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May 2017

Posted May 01, 2017 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director Clarissa Pinkola Estes offers words of encouragement that echo Jesus’ own Easter message to us! They are words of encouragement and peace. See her reflection on page 2 of this newsletter. Living in this Easter mystery, we conclude our current program year and begin planning for the year to come. Program Planning for 2017 – 2018. I will be concluding seven years of service as the Lay Leadership Program Director at the end of June. A new Program Director is in the process of being hired with the hope that this person will begin leadership for the... read more

April 2017

Posted April 01, 2017 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director How do we decide for Christ in the face of … falsehood and dishonesty, immigrants facing deportation, so many starving people, refugees fleeing violence, radical environmental changes, polarization and increase in... read more

March 2017

Posted March 01, 2017 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director Christopher Pramuk’s essay on hopefulness and possibility offers insight into a Lenten practice that promises to inform our ministry during these Lenten days. What gives you hope and what challenges you... read more

February 2017

Posted February 01, 2017 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director As we witness violence in our country and in so many parts of our world, we pause to reflect on our own complicity with a violent life-style. (See Deepening Our Awareness... read more

January 2017

Posted January 01, 2017 in Press Releases

Dear Friend of Jesuit Retreat House, As we turn the calendar to the New Year and ponder what lies ahead in 2017, it is a time of great excitement at JRH. As you may be aware... read more