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God's Gift to Elders

April 12, 2021 10:30 am to 3:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Men & Women

Retreat Title: God's Gift to Elders

This is a day intended for elder men and women interested in prayerfully integrating the gift of Days Gone By, The Gift of Today and the Gift of Tomorrows Yet to Come.  There will be Presentations, Time for Quiet, Personal Prayer and Reflection.  A Mass of Thanksgiving will be followed by a served luncheon with conversation among the elders present.  After the luncheon one could go home or stay around for conversation with the facilitator and others who choose to stay.

Program Cost: $60.00 (includes Lunch)

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Retreat Master:


Fr. James Gschwend, SJ, PhD

Fr. James Gschwend, SJ, PhD is a member of Bellarmine’s resident staff. His background includes administrative positions in Jesuit high schools, working at Community Mental Health in San Francisco, and serving as Director of Spirituality in the sabbatical program at the School of Applied Theology in Oakland and Berkeley. In Berkeley he also served as Assistant Rector for the Jesuit School of Theology. Following a fellowship year on the clinical staff at the Southdown Institute in Canada, Fr. Gschwend served the Chicago Jesuit Provincial as assistant for personnel, assisting men with healthcare needs and transitions in ministry.