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Martin Luther King, Jr. - Racism, Reconciliation, and Hope

A Day of Reflection for Adults

Program Date: January 16, 2023 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Program Cost: $65.00 (includes Lunch)

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Join us in a day focused on prayer, song, and sacred scripture that grounds our commitment to the Beloved Community in a faith that looks upon the world with open eyes, seeing God's grace. The work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. continues with us. Even in a divided world, we trust that shared experience will lead to what Ignatius called "God's deepening life in us."


Check-in starts at 8:30 am with a continental breakfast including coffee, tea, juice and fresh fruit and pastries.  The day will include a few talks, Mass, a delicious, freshly made lunch with salad, soup, an entrĂ©e and dessert. 

All activities are optional, but we do ask everyone to respect the quiet of the retreat house for everyone to have the opportunity to read, rest, and reflect in the quiet.

You will have time to explore our 80 acres and almost 60k square feet of  interior space. Bellarmine has two libraries, a resource center, two chapels, and many other common areas. Outdoor spaces include various walking trails, several prayer gardens, a gazebo, stations of the cross, as well as a few patios and outdoor chairs and benches.   

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Retreat Masters

Fr. Joshua Peters, SJ

Fr. Joshua Peters, SJ is the Director of Mission and Identity at Christ the King Jesuit College Prep on Chicago's West Side. He serves on the leadership team for the Jesuit Antiracism Sodality (JARS) of the Midwest Jesuit Province.

Eric Styles

Eric Styles is the lay rector of Carroll Hall, an undergraduate residential community at the University of Notre Dame.  He published in America, Church Life Journal, Liturgy Training Publications, and U.S. Catholic.  Eric is a collaborator with Afro House, a Baltimore based music driven performance art ensemble and a former Jesuit scholastic trained in Ignatian spiritual direction.

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