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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Holy Week Guided Retreat (03-12 Apr)
The Retreat will enable us to enter fully into the sacred drama of the church's holiest week. We are invited to accompany Jesus, as he reveals the... more
8:00 pm Friday 3 April 2020 to 10:00 am Sunday 12 April 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... more
9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 4 April 2020
8-day Directed Retreat (15-24 Apr)
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 Wednesday 15 April 2020 to 9:00 am Friday 24 April 2020
To love the Earth (Brendan Comerford SJ)
We have only begun to love the Earth Denise Levertov Poets help us to notice beauty in the commonplace. Brendan Comerford SJ will... more
8:00 pm Sunday 26 April 2020 to 2:00 pm Friday 1 May 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... more
9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 2 May 2020
World Labyrinth Day 2020
LabyrinthCelebrate World Labyrinth Day on Saturday 2 May 2020 by walking our beautifully-situated labyrinth. This international day will be marked by a... more
9:45 am to 5:00 pm Saturday 2 May 2020
8-day Directed Retreat (08-17 May)
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 8 May 2020 to 9:00 am Sunday 17 May 2020
8-day Directed Retreat (22-31 May)
'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 Friday 22 May 2020 to 9:00 am Sunday 31 May 2020
John Henry Newman: One Day Retreat
This one-day retreat offers an opportunity to engage prayerfully with John Henry Newman. The motto he chose when named a cardinal in 1879 was "Cor ad... more
9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 30 May 2020
Pilgrim Ways Walking Retreat - Saturday 30 May
These one-day retreats complement our Pilgrim Ways evenings and make the most of the amenities that make Manresa such a great place to come and... more
9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 30 May 2020
30-day Spiritual Exercises (31 May - 5 July 2020)
The Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola will be offered in their continuous full form in June 2020. A director will individually guide... more
12:00 pm Sunday 31 May 2020 to 10:00 am Sunday 5 July 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... 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 ... more
8:00 pm Sunday 7 June 2020 to 2:00 pm Friday 12 June 2020
4-day Imaging God Retreat (7-12 Jun)
There are many paths in our life of faith that can lead us to go deeper within ourselves; nature, poetry, scripture and silence are examples. Some... more
8:00 pm Sunday 7 June 2020 to 2:00 pm Friday 12 June 2020
Finding God in the Mess: One-day retreat
Finding God in the MessThis 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 13 June 2020
8-day Directed Retreat (14-23 Jun)
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 Sunday 14 June 2020 to 9:00 am Tuesday 23 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... more
8:00 pm Friday 26 June 2020 to 9:00 am Friday 3 July 2020
Pilgrim Ways Walking Retreat - Saturday 4 July
These one-day retreats complement our Pilgrim Ways evenings and make the most of the amenities that make Manresa such a great place to come... more
9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 4 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 ... more
8:00 pm Sunday 5 July 2020 to 2:00 pm Friday 10 July 2020
Seeing the Light in Life: Photography Retreat (5-10 Jul)
Seeing the Light in LifeBring your camera along for a time to notice what is happening around you - and take some time to see what is seeking life within you. These... more
8:00 pm Sunday 5 July 2020 to 2:00 pm Friday 10 July 2020

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