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Following Our Holy Desires

October 6-8, 2017
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men

Retreat Title: Following Our Holy Desires

One central tenet of Ignatian spirituality is that God speaks to us in the deepest desires of our heart. Recognizing and following these holy desires can help us to configure our will to that of the Father and help us to find a place of "genuine happiness and spiritual joy."

Groups Attending: Individuals, Catholic Community of Northbrook, St. Anne (Barrington), Joe Bussone Group, St. John the Evangelist, Holy Family (Inverness), Holy Cross Batavia, Holy Family (Inverness), St. Raymond's Cathedral, KC Ryan/Chicago, Pioneer Group

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

Retreat Master:


Fr. William Blazek, SJ, MD

Fr. William Blazek, SJ, MD is the Director of the Apostleship for Prayer. Father Blazek served five years in the 101st Airborne Division and earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Rush Medical College, entering the Society of Jesus in 2001. After completing a Masters in health care ethics at Loyola University Chicago, Father Blazek was an assistant professor of medicine at Georgetown University. He has served as an advisor to the US Secretary of Defense on the Defense Health Board, Director of the Integritas Institute for Ethics at the Newman Center of University of Illinois Chicago, and as Retreat Director at Manresa Jesuit House of Retreats in Convent, LA.