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February 2014

Posted February 01, 2014 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director Pope Francis, in his Apostolic Exhortation, reminds us that we have been “entrusted with a treasure” as we bring the Gospel Good News to the people we serve. Here is a sampling of where we are called this month: Praying with St. Ignatius, Parish Retreat. On January 16th , retreat leaders gathered to begin preparations for our Lenten 8- week retreats. The retreat at St. Basil the Great, Brecksville will begin on March 4th and the retreat with the parents of the elementary school children at Lakewood Catholic Academy will begin on March 6th . This month... read more

January 2014

Posted January 01, 2014 in Press Releases

Dear Friends: Here at the Retreat House we are seriously implementing the concept of ‘journey’ or ‘pilgrimage’, something that Pope Francis has mentioned frequently in his talks. As a Jesuit, he is familiar with the journey... read more

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... 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