Advent Retreat (My Last Retreat for 2017)

Friends, the last retreat I’ll be directing for 2017 will take place on December 15-17 at the Ignatius House Retreat Center in Atlanta, GA. It’s an Advent retreat, and the theme is Preparing for the Silent Night. This will be an intimate retreat, with an emphasis on finding a moment for rest and renewal in the midst of what is often a far-too busy time of year. Take a sacred pause and remember the beauty of Advent — embrace the silence and stillness that marks the beauty of this season.

Registration is limited, but we still have openings for this retreat. To register, click here.


Advent is an easy time to miss, as we prepare for the joy of Christmas. But if we take a sacred pause to embrace the silence and stillness of the Advent season, we can open our hearts to the deep and contemplative beauty of the season of the church year. Drawing on the wisdom of Caryll Houselander (a twentieth century English Catholic mystic and poet), we’ll explore what makes Advent so special, and how Advent helps us to prepare for the birth of Christ in our own souls.

What a Weekend Retreat at Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center includes:

Retreats begin at 6:15 pm with a Reception & Dinner and conclude after Mass and Lunch on last day

A comfortable private room with private bath, all linens and towels included.

Fresh, wholesome, delicious meals, prepared by our professional kitchen staff. (While separate vegetarian, vegan or gluten free meals cannot be requested, there is sufficient abundance of fresh salads, vegetables and fruit sides offered for a good nutritional meal. A refrigerator is available for any food you feel you might need to assist you in your dietary needs)

What does it cost to attend a retreat?

The cost for a 2 night retreat is $290.  You can choose to pay in full now, or pay half at the time of registration with the balance due 14 days prior to your retreat start date.  Alternatively, you may register and send in a check for $290 within 7 days.

Payments can be made by check or credit card. (Please enter your name as it appears on your credit card.)  If paying by check at registration, your registration is marked as tentative until the check is received. Please make checks out to Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center.

For financial aid, please call the office.

Cancellation Policy: Full refund if cancelled at least 14 days prior to the start of the retreat.  If within that 14 day period, you may apply this amount to another retreat offered by Ignatius House, to be used within 12 months of the cancellation.  Alternatively, you may choose to donate that amount to the ministry of Ignatius House.  After 12 months, any un-applied credits are counted as a general donation.

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