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20th Edition of 30 Days Retreat in Oceania

On 12 September ended the 20th edition of the 30 days retreat of the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius in the Khrist Jyoti Ashram centre in  Fiji, Oceania. The twelve retreatants came from Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji Islands and Tonga and gathered for almost six weeks. The retreat has been offered by the Marists of Oceania since 1998. During these years 251 have participated in the program : 85 Diocesan clergy, 46 lay leaders, 45 Diocesan Religious, 48 other religious and 27 Marists. The aim of the retreat is to contribute ‘to the building up and to the deepening of the Local Church through a profound encounter with the person of Jesus’.