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Veterans' Coming Home Mini-Retreat

June 27, 2017 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
A Veteran's Coming Home Retreat for Men & Women

Retreat Title: Veterans' Coming Home Mini-Retreat

Special guest speaker, Dr Phil Metres is a licensed clinical psychologist,  a Vietnam veteran, and is retired from the Naval Reserve as a Captain. He has been in private practice for over 40 years and specializes in working with Veterans and their Families.  He will be speaking about  Anger Management for Veterans and their families. There will be time for sharing and prayer.

We will provide sandwiches, beverages, and Bellarmine’s world famous cookies! We ask for a free will donation to cover the dinner costs.

Please call the office at 847-381-1261 to register for this retreat.

Retreat Master:


Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ

Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ is a member of Bellarmine’s resident staff. He holds a Master of Fine Arts from the Yale School of Drama and a Masters of Divinity from St. Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein, IL.  He is the founder of Charis Ministries, the Jesuit retreat ministry for outreach to young adults in their twenties and thirties and has trained spiritual directors at Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Pastoral Studies.  A prolific writer and speaker, Fr. Michael has published books on prayer and the sacraments with Franciscan Media, Paulist Press, and Liturgical Training Publications.  His latest book, What’s Your Decision? is published by Loyola Press.