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September 2014

Posted September 01, 2014 in Press Releases

Dear Friend of Jesuit Retreat House, I write this first letter to our Jesuit Retreat House community and friends with deep gratitude for having the opportunity to serve as the new Executive Director beginning July 1. My personal journey of prayer and discernment leading to this inspiring new turn in my life has been blessed with a profound sense of feeling my life in God’s hands, and the belief that this role is truly the best use of my gifts in this phase of my life. I am everinspired by the First Principle and Foundation of Ignatius, and the core image... read more

September 2014

Posted September 01, 2014 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director With the coming of fall, we begin another ministry year. Encouraged by Michael Himes (see pg. 2) we continue to discern God’s call to serving Christ’s mission. We begin this year... read more

August 2014

Posted August 01, 2014 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director The joyous living of our lives in Christ compels us to be community for one another, inviting others to share in the “Joy of the Gospel.” Check out Fr. Joe Tetlow’s... read more

July 2014

Posted July 01, 2014 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director During these summer months, we are looking at our recent experience and discerning God’s call for this coming program year. Here is what is taking shape: Lay Leadership Advisory Committee. This 14-member... read more

June 2014

Posted June 01, 2014 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director “Groping” when applied to humans, is a word used by Teilhard de Chardin, SJ to describe “discernment.” (See reflection on p. 2, Deepening our Awareness … Something to Ponder) As we... read more