Ministry and Spiritual Life Resources

Retreat Schedule for the Year

To register for a retreat, call 847.566.6060. If you are unable to attend a retreat that you have signed up for, you must call Joseph and Mary Retreat House to cancel.

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  • September 18-20: Deacon Couples in Spanish led by Fr. Juan Pablo Avila
  • October 16-18: Deacon Couples led by Fr. Mike Ahlstrom
  • November 13-15: Deacon Couples led by Fr. Jim Donovan


  • January 22-24: Deacon Couples led by Fr. Mike Foley
  • February 5-7: Deacon Couples in Spanish led by Fr. Esequiel Sanchez
  • March 12-14: Deacons (men only) led by Msgr. Dennis Lyle
  • April 16-18: Deacon Wives and Widows--TBA
  • April 30-May 2: Deacon Couples in Spanish led by Fr. Rodolfo Ramirez
  • May 21-23: Deacon Couples led by Msgr. John Canary
  • June 4-6: Deacon Couples in Spanish led by Fr. Kevin Hays