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Life Lessons: An Advent Day of Prayer with Our Lady of Guadalupe

December 12, 2017 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
A Day of Reflection for Men & Women

Retreat Title: Life Lessons: An Advent Day of Prayer with Our Lady of Guadalupe

Since her appearance to St. Juan Diego in 1531 in Mexico, devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe has spread throughout the Americas. Today she is recognized as Patroness of the Unborn and the Right to Life movement. Fr. Sparough opens up this powerful story to reflect on the “seamless garment” of Catholic social teaching holding all human life sacred from conception through natural death.

Program Cost: $50.00 (includes Lunch)

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

Retreat Master:

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Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ

Fr. Michael Sparough, SJ is a retreat director and spiritual director at the Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House in Barrington.  He holds an MFA from the Yale School of Drama and a Doctor of Ministry from St Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, IL. He is the founder of Charis, a national Jesuit retreat ministry for young adults in their 20s and 30s, and has trained spiritual directors at Loyola University-Chicago.  

A prolific writer and speaker, Fr. Michael has published books, CDs, and DVDs on prayer, discernment, and the sacraments with Franciscan Media, Paulist Press, Liturgical Training Publications, Loyola Press, and Heart to Heart. He is seen regularly on Shalom World Catholic Television and is heard regularly on Sacred Heart radio in Cincinnati and WSFI Catholic Radio in greater Chicagoland. 

His latest co-authored book is What’s Your Decision?  An Ignatian Approach to Decision Making and is published by Loyola Press.  

Fr. Michael’s weekly video homilies can be seen online at www.HtoH.US.