January 11-13, 2019
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men
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, Our Lady of the Grove KC/St Mary HNS (Buffalo Grove), St. Monica (Carpentersville), Al Raffin (St Patrick - Chesterton), St. Mary (Lake Forest), St. Peter & Paul (Cary)
A native of Milwaukee, Fr. Leonhardt entered the Society of Jesus in 1956 and was ordained a priest in 1969. Since his ordination, he has served as the Principal and the President of Marquette University High School, as the Director of Novices and the Formation Director of the Wisconsin Province, and as the Pastor of Gesu Parish in Milwaukee. For a period of time during his 2003 sabbatical, Fr. Leonhardt directed retreats in Kenya and Uganda. He has extensive experience in directing the Spiritual Exercises and is presently working as Jesuit Superior for the St. Camillus assisted living community.