The experience of Being Young and Jesuit

November 28, 2019, 19 00 - 21 30

The experience of Being Young and Jesuit

Learn – experience – share

Being Young and Jesuit

A free Discover Soirée mini-retreat at the Villa Saint-Martin
Facilitated by Young Jesuits
Thursday, November 28 from 7 to 9 pm
Why would a young adult today want to be a Christian, let alone a Jesuit? Join Jesuit teacher Erik Sorensen, Jesuit priest Sylvester Tan, and a young man applying to enter the Jesuits as they respond to Pope Francis’s exhortation to young people (Christus vivit) by sharing from their experiences of the life Christ offers in and through youth. Young people are especially invited to join us for this free evening retreat, but people of all ages are invited to join us as well as we learn about, experience, and share with one another the importance of youth for Christianity and Christianity for youth.
Do you want to send a question in advance to the young Jesuits who will be facilitating the evening? Send it to programmation@villasaintmartin.org.
  • 7 – 9 pm (fellowship till 9:30)
  • The event is free, but donations are encouraged
    • Tax receipts are available for donations exceeding $25.
  • Those who wish may join the young Jesuits and other participants for dinner and fellowship in the cafeteria at 5:30 pm. The price of the dinner is $ 20, and reservations for the dinner are required in advance and can be made by calling (514) 684-2311 ext 0 or e-mailing contact@villasaintmartin.org.

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Vogliamo conoscere Gesù! un ritiro spirituale in italiano

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December 3, 2019 - December 5, 2019, Stay

Vogliamo conoscere Gesù! un ritiro spirituale in italiano

Un ritiro d’avvento guidato da p. Sylvester Tan, SJ, Dina Amicone, Vita Lewis e team in italiano.

Prendere tempo per:

  • Ascoltare il Signore nel silenzio
  • Scoprire la conversazione spirituale
  • Incontrare Gesù

“Vogliamo vedere Gesù!” (Gv 12,21) Già duemila anni fa, è stata questa la domanda di tanti, anche quelli che non conoscevano la fede, ed è ormai un desiderio più che mai attuale, anche in un mondo detto «post-cristiano». Questo breve ritiro in silenzio vi offre alcuni elementi per poter facilitare un incontro personale con Gesù e scoprire quanto Lui è già presente nella vita di ciascuno di noi. Scoprirete non soltanto quanto il Signore vi ama, ma anche come il Signore desidera salvare tutte le persone nelle nostre famiglie e le nostre comunità attraverso la fede di ciascuno di noi, anche quella dei più piccoli e nascosti.

  • Il ritiro inizierà martedì 3 dicembre alle ore 17 e terminerà giovedì 5 dicembre dopo pranzo
  • Si prega, se possibile, di portare una Bibbia e un diario personale.
  • Il costo complessivo è da $214 a $246 (secondo la scelta di camera) ed include i pasti e l’animazione.

Per ulteriori informazioni e 
per iscriversi (prima del 25 novembre), 
chiamare Julie Lafontaine a (514) 684-2311 ext. 0 
e-mail: programmation@villasaintmartin.org

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Advent Meditation Concert

December 7, 2019, 19 00 - 21 00

Advent Meditation Concert

Entrer more deeply into the mysteries of God, the world, and yourself through music!

An original production by a textile artist and a string quartet

Featuring a quartet composed of musicians from Montreal’s I Musici orchestra

From left to right: Christian Prévost, Marie-Ève Poupart, Madeleine Messier and Tim Halliday.

Marie-Ève Poupart has performed as a soloist with the OSM, OM and OSTR, and in countries around the world as a chamber musician. She has been a violinist with Montreal’s I Musici since 2013; in 2018, she and her partner founded Quintessence, a group that composes and performs its own classical, folk and spiritual songs. A recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, Marie-Ève was also awarded the Canada Council for the Arts’ 1700 Tononi Bell violin.

Christian Prévost has been a member of Montreal’s I Musici orchestra since 1985. He is frequently invited to play for other orchestras and partners with artists in classical and popular music circles. He also forms a duo with singer-songwriter Lucie Dubé.

Madeleine Messier has played the violin forMontreal’s I Musici since 1987. She studied at the University of Montreal and Concordia University. She is a freelancer with various ensembles in Quebec.

Tim Halliday has been a slave to the cello since the age of 4. At the age of 14, he was appointed to the London (ON) Orchestra. Following his studies at McGill University with Marcel St-Cyr and Antonio Lysy, he joined Montreal’s I Musici orchestra in 1995. Now he finds himself very busy as the father of two wonderful teenagers.All four of these musucians love playing at the heart of I Musici – their musical family – but they also treasure opportunities when they can play together in even more intimate contexts, such as in this string quartet. Enjoy this unique musical and artistic moment with us!

Trained in craft techniques at the Maison des métiers d’art de Québec and having studied theology, artist Ivon Bellavance will help you touch a mystery for contemplated through his live artistic creation during the performance. He is particularly interested in scenography, through which he has fashioned an approach that led him to create several material artworks, notably for the director Robert Lepage and Cirque du Soleil. Today, his work combines spirituality and the art of textiles.The staging of music and visual art will stimulate your senses and engage your whole being in a time of meditation.

Pre-performance private viewing and intro by Mr Bellavance: 7 pm

Meditation concert: 8 pm

Price: 20 $

Reservation required.

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Personally Guided Retreat

January 3, 2020 - January 5, 2020, Stay

Personally Guided Retreat

Facilitated in French & English by Jesuits and close collaborators

With a Jesuit or another member of the Villa Saint-Martin team as your personal guide, you will enter into the silence of an Ignatian retreat, seeking to hear and discover what a greater Love can offer you there.

❖ In this retreat, you will meet with a Jesuit or other experienced spiritual guide once a day for up to one hour, but most of the day is spent in silent prayer or reflection.

❖ Opportunities to participate in Mass and Confession with a Jesuit are available.

❖ You may be asked to provide some information about yourself and your hopes for the retreat when you register, so that we may pair you with a Jesuit or other guide who will be able to accompany you. We may not be able to accomodate the needs of  everyone interested. Your registration is not considered complete until we have confirmed that a person will be able to accompany you.

❖ The retreat starts at 5 pm on Friday and ends after lunch on Sunday. 

Cost:   $ 214 , which includes Villa room with shared bathroom, board, and personal accompaniment OR

$ 234, which includes Villa room with private bathroom, board, and personal accompaniment.

To register:  (514)684-2311 ext. 0 or programmation@villasaintmartin.org

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Personally Guided Retreat

February 21, 2020 - February 23, 2020, Stay

Personally Guided Retreat

Facilitated in French & English by Jesuits and close collaborators

With a Jesuit or another member of the Villa Saint-Martin team as your personal guide, you will enter into the silence of an Ignatian retreat, seeking to hear and discover what a greater Love can offer you there.

❖ In this retreat, you will meet with a Jesuit or other experienced spiritual guide once a day for up to one hour, but most of the day is spent in silent prayer or reflection.

❖ Opportunities to participate in Mass and Confession with a Jesuit are available.

❖ You may be asked to provide some information about yourself and your hopes for the retreat when you register, so that we may pair you with a Jesuit or other guide who will be able to accompany you. We may not be able to accomodate the needs of  everyone interested. Your registration is not considered complete until we have confirmed that a person will be able to accompany you.

❖ The retreat starts at 5 pm on Friday and ends after lunch on Sunday. 

Cost:   $ 214 , which includes Villa room with shared bathroom, board, and personal accompaniment OR

$ 234, which includes Villa room with private bathroom, board, and personal accompaniment.

To register:  (514)684-2311 ext. 0 or programmation@villasaintmartin.org

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Personally Guided Retreat

February 21, 2020 - February 28, 2020, Stay

Personally Guided Retreat

Facilitated in French & English by Jesuits and close collaborators

With a Jesuit or another member of the Villa Saint-Martin team as your personal guide, you will enter into the silence of an Ignatian retreat, seeking to hear and discover what a greater Love can offer you there.

❖ In this retreat, you will meet with a Jesuit or other experienced spiritual guide once a day for up to one hour, but most of the day is spent in silent prayer or reflection.

❖ Opportunities to participate in Mass and Confession with a Jesuit are available.

❖ You may be asked to provide some information about yourself and your hopes for the retreat when you register, so that we may pair you with a Jesuit or other guide who will be able to accompany you. We may not be able to accomodate the needs of  everyone interested. Your registration is not considered complete until we have confirmed that a person will be able to accompany you.

❖ The retreat starts at 5 pm on Friday and ends after lunch on Sunday. 

Cost:   $ 749 , which includes Villa room with shared bathroom, board, and personal accompaniment OR

$ 819, which includes Villa room with private bathroom, board, and personal accompaniment.

To register:  (514)684-2311 ext. 0 or programmation@villasaintmartin.org

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Personally Guided Retreat

May 1, 2020 - May 3, 2020, Stay

Personally Guided Retreat

Facilitated in French & English by Jesuits and close collaborators

With a Jesuit or another member of the Villa Saint-Martin team as your personal guide, you will enter into the silence of an Ignatian retreat, seeking to hear and discover what a greater Love can offer you there.

❖ In this retreat, you will meet with a Jesuit or other experienced spiritual guide once a day for up to one hour, but most of the day is spent in silent prayer or reflection.

❖ Opportunities to participate in Mass and Confession with a Jesuit are available.

❖ You may be asked to provide some information about yourself and your hopes for the retreat when you register, so that we may pair you with a Jesuit or other guide who will be able to accompany you. We may not be able to accomodate the needs of  everyone interested. Your registration is not considered complete until we have confirmed that a person will be able to accompany you.

❖ The retreat starts at 5 pm on Friday and ends after lunch on Sunday. 

Cost:   $ 214 , which includes Villa room with shared bathroom, board, and personal accompaniment OR

$ 234, which includes Villa room with private bathroom, board, and personal accompaniment.

To register:  (514)684-2311 ext. 0 or programmation@villasaintmartin.org

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Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola

June 28, 2020 - July 31, 2020, Stay

Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Ignatius of Loyola suggests that those who wish to “dispose their soul to rid itself of obstacles in their relationship with God, in order to seek and find God’s will in the ordering of their life” can profit especially from making the full Spiritual Exercises in a month-long period that is set apart for the Lord.

If you have already made a silent retreat or a retreat in daily life, perhaps you may benefit from the opportunity to walk with the Lord through the full Spiritual Exercises through our 33-day program. People who have already made a shorter retreat (or 18th/19th annotation exercises) can apply to participate in this experience, which the Villa offers in English and French from June 28 through July 31.

Admissions Process

Space is limited and there is an application process that must be completed before someone can be admitted to the program. The preferred application deadline is January 31 (applications will continue to be accepted until February 28, 2020 if space remains), but early applicants have an increased chance of being admitted to the program due to our rolling admissions process. To begin the registration process, click here or go to https://goo.gl/9rP4Vk. For questions about the program or the admissions process, please write programmation@villasaintmartin.org.

Financial assistance may be available for young adults under 29 years of age who demonstrate financial need. Decisions are made on a case-by-case basis. Please inquire if you think you may be eligible.

Application deadline:  February 28, 2020 (preferred: January 31)

Cost:  C$ 3,200 (about US$ 2,500)

For more information write  programmation@villasaintmartin.org

 

 

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Personally Guided Retreat

June 30, 2020 - July 7, 2020, Stay

Personally Guided Retreat

Facilitated in French & English by Jesuits and close collaborators

With a Jesuit or another member of the Villa Saint-Martin team as your personal guide, you will enter into the silence of an Ignatian retreat, seeking to hear and discover what a greater Love can offer you there.

❖ In this retreat, you will meet with a Jesuit or other experienced spiritual guide once a day for up to one hour, but most of the day is spent in silent prayer or reflection.

❖ Opportunities to participate in Mass and Confession with a Jesuit are available.

❖ You may be asked to provide some information about yourself and your hopes for the retreat when you register, so that we may pair you with a Jesuit or other guide who will be able to accompany you. We may not be able to accomodate the needs of  everyone interested. Your registration is not considered complete until we have confirmed that a person will be able to accompany you.

❖ The retreat starts at 5 pm on Friday and ends after lunch on Sunday. 

Cost:   $ 749 , which includes Villa room with shared bathroom, board, and personal accompaniment OR

$ 819, which includes Villa room with private bathroom, board, and personal accompaniment.

To register:  (514)684-2311 ext. 0 or programmation@villasaintmartin.org

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Personally Guided Retreat

July 10, 2020 - July 17, 2020, Stay

Personally Guided Retreat

Facilitated in French & English by Jesuits and close collaborators

With a Jesuit or another member of the Villa Saint-Martin team as your personal guide, you will enter into the silence of an Ignatian retreat, seeking to hear and discover what a greater Love can offer you there.

❖ In this retreat, you will meet with a Jesuit or other experienced spiritual guide once a day for up to one hour, but most of the day is spent in silent prayer or reflection.

❖ Opportunities to participate in Mass and Confession with a Jesuit are available.

❖ You may be asked to provide some information about yourself and your hopes for the retreat when you register, so that we may pair you with a Jesuit or other guide who will be able to accompany you. We may not be able to accomodate the needs of  everyone interested. Your registration is not considered complete until we have confirmed that a person will be able to accompany you.

❖ The retreat starts at 5 pm on Friday and ends after lunch on Sunday. 

Cost:   $ 749 , which includes Villa room with shared bathroom, board, and personal accompaniment OR

$ 819, which includes Villa room with private bathroom, board, and personal accompaniment.

To register:  (514)684-2311 ext. 0 or programmation@villasaintmartin.org

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Personally Guided Retreat

July 19, 2020 - July 26, 2020, Stay

Personally Guided Retreat

Facilitated in French & English by Jesuits and close collaborators

With a Jesuit or another member of the Villa Saint-Martin team as your personal guide, you will enter into the silence of an Ignatian retreat, seeking to hear and discover what a greater Love can offer you there.

❖ In this retreat, you will meet with a Jesuit or other experienced spiritual guide once a day for up to one hour, but most of the day is spent in silent prayer or reflection.

❖ Opportunities to participate in Mass and Confession with a Jesuit are available.

❖ You may be asked to provide some information about yourself and your hopes for the retreat when you register, so that we may pair you with a Jesuit or other guide who will be able to accompany you. We may not be able to accomodate the needs of  everyone interested. Your registration is not considered complete until we have confirmed that a person will be able to accompany you.

❖ The retreat starts at 5 pm on Friday and ends after lunch on Sunday. 

Cost:   $ 749 , which includes Villa room with shared bathroom, board, and personal accompaniment OR

$ 819, which includes Villa room with private bathroom, board, and personal accompaniment.

To register:  (514)684-2311 ext. 0 or programmation@villasaintmartin.org

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