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.

8-day Directed Retreat (20-29 Aug)
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 an environment where you can meet God intimately... more
Tuesday 20 August 2019 to Thursday 29 August 2019
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 September 2019 to Sunday 8 September 2019
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 September 2019 to Sunday 8 September 2019
8-day Directed Retreat (10-19 Sep)
'Directed' or 'individually guided' retreats have become part of the core ministry of Manresa. The retreatant is offered the opportunity to meet with the director every day, to be accompanied their... more
Tuesday 10 September 2019 to Thursday 19 September 2019
Culture Night 2019
Pedro Arrupe Chapel in Manresa Jesuit CentreManresa’s Dollymount buildings are a response by architect Andy Devane (1917-2000) to the needs of the Irish Jesuits for a modern retreat house. Visitors are welcome to a 7.30pm talk by architectural... more
Friday 20 September 2019
Oasis Day - 21 September 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 21 September 2019
Dreams – the Real Agenda
Discover the way dreams point us to places of growth, healing and surprise. Learn the language of dreams, how the symbolic images reveal possibilities; see the connections between the dreams of a... more
Wednesday 2 October 2019
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 4 October 2019 to Sunday 6 October 2019
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 4 October 2019 to Sunday 6 October 2019
8-day Directed Retreat (7-16 Oct)
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 7 October 2019 to Wednesday 16 October 2019
Dreams – the Real Agenda
Discover the way dreams point us to places of growth, healing and surprise. Learn the language of dreams, how the symbolic images reveal possibilities; see the connections between the dreams of a... more
Wednesday 9 October 2019
Dreams – the Real Agenda
Discover the way dreams point us to places of growth, healing and surprise. Learn the language of dreams, how the symbolic images reveal possibilities; see the connections between the dreams of a... more
Wednesday 16 October 2019
Oasis Day - 19 October 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 19 October 2019
Seeing with new eyes
Images and imagination were important to Ignatius of Loyola; he invited people to engage fully with Scripture scenes and drew throughout his life on strong personal inspirations. Colm Brophy draws on... more
Tuesday 22 October 2019
Dreams – the Real Agenda
Discover the way dreams point us to places of growth, healing and surprise. Learn the language of dreams, how the symbolic images reveal possibilities; see the connections between the dreams of a... more
Wednesday 23 October 2019
3-day Directed Retreat (27-31 Oct)
A directed (individually guided) retreat gives space and time to deepen one’s friendship with Jesus Christ. This is sought mainly by meeting the Lord in sacred scripture with the... more
Sunday 27 October 2019 to Thursday 31 October 2019
Seeing with new eyes
Images and imagination were important to Ignatius of Loyola; he invited people to engage fully with Scripture scenes and drew throughout his life on strong personal inspirations. Colm Brophy draws on... more
Tuesday 29 October 2019
Oasis Day - 2 November 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 2 November 2019
Seeing with new eyes
Images and imagination were important to Ignatius of Loyola; he invited people to engage fully with Scripture scenes and drew throughout his life on strong personal inspirations. Colm Brophy draws on... more
Tuesday 5 November 2019
Dreams – the Real Agenda
Discover the way dreams point us to places of growth, healing and surprise. Learn the language of dreams, how the symbolic images reveal possibilities; see the connections between the dreams of a... more
Wednesday 6 November 2019

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