At the Jesuit Center, we deliberately keep our programs affordable. We offer scholarships to retreatants who cannot afford even our modest fees, and we welcome economically-challenged folks from the inner city. We hope you join us for this very important fundraising event!
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May 11 – 13, 2018
“Turning Towards Joy”: A Weekend Retreat for Mothers, Grandmothers & Women “Like-a-Mother”
– Pat Livingston
This retreat will be an invitation to deepen our joy as we turn afresh to God’s Presence in the midst of the challenges in our world and our personal lives. Inspiring and practical, with humor and deeply human stories, we will each be called to turn our hearts to joy. This retreat will include opportunities for Reconciliation and communal prayer, as well as a special Mother’s Day Mass.
Arrival is on Friday between 4:00 & 5:45 PM, followed by dinner and the opening session; departure on Sunday is at 2:00 PM. Cost is $200 ($100 non-refundable deposit).
After you register, you'll be instructed to make your deposit and/or pay your final cost.
Patricia Livingston, MA, a speaker on spirituality, is best known for her touching, story-telling style of illuminating the presence of God in everyday life. She has a unique gift for opening us to the beauty of our own stories with their special truth of God's present love.
In addition to leading workshops, retreats, and seminars throughout the United States and abroad, Pat is an award-winning writer whose work has been featured in Living Faith, Living With Christ, Catholic Digest, Liguorian, and US Catholic. The former associate director of the Center for Continuing Formation in Ministry at the University of Notre Dame, she was awarded the U.S. Catholic Award for furthering the cause of women in the Church. She is the author of several books of Christian spirituality. She is married, a mother and grandmother.
"Joy is the most infallible sign of the presence of God."
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ
Give a gift certificate for all or some of the cost for this retreat. Contact Melinda Leonowitz: firstname.lastname@example.org or (610) 670-3642