Upcoming Programmes

The following are upcoming programmes in Manresa Jesuit Centre of Spirituality. You will find them grouped under the headings of Retreats, Courses and Events. Please don't hesitate to enquire should you not find the details you seek here.

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. Guided meditations, storytelling and images will... more
Saturday 25 January 2020
8-day Directed Retreat (27 Jan-05 Feb)
The retreat's eight days of individual guidance help you to recognise and attend to where God is in your life. The directed retreat is intended to create an environment where you can meet God... more
Monday 27 January 2020 to Wednesday 5 February 2020
Sitting in Silence
Sitting in SilenceJoin a group for some silent time in Manresa - silence will be held between 6 and 6:30 p.m. You are welcome to come along from 5:45 p.m. Sometimes it is easier to be silent when in the company of... more
Wednesday 29 January 2020
Spiritual Direction (Second Year) [2018-2020]
This is, at its core, a formation programme, fostering a reflective approach to life and noticing God at the heart of it. During the second year of the course central aspects of spiritual... more
Friday 7 February 2020 to Sunday 9 February 2020
Spiritual Direction (First Year) [2019-2021]
This is, at its core, a formation programme, fostering a reflective approach to life and noticing God at the heart of it. During the first year of the course there is a focus on deepening your... more
Friday 7 February 2020 to Sunday 9 February 2020
Movies that Matter
The popular Movies that Matter series brings a new selection of films this year. Each film will be preceded by a brief introduction and followed by a discussion. For details of the films being shown... more
Wednesday 12 February 2020
Oasis Day - 15 February 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
Saturday 15 February 2020
Steps2Serenity: 12 Step Meditation and Prayer Evenings
Manresa offers an opportunity to people on twelve-step programmes to deepen their awareness of themselves as they seek to improve their conscious contact with God "as they understand him." For very... more
Wednesday 19 February 2020
Pilgrim Ways
Pilgrim Ways Do you think of your life as a journey? Would you like to reflect on your Camino experience? Do you find the Camino has some meaning for you? How might walking make you wise? The Irish... more
Thursday 20 February 2020
Graduates’ Weekend February 2020 - Dynamics in Spiritual Direction
Mike Drennan SJ will address the topic of 'Dynamics in Spiritual Direction', helping us to better understand prayer and the pray-er. 
Friday 21 February 2020 to Sunday 23 February 2020
Lent Prayer Evenings
These evenings create a ‘sacred space’ for you to open your heart to the Word of God, helping you to prepare to celebrate God’s great love for us. You can come for any one evening, or all seven as... more
Tuesday 25 February 2020
Díseart Lae - 29 Feabhra 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
Saturday 29 February 2020
The Gospel in our Time (Michael Drennan SJ) (1-6 March)
The Gospel of Matthew was written for an early Christian community caught in a time of profound transition, where they were striving to remain faithful to their heritage while facing a new and... more
Sunday 1 March 2020 to Friday 6 March 2020
Lent Prayer Evenings
These evenings create a ‘sacred space’ for you to open your heart to the Word of God, helping you to prepare to celebrate God’s great love for us. You can come for any one evening, or all seven as... more
Tuesday 3 March 2020
Spiritual Direction (Second Year) [2018-2020]
This is, at its core, a formation programme, fostering a reflective approach to life and noticing God at the heart of it. During the second year of the course central aspects of spiritual... more
Friday 6 March 2020 to Sunday 8 March 2020
Spiritual Direction (First Year) [2019-2021]
This is, at its core, a formation programme, fostering a reflective approach to life and noticing God at the heart of it. During the first year of the course there is a focus on deepening your... more
Friday 6 March 2020 to Sunday 8 March 2020
Lent Prayer Evenings
These evenings create a ‘sacred space’ for you to open your heart to the Word of God, helping you to prepare to celebrate God’s great love for us. You can come for any one evening, or all seven as... more
Tuesday 10 March 2020
Movies that Matter
The popular Movies that Matter series brings a new selection of films this year. Each film will be preceded by a brief introduction and followed by a discussion. For details of the films being shown... more
Wednesday 11 March 2020
Oasis Day - 14 March 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
Saturday 14 March 2020
Steps2Serenity: 12 Step Meditation and Prayer Evenings
Manresa offers an opportunity to people on twelve-step programmes to deepen their awareness of themselves as they seek to improve their conscious contact with God "as they understand him." For very... more
Wednesday 18 March 2020

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