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Mission San Miguel reopens its Retreat Center

Mission San Miguel.
Mission San Miguel.

The Retreat Center at Mission San Miguel has been reopened.

They are reaching out to groups to schedule marriage encounters, Cursillos (leadership programs for lay people), Confirmation classes and other group retreats. For more information or to schedule a retreat, call the Parish Office at 805-467-2131 during business hours: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Meetings this week

▪  The San Miguel Advisory Council will meet Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the community building behind the library in the park. The council advises the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors and the planning department.

A representative from Caltrans has been invited to speak about the project to upgrade Highway 101 from the San Marcos bridge to Camp Roberts. It began Feb. 6.

▪  The San Miguel Community Services District Board will meet Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. in the boardroom at the Community Services Building downtown. Meetings are open to the public, and comments are welcome.

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Go to the Resource Connection at for more information on San Miguel events, businesses, organizations, churches and opportunities to volunteer. Topical entry forms and applications are available to fill out online. A history section features stories and pictures from early-day families, the town and area.

Lynne Schmitz’s column is special to The Tribune. She is a longtime resident of San Miguel, and her column appears here weekly. Reach her at (with “San Miguel News” in the subject line) or at 805-467-3565.