October 1-3, 2019
An Ignatian, Silent Midweek Retreat for Women
It was holy ground where God appeared to Moses in the burning bush, and it was holy ground where Jesus walked the earth. On this retreat, we will contemplate the holy ground to be found in our own stories – treasuring and pondering in our hearts the joys, sorrows, and glories of God’s presence and action in our lives.
Groups Attending: Individuals, In Herr Grace, OLPH Devotions Ministry
Fr. Mueller is from Cincinnati, one of 5 children. After attending St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati and earning a BA in Physics at Boston University, he entered the Society of Jesus in 1982. In the course of his Jesuit training he earned MA degrees in Philosophy, Divinity and Theology. After being ordained a priest in 1993, he earned an MS in Physics and a PhD in History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Chicago. Fr. Mueller served as professor of philosophy at Loyola University Chicago 2004 - 2009; he also served as Academic Dean for two seminary programs based at Loyola University, the Jesuit First Studies Program and St. Joseph College Seminary. Since 2010 Fr. Mueller has been assigned to the Vatican Observatory, which has its headquarters at Castel Gandolfo in Italy. In addition to being a member of the Observatory research staff, he is the Observatory’s vice director and also religious superior of its attached Jesuit community. He divides his time between the Observatory headquarters and its dependent research facility at Tucson AZ.