songwriter for both EMI-CMG music in Nashville, TN and Spirit and Song in Portland, OR. Her songs have been recorded by artists, Amy Grant and Matt Maher, among many others. Her music has appeared in television shows and can be found in the worship aids in most Catholic churches. She wrote the music for the musical Bernadette of Lourdes and works as a songwriter and voiceover artist with the Tom Tichenor Children’s Theater in Nashville. She has received nine Unity awards for her work and has been nominated for a Grammy for the song ”Better Than a Hallelujah.”

Sarah will also perform at Our Lady of Peace on Saturday evening, November 3, at 7:30 p.m. Her concert is free and open to the public.

Everyone is welcome to attend these events which will interest youth and adults alike. Sarah’s music, which is lively and a contemporary blend of folk, pop and rock, appeals to listeners of every age and background. Her spirituality and ministry, as well as her music, will make Sarah’s presentation one you will not want to miss, and her concert a treat for all who love inspirational music.


  • Retreat Brochure and Mail-in Registration Form
  • Online Payment and Registration