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A MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR

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Dear Friends,

It is with a sincere sense of gratitude and peace that I share the news with all of you that as of May 1, 2017, Fr. Joe McHugh, S.J. will take over as Director of EPRH. I am most grateful to the former Provincial Myles Sheehan, SJ and the present Provincial John Cecero, SJ for their confidence and support in my leadership over the past four years. Truly, it has been an honor to serve in this special ministry during a time of transition, renovation, and new life.

I am delighted to report that while I am stepping down as Director, I will remain a full-time member of the retreat house staff, engaged in the ministry of the Spiritual Exercises and spiritual direction.

These changes come as the fruit of a discernment process with the Jesuits on the retreat house staff that I initiated for the future flourishing of EPRH.  The discernment, which began in the fall, was enhanced by our mutual affection, collegiality, and collaboration.  Together we determined that the Holy Spirit was moving us in the direction of these changes, and this was confirmed through Fr. Cecero, who honored our discernment and effected the changes.

  I offer my thanks to all of you, our EPRH community, who supported, encouraged, and prayed for me in my role as Director. I am profoundly grateful for all the ways you have sustained me in this role.

In all of this, I give thanks for what was, and I look forward in thanksgiving and hope for all that will be, under Fr. Joe’s leadership.

In Christ,

Joanne


updated: 06/14/1 7

RETREAT UPDATE INFORMATION:
 If you are looking for a 2017 retreat, we have rooms available for the following retreats:

7 & 8 Day Directed:
August 3-11, 2017 (Jesuits Only)
November 26 – December 2, 2017 (Priests/Deacons Only)

To apply to a directed retreat, click here. Cost: $720/8-day, $630/7-day

Weekend Retreats:

Caring for Self & Letting God Care for You
September 29 – October 1, 2017
Presenters: Eileen Moran, Chaplain Tufts Medical Center & Sarah Clancy, Hospice & Palliative Care Chaplain  Cost: $350

Men in Recovery “Emotional Sobriety”
October 27 – 29, 2017
Presenter: Fr. Daniel Renaud, OMI  Cost: $350

Guided Advent Retreat
December 14-18, 2017
Presenters: EPRH Staff  Cost: $400

To apply to a weekend retreat, click here

 All other retreats dates are fully booked and we are accepting WAIT LIST APPLICATIONS ONLY!

To be added to our wait list:

Click Here for 7 & 8 day retreat wait list

Click here for Weekend retreat wait list

(Scroll to bottom of the page to locate the wait list registration)

 

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Photo Credit: Ron Perry, SJ

 

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