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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 reflection on this reality. Our service in Christ’s name is our contribution to deepening relationship with God. Here is where we are currently serving. Praying with St. Ignatius Retreats. Snow and extreme temperatures have forced the cancellation of retreat sessions for retreats at St. Barnabas Parish (Northfield) and at Forest Hill Church (Presbyterian, USA). Thanks to the flexibility of the team members and retreat leaders, Joan... 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

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