"Wheat Retreat" offered in Idaho

POCATELLO, ID (08-06-2014) - Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist offered a "Wheat Retreat" day for women to reflect on the physical and spiritual process of wheat becoming bread. The underlying theme of the day was exploring the sacred process of bread making as preparation for receiving the Eucharist, the Bread of Life. The experience included cutting wheat from a wheat field, threshing, winnowing, milling, grinding, making flour, baking bread.