Shorter Retreats

Retreats times of less than six days and less can be significant and helpful in Christian life. Weekends and days offer a chance to get in touch with the movement of God's spirit and allow time to take a better perspective than ordinary life sometimes allows.

Private Group Retreat

Manresa Jesuit Centre of Spirituality is the venue for meetings and retreats organised by various groups who want to avail of our unique surroundings. Please contact the organisers of such events... more

10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday 26 August 2017
Private Group Retreat

Manresa Jesuit Centre of Spirituality is the venue for meetings and retreats organised by various groups who want to avail of our unique surroundings. Please contact the organisers of such events... more

10:00 am Monday 11 September 2017 to 4:00 pm Thursday 14 September 2017
Oasis Day - 16 September 2017

Step aside from the ordinary into the lovely surroundings of Manresa for an Oasis Day. Each day takes place in an atmosphere of silence and comprises a number of elements: reflections, guided... more

9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 16 September 2017
Private Group Retreat

Manresa Jesuit Centre of Spirituality is the venue for meetings and retreats organised by various groups who want to avail of our unique surroundings. Please contact the organisers of such events... more

10:00 am Monday 18 September 2017 to 4:00 pm Wednesday 20 September 2017
Gonzaga Kairos Retreat

Manresa is the venue for the Kairos Retreat for students from Gonzaga College, a Jesuit school in Dublin.

2:00 pm Tuesday 26 September 2017 to 4:00 pm Friday 29 September 2017
Oasis Day - 14 October 2017

Step aside from the ordinary into the lovely surroundings of Manresa for an Oasis Day. Each day takes place in an atmosphere of silence and comprises a number of elements: reflections, guided... more

9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 14 October 2017
Gonzaga Kairos Retreat

Manresa is the venue for the Kairos Retreat for students from Gonzaga College, a Jesuit school in Dublin.

2:00 pm Monday 23 October 2017 to 4:00 pm Thursday 26 October 2017
Oasis Day - 11 November 2017

Step aside from the ordinary into the lovely surroundings of Manresa for an Oasis Day. Each day takes place in an atmosphere of silence and comprises a number of elements: reflections, guided... more

9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 11 November 2017
Gonzaga Retreat

Manresa is the venue for a retreat for students from Gonzaga College, a Jesuit school in Dublin.

2:00 pm Monday 27 November 2017 to 4:00 pm Thursday 30 November 2017
Advent Weekend Retreat (1-3 Dec)

A retreat in Advent is especially precious as it has become a time with lots to do and much attention to time and dates. This retreat gives some attention to the place of waiting, inviting... more

8:00 pm Friday 1 December 2017 to 2:00 pm Sunday 3 December 2017
Advent Triduum (1) (4-8 Dec)

Choose either the first or second week of Advent to spend some time with the seasonal themes. Centered on the themes of Advent and Christmas, and in an atmosphere of silent prayer and reflection,... more

8:00 pm Monday 4 December 2017 to 9:00 am Friday 8 December 2017
Private Group Retreat

Manresa Jesuit Centre of Spirituality is the venue for meetings and retreats organised by various groups who want to avail of our unique surroundings. Please contact the organisers of such events... more

3:00 pm Friday 8 December 2017 to 6:00 pm Saturday 9 December 2017
Oasis Day - 9 December 2017

Step aside from the ordinary into the lovely surroundings of Manresa for an Oasis Day. Each day takes place in an atmosphere of silence and comprises a number of elements: reflections, guided... more

9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 9 December 2017
Advent Triduum (2) (11-15 Dec)

Choose either the first or second week of Advent to spend some time with the seasonal themes. Centered on the themes of Advent and Christmas, and in an atmosphere of silent prayer and reflection,... more

8:00 pm Monday 11 December 2017 to 9:00 am Friday 15 December 2017
Oasis Day - 16 December 2017

Step aside from the ordinary into the lovely surroundings of Manresa for an Oasis Day. Each day takes place in an atmosphere of silence and comprises a number of elements: reflections, guided... more

9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 16 December 2017
New Year 3-day Retreat (29 Dec-1 Jan)

A valued way to see in the New Year, the retreat starts on Friday evening and continues until the afternoon on New Year’s Day, offering space to reflect on the time gone by and to ask... more

8:00 pm Friday 29 December 2017 to 3:00 pm Monday 1 January 2018
Oasis Day - 27 January

Step aside from the ordinary into the lovely surroundings of Manresa for an Oasis Day. Each day takes place in an atmosphere of silence and comprises a number of elements: reflections, guided... more

9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 27 January 2018
Oasis Day - 17 February 2018

Step aside from the ordinary into the lovely surroundings of Manresa for an Oasis Day. Each day takes place in an atmosphere of silence and comprises a number of elements: reflections, guided... more

9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 17 February 2018
Our New Earth Awareness

This weekend - Our New Earth Awareness: Responding to Pope Francis' call to ecological conversion - will be led by Donal Dorr and will guide participants in experiencing and expressing... more

8:00 pm Friday 2 March 2018 to 3:00 pm Sunday 4 March 2018
Oasis Day - 24 March 2018

Step aside from the ordinary into the lovely surroundings of Manresa for an Oasis Day. Each day takes place in an atmosphere of silence and comprises a number of elements: reflections, guided... more

9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 24 March 2018
Oasis Day - 21 April 2018

Step aside from the ordinary into the lovely surroundings of Manresa for an Oasis Day. Each day takes place in an atmosphere of silence and comprises a number of elements: reflections, guided... more

9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 21 April 2018
John Henry Newman: One Day Retreat

This one-day retreat offers an opportunity to engage prayerfully with John Henry Newman. The motto he chose when named a cardinal in 1879 was "Cor ad cor loquitur." (Heart speaks to heart.) This... more

9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 19 May 2018
6-day Directed Retreat (17-24 Jun)

'Directed' or 'individually guided' retreats have become part of the core ministry of Manresa. The retreatant is offered the opportunity to meet with the director every day, to be accompanied... more

8:00 pm Sunday 17 June 2018 to 9:00 am Sunday 24 June 2018
5-day Directed Retreat (17-23 Jun)

This five-day retreat will facilitate priests who wish to be with the communities on Sunday. Beginning on Sunday evening, the retreat concludes on Saturday. Participating priests may choose to... more

8:00 pm Sunday 17 June 2018 to 9:00 am Saturday 23 June 2018
6-day Directed Retreat (6-13 Jul)

The retreatant is offered the opportunity to meet with the director every day, to be accompanied their review of the prayer and reflection. 'Directed' or 'individually guided' retreats have become... more

8:00 pm Friday 6 July 2018 to 9:00 am Friday 13 July 2018