Fr. Robert M. Hussey, SJ, the Provincial of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus, has decided to close the Jesuit Center for Spiritual Growth, effective August 2021. Fr. Hussey announced his decision on 29 May 2020 in a letter to the Province. You may read Fr. Hussey’s letter, accompanying FAQs, and Br. Derby’s letter of response here.
While we are sorrowful at the decision, we are focused on the remaining time of ministry here in Wernersville. As much as possible in this pandemic, the Jesuit Center will be offering retreats, days of prayer, and other programs for spiritual renewal, and hosting groups, through August 2021. You can see our 2020-2021 program calendar here.
Retreat & Program Registration
If you have any questions or need to register a group, please contact Melinda Leonowitz 610.670.3642.
Before applying, please read:
A. Within 5 business days you will receive an email requesting a non-refundable deposit for the program/retreat for which you registered.
B. If you do not receive an email reply within 5 business days, please call Melinda Leonowitz at (610) 670-3642.
C. Registration will be confirmed when we receive your deposit for the program or retreat you wish to attend.
D. Fees: The published fee for all programs and retreats includes room, board, registration and other materials, unless noted otherwise. Apart from scheduled programs and retreats, the cost for staying at the Center is $100 per night.
E. Deposits are non-refundable. Most of our retreats and workshops are fully subscribed. Therefore, it is important that the Business Office be notified in the event of a necessary cancellation. Thank you!
Please make checks payable to: Jesuit Center for Spiritual Growth
The actual cost of each retreat and program is considerably higher than the price listed. Any additional amount that you can afford above the cost of the retreat/program is greatly appreciated. Thank you!
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