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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 hate crimes? See Peter Fagan’s suggested orientation on pg. 2 of this newsletter. Here is where you will find our contribution as we share the “discipleships of our lives:” Praying with St. Ignatius Retreats. This 8-week retreat at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, Wickliffe concluded on April 1st . The retreat team included: Paul Barbins, Patrick Cleary-Burns, Kathy Haag, Claudette Matero and Carl Toomey. 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

December 2016

Posted December 01, 2016 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director As we begin a new liturgical year with the season of Advent we are encouraged to engage the “work of Advent” by giving birth to what is of God within us... read more