February Lay Leadership News


As we witness violence in our country and in so many parts of our world, we pause to reflect on our own complicity with a violent life-style. (See Deepening Our Awareness – Something to Ponder, pg. 2). Here is where you will find us living into Christ’s mission of PEACE:

Praying with St. Ignatius Parish Retreats

Beginning on February 11th, this 8-week retreat will be held at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, Wickliffe. Team Members include: Rev. Paul Barbins, Patrick Cleary-Burns, Kathy Haag, Bill Hunt, Claudette Matero and Carl Toomey. Two new leaders, Mary Coffey and Dave Jesenovec, will be mentored by experienced faith-sharing facilitators. Margaret Balewski serves as the JRH Administrator for the retreat.

Nurturing the Call

Beginning on Thursday, February 9th, a team of six leaders including Margaret Balewski, Joan Carney, Jeannie and Patrick Cleary-Burns, Debbie Dacone and Liz Nau will begin a 5-part program, “Cultivating Effective Leadership Skills,” which will be offered to Leaders/Facilitators of Praying with St. Ignatius and the St. Ignatius & Walsh Spirituality Program for Adults. Martha Campbell and Janet Lehane are co-organizers of this program!

Food for the Journey

On January 21st, 12 participants began a new book reflection series focusing on the text by Harvey D. Egan, SJ, Ignatius Loyola the Mystic. We continue with three more monthly sessions.

Read the entire 2017 February Newsletter.

Written by

Jesuit Retreat House Of Cleveland © 2016 | 5629 State Road – Parma, OH 44134 | (440) 884-9300