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Wednesdays, March 4, 2020 – April 22, 2020 – SPIRITUAL EXERCISES 8 WEEK FORMAT
March 25 @ 7:00pm - 8:30pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 22, 2020
Registration for this retreat, and all programs during the month of April, is currently closed due to our concern for the health and safety of our retreatants and retreat leaders. Please click here for details. We pray you will stay healthy and strong and will be signing up for a future offering. God Bless you.
8 consecutive Wednesday evenings
(7:00pm – 8:30pm)
Led by Marie Santana
The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola are a program of meditations, prayers, considerations, and contemplative practices that help Christian faith become more fully alive in the everyday life of contemporary people. They are a way for everyone to seek and find God in their workplaces, homes, families, and community.
The Spiritual Exercises (SE) were written by St Ignatius of Loyola during the 1530’s. He was very clear to state that the SE could be adapted to whatever situation, allowing “more” people to experience them. In particular, this version has been adapted to offer the SE to those with full-time jobs, busy families, and/or others who cannot afford the length of time of the 19th Annotation Retreat in Daily Life (30 weeks, meeting once a week with a spiritual director) or the 30 Day Away Retreat.
The SE 8-Week Format (meets once a week for 1.5 hours): This version contains all the topics that are part of the Original (all 4 IGNATIAN WEEKS) without compromising its integrity. The consolidation and new structure is achieved by the selection of each topic without the “repetition” that is part of the Original Version. It includes scripture as well as commentary by various Jesuit sources, giving it a fresh, updated view and richer in its diversity of thought.