Thousands of young people enter into
Jericho House conferences, peer ministry workshops, and
retreats like the 2013
Aboriginal Leadership Camp.
Participants develop leadership skills, deepen their
relationship with God, and grow in their understanding of
self, others and the world.
One of the options is the Some
Time Away experience for young people 18–26
from across Canada living in a community focused on
facilitating experiences with and for youth.
Other options include confirmation retreats, Torch
social justice days, Torch leadership conferences, adult
retreats, and the Spiritual-Centred Outdoor Education
Adult retreats at Jericho House are
usually developed in conjunction with a parish, school, or staff committee to ensure
that the experience meets the needs of a particular adult community.
Adults from the local community are called upon to provide
leadership for the small groups.
retreats at Jericho House are facilitated by
Empringham of the
for Courage & Renewal.
The Circles of Trust® model, which is based on the
Parker J. Palmer, offers safe space to reflect on
one’s personal and professional life. This nurtures capacity
for trustworthy relationships and expands ability to listen
and be present. It offers the courage to live and lead
Upcoming Events for
her 1-day and 3-day
retreat at Jericho House is “Experiencing and Exploring:
Contemplative Small Group Spiritual Direction.” The
third annual retreat,
with a retreat
team of Christine Rybka-Miki, Maureen McDonnell and Paul
is on November 5–7, 2015.
The Jericho House "home" keeps getting
better, as you'll see on our construction
Chair Mr. Wayne Badaway (centre) with
co-directors Brother Bill Carrothers, cfc,
and Sister Jacquie Keefe, cssf, who
GreenFaith interfaith experiences.
Courage and Renewal