October 11-13, 2019
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men
The intent of this retreat is to challenge the retreatant to reflect about who he is in the eyes of God, others, and self. The retreat begins with the question, “What do you seek in your life?” and follows the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola.
Groups Attending: Individuals, Holy Cross (Deerfield), Mazzuchelli’s Men, Catholic Community of Northbrook (Men), Sacred Heart (Winnetka), Cathedral of St Raymond (Joliet), St Petronille (Glen Ellyn), Joe Bussone Group
Fr. Lannon is the Assistant for Formation to the Provincial of the Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus. He works with more than 60 men who are in Jesuit formation/training. Previously, he served as the President of Creighton University and President of Saint Joseph’s University, after having served at Marquette University as the Vice President for University Advancement and before that as the Associate Executive Vice President. Fr. Lannon has studied and written on Catholic Identity at Jesuit universities. He is a native of Mason City, Iowa, attended Creighton University as an undergraduate, and later returned to Omaha as President of Creighton Preparatory School. Fr. Lannon entered the Society of Jesus in 1977; he was ordained a priest in 1986 at St. John’s Church in Omaha.