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 Apr)
'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
Friday 20 April 2018 to Sunday 29 April 2018
Oasis Day - 21 April 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 21 April 2018
Wake up to Life: de Mello Meditation Evenings
Remembering Anthony de Mello SJ, this series of evenings will be based on some of de Mello’s basic principles for wholesome living, using guided meditations and fantasy exercises. The use of... more
Tuesday 24 April 2018
Supervision for spiritual directors
Group supervision is offered to practising spiritual directors. Monthly meetings enable the participants to attend to their own growth in accompaniment.
Thursday 26 April 2018
Díseart Lae - 28 Aibreán 2018
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 28 April 2018
Muire na mBard
Bunófar an tsraith seo cainteanna ar ábhar an leabhráin Muire na mBard. Léirítear stádas na Maighdeana Muire san fhilíocht chlasaiceach sa leabhrán seo. Pléifear gnéithe éagsúla den gcur chuige sna... more
Tuesday 1 May 2018
Supervision Training for Spiritual Directors
Manresa Jesuit Centre of Spirituality offers training in supervision for spiritual directors. Conducted in association with Together in the Mystery, an established supervision training programme, it... more
Friday 4 May 2018 to Tuesday 8 May 2018
Muire na mBard
Bunófar an tsraith seo cainteanna ar ábhar an leabhráin Muire na mBard. Léirítear stádas na Maighdeana Muire san fhilíocht chlasaiceach sa leabhrán seo. Pléifear gnéithe éagsúla den gcur chuige sna... more
Tuesday 8 May 2018
Movies that Matter
The popular Movies that Matter series brings a new selection of films this spring. Each film will be preceded by a brief introduction and followed by a discussion. For details of the films being... more
Wednesday 9 May 2018
The Call to Reform Series
Five hundred years after Martin Luther’s call to reform in 1517, Christian life remains significantly influenced by him and his contemporaries of 500 years ago. This series of talks will treat of... more
Thursday 10 May 2018
4-Day Preached Retreat - Seeking God in all things (Laurence Murphy SJ) (13-18 May)
These days are intended to help participants to appreciate and practice the teaching of Saint Ignatius on prayer and ongoing discernment. The sixteenth century world in which he lived differs in so... more
Sunday 13 May 2018 to Friday 18 May 2018
Ignatian Library Book Club
The first book of 2018 will be Brian Grogan’s Alone and on Foot, a telling of the story of Ignatius of Loyola which seeks to make connections with the life of the contemporary reader.   We... more
Monday 14 May 2018
Spirituality in Poetry and Song
These workshops will involve prayer, silence and sharing. Participants will have opportunities to consider favourite poems and music and to reflect on them prayerfully. Guided by the insights of... more
Monday 14 May 2018
Muire na mBard
Bunófar an tsraith seo cainteanna ar ábhar an leabhráin Muire na mBard. Léirítear stádas na Maighdeana Muire san fhilíocht chlasaiceach sa leabhrán seo. Pléifear gnéithe éagsúla den gcur chuige sna... more
Tuesday 15 May 2018
Supervision for spiritual directors
Group supervision is offered to practising spiritual directors. Monthly meetings enable the participants to attend to their own growth in accompaniment.
Wednesday 16 May 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 16 May 2018
Weekend Centering Prayer Retreat (18-20 May)
Give yourself the gift of a weekend of quiet time-out in surroundings and community that will enable you to better receive the gift of Christ’s presence and action in your life. Join us for... more
Friday 18 May 2018 to Sunday 20 May 2018
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 cor loquitur." (Heart speaks to heart.) This is a... more
Saturday 19 May 2018
Muire na mBard
Bunófar an tsraith seo cainteanna ar ábhar an leabhráin Muire na mBard. Léirítear stádas na Maighdeana Muire san fhilíocht chlasaiceach sa leabhrán seo. Pléifear gnéithe éagsúla den gcur chuige sna... more
Tuesday 22 May 2018
Supervision for spiritual directors
Group supervision is offered to practising spiritual directors. Monthly meetings enable the participants to attend to their own growth in accompaniment.
Wednesday 23 May 2018

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