We have had Retreat Director changes on (4) retreats that will be taking place later this year. Please read below for more information on the UPDATED Retreat Director, dates and number of openings available for each retreat.
To register, call Trish (JRH Registrar) at 920-231-9060 or register online here. A credit card is required for deposit.
#122 Women 12-Step
August 18-21, 2016
Director: Sr. Lorna Hays, IBVM
Openings Available: 30
Sr. Lorna Hays, IBVM, is a religious of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary and currently serves as the Director of Loretto House, a transitional home for women who are survivors of domestic violence and/or substance use disorders. Her previous 30 years of ministry has been with an Agency as a social worker, with addictions and domestic violence as her primary focus. Her sobriety date is October 20, 1973. Sr. Lorna has been directing 12 Step Spirituality/ Serenity retreats for recovering persons over the last 32 years.
September 15-18, 2016
Original Director Roc O’Connor will be replaced by:
Director: Fr. Chris Manahan, SJ
Openings Available: Wait List
Fr. Chris Manahan, SJ became director of the Jesuit Retreat House on January 1, 2015. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1993 at the age of 37, after a 15-year career as a newspaper reporter and editor in Albert Lea, Minnesota, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Fr. Chris was inspired to consider religious life because of his older brother Tom’s experience as a Jesuit. He was at JRH from January to May 1995, learning from Fr. Dick McCaslin, S.J., and Sr. Marie Schwan, CSJ, early in his Jesuit formation. Prior to coming to Oshkosh, Fr. Chris spent 8 years at the Jesuit Novitiate in Saint Paul, MN, working with young men preparing to make vows in the Society of Jesus.
September 22-25, 2016
Original Director Patti Clement will be replaced by:
Director: Fr. Jack Treloar, SJ
Openings Available: 22
Father Jack Treloar, S.J. entered the Society of Jesus in 1957 at the novitiate in Florissant, Missouri. He taught high school in St. Louis and was ordained in 1970 by Most Reverend James V. Casey in Denver Co. Fr. Jack has earned advanced degrees in Philosophy and Dogmatic/Systemic Theology from St. Louis University and a doctorate from Michigan State University. Over the next fifty-five years, as a professor, scholar, lecturer, author and academic administrator, Fr. Jack’s ministry has taken him back to St. Louis University and Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI), to the Jesuit School of Theology (Berkeley, CA) and to the offices of the Wisconsin Province of the Society of Jesus. His special fields of interest are the history of medieval philosophy and the philosophy of Kant. Fr. Jack is currently on staff at the Jesuit Retreat House.
October 6-9, 2016
Original Director Carol Ackels will be replaced by:
Director: Fr. Anthony Borrow, SJ
Openings Available: 27
Fr. Anthony Borrow, SJ joined the Jesuits in 1998 and has enjoyed many opportunities to learn about the Society of Jesus, the Church, and the world. He has a special interest in sharing the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius Loyola. Fr. Anthony has written a series of reflections based on the Spiritual Exercises called Toward Greater Freedom which aims to help people foster a personal relationship with Jesus. For more information on Fr. Anthony, please visit http://arborrow.org/