Virtual Lenten Retreat The St Peter Ignatian Team will offer an online "virtual retreat" starting April 4 with the theme "Betrayal and Forgiveness". Please register with your email address so that we can send you details. The retreat video will be available for viewing at anytime and posted on our website, Facebook and YouTube channel.
Resources: Unlock the Stations of the Cross, Examen-Style by Gary Jansen
Journey to Jordan to walk with the Jesuits ministering there as they accompany refugees, students, migrants and others in need. Through stories, podcasts and videos, prayerfully consider how this virtual experience of the Holy Land can bring you closer to Christ during this Lenten season. Learn more at Jesuits.org/Jordan.
Living the Fifth Gospel Join a Jesuit experience and walk the same streets that Jesus of Nazareth and his contemporaries once did.
From the Office of Ignatian Spirituality:
- Pray the daily examen – This simple prayer reviewing your day helps you to see where God is present in your life. There are many versions of the examen, several of which can be found here. Try praying it daily. It only takes a few minutes.
- Fast – When done in the proper spirit, giving up sweets or alcohol can be a helpful Lenten exercise. But also consider fasting from something that tends to otherwise fill your time or impede your free response to God: social media, gossip, busy-ness, complaining, putting yourself first.
- Care for the poor – Whether by volunteering, or donating, or advocating, find a way that you can share your gifts with those in need. To get you started, our Works of Love campaign has resources and suggestions for action on a range of justice issues.