Planting the Seeds of Hope Banquet

July 13, 2024 at Lindenwood Retreat & Conference Center

Join us for an extraordinary experience at the Planting Seeds of Hope Banquet bringing together our supporters and friends to celebrate, be enlightened, and recognize remarkable individuals and groups who have contributed to the success of Lindenwood. You are invited to be part of this unforgettable occasion including an opportunity to tour the grounds, attend mass, enjoy a wonderful dinner, hear a keynote presentation by renowned spiritual leader Mike Patin, celebrate awardees who have made a difference in the ministry of Lindenwood, and participate in a  silent auction and wine pull. 

The Planting Seeds of Hope Banquet is an opportunity for you to not only support our mission but also to gather with friends and other benefactors who share in our call to walk in the footsteps of St. Katharina Kasper. 

Our 2024 Award Winners:
Enduring Partnership Award to the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana
You Made the Difference Award to Robert & Kathryn Meyer
Saint Katharina Spirit Award to Fr. Jerry Schweitzer

Schedule of the Evening: 

4:00 PM Share in a special mass in the Ancilla Domini Chapel celebrating the Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

5:00 PM Join the Banquet in the Lindenwood Retreat & Conference Center. Bid on silent auction items and test your luck at our wine pull. 


Mike Patin

Mike Patin uses compelling stories to affirm God’s goodness and presence among us, inviting others to take the “next step” in their journey with God. Since 2003, he has dedicated himself full-time to speaking and nurturing faith as a “faith horticulturist.”

The Awards

Enduring Partnership Award:

The Enduring Partnership Award is presented to a group or person who has demonstrated outstanding participation at our retreat center over the years. This award honors their unwavering commitment to engaging with our community and take full advantage of all our retreat center offers. Through their active involvement in our programs, events, and retreats, they have enriched our community and contributed to the growth and success of Lindenwood. We are grateful for their continued support and engagement and are honored to recognize their efforts.  

You Made the Difference Award

The You Made the Difference Award is presented to a generous and committed individual or organization who has significantly contributed to Lindenwood. Their gifts have helped expand our offerings, enhance our facilities, and provide a peaceful and rejuvenating space for our guests. This award symbolizes our appreciation and recognition of their remarkable contributions to our retreat center. It celebrates their impact on Lindenwood’s growth and success. 

Saint Katharina Spirit Award

The Saint Katharina Spirit Award recognizes an individual or group who embodies the core values of Lindenwood, as well as those of the foundress of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, Saint Katharina Kasper. The recipient demonstrates openness to the spirit, fosters community, embraces simplicity, and treats all with dignity and respect. Their commitment to inclusivity has helped create a welcoming and safe environment for all who come to our center to explore their spirituality, connect with others, and find inner peace. Their efforts have contributed to the growth and success of our community, and we are honored to recognize them.  

Lindenwood Retreat & Conference Center
9601 Union Rd
Plymouth, IN 46563

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Date & Time
Saturday, July 13
5:00 – 8:00 p.m. EST

Single Ticket, $60
Table of 6, $300