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Knowing Christ

An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men

April 11 - 13, 2025

Groups Attending: Individuals, Holy Child of Jesus - Chicago (fkd-St. Margaret Mary)

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If I desire to follow Jesus Christ in my life I have to come to know him. In this retreat we will follow in the footsteps of St. Ignatius of Loyola in seeking to be a companion of Jesus.

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Retreat Leader

Fr. Christopher Manahan, SJ

Father Chris Manahan entered the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in 1993 at the age of 37 after a 15-year career as a newspaper reporter and editor in Minnesota and Iowa. After ordination in 2003 he served two years as a parish priest on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota; spent a year working with Jesuits in the Philippines and northeast India; served eight years on the staff of the Jesuit Novitiate where men discern whether to profess vows; and, for seven years was director of the Jesuit Retreat House on Lake Winnebago at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Father Manahan currently assists the provincial in caring for Jesuits in the Midwest Province awaiting final vows and for the province‚Äôs senior Jesuits who are 70 and older. He lives in the Taylor Street Jesuit Community in Chicago.  

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