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.

Directed Retreat (23 June-1 July) <Online>
Limited onsite places may be offered to those who book online - depending on public health guidelines and vaccination status of our staff. The end date of the retreat may be arranged individually... more
Wednesday 23 June 2021 to Thursday 1 July 2021
Clergy Retreat <Online>
Secular clergy, unable to gather for their usual diocesan retreat, are facilitated by our 2021 diocesan retreats developed in consultation with dioceses. Following a Sunday evening opening meeting, a... more
Sunday 27 June 2021 to Thursday 1 July 2021
Oasis Day - Saturday 10 July 2021
Could it be that this will be a day to visit Manresa in person? Even if not we are sure that you will find it helpful to make one day different while staying where you are.  That ... more
Saturday 10 July 2021
Great faith: Women in the Gospel II - (Mike Drennan SJ) (12 - 17 July) <Online>
“Great is your faith!” Jesus commended the faith of the woman from Canaan (Matthew 15:28), one of the many times that he engaged with women, applauding and encouraging their particular faith and... more
Monday 12 July 2021 to Saturday 17 July 2021
Directed Retreat (18-22 July)
The number of people we will be able to accommodate will depend on public health guidelines.  Onsite option We hope to be able to welcome a limited number of people on site for this... more
Sunday 18 July 2021 to Thursday 22 July 2021
Directed Retreat (23-31 July)
Until official guidelines are published, we are unable to say when organised groups may gather indoors - the number of people we will be able to accommodate will depend on public health... more
Friday 23 July 2021 to Saturday 31 July 2021
Directed Retreat (01-06 Aug)
The number of people we will be able to accommodate will depend on public health guidelines During an online directed retreat, the retreatant will be offered the opportunity to meet with the... more
Sunday 1 August 2021 to Friday 6 August 2021
Oasis Day - Saturday 7 August 2021
Could it be that this will be a day to visit Manresa in person? Even if not we are sure that you will find it helpful to make one day different while staying where you are.  That ... more
Saturday 7 August 2021
One-day Photography Retreat <Online>
Bull Island by Steve Radley 190325 Join Steve Radley for an online retreat day. As he did in 2019, when he was able to be with us in person, Steve led participants through some reflection on approaches to photography. The morning... more
Saturday 14 August 2021
Directed Retreat (22-31 Aug)
Onsite option We hope to be able to welcome a limited number of people on site for this retreat. All accommodation will be in individual ensuite rooms; participants will have designated seating in... more
Sunday 22 August 2021 to Tuesday 31 August 2021
Oasis Day - Saturday 4 September 2021
Until official guidelines are published, we are unable to say when organised groups may gather indoors - the number of people we will be able to accommodate will depend on public health... more
Saturday 4 September 2021
8-day Directed Retreat (5-14 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 5 September 2021 to Tuesday 14 September 2021
8-day Directed Retreat (17-26 Sep)
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 17 September 2021 to Sunday 26 September 2021
8-day Directed Retreat (17-26 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
Sunday 17 October 2021 to Tuesday 26 October 2021
8-day Directed Retreat (14-23 Nov)
'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
Sunday 14 November 2021 to Tuesday 23 November 2021