March 22-24, 2019
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men & Women
Knowing about Jesus is part of our faith development; coming to intimately know Jesus leads to spiritual depth and transformation. Scripture, silence, and prayer are key to meeting Jesus heart to heart. This retreat is about your personal response to the question Jesus asks His disciples, "Who do you say that I am?"
This weekend there will be an optional opportunity for movement and gesture prayer incorporated into the retreat. For example - gestures to the Lord's Prayer, a sign of the cross meditation, some simple movements to music in a prayerful way.
Groups Attending: Individuals
Please call the office at 847-381-1261 to register for this retreat.
Mary McKeon is a member of Bellarmine's ministry staff, a spiritual director, and coordinator of women's ministry. Mary is a graduate of Marquette University. She taught school in Milwaukee's inner city before moving to Washington, DC to work for the United States Senate. She and her late husband have a daughter, son-in-law, granddaughter, and three grandsons who are the joy of her life. Mary received her training as a spiritual/retreat director at the Jesuits' Manresa Retreat House in Bloomfield Hills, MI, where she served on the ministry team and became their first Director of Women's Ministry. In 2014, Mary was the second person to be honored with Manresa's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ is a member of Bellarmine’s resident staff. He holds a Master of Fine Arts from the Yale School of Drama and a Doctor of Ministry degree from St. Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein, IL. He is the founder of Charis Ministries, the Jesuit retreat ministry for outreach to young adults in their twenties and thirties and has trained spiritual directors at Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Pastoral Studies. A prolific writer and speaker, Fr. Michael has published books on prayer and the sacraments with Franciscan Media, Paulist Press, and Liturgical Training Publications. His latest book, What’s Your Decision? is published by Loyola Press.