Retreat Resources


Invitation to Retreat:The Gift and Necessity of Time Away with God:  by Ruth Haley Barton

Trusting God for Everything: Psalm 23 A Personal Retreat Guide by Jan Johnson

Wilderness Time: A Guide for Spiritual Retreat by Emilie Griffin

The Ignatian Adventure: Experiencing the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius in Daily Life by Kevin O’Brien, SJ

Spiritual Disciplines Handbook: Practices that Transform Us by Adele Calhoun

Resting Place: A Personal Guide to Spiritual Retreats by Jane Rubietta

Sacred Rhythms: Arranging Our Lives for Spiritual Transformation by Ruth Haley Barton

Invitation to Solitude and Silence: Experiencing God’s Transforming Presence by Ruth Haley Barton

Mindful Silence: The Heart of Christian Contemplation by Phileena Heuertz

An Unhurried Life: Following Jesus’ Rhythms of Work and Rest by Alan Fadling

Online Retreats/Podcasts/Kits

Pray As You Go

An Ignatian Prayer Adventure

Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership Podcast with Ruth Haley Barton –Season 6 – Invitation to Retreat

Field Guides for the Wayseasonal spiritual practice kits delivered to your home

Abbey of the ArtsSelf-Study Spirituality Online Classes

Guided Retreats

SacredA One-Day Guided Solitude Retreat – July 26 or July 27; University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, IL;Full schedule at the link

Wholeness & Holiness: Becoming One with Christ in a World of DistractionAn Ignatian, Silent Overnight Retreat for Men & Women – August 16-17; Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House, Barrington; Full schedule at the link

The Perchregular gatherings creating an environment to experience rest, renewal, reflection, and rejuvenation. Aurora, IL; Full schedule at the link

Abbey of the ArtsLive Programs and Spiritual Retreats

Retreat Centers

Consider scheduling an individual one-day or overnight retreat at one of the following:

Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House, Barrington, IL

University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, IL

Joseph and Mary Retreat House, Mundelein, IL

Siena Retreat Center, Racine, WI

Spiritual Formation Cohorts

Transforming Communitya retreat-based spiritual formation experience with nine quarterly retreats – the next cohort begins 3/22/2020

Renovaré InstituteLearn online from anywhere, then gather twice a year in a host city – Phoenix Cohort begins August 2020

The Apprentice Institutean 18-month journey in discipleship intended for anyone who wants to go deeper in their study of Christian spiritual formation.