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Matt Carpenter Retreat: Who is the man I want to be?

September 8-10, 2017
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men

Retreat Title: Matt Carpenter Retreat: Who is the man I want to be?

The retreat gently addresses the question Jesus poses: "What profit is there for one to gain the whole world and forfeit his life?" Take time during this weekend to reflect on your life and your commitments in the context of the Spiritual Exercises and the life, death and resurrection of Jesus.

Groups Attending: Individuals, Matt Carpenter, St. Monica (Carpentersville)

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

Retreat Master:


Fr. Peter Etzel, SJ

Fr. Peter Etzel, SJ is the director of the Sioux Spiritual Center near Howes, South Dakota, and director of diaconate formation for the Diocese of Rapid City. Born in Milwaukee, Fr. Etzel entered the Jesuits in 1983 after seven years in the sports department of The Milwaukee Journal. During regency he taught high school in The Philippines. After ordination in 1994, Fr. Etzel has served in various pastoral ministries, including Vocations Director of the Wisconsin Jesuits and pastor of Gesu Parish in Milwaukee. He has given retreats on the Spiritual Exercises for more than 20 years.