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The Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius

Begins Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Space is limited, so please apply early. Registration deadline is August 18. The application period will close when 8 spaces are filled.

 

Spiritual Exercises Format

This is not the 30-day experience most people associate with the Exercises, but rather it is the "long retreat" for those who cannot take a month away from their busy lives. The length of the retreat allows time for reflection and integration. It will be given in the following format:

  •  A discernment interview, which will be arranged after receipt of completed application
  •  31 sessions (one each week) of contemplative prayer in an atmosphere of natural beauty and peace
  •  9 individual spiritual direction sessions
  •  Group spiritual direction sessions at each weekly meeting
  •  Two extended retreat sessions with a potluck meal
  •  Opening retreat with meal provided

You will need to purchase The Ignatian Adventure: Experiencing the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius in Daily Life by Father Kevin O'Brien, S.J. (Loyola Press, September 2011).

 

Please read pages 1-30 prior to the September 19 meeting.

Team Coordinators

Marilyn Granucci and Liz Lawhead

Application and Resources

Please pay the $50 nonrefundable application fee online when you submit your application. If you complete the application electronically, email the PDF to bsoracco@mercywmw.org. If you complete the application by hand, please send by postal mail to Mercy Center, 2300 Adeline Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010, Attn: Brittany Soracco - Spiritual Exercises.

 

Read and print the program application
   
Pay $50 nonrefundable application fee
   
Read and print the program schedule

Contact Information

For further information, email Brittany Soracco or call 650.340.7495.