Retreats

Retreats have been offered at Manresa for over sixty years. You will find details of day, weekend and retreats ranging from three to thirty days here. You are welcome to contact us for further information. Upcoming retreats are listed here.

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 (09-18 Nov)
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
Friday 9 November 2018 to Sunday 18 November 2018
Advent Weekend Retreat (30 Nov-2 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
Friday 30 November 2018 to Sunday 2 December 2018
Advent Triduum (1) (3-7 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
Monday 3 December 2018 to Friday 7 December 2018
Advent Weekend Retreat (7-9 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
Friday 7 December 2018 to Sunday 9 December 2018
Oasis Day - 8 December 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
Saturday 8 December 2018
Advent Triduum (2) (10-14 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
Monday 10 December 2018 to Friday 14 December 2018
Oasis Day - 15 December 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
Saturday 15 December 2018
New Year 3-day Retreat (29 Dec-1 Jan)
A valued way to see in the New Year, the retreat starts on Saturday evening and continues until the afternoon on New Year’s Day, offering space to reflect on the time gone by and to ask for... more
Saturday 29 December 2018 to Tuesday 1 January 2019
Oasis Day - 26 January 2019
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 26 January 2019
8-day Directed Retreat (28 Jan-06 Feb)
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
Monday 28 January 2019 to Wednesday 6 February 2019
Oasis Day - 16 February 2019
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 February 2019
4-Day Preached Retreat - Good News of Great Joy (Michael Drennan SJ) (17-22 Feb)
The Gospel of St. Luke is one of compassion, of bringing Good News to the poor, with prayer having a significant place in the life and ministry of Jesus. The retreat will offer reflections on... more
Sunday 17 February 2019 to Friday 22 February 2019
4-Day Preached Retreat - A Company of Witnesses (Brendan Comerford SJ) (3-8 Mar)
Reflect on the lives of some courageous Christian witnesses from very different eras in the history of the Church – Saint Jane de Chantal; Mary Ward; Brother Roger of Taizé; St John XXIII and the... more
Sunday 3 March 2019 to Friday 8 March 2019
Spring Weekend Retreat: Seeing the Light in Life (22-24 Mar)
These spring days will use light as a metaphor for life, evoking ancient wisdom from the Christian tradition. Led by Steve Radley, an award winning photographer and Anglican priest,... more
Friday 22 March 2019 to Sunday 24 March 2019
Oasis Day - 23 March 2019
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 23 March 2019
8-day Directed Retreat (31 Mar-09 Apr)
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 31 March 2019 to Tuesday 9 April 2019
Holy Week Guided Retreat (12-21 Apr)
Inspired by Ignatius of Loyola’s insights in the Spiritual Exercises, Alan Yost SJ will reflect on Holy Week’s themes and suggest how Ignatius invites us into the celebration of Easter.
Friday 12 April 2019 to Sunday 21 April 2019
Oasis Day - 13 April 2019
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 13 April 2019
8-day Directed Retreat (14-23 May)
'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
Tuesday 14 May 2019 to Thursday 23 May 2019
Oasis Day - 18 May 2019
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 18 May 2019

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