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February 22-24, 2019
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men

Retreat Master: Fr. Ron Bieganowski, SJ
Retreat Title: Ignatius' Story of How God Cares

Join Fr. Bieganowski for a silent weekend retreat following the sequence of the Spiritual Exercises  of St. Ignatius of Loyola.   We will explore the story of how God cares for us, of what that care means for us, and how the story of salvation helps define who we are and how we live.

Groups Attending: Individuals, KC Council 4966 - Holy Ghost (St. Theresa's, Palatine), Ken Murphy, St. Alphonsus (Prospect Heights), St. John Vianney (Lockport), Fr. Ladniak Memorial, Divine Savior (Norridge), St. Ann (Channahon), St. Giles (Oak Park)

Please call the office at 847-381-1261 to register for this retreat.

February 24, 2019 8:00 am to 6:30 pm
A Veteran's Coming Home Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Masters: Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ and Team of Veterans
Retreat Title: Veterans' "Coming Home" Retreat

Led by Fr. Michael Sparough, SJ and a team of veterans, all veterans and adult family members are welcome.

Register Now

March 1-3, 2019
An Ignatian, Recovery Weekend Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Master: Fr. Tom Weston, SJ
Retreat Title: Practical, Simple, Flexible: The Power of the 12 Steps

In this weekend retreat, we will look at the experience, strength, and hope of the members of the fellowship to help people get well with the grace of God. There are no shortcuts on the road to recovery, but there are practical suggestions for those who ask for help.

This retreat concludes after lunch on Sunday.  Lunch is served at 11:30 am.

Groups Attending: Individuals

Register Now

March 6, 2019 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Men & Women

Retreat Master: Fr. Richard McGurn, SJ
Retreat Title: Ash Wednesday Day of Reflection: Return to Me with Your Whole Heart

At times the journey is hard and we can feel directionless. Our Father sends Jesus to find us, and to open a new road. He is the Way, and the healer of hearts.

Program Cost: $50.00 (includes Lunch)

Register Now

March 7-10, 2019
A 4-Day Ignatian, Silent Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Master: Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ
Retreat Title: Teach Us to Pray: Reflecting on the Lord's Prayer with St. Ignatius

Using storytelling, poetry, music, guided imagery, journaling, and breath & body prayer, Fr Michael guides us through the prayer Jesus taught us.  Drawing on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, this retreat will forever change the way you encounter the Lord’s Prayer.

Groups Attending: Individuals, St. Mary Immaculate (Plainfield), Meet Me in the Silence, Natalie Glynn, St. Bede (Ingleside), St. Anne (Pleasant Prairie, WI)

Register Now

March 15-17, 2019
An Ignatian, Recovery Weekend Retreat for Men

Retreat Master: Fr. Tim Seigel
Retreat Title: The Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous: A Spiritual Journey

Our spiritual journey through the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous begins with our "foxhole" prayers and the discovery that the hand of AA is there to help us.  Upon reaching the Twelfth Step, we come to realize that we are the hand of AA, and our highest  priority is to be there for others who suffer in their foxholes longing for a way out.  All along the way, we are never alone.  

Personal effects must be removed from rooms by 9:00 am on Sunday.  The retreat will conclude after lunch which is served at 11:30 am.  

Groups Attending: Individuals

Register Now

March 21, 2019 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
An Evening of Reflection for Women

Retreat Master: Mrs. Mary McKeon
Retreat Title: Mary, Untier of Knots

We all have challenges, "knots," in our lives that can seem impossible to untie. In this little-known devotion to Mary that is a favorite of Pope Francis, we are reminded to entrust these knots to Mary and to allow her to untie them and bring us to her Son, Jesus.

Program Cost: $35.00 (includes Dinner)

Register Now

March 22-24, 2019
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Masters: Mrs. Mary McKeon and Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ
Retreat Title: Who Do You Say That I Am?

Knowing about Jesus is part of our faith development; coming to intimately know Jesus leads to spiritual depth and transformation. Scripture, silence, and prayer are key to meeting Jesus heart to heart. This retreat is about your personal response to the question Jesus asks His disciples, "Who do you say that I am?"  

This weekend there will be an optional opportunity for movement and gesture prayer incorporated into the retreat.  For example - gestures to the Lord's Prayer, a sign of the cross meditation, some simple movements to music in a prayerful way.  

Groups Attending: Individuals

Register Now

March 29-31, 2019
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men

Retreat Master: Fr. Richard McGurn, SJ
Retreat Title: An Ignatian School of Prayer

St. Ignatius of Loyola offered his Spiritual Exercises to help find souls find God in all things and grow in relationship with the Lord.  This retreat weekend will invite and offer opportunities to grow in methods of prayer that will help us walk with our Lord.  Come walk with us.

Groups Attending: Individuals, St. Peter (Geneva), St. Mary of Vernon

Register Now

April 5-7, 2019
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Women

Retreat Master: Fr. Jeff Putthoff, SJ
Retreat Title: Finding Our Wholeness

Our unique holiness is truly found in our wholeness in Jesus. We will use Ignatian contemplation in this weekend retreat, making use of the senses and imagination, to enter more fully into our wholeness and walk more closely with Jesus.

Groups Attending: Individuals, Catholic Community of Northbrook, St Mary of Vernon, St Peter Church (Geneva), Our Lady of Perpetual Help Devotions Ministries, St Mary of Celle, Deanery II-B

Register Now

April 8, 2019 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Men & Women

Retreat Masters: Fr. Bob Dufford, SJ and Maureen Martin
Retreat Title: "Stay with Me:" Walking into the Passion

As Holy Week approaches, let us walk alongside Jesus into the well-known stories. Together we will explore the invitation and the intimacy of this most holy week. The day will include presentations, using Scripture and music, plus time for reflection and quiet prayer. We will conclude with a Lenten prayer service.

Program Cost: $50.00 (includes Lunch)

Register Now

April 12-14, 2019
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men

Retreat Master: Fr. Doug Leonhardt, SJ
Retreat Title: The Spiritual Exercises: Who am I? Where am I going? How do I get there?

A retreat is a contemporary way of observing the Sabbath. We cease from work. We make space for God. We enjoy the gift of time to contemplate who we are from God's perspective, where He is inviting us to go with our lives, and how to follow His lead.

Groups Attending: Individuals, Loyola Dental School Group, KC-St. Catherine (Dundee), St. John the Apostle (Villa Park), Al John's Group (Milwaukee area), Mayslake Ministries

Register Now

April 16, 2019 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
An Evening of Reflection for Women

Retreat Master: Mrs. Mary McKeon
Retreat Title: The Way of the Cross through Mary's Eyes

Come join us this Holy Week to walk the way of the cross alongside Mary, the Mother of God, who remained compassionate and faithful to God even at the foot of the cross.

Program Cost: $35.00 (includes Dinner)

Register Now

April 18-20, 2019
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Masters: Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ and Mrs. Mary McKeon
Retreat Title: Holy Week Retreat: The Seven Last Words of Christ

The Holy Week Triduum presents a unique opportunity to spend the climax of the liturgical year in deep prayer. Come celebrate this sacred time with two of Bellarmine’s veteran retreat masters. They will reflect on each of Christ’s  7 last words  - bringing them to life in a way that is sure to open your mind and enflame your  heart. Even if you make a Bellarmine retreat at another time of year, come back and join us to better prepare to welcome Easter!

Groups Attending: Individuals, Meet Me in the Silence, Ron Frost/J Geldermann Memorial, St. Martha (Morton Grove)

Register Now

April 30, 2019 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Women

Retreat Master: Mrs. Mary McKeon
Retreat Title: Grit, Grace, and Transformation

The stories of women, such as Mary Magdalene and the Woman at the Well, who encounter Jesus can serve to inform, inspire, and motivate us. We will break open some of their stories from Scripture and reflect on who we recognize today as women of strength and courage. These women are open to receive grace, which then transforms them into being the women in Christ they are called to be.

Program Cost: $50.00 (includes Lunch)

Register Now

May 3-5, 2019
An Ignatian, Semi-Silent Weekend Retreat for Couples

Retreat Master: Fr. Matthew Linn, SJ
Retreat Title: Peace Be with You

Each year the pace of life increases and new challenges appear that can make peace seem more a wish than a reality. This retreat will focus on how Jesus sent the Holy Spirit (John 20:19-23) transforming the apostles “behind locked doors for fear of the Jews” into bold risk takers rooted in a deep peace not shaken even by imprisonment, violence or death. In this semi-silent couples retreat we will open our hearts to a peace deeper than our fears, a peace that heals our hurts, and an empowering peace as the Spirit sends us forth to be peacemakers in our anxious world.

Groups Attending: Married Couples

Register Now

May 5, 2019 8:00 am to 6:30 pm
A Veteran's Coming Home Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Masters: Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ and Team of Veterans
Retreat Title: Veterans' "Coming Home" Retreat

Led by Fr. Michael Sparough, SJ and a team of veterans, all veterans and adult family members are welcome.

Register Now

May 10, 2019 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Women

Retreat Masters: Patricia Cooney Hathaway, PhD and Mrs. Mary McKeon
Retreat Title: Seasons of Life, Seasons of Faith

God comes to us in our personal history. Just as there are seasons of life, there are seasons in our human and spiritual journey to God. This day will explore the challenges and opportunities in both the spring and summer (ages 17-40) and the autumn and winter (ages 40-85+) seasons of our lives. Stories from the lives of everyday women make these seasons come alive, as well as the life experience and wisdom of some of the great saints of our tradition. Dr. Cooney Hathaway will be using examples from her book Weaving Faith and Experience: a Woman's Perspective. This is an opportunity for women of all ages and stages in life to come together as women of faith.

Program Cost: $50.00 (includes Lunch)

Register Now

May 10-11, 2019
An Ignatian, Semi-Silent Weekend Retreat for Women

Retreat Masters: Mrs. Mary McKeon and Catherine Palenik
Retreat Title: A Retreat for Mothers and Daughters: Growing Together in Wisdom and Grace

“And Jesus advanced in wisdom, and age, and grace with God and men” (Luke 2:52). So too are we called to grow emotionally and spiritually in our relationship with God and one another. This happens through the deepening of these relationships, and how we experience and relate to the significant women in our life is key.

Join us for a women’s overnight retreat for mothers and daughters, grandmothers and granddaughters, nieces and aunts, sisters, cousins, friends...

Groups Attending: Individuals, Karen Steufen Group

Register Now

June 1, 2019 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Men & Women

Retreat Master: Fr. David Shields, SJ
Retreat Title: Day of Prayer in Spanish: La Creación: Dios Nos Amó Primero

Refleccionamos en cuanto Dios nos ama y como debemos responderle con gratitud.

Program Cost: There is no cost for this retreat; free will donations accepted. Se aceptan donaciones. (includes Lunch)

Please call the office at 847-381-1261 to register for this retreat.

February 22-24, 2019
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men

Retreat Master: Fr. Ron Bieganowski, SJ
Retreat Title: Ignatius' Story of How God Cares

Join Fr. Bieganowski for a silent weekend retreat following the sequence of the Spiritual Exercises  of St. Ignatius of Loyola.   We will explore the story of how God cares for us, of what that care means for us, and how the story of salvation helps define who we are and how we live.

Groups Attending: Individuals, KC Council 4966 - Holy Ghost (St. Theresa's, Palatine), Ken Murphy, St. Alphonsus (Prospect Heights), St. John Vianney (Lockport), Fr. Ladniak Memorial, Divine Savior (Norridge), St. Ann (Channahon), St. Giles (Oak Park)

Please call the office at 847-381-1261 to register for this retreat.

March 29-31, 2019
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men

Retreat Master: Fr. Richard McGurn, SJ
Retreat Title: An Ignatian School of Prayer

St. Ignatius of Loyola offered his Spiritual Exercises to help find souls find God in all things and grow in relationship with the Lord.  This retreat weekend will invite and offer opportunities to grow in methods of prayer that will help us walk with our Lord.  Come walk with us.

Groups Attending: Individuals, St. Peter (Geneva), St. Mary of Vernon

Register Now

April 12-14, 2019
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men

Retreat Master: Fr. Doug Leonhardt, SJ
Retreat Title: The Spiritual Exercises: Who am I? Where am I going? How do I get there?

A retreat is a contemporary way of observing the Sabbath. We cease from work. We make space for God. We enjoy the gift of time to contemplate who we are from God's perspective, where He is inviting us to go with our lives, and how to follow His lead.

Groups Attending: Individuals, Loyola Dental School Group, KC-St. Catherine (Dundee), St. John the Apostle (Villa Park), Al John's Group (Milwaukee area), Mayslake Ministries

Register Now

March 21, 2019 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
An Evening of Reflection for Women

Retreat Master: Mrs. Mary McKeon
Retreat Title: Mary, Untier of Knots

We all have challenges, "knots," in our lives that can seem impossible to untie. In this little-known devotion to Mary that is a favorite of Pope Francis, we are reminded to entrust these knots to Mary and to allow her to untie them and bring us to her Son, Jesus.

Program Cost: $35.00 (includes Dinner)

Register Now

April 5-7, 2019
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Women

Retreat Master: Fr. Jeff Putthoff, SJ
Retreat Title: Finding Our Wholeness

Our unique holiness is truly found in our wholeness in Jesus. We will use Ignatian contemplation in this weekend retreat, making use of the senses and imagination, to enter more fully into our wholeness and walk more closely with Jesus.

Groups Attending: Individuals, Catholic Community of Northbrook, St Mary of Vernon, St Peter Church (Geneva), Our Lady of Perpetual Help Devotions Ministries, St Mary of Celle, Deanery II-B

Register Now

April 16, 2019 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
An Evening of Reflection for Women

Retreat Master: Mrs. Mary McKeon
Retreat Title: The Way of the Cross through Mary's Eyes

Come join us this Holy Week to walk the way of the cross alongside Mary, the Mother of God, who remained compassionate and faithful to God even at the foot of the cross.

Program Cost: $35.00 (includes Dinner)

Register Now

April 30, 2019 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Women

Retreat Master: Mrs. Mary McKeon
Retreat Title: Grit, Grace, and Transformation

The stories of women, such as Mary Magdalene and the Woman at the Well, who encounter Jesus can serve to inform, inspire, and motivate us. We will break open some of their stories from Scripture and reflect on who we recognize today as women of strength and courage. These women are open to receive grace, which then transforms them into being the women in Christ they are called to be.

Program Cost: $50.00 (includes Lunch)

Register Now

May 10, 2019 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Women

Retreat Masters: Patricia Cooney Hathaway, PhD and Mrs. Mary McKeon
Retreat Title: Seasons of Life, Seasons of Faith

God comes to us in our personal history. Just as there are seasons of life, there are seasons in our human and spiritual journey to God. This day will explore the challenges and opportunities in both the spring and summer (ages 17-40) and the autumn and winter (ages 40-85+) seasons of our lives. Stories from the lives of everyday women make these seasons come alive, as well as the life experience and wisdom of some of the great saints of our tradition. Dr. Cooney Hathaway will be using examples from her book Weaving Faith and Experience: a Woman's Perspective. This is an opportunity for women of all ages and stages in life to come together as women of faith.

Program Cost: $50.00 (includes Lunch)

Register Now

May 10-11, 2019
An Ignatian, Semi-Silent Weekend Retreat for Women

Retreat Masters: Mrs. Mary McKeon and Catherine Palenik
Retreat Title: A Retreat for Mothers and Daughters: Growing Together in Wisdom and Grace

“And Jesus advanced in wisdom, and age, and grace with God and men” (Luke 2:52). So too are we called to grow emotionally and spiritually in our relationship with God and one another. This happens through the deepening of these relationships, and how we experience and relate to the significant women in our life is key.

Join us for a women’s overnight retreat for mothers and daughters, grandmothers and granddaughters, nieces and aunts, sisters, cousins, friends...

Groups Attending: Individuals, Karen Steufen Group

Register Now

February 24, 2019 8:00 am to 6:30 pm
A Veteran's Coming Home Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Masters: Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ and Team of Veterans
Retreat Title: Veterans' "Coming Home" Retreat

Led by Fr. Michael Sparough, SJ and a team of veterans, all veterans and adult family members are welcome.

Register Now

March 1-3, 2019
An Ignatian, Recovery Weekend Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Master: Fr. Tom Weston, SJ
Retreat Title: Practical, Simple, Flexible: The Power of the 12 Steps

In this weekend retreat, we will look at the experience, strength, and hope of the members of the fellowship to help people get well with the grace of God. There are no shortcuts on the road to recovery, but there are practical suggestions for those who ask for help.

This retreat concludes after lunch on Sunday.  Lunch is served at 11:30 am.

Groups Attending: Individuals

Register Now

March 6, 2019 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Men & Women

Retreat Master: Fr. Richard McGurn, SJ
Retreat Title: Ash Wednesday Day of Reflection: Return to Me with Your Whole Heart

At times the journey is hard and we can feel directionless. Our Father sends Jesus to find us, and to open a new road. He is the Way, and the healer of hearts.

Program Cost: $50.00 (includes Lunch)

Register Now

March 7-10, 2019
A 4-Day Ignatian, Silent Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Master: Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ
Retreat Title: Teach Us to Pray: Reflecting on the Lord's Prayer with St. Ignatius

Using storytelling, poetry, music, guided imagery, journaling, and breath & body prayer, Fr Michael guides us through the prayer Jesus taught us.  Drawing on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, this retreat will forever change the way you encounter the Lord’s Prayer.

Groups Attending: Individuals, St. Mary Immaculate (Plainfield), Meet Me in the Silence, Natalie Glynn, St. Bede (Ingleside), St. Anne (Pleasant Prairie, WI)

Register Now

March 22-24, 2019
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Masters: Mrs. Mary McKeon and Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ
Retreat Title: Who Do You Say That I Am?

Knowing about Jesus is part of our faith development; coming to intimately know Jesus leads to spiritual depth and transformation. Scripture, silence, and prayer are key to meeting Jesus heart to heart. This retreat is about your personal response to the question Jesus asks His disciples, "Who do you say that I am?"  

This weekend there will be an optional opportunity for movement and gesture prayer incorporated into the retreat.  For example - gestures to the Lord's Prayer, a sign of the cross meditation, some simple movements to music in a prayerful way.  

Groups Attending: Individuals

Register Now

April 8, 2019 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Men & Women

Retreat Masters: Fr. Bob Dufford, SJ and Maureen Martin
Retreat Title: "Stay with Me:" Walking into the Passion

As Holy Week approaches, let us walk alongside Jesus into the well-known stories. Together we will explore the invitation and the intimacy of this most holy week. The day will include presentations, using Scripture and music, plus time for reflection and quiet prayer. We will conclude with a Lenten prayer service.

Program Cost: $50.00 (includes Lunch)

Register Now

April 18-20, 2019
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Masters: Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ and Mrs. Mary McKeon
Retreat Title: Holy Week Retreat: The Seven Last Words of Christ

The Holy Week Triduum presents a unique opportunity to spend the climax of the liturgical year in deep prayer. Come celebrate this sacred time with two of Bellarmine’s veteran retreat masters. They will reflect on each of Christ’s  7 last words  - bringing them to life in a way that is sure to open your mind and enflame your  heart. Even if you make a Bellarmine retreat at another time of year, come back and join us to better prepare to welcome Easter!

Groups Attending: Individuals, Meet Me in the Silence, Ron Frost/J Geldermann Memorial, St. Martha (Morton Grove)

Register Now

May 5, 2019 8:00 am to 6:30 pm
A Veteran's Coming Home Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Masters: Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ and Team of Veterans
Retreat Title: Veterans' "Coming Home" Retreat

Led by Fr. Michael Sparough, SJ and a team of veterans, all veterans and adult family members are welcome.

Register Now

June 1, 2019 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Men & Women

Retreat Master: Fr. David Shields, SJ
Retreat Title: Day of Prayer in Spanish: La Creación: Dios Nos Amó Primero

Refleccionamos en cuanto Dios nos ama y como debemos responderle con gratitud.

Program Cost: There is no cost for this retreat; free will donations accepted. Se aceptan donaciones. (includes Lunch)

Please call the office at 847-381-1261 to register for this retreat.

May 3-5, 2019
An Ignatian, Semi-Silent Weekend Retreat for Couples

Retreat Master: Fr. Matthew Linn, SJ
Retreat Title: Peace Be with You

Each year the pace of life increases and new challenges appear that can make peace seem more a wish than a reality. This retreat will focus on how Jesus sent the Holy Spirit (John 20:19-23) transforming the apostles “behind locked doors for fear of the Jews” into bold risk takers rooted in a deep peace not shaken even by imprisonment, violence or death. In this semi-silent couples retreat we will open our hearts to a peace deeper than our fears, a peace that heals our hurts, and an empowering peace as the Spirit sends us forth to be peacemakers in our anxious world.

Groups Attending: Married Couples

Register Now

March 1-3, 2019
An Ignatian, Recovery Weekend Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Master: Fr. Tom Weston, SJ
Retreat Title: Practical, Simple, Flexible: The Power of the 12 Steps

In this weekend retreat, we will look at the experience, strength, and hope of the members of the fellowship to help people get well with the grace of God. There are no shortcuts on the road to recovery, but there are practical suggestions for those who ask for help.

This retreat concludes after lunch on Sunday.  Lunch is served at 11:30 am.

Groups Attending: Individuals

Register Now

March 15-17, 2019
An Ignatian, Recovery Weekend Retreat for Men

Retreat Master: Fr. Tim Seigel
Retreat Title: The Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous: A Spiritual Journey

Our spiritual journey through the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous begins with our "foxhole" prayers and the discovery that the hand of AA is there to help us.  Upon reaching the Twelfth Step, we come to realize that we are the hand of AA, and our highest  priority is to be there for others who suffer in their foxholes longing for a way out.  All along the way, we are never alone.  

Personal effects must be removed from rooms by 9:00 am on Sunday.  The retreat will conclude after lunch which is served at 11:30 am.  

Groups Attending: Individuals

Register Now

March 6, 2019 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Men & Women

Retreat Master: Fr. Richard McGurn, SJ
Retreat Title: Ash Wednesday Day of Reflection: Return to Me with Your Whole Heart

At times the journey is hard and we can feel directionless. Our Father sends Jesus to find us, and to open a new road. He is the Way, and the healer of hearts.

Program Cost: $50.00 (includes Lunch)

Register Now

March 21, 2019 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
An Evening of Reflection for Women

Retreat Master: Mrs. Mary McKeon
Retreat Title: Mary, Untier of Knots

We all have challenges, "knots," in our lives that can seem impossible to untie. In this little-known devotion to Mary that is a favorite of Pope Francis, we are reminded to entrust these knots to Mary and to allow her to untie them and bring us to her Son, Jesus.

Program Cost: $35.00 (includes Dinner)

Register Now

April 8, 2019 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Men & Women

Retreat Masters: Fr. Bob Dufford, SJ and Maureen Martin
Retreat Title: "Stay with Me:" Walking into the Passion

As Holy Week approaches, let us walk alongside Jesus into the well-known stories. Together we will explore the invitation and the intimacy of this most holy week. The day will include presentations, using Scripture and music, plus time for reflection and quiet prayer. We will conclude with a Lenten prayer service.

Program Cost: $50.00 (includes Lunch)

Register Now

April 16, 2019 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
An Evening of Reflection for Women

Retreat Master: Mrs. Mary McKeon
Retreat Title: The Way of the Cross through Mary's Eyes

Come join us this Holy Week to walk the way of the cross alongside Mary, the Mother of God, who remained compassionate and faithful to God even at the foot of the cross.

Program Cost: $35.00 (includes Dinner)

Register Now

April 30, 2019 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Women

Retreat Master: Mrs. Mary McKeon
Retreat Title: Grit, Grace, and Transformation

The stories of women, such as Mary Magdalene and the Woman at the Well, who encounter Jesus can serve to inform, inspire, and motivate us. We will break open some of their stories from Scripture and reflect on who we recognize today as women of strength and courage. These women are open to receive grace, which then transforms them into being the women in Christ they are called to be.

Program Cost: $50.00 (includes Lunch)

Register Now

May 10, 2019 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Women

Retreat Masters: Patricia Cooney Hathaway, PhD and Mrs. Mary McKeon
Retreat Title: Seasons of Life, Seasons of Faith

God comes to us in our personal history. Just as there are seasons of life, there are seasons in our human and spiritual journey to God. This day will explore the challenges and opportunities in both the spring and summer (ages 17-40) and the autumn and winter (ages 40-85+) seasons of our lives. Stories from the lives of everyday women make these seasons come alive, as well as the life experience and wisdom of some of the great saints of our tradition. Dr. Cooney Hathaway will be using examples from her book Weaving Faith and Experience: a Woman's Perspective. This is an opportunity for women of all ages and stages in life to come together as women of faith.

Program Cost: $50.00 (includes Lunch)

Register Now

June 1, 2019 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Men & Women

Retreat Master: Fr. David Shields, SJ
Retreat Title: Day of Prayer in Spanish: La Creación: Dios Nos Amó Primero

Refleccionamos en cuanto Dios nos ama y como debemos responderle con gratitud.

Program Cost: There is no cost for this retreat; free will donations accepted. Se aceptan donaciones. (includes Lunch)

Please call the office at 847-381-1261 to register for this retreat.

February 24, 2019 8:00 am to 6:30 pm
A Veteran's Coming Home Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Masters: Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ and Team of Veterans
Retreat Title: Veterans' "Coming Home" Retreat

Led by Fr. Michael Sparough, SJ and a team of veterans, all veterans and adult family members are welcome.

Register Now

May 5, 2019 8:00 am to 6:30 pm
A Veteran's Coming Home Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Masters: Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ and Team of Veterans
Retreat Title: Veterans' "Coming Home" Retreat

Led by Fr. Michael Sparough, SJ and a team of veterans, all veterans and adult family members are welcome.

Register Now