An Ignatian, Semi-Silent Extended Weekend Retreat for Adults
Retreat Dates: October 6-9, 2023
Groups Attending: Individuals
During this retreat you will have the opportunity to reflect on the life of Jesus and his first followers in a whole new way. Together with other retreatants and members of our Ministry team at Bellarmine, you will watch The Chosen, the first-ever multi-season show about Jesus starring Catholic actor Jonathan Roumie as Jesus.
To learn more about The Chosen, check out their website or watch the “Season 1” trailer here.
Retreatants can choose to watch either Season 1, 2 or 3.
The show is receiving great reviews including from many Bellarmine retreatants and members of our Ministry team:
Fr. Michael Sparough, SJ:
Fr. Roc O'Connor, SJ:
The ministry team and other trained Spiritual Directors lead the spiritual direction of retreats and programs at Bellarmine.
Maureen Garvey holds an MA from the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University and a Certificate in Spiritual Direction from the Siena Retreat Center in Racine, Wisconsin. She and her husband, Kevin, completed the Diaconate Training Program in 2004 at the University of St. Mary of the Lake. Maureen completed a 30-week at home retreat of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius and volunteering twice a week as a member of the Ignatian Volunteer Corps. Maureen meets with people seeking spiritual direction in person at Holy Cross Church in Deerfield, IL and online.
Rev. Dr. Carol Ann Munro is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. She has served as a parish pastor, hospital chaplain, development officer, retreat leader and spiritual director. Primary areas of focus for her ministry have been 12-step spirituality, adult faith formation and biblical literacy. She is currently a volunteer with the Ignatian Spirituality Project, which provides spiritual companioning for people recovering from homelessness and addiction, and she serves as a spiritual resource for the Peace and Justice Ministry of St. Gertrude Roman Catholic Church in Chicago.