Jesuit Retreats

Jesuit retreats provide individuals with a valuable opportunity to detach from their daily routines and immerse themselves in a period of introspection, prayer, and spiritual revitalization. These retreats are specifically designed to assist participants in strengthening their bond with God, discovering their life’s purpose, and deepening their understanding of Ignatian spirituality, which is rooted in the traditions of the Jesuits.


Following the teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuit order, Jesuit retreats often incorporate the Spiritual Exercises. These Exercises encompass a range of meditations, prayers, and contemplative practices that guide individuals through a transformative journey of self-reflection and spiritual discernment. By engaging in these practices, retreatants explore their inner selves, seeking clarity, guidance, and a profound connection with the divine.


Fatima Retreat House Lewella, located in the picturesque city of Kandy, Sri Lanka, is a serene and tranquil retreat center that offers a peaceful haven for spiritual reflection and personal growth. Nestled amidst lush greenery and overlooking the scenic Mahaweli River, this retreat house provides an ideal setting for individuals seeking spiritual renewal.

The Fatima Retreat House Lewella offers a range of programs and retreats designed to cater to the diverse needs and interests of its visitors. These programs include various aspects of spiritual development, prayer, meditation, reflection, and educational workshops. 

The retreat house offers a fascinating view of the surrounding mountains and the gently flowing Mahaweli River. The simple and minimalist design of the rooms encourages a focus on inner contemplation and spiritual practice. Accommodation at the retreat house equipped with the necessary amenities to ensure a comfortable stay to promote relaxation and introspection. The retreat house also organizes spiritual talks and workshops facilitated by experienced spiritual directors, providing guidance and support on the spiritual journey.

FRH Upcoming program

A Way of Personal and Communal Decision Making

15 Dutugemunu Mawatha

Tel: 081-2240716


Manresa Retreat House Batticaloa, situated in the scenic coastal city of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka, is a tranquil haven for individuals seeking spiritual growth, reflection, and renewal. Surrounded by the serene beauty of nature, this retreat house offers a supportive environment for individuals to deepen their spiritual journey.


The peaceful and idyllic setting of Manresa Retreat House Batticaloa enhances the retreat experience. The retreat house is nestled amidst lush greenery, offering a sense of tranquility and serenity. Its location near the lagoon allows visitors to foster a deeper connection with nature.


The accommodations at Manresa Retreat House Batticaloa are comfortable and designed to facilitate introspection and relaxation. The simplicity of the rooms encourages guests to focus on their inner journey and spiritual practice.

Pillayarady SPO

Tel: 065-3658640

The Society of Jesus was founded in 1540

by Saint Ignatius Loyola and his companions.

The mission of the Jesuits is a mission of justice and reconciliation, working so that

women and men can be reconciled with God, with themselves, with each other

and with God’s creation.


St. Xavier’s Residence

No. P/U/47, St. Xavier Mawatha


Negombo 11500

Tel: (+94) 0312221927

Fax: (+94) 0312225027