Retreats

Retreats are a regular feature of life at Manresa Jesuit Centre of Spirituality. Ranging from the day-long Oasis Days to the 30-day Spiritual Exercises, retreats offer time apart to reflect and pray on life and scripture.

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Jesus amongst women (Michael Drennan SJ) (30 April-6 May)
Jesus was accompanied by women who were disciples, witnesses and supporters of his mission; in the light of Pope Francis’ call for a “deeper theology... more
8:00 pm Sunday 30 April 2017 to 9:00 am Saturday 6 May 2017
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... more
9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 6 May 2017
Weekend Centering Prayer Retreat (12-14 May)
Give yourself the gift of a weekend of quiet time-out in surroundings and community that will enable you to better receive the gift of Christ’s... more
3:00 pm Friday 12 May 2017 to 2:00 pm Sunday 14 May 2017
6-day Directed Retreat (21-28 May)
The directed retreat is intended to create an environment where you can meet God intimately and discover that you are uniquely loved and called by... more
8:00 pm Sunday 21 May 2017 to 9:00 am Sunday 28 May 2017
Oasis Days 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... more
9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 27 May 2017
30-day Spiritual Exercises (28 May - 2 July 2017)
The Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola will be offered in their continuous full form in June 2017. A director will individually guide... more
12:00 pm Sunday 28 May 2017 to 10:00 am Sunday 2 July 2017
8-day Directed Retreat (30 May-8 Jun)
The retreatant is offered the opportunity to meet with the director every day, to be accompanied their review of the prayer and reflection. 'Directed... more
8:00 pm Tuesday 30 May 2017 to 9:00 am Thursday 8 June 2017
Oasis Days 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... more
9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 10 June 2017
5-day (Priests) Directed Retreat (11-17 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... more
8:00 pm Sunday 11 June 2017 to 9:00 am Saturday 17 June 2017
6-day Directed Retreat (11-18 Jun)
'Directed' or 'individually guided' retreats have become part of the core ministry of Manresa. The retreatant is offered the opportunity to meet with... more
8:00 pm Sunday 11 June 2017 to 9:00 am Sunday 18 June 2017
8-day Directed Retreat (11-20 Jun)
The retreat's days of Individual guidance help you to recognise and attend to where God is in your life. The directed retreat is intended to create... more
8:00 pm Sunday 11 June 2017 to 9:00 am Tuesday 20 June 2017
8-day Directed Retreat (22 June-01 Jul)
The directed retreat is intended to create an environment where you can meet God intimately and discover that you are uniquely loved and called by... more
8:00 pm Thursday 22 June 2017 to 9:00 am Saturday 1 July 2017
5-day Preached Retreat – Faith Lives (Brendan Comerford SJ) (2 - 8 Jul)
Five hundred years after Martin Luther’s call to reform in 1517, Christian life remains significantly influenced by him and his contemporaries of 500... more
8:00 pm Sunday 2 July 2017 to 9:00 am Saturday 8 July 2017
5-day (Priests) Directed Retreat (9-15 Jul)
This five-day retreat will facilitate priests who wish to be with the communities on Sunday. beginning on Sunday evening, the retreat concludes on... more
8:00 pm Sunday 9 July 2017 to 9:00 am Saturday 15 July 2017
6-day Directed Retreat (9-16 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... more
8:00 pm Sunday 9 July 2017 to 9:00 am Sunday 16 July 2017
8-day Directed Retreat (17-26 Jul)
'Directed' or 'individually guided' retreats have become part of the core ministry of Manresa. The retreatant is offered the opportunity to meet with... more
8:00 pm Monday 17 July 2017 to 9:00 am Wednesday 26 July 2017
Oasis Days 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... more
9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 22 July 2017
Resting and Reflecting: Weekend Retreat (27-30 Jul)
A quiet weekend with some gentle input for prayer and reflection using images and music, poetry and scripture. There will opportunity, for those who... more
8:00 pm Thursday 27 July 2017 to 2:00 pm Sunday 30 July 2017
8-day Directed Retreat (01-10 Aug)
The retreatant is offered the opportunity to meet with the director every day, to be accompanied their review of the prayer and reflection. 'Directed... more
8:00 pm Tuesday 1 August 2017 to 9:00 am Thursday 10 August 2017
An Introductory Directed Retreat (11-16 Aug)
Manresa is blessed by the many people who come on directed retreats each year; this retreat offers a first step to that precious experience by taking... more
8:00 pm Friday 11 August 2017 to 9:00 am Wednesday 16 August 2017

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