Upcoming Programs


Is Christ Our Rejected Shadow?

St. Thomas Men’s 18th Annual Retreat Weekend
January 29 – 31, 2016
Carmelite Spiritual Center – 8419 Bailey Road, Darien, IL 60561
Begins Friday at 6PM with dinner and ends Sunday at Noon.

Facilitated by Chris Anderson and Hal Edwards

You will be led in an exciting exploration of that other side of ourselves, our Nazareth, to expand our universe and understanding of how God works in and through us – in every aspect of who we are.   Is Christ our rejected shadow?  Can any good come out of Nazareth?

Cost: $195 per man – double occupancy – includes two overnights, 5 meals and program ($50 more for a single room, subject to limited availability)   READ MORE—>



Pilgrimage to the Holy Land – June 20 – July 1, 2016

For Initiated men and their significant others.

Click here to download Brochure and Registration Form PDF

Several brothers of our Illinois M.A.L..E.s have gone to the Holy Land on pilgrimage and found it to be very significant in their spiritual journey. They got excited about having Illinois M.A.L.E s sponsor one for Initiated men and their wives/significant others.  Possibly God is calling you on this great journey of faith!   READ MORE—>


Looking Ahead

March 5, 2016 – Wounded Lover – Day of Reflection on this archetype, led by Steve Thomas

Further information will be forthcoming on this program