Praying the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola: May 2 to June 6

The “Spiritual Exercises” is an intensive, individually directed retreat (extending over 8 months) offered by the Jesuit Spirituality Apostolate in the Archdiocese of Vancouver. It was composed by St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus (the “Jesuits’). It is Church approved, originally by Pope Paul III in 1548 (as part of the Catholic Reformation). It is a compilation of classical Catholic spirituality plus the “devotio moderna”. This retreat focuses on facilitating one’s actual Experience of God – and a practicum of Discernment involving finding the Lord in the deepest areas of one’s soul. By means of praying through one’s own life and the life of Christ, one experiences God’s Presence, Healing, and Call to salvation and vocation, including any major life decisions.

To register or for more. info. please email coordinator@jsav.ca or contact 778-806-4378. Application deadline: March 15th, 2017. Registration fee: $100 (bursaries available).
Please note the following requirements:

  • Program is held in 2 parts: May to mid-June and Oct. to end of April
  • 1 hour & 15 minutes of prayer
  • weekly meeting with your Director
  • weekly instructional meeting by Jesuit priest Fr. Richard Soo

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