Summer Ignatian Retreat 2017: A Pilgrimage of the Heart

2:30 pm Friday, July 7 – 2:00 pm Sunday, July 9, 2017 Archbishop Brunett Retreat Center at the Palisades, Federal Way

Mary Hartrich and Tom Lamanna, S.J., Presenters

Registration is now open! Early bird registration deadline is Monday, June 19th!


Take the time this summer to rest, renew your soul, and soak in silence on the shores of Puget Sound with this silent 3-day Ignatian retreat at the beautiful Archbishop Brunett Retreat Center at the Palisades in Federal Way. This silent retreat will offer stirring and relevant presentations based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, followed by abundant time for silent reflection and prayer; opportunities for individual spiritual direction; evening prayer and sharing in the Eucharist. People of all ages, faith traditions and spiritual backgrounds are welcome, especially those with an openness to deepening one’s experience of prayer in the Ignatian tradition.

Click here to see a past retreat schedule.


Resident Retreatants includes lodging (individual or shared rooms*, all with private bath) and meals in a beautifully renovated retreat center overlooking Puget Sound. Commuter Retreatants includes meals only. *Those sharing a room will either share one queen bed, or may request a roll-away.


Early Bird rate is through June 19, 2017.  Final Week rate is from June 20-27, 2017. All rates are per person.            

  • Resident – Single Room: Early Bird rate $295 | Final week rate $325
  • Resident – Shared Room (rates are per person): Early Bird rate $250 | Final week rate $280
  • Commuter Retreat: Early Bird rate $195 | Final week rate $225

Partial work scholarships are available.


Registration is now open! Early bird registration deadline is Monday, June 19th!

For more information about this retreat, or for questions about partial work scholarships or payment plans, email Andrea Fontana or call (206) 329-4824.


To make an additional donation of scholarship assistance to enable others to attend this day, click here:

Thank you for your generosity!


Mary Hartrich served as the Executive Director for the Ignatian Spirituality Center for over ten years. She is a former Adjunct Faculty member at the Seattle University School of Theology and Ministry, and long-time member of the pastoral staff at St. Joseph’s Parish. She came to the Northwest as a Jesuit Volunteer and co-founded a small high school in Portland for students with special learning needs. She also taught theology and led the Campus Ministry at Jesuit High in Portland.

Mary continues as a pastoral counselor, spiritual director, and occasional retreat presenter. She proudly delights in her three young adult children and one grandson. She loves travel, working in her yard, indulging in reading and film, and contributing what she can to the greater good and efforts towards justice.

Rev. Tom Lamanna, S.J., teaches at Bellarmine Preparatory School and is Superior of the Jesuit community in Tacoma. He was born and raised in Spokane, and graduated from Gonzaga Prep and Gonzaga University. He entered the Jesuit novitiate in 1986 and was ordained in 1997. Fr. Lamanna returned to Gonzaga Prep for his first assignment. After doing his tertianship in Alaska, he was missioned to work at the Jesuit Novitiate in Portland. Fr. Lamanna was Socius to the Novice Director for two years, and became the Novice Director from 2004 to 2013, including at the combined novitiate for the California and Oregon provinces of the Society of Jesus.

Fr. Lamanna has served on numerous boards of directors – for L’Arche Spokane, Bellarmine Prep, Gonzaga Prep, the Jesuit Spirituality Center (Portland), and SEEL Portland. He has given board and faculty/staff retreats, and led formation for the Secondary and Middle School Commission of the Oregon Province and for Jesuit middle and high schools across the Northwest.  He has been a spiritual director in both SEEL Spokane and SEEL Portland, and has trained the directors of SEEL Portland.

The Retreat Team will also include:

  • Assisting Jesuits – Pat Kelly, S.J., Eric Watson, S.J.
  • Spiritual Directors – Matt Barmore, Andrea Fontana, Carolyn Hickman, John Hickman, Tim Malone, Marilyn Nash, Maria Ochoa, Sue Patrick.


Know of someone who could use a retreat? Please help us spread the word to your family, friends, colleagues, and faith community about this retreat opportunity!  To download a flyer, click here.