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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 St. Ignatius took from Spain to Rome in an effort to discern God’s will for him in his newly energized faith. We are each called to make such a journey even if we are comfortable in our faith. You might say that consciously or not, you are making a journey; after all, you are living and breathing, working and playing. So, you are journeying. You think.... 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

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

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