While we encourage our guests to register for the overnight option for a more complete retreat experience, we understand that it’s not always possible for our guests. You are still welcome to attend the Wednesday and Thursday day retreat portions of this retreat. Please register for each day separately.
“Praying Gospel Passages with the Help of Master Painters”
When we read the Gospels we naturally envision a scene in our minds. Those who have been to the Holy Land might have an advantage in imagining a particular scene. But all of us can picture in our minds what is happening. During this mid-week retreat, we will use historical paintings from some of the Master Painters in history in order to help our own personal praying of the Gospel passages. Guided by Fr. Harry Geib, SSJ. Please note that Fr. Harry is not an art historian, but enjoys praying historical religious paintings.
Check-in for this retreat begins at 3pm, dinner at 6pm and then the retreat will begin at 7:15pm. As the culminating retreat of the Friends Day of Prayer season, we encourage you to attend this overnight option for a full retreat experience. We understand this isn’t always possible though and we will also have Wednesday and Thursday commuter options available. All are invited to attend this retreat and previous Friends Day retreat attendance is not required. Please bring a pen, notepad and your Bible to this retreat.
Fr. Harry Geib is a member of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Prior to the Jesuits, Fr. Harry studies gerontology. As a Jesuit, Fr Harry worked with Jesuit Refugee Service in Thailand (Cambodian/Hmong refugees), in Malaysia (Vietnamese refugees) and in Uganda (Sudanese refugees). After completing a Masters of Social Work degree, he worked as the health care coordinator for his Jesuit province, followed by campus ministry as Wheeling Jesuit University. Currently, Fr. Harry is the superior for the community of senior Jesuits in Baltimore.