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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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,... more
9:00 am Monday 21 September 2020 to 9:00 pm Saturday 26 September 2020
Being at Home with Mary (Aileen Murphy RLR) <Online>
Antoinette Fleming - Mother and ChildPope Francis encourages us to pray with Mary, to draw on traditional devotions, to pray as a Christian family in solidarity with our suffering world... more
12:00 am to 12:30 am Monday 28 September 2020
8-day Directed Retreat (09-17 Oct) <Online>
During an online directed retreat, the retreatant will be offered the opportunity to meet with the director every day (using video-conferencing), to... more
8:00 pm Friday 9 October 2020 to 6:00 pm Saturday 17 October 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... 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... 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 ... more
8:00 pm Sunday 25 October 2020 to 2:00 pm Thursday 29 October 2020
8-day Directed Retreat (13-22 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 13 November 2020 to 9:00 am Sunday 22 November 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... more
9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 12 December 2020
Hop-on/Hop-off Retreat
Hop-on/Hop-off RetreatThe 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... 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... more
8:00 pm Tuesday 29 December 2020 to 3:00 pm Friday 1 January 2021
30-day Spiritual Exercises (30 May - 4 July 2021)
The Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola will be offered in their continuous full form in June 2021. A director will individually guide... more
12:00 pm Sunday 30 May 2021 to 10:00 am Sunday 4 July 2021