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Love Remains

September 29-October 1, 2017
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Women

Retreat Title: Love Remains

“Jesus offered this beautiful practice to His disciples. Make your home in me, He said, as I make Mine in you. The kingdom is within you, He reminded them, alive and miraculous this very moment.” —Wayne Muller

This Ignatian retreat reclaims Love that endures in the midst of turmoil and the tension of daily life. The retreat invites you to a time of quiet to rediscover an interior space. This is space where we remember who we are, what we know, and how we are invited to life abundant. This is time that has no list of daily tasks and does not require action or accomplishment. Time and space where Love comes, Love sustains, Love redeems, Love remains.  

Groups Attending: Individuals, Catholic Community of Northbrook, Mary Jane Fortman Group, St. Walters (Roselle), St. Alphonsus Liguori

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

Retreat Master:


Carol Ackels

Carol is the Director of the Ignatian Spirituality Institute. A spiritual director in the Ignatian tradition and Senior Ignatian Fellow of Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House, she helps others as director of the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius in various formats, including weekend retreats, the Exercises in Everyday Life, and one-to-one directed retreats.  Carol teaches several of the ISI Ignatian Foundations courses on principles in Ignatian spirituality, and she regularly gives programs and days of reflection to parish and church groups. Her work also includes offering workshops to help others move into retreat ministry and spiritual companioning. Appointed by the Jesuit Provincial, she served six years on the province Commission on Ministry--the group that discerns long-range planning for apostolic work of the Jesuits and their colleagues. Carol worked with Anthony Borrow, S.J. in developing the Toward Greater Freedom retreat for parents at Jesuit College Prep of Dallas, and co-authored with Joe Tetlow, S.J. the twelve week Ignatian retreat, Finding Christ in the World. Carol holds a J.D. from SMU Dedman School of Law and is currently pursuing a Master of Art in Theology and Leadership at Gonzaga University. She and her husband reside in Dallas. They are the parents of five adult children and grandparents to two (so far!).