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.

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 16 April 2020
Supervision Training for Spiritual Directors 2019-20
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 17 April 2020 to Tuesday 21 April 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 24 April 2020 to Sunday 26 April 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 24 April 2020 to Sunday 26 April 2020
To love the Earth (Brendan Comerford SJ)
We have only begun to love the Earth Denise Levertov Poets help us to notice beauty in the commonplace. Brendan Comerford SJ will guide your reflection on the lives and... more
Sunday 26 April 2020 to Friday 1 May 2020
Supervision Training for Spiritual Directors 2020-21
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 1 May 2020 to Tuesday 5 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 a number of elements: reflections, guided... more
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 God. The retreatant is offered the opportunity to... more
Friday 8 May 2020 to Sunday 17 May 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 20 May 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 20 May 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 21 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 the director every day, to be accompanied their... more
Friday 22 May 2020 to Sunday 31 May 2020
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 30 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 2020. A director will individually guide each ‘Exercitant’ through the Exercises over a one-... more
Sunday 31 May 2020 to 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 a number of elements: reflections, guided... more
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 meeting the Lord in sacred scripture with the... more
Sunday 7 June 2020 to Friday 12 June 2020
4-day Imaging God Retreat (7-12 Jun)
There are many paths in our life of faith that can lead us to go deeper within ourselves; nature, poetry, scripture and silence are examples. Some people find it helpful to stop and look at images... more
Sunday 7 June 2020 to Friday 12 June 2020
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 13 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 an environment where you can meet God intimately... more
Sunday 14 June 2020 to Tuesday 23 June 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 18 June 2020

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