Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Washington, will host Advent Days of Renewal this Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7-8, with Father Dave Pivonka, TOR.

Father Dave will celebrate the Vigil Mass of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, and give a presentation in the church afterward. A reception will follow in the parish hall downstairs.

On Saturday, Dec. 8, Father Dave will celebrate the Mass of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception at 8 a.m. and give a mini-retreat from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on “The Crib, the Cross and the Eucharist” in the parish hall. Lunch will be provided.

For more information, people may call the church at 636-239-3520.

Father Dave is as an evangelist who speaks at conferences, retreats and parish missions around the United States and world.

For 20 years, he also has been leading pilgrimages around the world to some of the holiest and most important sites in the Christian faith. He also has written several books.

Father Dave is the director of Franciscan Pathways which is an evangelistic outreach of his Franciscan community.