Upcoming Programmes

The following are upcoming programmes in Manresa Jesuit Centre of Spirituality. You will find them grouped under the headings of Retreats, Courses and Events. Please don't hesitate to enquire should you not find the details you seek here.

8-day Directed Retreat (17-26 Aug)
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 an environment where you can meet God intimately... more
Thursday 17 August 2017 to Saturday 26 August 2017
8-day Directed Retreat (27 Aug-5 Sep)
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 God. The retreatant is offered the opportunity to... more
Sunday 27 August 2017 to Tuesday 5 September 2017
Movies that Matter
The popular Movies that Matter series brings a new selection of films this autumn. Each film will be preceded by a brief introduction and followed by a discussion. For details of the films being... more
Wednesday 6 September 2017
Spiritual Direction (First Year) [2017-2019]
This is, at its core, a formation programme, fostering a reflective approach to life and noticing God at the heart of it. During the first year of the course there is a focus on deepening your... more
Friday 8 September 2017 to Sunday 10 September 2017
Spiritual Direction (Second Year) [2016-2018]
This is, at its core, a formation programme, fostering a reflective approach to life and noticing God at the heart of it. During the second year of the course central aspects of spiritual... more
Friday 8 September 2017 to Sunday 10 September 2017
Spirituality in Poetry and Song
These workshops will involve prayer, silence and sharing. Participants will have opportunities to consider favourite poems and music and to reflect on them prayerfully. Guided by the insights of... more
Monday 11 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
Saturday 16 September 2017
Culture Night 2017
The land currently occupied by Manresa and St Anne’s Park were, at one time, known as Baymount House and the Guinness Estate. In a 7:30 p.m. lecture - St Anne’s: the Story of a Guinness Estate - Joan... more
Friday 22 September 2017
Seeing with new eyes
Images and imagination were important to Ignatius of Loyola; he invited people to engage fully with Scripture scenes and drew throughout his life on strong personal inspirations. Colm Brophy draws on... more
Tuesday 26 September 2017
Spirituality in Poetry and Song
These workshops will involve prayer, silence and sharing. Participants will have opportunities to consider favourite poems and music and to reflect on them prayerfully. Guided by the insights of... more
Monday 2 October 2017
Seeing with new eyes
Images and imagination were important to Ignatius of Loyola; he invited people to engage fully with Scripture scenes and drew throughout his life on strong personal inspirations. Colm Brophy draws on... more
Tuesday 3 October 2017
Movies that Matter
The popular Movies that Matter series brings a new selection of films this autumn. Each film will be preceded by a brief introduction and followed by a discussion. For details of the films being... more
Wednesday 4 October 2017
Spiritual Direction (First Year) [2017-2019]
This is, at its core, a formation programme, fostering a reflective approach to life and noticing God at the heart of it. During the first year of the course there is a focus on deepening your... more
Friday 6 October 2017 to Sunday 8 October 2017
Spiritual Direction (Second Year) [2016-2018]
This is, at its core, a formation programme, fostering a reflective approach to life and noticing God at the heart of it. During the second year of the course central aspects of spiritual... more
Friday 6 October 2017 to Sunday 8 October 2017
8-day Directed Retreat (9-18 Oct)
'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 their... more
Monday 9 October 2017 to Wednesday 18 October 2017
Seeing with new eyes
Images and imagination were important to Ignatius of Loyola; he invited people to engage fully with Scripture scenes and drew throughout his life on strong personal inspirations. Colm Brophy draws on... more
Tuesday 10 October 2017
Dreams – the Real Agenda
Discover the way dreams point us to places of growth, healing and surprise. Learn the language of dreams, how the symbolic images reveal possibilities; see the connections between the dreams of a... more
Wednesday 11 October 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
Saturday 14 October 2017
Seeing with new eyes
Images and imagination were important to Ignatius of Loyola; he invited people to engage fully with Scripture scenes and drew throughout his life on strong personal inspirations. Colm Brophy draws on... more
Tuesday 17 October 2017
Dreams – the Real Agenda
Discover the way dreams point us to places of growth, healing and surprise. Learn the language of dreams, how the symbolic images reveal possibilities; see the connections between the dreams of a... more
Wednesday 18 October 2017

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