Retreats

Retreats are a regular feature of life at Manresa Jesuit Centre of Spirituality. Ranging from the day-long Oasis Days to the 30-day Spiritual Exercises, retreats offer time apart to reflect and pray on life and scripture.

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8-day Directed Retreat (10-19 Sep)
'Directed' or 'individually guided' retreats have become part of the core ministry of Manresa. The retreatant is offered the opportunity to meet with... more
8:00 pm Tuesday 10 September 2019 to 9:00 am Thursday 19 September 2019
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... 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
8-day Directed Retreat (7-16 Oct)
The retreatant is offered the opportunity to meet with the director every day, to be accompanied their review of the prayer and reflection. 'Directed... more
8:00 pm Monday 7 October 2019 to 9:00 am Wednesday 16 October 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... 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 ... 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... more
9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 2 November 2019
8-day Directed Retreat (15-24 Nov)
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... more
8:00 pm Friday 15 November 2019 to 9:00 am Sunday 24 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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 retreatThis 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.... more
9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 25 January 2020
8-day Directed Retreat (27 Jan-05 Feb)
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... more
8:00 pm Monday 27 January 2020 to 9:00 am Wednesday 5 February 2020

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