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Spring 2024 Newsletter

Posted February 06, 2024 in Articles

By the time this newsletter reaches your mailbox, we will be into the sacred and beautiful season of Lent. Because the date for Easter moves each year based on the first full moon after the spring equinox, the start of Lent, Ash Wednesday also moves. It is somewhat ironic that Ash Wednesday this year falls on that most American of holidays, Valentine’s Day. The Lenten rules for fasting and abstinence will prove a conundrum for those who wish to take their beloved out for a wonderful steak dinner, followed with a box of chocolates... read more

Fall-Winter 2023 Newsletter

Posted September 25, 2023 in Articles

As I write this, I am sitting at my desk in shorts and a short-sleeved shirt. It’s the last day of summer and over the last several nights there has been a noticeable chill in... read more

Summer 2023 Newsletter

Posted June 12, 2023 in Articles

From humble beginning - this is our story. In August, the Jesuit Retreat Center will begin the celebration of 125 years of offering the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises and other retreats, making JRC the oldest, longest continuously... read more

Spring 2023 Newsletter

Posted January 25, 2023 in Articles

Dear Friends of Jesuit Retreat Center, If the Lord does not build the house… (Psalm 127:1) Returning from our Christmas and New Year holiday, I was inspired to walk around our retreat center building and property. Pausing... read more

Fall-Winter 2022 Newsletter

Posted September 27, 2022 in Articles

Dear Friends of Jesuit Retreat Center, In my photo library, I have an image of autumn trees in golds and reds and oranges with the caption “October is my favorite color”. While the grounds of JRC... read more

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