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.

Being at Home with Mary (Aileen Murphy RLR) <Online>
Antoinette Fleming - Mother and Child

Pope Francis encourages us to pray with Mary, to draw on traditional devotions, to pray as a Christian family in solidarity with our suffering world during this time of global pandemic.

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12:00 am to 12:30 am Monday 10 August 2020
A: One-day Retreat - Monday 10 August 2020

A one-day retreat which will allow you some space and time to reflect prayerfully on where you find yourself, and what recent months have revealed and to see what hope means for you now.... more

9:30 am to 6:00 pm Monday 10 August 2020
B: Two-night Retreat - Tuesday 11 to Thursday 13 August 2020

These two night retreats in August are intended to offer a chance for you to take stock, reflect and pray. For many, it will be a time to look back on the previous months, to consider the... more

8:00 pm Tuesday 11 August 2020 to 2:00 pm Thursday 13 August 2020
C: Two-night Retreat - Friday 14 to Sunday 16 August 2020

These two night retreats in August are intended to offer a chance for you to take stock, reflect and pray. For many, it will be a time to look back on the previous months, to consider the... more

8:00 pm Friday 14 August 2020 to 2:00 pm Sunday 16 August 2020
D: Two-night Retreat - Monday 17 to Wednesday 19 August 2020

These two night retreats in August are intended to offer a chance for you to take stock, reflect and pray. For many, it will be a time to look back on the previous months, to consider the... more

8:00 pm Monday 17 August 2020 to 2:00 pm Wednesday 19 August 2020
E: One-day Retreat - Thursday 20 August 2020

A one-day retreats which will allow you some space and time to reflect prayerfully on where you find yourself, and what recent months have revealed and to see what hope means for you now.

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9:30 am to 6:00 pm Thursday 20 August 2020
F: Two-night Retreat - Friday 21 to Sunday 23 August 2020

These two night retreats in August are intended to offer a chance for you to take stock, reflect and pray. For many, it will be a time to look back on the previous months, to consider the... more

8:00 pm Friday 21 August 2020 to 2:00 pm Sunday 23 August 2020
G: Two-night Retreat - Monday 24 to Wednesday 26 August 2020

These two night retreats in August are intended to offer a chance for you to take stock, reflect and pray. For many, it will be a time to look back on the previous months, to consider the... more

8:00 pm Monday 24 August 2020 to 2:00 pm Wednesday 26 August 2020
H: One-day Retreat - Thursday 27 August 2020

A one-day retreats which will allow you some space and time to reflect prayerfully on where you find yourself, and what recent months have revealed and to see what hope means for you now.

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9:30 am to 6:00 pm Thursday 27 August 2020
Díseart Lae - 29 Lúnasa 2020

Caith lá i Manresa in atmaisféar séamh ciún. Mar "Oasis Day", cuimsíonn lá mar seo roinnt eilimintí: am machnaimh, paidir threoraithe, seal leat féin agus deis chun bualadh le... more

9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 29 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
Great faith: Women in the Gospel (Mike Drennan SJ) (21 - 26 September) <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

9:00 am Monday 21 September 2020 to 9:00 pm Saturday 26 September 2020
To love the Earth (Brendan Comerford SJ) <Online>

We have only begun to love the Earth
Denise Levertov

Poets help us to notice beauty in the commonplace. Brendan Comerford SJ will guide... more

12:00 am Monday 19 October 2020 to 8:00 pm Saturday 24 October 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
Oasis Day - 21 November 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 21 November 2020
Advent Triduum (1) (30 Nov-04 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 30 November 2020 to 9:00 am Friday 4 December 2020
Advent Weekend Retreat (04-06 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 4 December 2020 to 2:00 pm Sunday 6 December 2020
Oasis Day - 5 December 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 5 December 2020
Díseart Lae - 6 Nollaig 2020

Caith lá i Manresa in atmaisféar séamh ciún. Mar "Oasis Day", cuimsíonn lá mar seo roinnt eilimintí: am machnaimh, paidir threoraithe, seal leat féin agus deis chun bualadh le... more

9:30 am to 6:00 pm Sunday 6 December 2020
Advent Triduum (2) (07-11 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 7 December 2020 to 9:00 am Friday 11 December 2020
Advent Weekend Retreat (11-13 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 11 December 2020 to 2:00 pm Sunday 13 December 2020
Oasis Day - 12 December 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 12 December 2020
Hop-on/Hop-off Retreat
Hop-on/Hop-off Retreat

The busy time before Christmas doesn’t easily allow for long stretches of quiet or a few days retreat. You are welcome to Manresa for whatever time is available to you in the last week before... more

9:30 am Monday 14 December 2020 to 12:45 pm Friday 18 December 2020
New Year 3-day Retreat (29 Dec-1 Jan)

Many have come to treasure this retreat, coming as it does at a time of the year that lends itself to reflection and rest. These days offer space to reflect on the year gone by and to discern... more

8:00 pm Tuesday 29 December 2020 to 3:00 pm Friday 1 January 2021