Ignatian Spiritual Exercises

Ignatius Loyola (1491-1556). Spanish founder of Jesuit Order. Counter-Reformation. #1ab.
What Are the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises? 

The Spiritual Exercises is an intensive Retreat offered in the Archdiocese of Vancouver by the Jesuit Spirituality Apostolate with the blessing of the Archbishop.  It lasts almost 9 months.  It is individually directed (each participant has their own personal Retreat Director).  Thus, each person’s retreat is personalized and unique.

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 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.

For information (& important dates): http://jsav.ca/ or registration, email coordinator@jsav.ca

Praying the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola

Application deadline: January 15, 2020     Registration fee: $100 (bursaries available).

Please note the following requirements:

This program is held in 2 Parts (May – mid-June & October to May 4, 2021)

Part 1 (May – mid-June)

Requirements include:

  • daily: 1 hour & 15 minutes of prayer
  • a weekly meeting with your Director,
  • a weekly instructional session taught by Jesuit priest Fr. Richard Soo at:

Our Lady of Mercy Parish
7455 10th Avenue, Burnaby, BC V3N 2S1

2020:      May 12, 19, 26 (Tuesday)
June 2, June 9, June 16 (Tuesday)
7 – 9 p.m.

  • Plus a silent retreat day on
    Saturday,
    May 16, 2020
    9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    at Our Lady of Mercy Parish

 Part 2 (September to May 4, 2021)

Requirements include:

  • daily: 1 hour & 15 minutes of prayer
  • a weekly meeting with your Director
  • a monthly instructional session taught by Jesuit priest Fr. Richard Soo at:

Our Lady of Mercy Parish
7455 10th Avenue, Burnaby, BC V3N 2S1

2020:       September 29, October 27, December 1 (Tuesday)
2021:       January 6 (Wednesday)
February 23, March 16, May 4 (Tuesday)
7 – 9 p.m.

*Note: Registration fee does not include honorariums for the spiritual director

 

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