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.

Advent Triduum (2) (10-14 Dec)
Choose either the first or second week of Advent to spend some time with the seasonal themes. Centered on the themes of Advent and Christmas, and in an atmosphere of silent prayer and reflection,... more
Monday 10 December 2018 to Friday 14 December 2018
Advent Prayer Evenings
Prepare for Christmas through our sessions of guided prayer on each Tuesday of Advent. These evenings create ‘sacred spaces’ for you to open your heart to the Word of God, helping you to prepare to... more
Tuesday 11 December 2018
Oasis Day - 15 December 2018
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 December 2018
Preparation for Christmas: Families with Children
This afternoon is an opportunity for adults and children together to reflect and pray, to attend to what is really at the heart of the Christmas message. Parents or guardians are invited to bring... more
Sunday 16 December 2018
Advent Prayer Evenings
Prepare for Christmas through our sessions of guided prayer on each Tuesday of Advent. These evenings create ‘sacred spaces’ for you to open your heart to the Word of God, helping you to prepare to... more
Tuesday 18 December 2018
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 December 2018
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 space to reflect on the time gone by and to ask for... more
Saturday 29 December 2018 to Tuesday 1 January 2019
Spiritual Direction (Second Year) [2017-2019]
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 11 January 2019 to Sunday 13 January 2019
Spiritual Direction (First 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 first year of the course there is a focus on deepening your... more
Friday 11 January 2019 to Sunday 13 January 2019
Oasis Day - 26 January 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 a number of elements: reflections, guided... more
Saturday 26 January 2019
8-day Directed Retreat (28 Jan-06 Feb)
The retreatant is offered the opportunity to meet with the director every day, to be accompanied their review of the prayer and reflection. 'Directed' or 'individually guided' retreats have become... more
Monday 28 January 2019 to Wednesday 6 February 2019
Spiritual Direction (Second Year) [2017-2019]
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 8 February 2019 to Sunday 10 February 2019
Spiritual Direction (First 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 first year of the course there is a focus on deepening your... more
Friday 8 February 2019 to Sunday 10 February 2019
Oasis Day - 16 February 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 a number of elements: reflections, guided... more
Saturday 16 February 2019
4-Day Preached Retreat - Good News of Great Joy (Michael Drennan SJ) (17-22 Feb)
The Gospel of St. Luke is one of compassion, of bringing Good News to the poor, with prayer having a significant place in the life and ministry of Jesus. The retreat will offer reflections on... more
Sunday 17 February 2019 to Friday 22 February 2019
Graduates’ Day February 2019
The details of the day remain to be confirmed - check back here or sign up for the Graduate Network Newsletter.
Saturday 23 February 2019
4-Day Preached Retreat - A Company of Witnesses (Brendan Comerford SJ) (3-8 Mar)
Reflect on the lives of some courageous Christian witnesses from very different eras in the history of the Church – Saint Jane de Chantal; Mary Ward; Brother Roger of Taizé; St John XXIII and the... more
Sunday 3 March 2019 to Friday 8 March 2019
Lenten 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 5 March 2019
Spiritual Direction (Second Year) [2017-2019]
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 8 March 2019 to Sunday 10 March 2019
Spiritual Direction (First 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 first year of the course there is a focus on deepening your... more
Friday 8 March 2019 to Sunday 10 March 2019

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