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The Spiritual Exercises: Then and Now

January 15-17, 2021
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men

Retreat Title: The Spiritual Exercises: Then and Now

Fr. Mitch is a master teacher who applies the wisdom of our tradition to the needs of our world today, guiding us through the Spiritual Exercises from his perspective as a biblical scholar. With over 30 years experience as a TV host on EWTN, he offers his unique spiritual insights in light of the challenges and gifts of contemporary culture.  

Groups Attending: Individuals, KC-St. Charles, KC-Schaumburg, Our Lady of the Grove-KC/St. Mary HNS, St. Francis de Sales (Lake Zurich), KC-Elmhurst

This retreat is currently at capacity or registration is closed. Please call the office at 847.381.1261 with questions.

Retreat Master:


Fr. Mitch Pacwa, SJ

Father Pacwa received his B.A. in Philosophy and Theology from the University of Detroit, summa cum laude. He was ordained a Catholic priest in 1976 with the Society of Jesus, as a Master of Divinity and S.T.B. from the Jesuit School of Theology of Loyola University, magna cum laude. At Vanderbilt University, he received his Master of Arts as well as his Ph.D. in Old Testament. He is best known for his appearances on EWTN for over the last thirty years. Fr. Pacwa is a best-selling Catholic author and has written numerous books on a variety of topics about the Scripture and our Catholic Faith to continue to teach us and generations to come. To leave a Legacy means to: bequest, give an inheritance or endowment. That is the singular driving motivation for Father Pacwa‘s fervent desire to reach out and speak to groups of young Catholic adults. Father Pacwa’s vision is to create a “Legacy of Faith” for the next generation of Catholics who strive to grow and mature in their faith and become the future leaders of our Church. Father Pacwa ardently believes that personally reaching out to young adults in an intimate setting where he can connect and answer questions is the most effective way to reach across generational gaps. He reminds us all that through our Baptism we are called to be sharers of the Church’s mission which is to continue the works of Jesus Christ and to make His name known and loved. For more information visit: