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Lee James Pantas (Retreat Center Provider)
Lee Pantas (MS Ecology) is a well-known author and artist and a Roman Catholic Christian with roots in the Discalced Carmelite and Franciscan orders of the church. He has also coached track & field for over 25 years and has established a reputation as one of the elite high school hurdles coaches in the country. While no longer directly  involved, in 1978 he founded a Christian soup kitchen in Stamford, Connecticut, New Covenant House, that since then has evolved into a multi-faceted social services center renamed New Covenant Center. This center serves the needs of thousands of homeless people and lower income community members and since it's inception has served over 25 million meals.
Any questions call Lee Pantas at 828-779-1569, or contact him by email

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