Retreat

Barmouth summer retreat
The Oxford University Catholic Chaplaincy year came to a close last week with a retreat at the Jesuit Villa House in Barmouth for eight students and two of the Chaplains.For the students, it was a chance to become better acquainted with the Ignatian Examen and to use it as a way of looking back over the year and to give thanks to God for its blessings. For the Chaplains too, the days away provided time and space to review a year that had been particularly rich, and it is good to evoke some of...
23 people gathered at St Beuno’s Jesuit Spirituality Centre in North Wales from 28-30 June 2019 for the first province staff retreat organised by the Jesuits in Britain.The group was a mixture of lay staff and volunteers from a variety of works of the Jesuits in Britain – parishes, schools, chaplaincies and communities, as well as Jesuit Missions and Campion Hall – all of whom were invited to spend time with God, each other and creation over the course of the weekend.The original idea came from...
A quiet retreat in MaltaFor a third successive year, Tom McGuinness SJ and Magdalen Lawler SND have been invited to lead a quiet 5-day retreat in this beautiful setting. As in previous years there will be reflections for prayer using art images, scripture, poetry and song.Optional Pilgrim TourOn Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May, the Mount St Joseph Retreat Team also offer a guided pilgrim-tour of significant historic and religious places on the island.For further details, please visit the...
A group of inspiring and committed young adults came together last weekend to engage with themes in the Pope's letter calling on all of humanity to 'Care for our Common Home'. The retreat was facilitated by the new(ish) Laudato Si Community in Clapham, London, and held in the Jesuit Novitiate in Birmingham.The sunshine blazed brightly and spring was most definitely in the air, and plenty of the weekend was spent engaging directly with the beauty of creation - wandering around in the garden,...
Walking together with Jesus
For Lent, the Jesuits in Britain invite you to share a spiritual journey with others. Building on the success of the Ignatian Spirituality Centre in Glasgow's Lent Retreat in 2018, the 2019 retreat ‘Walking together with Jesus’ will explore different ways of praying, modelled on Ignatian Spirituality. There will be the choice of three different pathways to live in this time of preparation, encouraging, in particular, a fruitful shared experience.The first option is to join a face to face weekly...
On Thursday 19th April boys and girls in Rudiments (Year 8) at Stonyhurst St Mary’s Hall went to Whalley Abbey for their annual retreat.The theme was 'Finding God in All things'. The day was a wonderful opportunity for the pupils to deepen their relationship with God, to spend time away from their everyday  school environment and to come to know themselves more intimately.The group was joined by Franciscans from Leeds and Bradford: Fr Chris McBride, and Sisters Faustina and Therese. The...
Welcome – this retreat offers a chance to reflect prayerfully on our relationship to the Risen Lord as we encounter Christ in ourselves, in other people and in the whole of creation.In this retreat we will ponder how the Risen Lord is present to us.   What it means for the Spirit of God to dwell within us in our everyday lives.  The retreat will give us an opportunity to consider how Christ comes to us anew each day just as he came to his disciples on the road to Emmaus, or...
Led by Fr. Anton Altnoeder SJ & Team.These Retreats, with individual daily guidance, are for those seeking an Introduction to the Contemplative Way of Praying & Living and to the Jesus Prayer, in the way of Fr Franz Jalics SJ. This style is also called a school for meditation rooted in the personal lived experience of Fr. Franz Jalics SJ and his retreat work as Director of Haus Gries Retreat House which he founded in Germany in 1984.Each Retreat stands alone and each has a Suggested...
Led by Fr. Anton Altnoeder SJ & Team.These Retreats, with individual daily guidance, are for those seeking an Introduction to the Contemplative Way of Praying & Living and to the Jesus Prayer, in the way of Fr Franz Jalics SJ. This style is also called a school for meditation rooted in the personal lived experience of Fr. Franz Jalics SJ and his retreat work as Director of Haus Gries Retreat House which he founded in Germany in 1984.Each Retreat stands alone and each has a Suggested...
Led by Fr. Anton Altnoeder SJ & Team.These Retreats, with individual daily guidance, are for those seeking an Introduction to the Contemplative Way of Praying & Living and to the Jesus Prayer, in the way of Fr Franz Jalics SJ. This style is also called a school for meditation rooted in the personal lived experience of Fr. Franz Jalics SJ and his retreat work as Director of Haus Gries Retreat House which he founded in Germany in 1984.Each Retreat stands alone and each has a Suggested...

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