Montserrat Saturdays of Renewal
A life of faith requires courage of goodness. It is the courage to face your world and find your place, remaining centered in The Way of Jesus Christ. You are forever the pilgrim, journeying within your own humanity, and also hand-in-hand with those God gives you.
Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House offers help for the journey with Montserrat Saturdays of Renewal designed to form and inform your faith. On the first Saturday of the month, Montserrat offers a morning of reflection and renewal. The Jesuits and lay colleagues of Montserrat offer the day which includes prayer conferences, time for personal silent prayer, time for sharing, and closes with the celebration of the Eucharist. Those who have made silent retreats will find the morning a rich reminder, though anyone who needs peace and space, sharing and silence will gain a lot.
Each Saturday of Renewal begins at 9:00 am and concludes no later than 12:00 pm. We ask participants to register so we may properly prepare materials and space. Though there is no set fee for the day, we ask for a free will offering to help defray the costs of materials and facility use.
Join Fr. Chris Schroeder, S.J. on Saturday, May 6th, from 9 AM to 12 PM as he examines prayer that leads to Love: A Spiritual Exercise for Easter Joy.
One of the climactic moments in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius is the “Contemplation to Attain Love.” This exercise is designed to lead the retreatant who is meditating on the joy of the Resurrection to a fervent love of God—a love meant to change their entire life. The contemplation also provides the spiritual foundation of the slogan “Finding God in All Things” as well as the daily examen. In this Saturday of Renewal, Fr. Chris will offer those in attendance the chance to pray this contemplation together and to break open its many layers—a great opportunity both for those looking for their first experience of praying the Spiritual Exercises and for those looking to better appreciate the depth of this beloved contemplation.
We will have refreshments available. Please REGISTER TODAY as space is limited.
The dates for 2017 are as follows:
|February 4||August 5|
|March 4||September 2|
|April 1||October 7|
|May 6||November 4|
|June 3 CANCELLED||December 2|