How to Live for the Greater Glory of God

February 7 - 9, 2020

The spiritual pathway found by St. Ignatius Loyola, St. Francis Xavier and many others, offer a superb method for anyone who desires to follow Christ and live the way of the Cross in daily life. Sometimes a motto or a passage from Scripture helps to get started on the pathway of conversion. All Christians are called to a particular mission or goal in life. This retreat may help to clarify your own vision to bring greater glory to God.


Arrupe Retreat House
Sponsor Group
St. Elizabeth
Dates & Times
Friday, February 7, 2020 @ 5:45 PM
Sunday, February 9, 2020 @ 1:00 PM
Retreat fee includes private room and all meals during your stay.

Patrick Fairbanks, SJ

Retreat Director

Fr. Patrick Fairbanks, SJ hails from Hamilton, OH and is a 1976 graduate of Miami University. Having taught high school and served in parish youth ministry for twelve years, he entered the Jesuits in 1989 and continued philosophy, classical language and theology studies at Jesuit universities in the US.

Ordained in 2000, Fr. Pat worked for 13 years in Chicago at St. Ignatius College Prep, serving six years as Vocations Director for the Jesuits. Fr. Pat plays piano and guitar by ear and is an avid fan of the Beatles, John Denver, and astronomy. His motto in life, “A splendid time is guaranteed for all.”