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May 2015

Posted May 01, 2015 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director This month, we will observe the Feast of Pentecost, a celebration of Christ’s giving us his own Spirit to form us and to enliven our ministry effort in his name. Following Pope Francis’ Spirit-led example, we see our service as members of the church firmly placed in the world. (See Leonardo Boff’s reflections on page 2 of this newsletter.) Witness our program life: Praying with St. Ignatius Retreats. As we plan our retreats for the coming year, we are engaging in Ministry Reflection evenings – times when we come together to witness the Spirit’s presence in our... read more

April 2015

Posted April 01, 2015 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director Once again, the Easter season enlivens us with re-birth in Christ’s own light. As our program year comes to a close, we rejoice in having been given the opportunity to serve... read more

March 2015

Posted March 01, 2015 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director As we live into our Lenten journey, we are encouraged to know that our ministry is supported by friendship with God. The essay by Becky Eldredge (see page 2) offers a... read more

February 2015

Posted February 01, 2015 in Lay Leadership

A Word from the Director Prayer and action are entwined aspects of our call to mission. Action discerned out of our prayer defines our unique role in Christ’s mission. Dr. Gerald May challenges us (See essay... read more

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,... read more