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 (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
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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
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
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 2018. 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
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
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
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... more
9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 11 July 2020
One-day Photography Retreat
Bull Island by Steve Radley 190325 The gift of photography can enable us to discover our own life and surroundings in new ways. Steve Radley uses his background as a priest and his... more
9:30 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 11 July 2020
8-day Directed Retreat (12-21 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 Sunday 12 July 2020 to 9:00 am Tuesday 21 July 2020
Resting and Reflecting: Weekend Retreat (23-26 Jul)
Take a summer break of a quiet weekend with some gentle input for prayer and reflection. Avail of spiritual direction, guided prayer and... more
8:00 pm Thursday 23 July 2020 to 2:00 pm Sunday 26 July 2020
8-day Directed Retreat (28 Jul-06 Aug)
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 Tuesday 28 July 2020 to 9:00 am Thursday 6 August 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... 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... more
8:00 pm Sunday 9 August 2020 to 9:00 am Sunday 16 August 2020
8-day Directed Retreat (18-27 Aug)
'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 18 August 2020 to 9:00 am Thursday 27 August 2020

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