Welcome to Light in the Desert - Via de Cristo Nevada

A Via De Cristo Community serving Nevada, Arizona, and Southern  Utah

A Message from Brian

Return to the Mountain Retreat

Our Story

Message from the Lay Director


October 2018

Brian’s Blog

Our Mission


Behold, I am doing a new thing!  Now it springs forth; Do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the desert.
Isaiah 43:19

Find out more

Spiritual Directors' Message

Father Steven Kalas  &  Pastor Lisle Stewart

Spiritual Directors' Blog

Our Community

Our Next Weekend March 2019



March 28-31, 2019

Christ Church Episcopal

2000 S Maryland Pkwy 89104

Rectora Karen Weires

Team Meeting Dates

February 9, 2019 @  CLC

March 2, 2019 @ CCE

and March 16th, 2019 @ CLC

See Calendar for more information

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Our Story

A gathering of the local Via de Cristo community for encouragement and fellowship..open to all three-day movement attendees

Next Ultreya Tentatively

April 14, 2019

Location to be determined


Rekindle Renew Return


Return to the Mountain Summer Retreat Please join us for the first annual Renewal Retreat 

July 12-14, 2019

Potosi Pines Camp

Cost $150

This is a retreat for all cristoistas to rekindle our faith journey, reconnect with each other and renew our commitment to the Via de Cristo Community

Use the link below to complete the online application.

Please submit payment to 

Light in the Desert 

Atten: Return to the Mountain

P.O. Box 50691

Henderson, NV 89016

Please Note: Spot is NOT secured until payment is received.

Click Here for OnLine Application

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Contact Us

Interested in attending a weekend or joining our community? Have input for the website? Drop us a line!


Lay Director - Brian Comeno

Assistant Lay Director - 

Terry Lizotte

Spiritual Director - 

Father Steven Kalas

Secretary - Barbara Grubaugh

Treasurer - Mary Jamison

Registration Coordinator-

Nan Renaud

Palanca Coordinator - 

Christina Ulisky

Communications Coordinator- Karen Weires

Music Coordinator- Albert Weiss

Fourth Day/Ultreya Coordinator - 

Kevin Hutchinson 

Outreach Coordinators - 

Eric  Nicholaus  (S Utah)

Kelly Hays-Thorson (W Arizona)

Pastor Nicole Collins (NV)

Three-Day Supply Coordinator-

Gerry Jones

Light In The Desert Via De Cristo

P.O. box 50691 Henderson, NV 89016

Webmaster- Karen Weires