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January 2015

Posted January 01, 2015 in Press Releases

Dear Friend of Jesuit Retreat House, In reflecting upon the past year, the words from a popular song taken from the Book of Ecclesiastes have come to mind a number of times: “To everything - turn, turn, turn. There is a season - turn, turn, turn. And a time to every purpose under heaven.” In helping our now young adult children learn to downhill ski over the years, this has been a theme song. The essence of skiing is making turns: understanding when and how to turn, making turns that are both anticipated and unexpected, not being afraid and not going... read more

January 2015

Posted January 01, 2015 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director Doris Klein’s essay, “Discernment of the Heart” (see page 2), challenges us to stay grounded in that “inner cave of Mystery where we wait to know the integrity of our call.”... read more

December 2014

Posted December 01, 2014 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director As we begin a new liturgical year with the season of Advent we are challenged to take up our baptismal call to be prophets of the Messiah: to straighten the crooked... read more

November 2014

Posted November 01, 2014 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director As we move through the final days of autumn, we conclude our series of fall programs. Having witnessed the living Christ in the faces of so many people, we have experienced... read more

October 2014

Posted October 01, 2014 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director Even as we go forth in service to God’s people, we know the need for our own spiritual grounding and renewal. Don’t miss Pegge Erkeneff ’s reflection on landscapes that support... read more