Retreat: Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center – Atlanta Georgia - Contemplative Journal

Retreat: Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center – Atlanta Georgia

Retreat: Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center – Atlanta Georgia

Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center – Atlanta Georgia

6700 Riverside Drive NW
Atlanta, GA 30328

Hear, God is in the Silence
Here, God is in the Silence
 Ignatius House

Ignatius House has been hosting retreats for over 50 years welcoming nearly 3,000 retreatants annually. Located on 20 heavily wooded acres overlooking the Chattahoochee River you’ll discover a place where you can withdraw from the demands of daily life, rest and become more fully aware of God’s presence. The grounds and wilderness provide the perfect peaceful setting in every season.

You Will Find

  • Walking trails along the river’s edge
  • Calming, soothing sounds of cascading waterfalls
  • Stunning views
  • Decks, gazebos, and benches for resting
  • Indigenous trees, plants, and wildlife
  • Intimate adoration Chapel
  • St. Ignatius Chapel
  • The perfect environment for prayer and reflection

Your accommodations will include a private room and bath, and you will enjoy delicious and healthful meals prepared by an excellent staff. Your physical comfort and enjoyment of the lush 20 acres on the Chattahoochee River will enhance the tender encounter with the Divine God who loves you. Surrounded by the beauty of creation, you will encounter the Creator and be filled with the mystery and wonder of God. Fully rested, in mind, body and spirit, you will be renewed in every way through the Divine Mercy of God.

“We need the ability to become ourselves silence, emptiness, an open space that the Word of God can fill, and the Spirit of God can set on fire for the good of others and of the Church.”
– Father General Adolfo Nicolás, SJ

You can visit our website for more information, pictures of the Retreat Center and the grounds, and the upcoming dates of scheduled retreats. Click here for the website or if you would like us to send you a booklet of all upcoming events, call us at 404.255.0503.



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