The Spiritual Exercises (in Daily Life) Retreat

Pray the famous "Spiritual Exercises" Retreat of St. Ignatius of Loyola.

This is the main Retreat that we offer in the Vancouver Archdiocese.

-- geared for Young Adults seeking God's Will for their Life

-- the Retreat is Personalized for Each individual

                     -- tailored to their specific situation & issues

-- each person gets their own personal Retreat Director

-- an Intensive Retreat - extending to about 9 months

It focuses on your Actual EXPERIENCING God, whereby

-- you will learn Discernment, especially God's Call in you & for your Future

-- Praying your own Life & Christ's Life - together, at the depths of your Soul

The Spiritual Exercises Retreat 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 including the “devotio moderna”.

The Retreat is held in 2 Parts: (approx. May to June & October to April)

Requirements include:

-- daily: a 1 hour prayer period (+ a 10 - 15 short prayer period)

-- weekly: a meeting with your personal Retreat Director (online, these days)
-- Instructional Lecture (& Small Groups) Sessions (online, via MS Teams & Skype): Part 1, Weekly; Part 2, Monthly

-- a Silent Retreat Day (9:00 am - 5:00 pm [on a specified Saturday in May])

Application deadline: March 14, 2024

The retreat is free (but there is a $100 non-refundable application fee). Bursaries are available.

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