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The Spiritual Exercises: Who am I? Where am I going? How do I get there?

September 22-24, 2017
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men

Retreat Title: The Spiritual Exercises: Who am I? Where am I going? How do I get there?

A retreat is a contemporary way of observing the Sabbath.  We cease from work.  We make space for God.  We enjoy the holiness of the gift of time to contemplate who we are from God’s perspective, where He is inviting to go with our lives, and how to follow His lead.

Groups Attending: Individuals, Bernard Kash Group, St. John the Evangelist (Streamwood), Five Holy Martyrs, St. Frances of Rome KC Council, St. Petronille (Glen Ellyn), St. John Neumann (St. Charles), Queen of All Saints, John Kasting Retreat Group, St. Mary (Huntley), Red Mooney, St. Peter (Geneva), St. Anastasia HNS (Waukegan)

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

Retreat Master:


Fr. Doug Leonhardt, SJ

A native of Milwaukee, Fr. Leonhardt entered the Society of Jesus in 1956 and was ordained a priest in 1969.  Since his ordination, he has served as the Principal and the President of Marquette University High School, as the Director of Novices and the Formation Director of the Wisconsin Province, and as the Pastor of Gesu Parish in Milwaukee.  For a period of time during his 2003 sabbatical, Fr. Leonhardt directed retreats in Kenya and Uganda.  He has extensive experience in directing the Spiritual Exercises and is presently working as Jesuit Superior for the St. Camillus assisted living community.