Retreat Staff:

Spiritual Direction:

From time to time we
all feel the need for guidance, compassionate listening or help with discernment. A spiritual director is a companion on the journey who enables you to tune in to your deeper self and recognize the still, small voice of God within. Spiritual direction is available for individuals or couples on an on-going basis, meeting about once a month. We have several directors available. For information on spiritual direction contact Sr. Julia at (310) 377-4867 ext 256 or email to Julia.

Private Retreats:

“Come away… and rest a while” (Mk.6:31). One day or a few days of refreshment and renewal reinvigorates us, body, mind and spirit, so we can return to our lives with a new sense of God’s presence to focus and ground us. Individual spiritual direction is available to enhance your private retreat experience. For information on private retreats contact Sydne (310) 377-4867 ext 258 or email to Sydne.

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Extended Retreats & Events

To register contact Marlene at (310) 377-4867 ext 234 or email Marlene

8-Day Silent, Guided Directed Retreat   
Today’s Good News: The Joy of the Gospel 
6:30 pm Sunday, August 2 to 1:30 pm Sunday, August 9
Fr. David Robinson, SJ; Br. Charlie Jackson, SJ; Sr. Barbra Ostheimer, SND; Sr. Jeanner Fallon, CSJ; Sr. Teresa Groth, DMJ; Jack Gonsalvez, LIS Associate; Liliana Hsueh-Gutierrez, LIS Associate; TBD

We are inundated with news stories of violence, death and destruction, personal tragedies, seemingly insurmountable situations occurring around the globe in the midst of our own life struggles and challenges. Increasing pressures and the pace of life add to the anxieties and fears that feel so pervasive. It seems as though we have forgotten that there is another story, another way of being and believing. We have forgotten that there is “Good News”. We have forgotten the joy of the Gospel. Come to “recover the original freshness of the Gospel” (Pope Francis, Evangelii Guadium”) on our annual 8-Day Guided Directed Retreat, a silent retreat based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. It provides time for spiritual reflection, solitude and prayer, inviting retreatants to be attentive to the inner movements of the Holy Spirit. Prayer focuses on scripture and personal life experience. The schedule includes a Scripture-based conference each morning, individual direction (a daily meeting with a retreat director), celebration of daily Eucharist, optional evening prayer activities and a Reconciliation service.
Call Marlene 310.377.4867 x234 to register.
19th Annotation Program
The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius:
A Retreat in Daily Life

The “Retreat in Daily Life” is given over 10 months. It involves 60-75 minutes of daily prayer, 15-30 minutes of journaling everyday, a weekly 1 hour meeting with an Exercises director, and attendance at a Faith Sharing Conference every 4-5 weeks. All Faith Sharing Conferences will be on Sundays from 2-4 pm. We will begin the journey together with a 1½ day orientation and conclude with a ½ day “Sending Off” retreat. We have directors available in Rancho Palos Verdes, Norwalk, San Gabriel Valley, and Santa Clarita.
Contact Tammy Ichinotsubo-Ezzi at (310) 377-4867, ext 252 or email to Tammy for the application form or download it from Here. Tammy will contact you for a follow-up discernment interview upon receipt of your application.
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