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First Spiritual Exercises: Inner Peace in Friendship with Jesus

A Virtual Program

Tuesday, May 25 from 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Saturday, June 5 from 10:00am - 11:30am
Saturday, June 12 from 10:00am - 11:30am
Saturday, June 19 from 10:00am - 11:30am
Saturday, June 26 from 10:00am - 11:30am

First Spiritual Exercises: Inner Peace in Friendship with Jesus

Directed and Facilitated by JRC staff and retreat directors.

In his radically innovative book, The First Spiritual Exercises, Australian Jesuit retreat director Michael Hansen, SJ, presents four different retreats on inner peace. These retreats combine spiritual conversation and spiritual exercises akin to the form of the spiritual exercises thought to be given by Ignatius and the early Jesuits to anyone of good will. The upcoming retreat draws on the very ordinary but life-changing experiences of friendship.

This retreat, “Inner Peace in Friendship with Jesus” is about not just the imitation of Christ but also a friendship born of two people having the same desires and working together.

Each four-week retreat in daily life involves a commitment to 40-50 minutes a day of structured prayer from Monday to Thursday and a weekend exercise. Retreatants meet weekly (via Zoom on Saturday morning from 10 – 11:30 am) during the retreat to receive guidance from the retreat leaders and to share their experience in small group spiritual conversation with facilitators. Come and experience this journey into a more fruitful service!

Orientation and Introduction: Tuesday, May 25, 7:00pm

Small Group One: Saturday, June 5, 10:00 - 11:30am

Small Group Two: Saturday, June 12, 10:00 - 11:30am

Small Group Three: Saturday, June 19, 10:00 - 11:30am

Small Group Four: Saturday, June 26, 10:00 - 11:30am

Participants should need to purchase the book, First Spiritual Exercises by Michael Hansen, SJ


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