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.

Oasis Day - 21 September 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

9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 21 September 2019
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 24 September 2019 to 4:00 pm Friday 27 September 2019
Oasis Day - 19 October 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

9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 19 October 2019
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 22 October 2019 to 4:00 pm Friday 25 October 2019
3-day Directed Retreat (27-31 Oct)

A directed (individually guided) retreat gives space and time to deepen one’s friendship with Jesus Christ. This is sought mainly by meeting the Lord in sacred scripture with the help of a daily... more

8:00 pm Sunday 27 October 2019 to 2:00 pm Thursday 31 October 2019
Oasis Day - 2 November 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

9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 2 November 2019
Gonzaga Retreat

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

2:00 pm Tuesday 26 November 2019 to 4:00 pm Friday 29 November 2019
Advent Weekend Retreat (29 Nov-1 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 29 November 2019 to 2:00 pm Sunday 1 December 2019
Advent Triduum (1) (2-6 Dec)

Choose from either of two weeks of Advent to spend some time with the seasonal themes. Come and share an Advent time of waiting and watching as we stand on the threshold of mystery about to be... more

8:00 pm Monday 2 December 2019 to 9:00 am Friday 6 December 2019
Advent Weekend Retreat (6-8 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 6 December 2019 to 2:00 pm Sunday 8 December 2019
Oasis Day - 7 December 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

9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 7 December 2019
Advent Triduum (2) (9-13 Dec)

Choose from either of two weeks of Advent to spend some time with the seasonal themes. Come and share an Advent time of waiting and watching as we stand on the threshold of mystery about to be... more

8:00 pm Monday 9 December 2019 to 9:00 am Friday 13 December 2019
Oasis Day - 14 December 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

9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 14 December 2019
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... more

8:00 pm Sunday 29 December 2019 to 3:00 pm Wednesday 1 January 2020
Oasis Day - 18 January 2020

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 18 January 2020
Finding God in the Mess: One-day retreat
Finding God in the Mess: One-day retreat

This day will offer practical approaches to prayer for the messy times when God seems absent from our lives, or when we feel abandoned or forgotten. Guided meditations, storytelling and images... more

9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 25 January 2020
Oasis Day - 15 February 2020

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 15 February 2020
Oasis Day - 14 March 2020

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 March 2020
Oasis Day - 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020
Oasis Day - 2 May 2020

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 2 May 2020
Oasis Day - 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020
4-day Directed Retreat (7-12 Jun)

A directed (individually guided) retreat gives space and time to deepen one’s friendship with Jesus Christ. This is sought mainly by meeting the Lord in sacred scripture with the help of a daily... more

8:00 pm Sunday 7 June 2020 to 2:00 pm Friday 12 June 2020
6-day Directed Retreat (26 Jun-03 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 26 June 2020 to 9:00 am Friday 3 July 2020
4-day Directed Retreat (5-10 Jul)

A directed (individually guided) retreat gives space and time to deepen one’s friendship with Jesus Christ. This is sought mainly by meeting the Lord in sacred scripture with the help of a daily... more

8:00 pm Sunday 5 July 2020 to 2:00 pm Friday 10 July 2020
Oasis Day - 11 July 2020

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 July 2020
Oasis Day - 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020
6-day Directed Retreat (09-16 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' or 'individually guided' retreats have become... more

8:00 pm Sunday 9 August 2020 to 9:00 am Sunday 16 August 2020
Oasis Day - 19 September 2020

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 19 September 2020
Oasis Day - 24 October 2020

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 October 2020
3-day Directed Retreat (25-29 Oct)

A directed (individually guided) retreat gives space and time to deepen one’s friendship with Jesus Christ. This is sought mainly by meeting the Lord in sacred scripture with the help of a daily... more

8:00 pm Sunday 25 October 2020 to 2:00 pm Thursday 29 October 2020