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April 2015

Posted April 01, 2015 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director Once again, the Easter season enlivens us with re-birth in Christ’s own light. As our program year comes to a close, we rejoice in having been given the opportunity to serve Christ’s mission. With the apostle Paul, we embrace the mystery of our life in Christ. (See Pope Benedict XVI’s reflections on page 2 of this newsletter.) Witness our program life: Praying with St. Ignatius Retreats. A total of 14 retreat team members served on the two retreats that took place during this past Lenten season at St. Barnabas Parish (Northfield) and at Forest Hill Church (Presbyterian,... read more

March 2015

Posted March 01, 2015 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director As we live into our Lenten journey, we are encouraged to know that our ministry is supported by friendship with God. The essay by Becky Eldredge (see page 2) offers a... read more

February 2015

Posted February 01, 2015 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director Prayer and action are entwined aspects of our call to mission. Action discerned out of our prayer defines our unique role in Christ’s mission. Dr. Gerald May challenges us (See essay... read more

January 2015

Posted January 01, 2015 in Press Releases

Dear Friend of Jesuit Retreat House, In reflecting upon the past year, the words from a popular song taken from the Book of Ecclesiastes have come to mind a number of times: “To everything - turn,... read more

January 2015

Posted January 01, 2015 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director Doris Klein’s essay, “Discernment of the Heart” (see page 2), challenges us to stay grounded in that “inner cave of Mystery where we wait to know the integrity of our call.”... read more