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"Spiritual Principles Would Solve All My Problems"

December 7-9, 2018
An Ignatian, Recovery Weekend Retreat for Men

Retreat Title: "Spiritual Principles Would Solve All My Problems"

From pages 42-43 of the ‘Big Book’: “Quite as important was the discovery that spiritual principles would solve all my problems. I have since been brought into a way of living infinitely more satisfying and, I hope, more useful than the life I lived before. My old manner of life was by no means a bad one, but I would not exchange its best moments for the worst I have now. I would not go back to it even if I could.” We’ll look at which spiritual principles (the 12 Steps) underpin our new “way of living” and how those principles can, indeed, “solve all my problems.”

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

Groups Attending: Individuals

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

Retreat Master:


Fr. Tim Meier, SJ

Fr. Tim Meier, SJ was a Chaplain in the California National Guard (2006-2018) who deployed overseas four times. Fr. Meier holds a BA in Music and Biology from Kalamazoo College, an MA in Philosophy from Loyola University Chicago, an MS in Biology from Georgetown University, an MDiv and a ThM from Weston Jesuit School of Theology, as well as a PhD in Molecular Neurobiology from Stanford University where he served as the Undergraduate Research Coordinator and Director of the Honors Program in Biology. He has been clean and sober since September 1979.