New formation experience for Young professionals in their 20s and 30s – Fr. Jim Bowler, SJ is offering “Encountering the Living God” an 8-week directed Ignatian prayer experience. See this brochure for details. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Find many of the prayer and Jesuit resources below to help you grow closer to God in your daily life:
Your Guide To Ignatian resources by the Jesuits:
Jesuit Resources: click this link We offer these prayer and spirituality apps and internet sites to get you started….
Sacred Space invites you to make a ‘Sacred Space’ in your day, praying here and now, as you visit our website, with the help of scripture chosen every day and on-screen guidance. Download Free app in iOS and Android here
Reimagining the Examen – a fresh and customized prayer app inspired by St. Ignatius’s Examen, a practice that helps you review your day in the presence of God. With unique Examens tailored to your mood, needs, and situation, the app invites you to pray from where you are, wherever you are. Download the FREE app today
Pray as you go Podcast – today’s Bible reading with music and questions for review. The audio walks you through, no reading necessary. A daily prayer session, designed for use on portable devices, to help you pray whenever you find time, but particularly whilst traveling to and from work, study, etc. Android or iOS
Georgetown University Ignatian Spirituality Resources: https://missionandministry.georgetown.edu/ignatianspirituality
Xavier Univ. Jesuit Resources: http://www.xavier.edu/jesuitresource/ignatian-resources/
Video resources: http://www.xavier.edu/jesuitresource/online-resources/Ignatian-Spirituality-Videos.cfm
By theme: http://www.xavier.edu/jesuitresource/news-events/Resources-by-Theme.cfm
Creighton University Ignatian Resources: http://onlineministries.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/online.html
Office of Ignatian Spirituality: http://www.jesuit-collaborative.org/guide-part-ii
Loyola Press: http://www.loyolapress.com/ignatian-spirituality.htm
The Pope App iOS, Android
If you like the Pope, you’re gonna love this app. You can browse photo galleries of recent General Audiences and Papal events, watch video clips of the Pope’s addresses, read transcripts of his speeches, check out the Pope’s upcoming schedule of events, and even watch live streaming video. The Pope App also has a Pope News section, links to other great resources (Pope’s Twitter account, various Vatican news sources, etc.), and Vatican webcams. It’s powered by news.va, which is run by the Pontifical Council for Social Communication.
Click To Pray is the app of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer). The app accompanies you throughout your day. It connects you with thousands of people who find purpose in praying every day for the challenges of humanity and for the mission of the Church as the Pope proposes in his monthly prayer intentions. Click To Pray encourages people of good will throughout the world to join the Pope in prayer. Its “Prayer Wall” also invites us to pray for one another, right now. https://clicktopray.org/
Seasonal Guided Retreats
Our Program offers group and individual prayer and retreat experiences scheduled from September through May of each year. The events and parking are free.
The heart of our Ignatian ministry is the presentation of seasonal retreats, open to all. Participants deepen their experience of Advent and Lent by attending a 3-hour Saturday retreat that combines a team-member-led reflection on the theme, a guided group meditation of imaginative contemplative prayer, private meditation and paired participant sharing. Retreats generally open or close with a Mass.
For those who wish to dig deeper, we offer small-group, guided retreats (two weeks for Advent and five weeks for Lent). Retreatants receive a booklet of scripture readings, commit to a half hour of daily prayer, and meet once a week as a group to share where God has shown up. We encourage the practice of journaling and use of the daily Examen.
Watch the Bulletin, e-mail blasts, and the website. Register online by links to Sign-Up Genius.
• EIGHT-WEEK DIRECTED GROUP RETREAT – (Meeting Christ in Prayer)
A team-led retreat experience that offers a wonderful introduction to the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius.
• SIX-WEEK DIRECTED INDIVIDUAL RETREAT
A daily practice of prayer and introduction to the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, based on the “First Week” of the Exercises—a contemplation of God’s unconditional love.
• SPIRITUAL EXERCISES
[For Busy People]
The full Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius is a path to deep conversion and discipleship.
• SPIRITUAL COMPANIONSHIP
This ministry is offered to those already on a spiritual path who desire a deeper relationship with God.
For more information on Directed Individual Retreats, the Spiritual Exercises or Spiritual Companionship, contact Allain Andry: email@example.com, Christine Pearson: firstname.lastname@example.org or Joe Breen: email@example.com.
St. Peter’s Ignatian Spirituality Team
St. Ignatius wrote his Spiritual Exercises as a layman and Ignatian Spirituality belongs to everyone.
St Peter’s Ignatian Spirituality Team is made up of members from our parish, with the guidance and participation of our Jesuit priests and pastor. Our team is led by Allain Andry. Many of our team members have been trained in certified programs of Spiritual Direction at Jesuit-based Spirituality Centers including Fairfield University, Wernersville and The Charlotte Spirituality Center. And we engage in (and host) annual continuing education experiences in Ignatian Spirituality for our team.
Allain Andry: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bryna Bozart: email@example.com
Joe Breen: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tim Funk: email@example.com
Barbara Gaddy: firstname.lastname@example.org
John Gallagher: email@example.com
Julie Glaser: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephen Keener: email@example.com
Christine Pearson: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brenda Romanoff: email@example.com
Jim Reichard: firstname.lastname@example.org
Peg Ruble: email@example.com
Suzie Shermer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bea Staub: email@example.com
Carolyn Wilson: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fr. John Michalowski, SJ Parochial Vicar, St. Peter Catholic Church