May 5-7, 2017
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Women
Not all travel is the same: The goal of a trip is to get from where I am to my destination. Tours are a series of per-scheduled stops to visit various significant sites. But a pilgrimage finds its meaning in the trip itself, in the encounters and conversations with other pilgrims. Pilgrimages are for savoring. In this retreat we will pilgrimage with Jesus through the questions he puts to his companion disciples as they journey to Jerusalem.
Groups Attending: Individuals, Lady of Peace, St Mary of Vernon (Women), Our Lady of Ransom (Women), Heart of Mary, Deanery II-B Women, Catholic Community of Northbrook, St. Mary of Celle
Fr. Shields entered the Society of Jesus in 1961. After finishing his theological studies in Toronto, he was ordained a priest in 1973. He served on the Pine Ridge Reservation among the Oglala Lakota (Sioux) from 1974 to 1989. From 1990 to 1995, he was Assistant Director of the Family Life Office for the Diocese of Rapid City, SD. In 1996, he began ministry among Milwaukee’s Latino population, where for the last nine years he has served as Executive Director of Casa Romero Renewal Center, an urban bilingual spirituality center.