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.

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
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
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
Oasis Day - 26 May 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 26 May 2018
30-day Spiritual Exercises (27 May - 1 July 2018)
The Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola will be offered in their continuous full form in June 2018. A director will individually guide each ‘Exercitant’ through the Exercises over a one-... more
Sunday 27 May 2018 to Sunday 1 July 2018
8-day Directed Retreat (29 May-7 Jun)
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
Tuesday 29 May 2018 to Thursday 7 June 2018
An Introductory Directed Retreat (10-15 Jun)
Manresa is blessed by the many people who come on directed retreats each year; this retreat offers a first step to that precious experience by taking time to introduce and support those wanting to... more
Sunday 10 June 2018 to Friday 15 June 2018
6-day Directed Retreat (17-24 Jun)
'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
Sunday 17 June 2018 to Sunday 24 June 2018
5-day Directed Retreat (17-23 Jun)
This five-day retreat will facilitate priests who wish to be with the communities on Sunday. Beginning on Sunday evening, the retreat concludes on Saturday. Participating priests may choose to leave... more
Sunday 17 June 2018 to Saturday 23 June 2018
Oasis Day - 23 June 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 23 June 2018
8-day Directed Retreat (25 June-04 Jul)
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
Monday 25 June 2018 to Wednesday 4 July 2018
6-day Directed Retreat (6-13 Jul)
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
Friday 6 July 2018 to Friday 13 July 2018
Oasis Day - 14 July 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 14 July 2018

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