The Ignatian Retreats for Married Couples at Bellarmine are only for those couples who have been Sacramentally Married in the Church. If you have any questions about this policy please call the office at 847.381.1261.

2016-2017 Retreat Season

April 28-30, 2017 – a Semi-Silent Ignatian Weekend Retreat for Sacramentally Married Couples with Dr. Terry Nelson-Johnson
Retreat Title: Marriage, Mercy and Joy — Welcome to the Divine Dance!

Terry Nelson-Johnson, DMin, was the leader of Holy Family’s outstanding Parish Mission this past March, 2016. He taught at Loyola Academy for 18 years and is the Founder and Executive Director of Soul-Play, LLC, an experiential, theological, educational enterprise serving congregations, families, schools and adult retreats. He is currently serving at Old St. Pat’s in Chicago as Resident Theologian and Animator of Faith. Dr. Terry Nelson-Johnson is married and the father of two children. To learn more about his work, visit his website at