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Veterans' Coming Home Mini-Retreat

June 27, 2017 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
A Veteran's Coming Home Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Title: Veterans' Coming Home Mini-Retreat

Special guest speaker, Dr Phil Metres is a licensed clinical psychologist,  a Vietnam veteran, and is retired from the Naval Reserve as a Captain. He has been in private practice for over 40 years and specializes in working with Veterans and their Families.  He will be speaking about  Anger Management for Veterans and their families. There will be time for sharing and prayer.

We will provide sandwiches, beverages, and Bellarmine’s world famous cookies! We ask for a free will donation to cover the dinner costs.

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

Retreat Master:


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.