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January 2014

Posted January 01, 2014 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director With encouragement from Pope Francis (See “Something to Ponder” on the next page), we open to a renewed encounter with Christ as we continue Christ’s mission to God’s people in northeast Ohio. Here is where you will find us: Praying with St. Ignatius, Parish Retreat. On January 16th , retreat leaders will gather to begin preparations for our Lenten retreats. Supported by Joan Carney, Margaret Balewski will be leading the retreat in her home parish, St. Basil the Great (Brecksville). Joan and Margaret will be joined by team members: Mary Ann Burke, SND, Rich Jerdonek, Laura Kuhn,... read more

December 2013

Posted December 01, 2013 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director As we live into the darkening days of December, we are once again invited into the renewal of Advent. Where is my heart centered? On whom is my heart set? From... read more

November 2013

Posted November 01, 2013 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director Personal discernment, informed by regular reflection on experience (the practice of the Examen) becomes a way of life, a habit. As we live into the program year, this process is informing... read more

September 2013

Posted September 01, 2013 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director As the fall program season begins, we are sobered by the potential of war in Syria. Pope Francis is calling for a day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria... read more

August 2013

Posted August 01, 2013 in Press Releases

Dear Friend of Jesuit Retreat House: What do you seek for happiness? A big home? A recognized career? A fabulous salary? What is the ‘drive’ or ‘passion’ in your life? What has grabbed you and absorbed you?... read more