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Ignatian Spirituality Conference

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Date & Time
2 April, 11 h 00 min - 3 April, 18 h 00 min

Venue
ZOOM

500 years of spiritual richness
to use in our lives today

The Jesuits of Canada are hosting their first-ever online Ignatian Spirituality Conference this spring!

Experience time-tested methods to delve deeper in the spiritual life. Make meaningful connections, build community and be inspired. Experience healing, transformation, and hope.

2 DAYS | 8 sessions

April 2-3 | 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM (EDT)

Website: https://ignatienne-ignatian.vfairs.com/en/

Why Attend?

  • Learn proven ways to delve deeper in the spiritual life, connect with others, recognizing our call to collaborate in Jesus’ project of hope, reconciliation and justice.
  • The Jesuits have more than 500 years of experience journeying alongside individuals and groups around the world.
  • Our longstanding spiritual tradition emboldens us to walk with Jesus and alongside one another in our unique spiritual journeys – regardless of our gender, sexual orientation, identity, race, economic status or faith.

Agenda

DAY 1

  • 11:00 AM (EDT): How do I know it is God? Listening to God’s voice – James Martin, SJ, Best-selling author
  • 12:30 PM: Pause – 30m
  • 1:00 PM: What should I do? Making good decisions, individually and in groups – Laurence Loubières, XMCJ, Director, Service for Discernment in Common
  • 2:30 PM: Liturgy presided by Erik Oland, SJ, Provincial, Jesuits of Canada
  • 3:30 PM: Pause – 1 hour
  • 4:00 PM: Learning to trust my spiritual life: Accompanying LGBTQ+ persons in the Ignatian tradition – Gilles Mongeau, SJ, Spiritual director
  • 5:30 PM: Pause – 30 minutes
  • 6:00 PM: To be confirmed

DAY 2

  • 11:00 AM (EDT): Praying with and through art: Ignatian contemplation through photography​ – Marc Rizzetto, SJ, Director of the Centre de spiritualité Manrèse
  • 12:30 PM: Pause – 30 minutes
  • 1:00 PM: Finding your way: Discerning the will of God – John O’Brien, SJ, Assistant for Vocations
  • 2:30 PM: Ignatian Meditation facilitated by Scott Lewis, SJ, Author, lecturer, retreat director
  • 3:30 PM: Pause – 1 hour
  • 4:00 PM: Personal and institutional conversion: The Jesuits of Canada and Indigenous Peoples – Peter Bisson, SJ, Delegate for Relations with Indigenous Peoples
  • 5:30 PM : Pause – 30 minutes
  • 6:00 PM: Return of the prodigal species: Spiritual steps for coming back to our Common Home – Greg Kennedy, SJ, Spiritual director, author

Conférenciers

  • James Martin, SJBest-selling author
  • Marc Rizzetto, SJ, Director of the Centre de spiritualité Manrèse
  • Laurence Loubières, XMCJ, Director, Service for Discernment in Common
  • Greg Kennedy, SJ, Spiritual director, author
  • Peter Bisson, SJ, Delegate for Relations with Indigenous Peoples
  • John O’Brien, SJ, Assistant for Vocations
  • Gilles Mongeau, SJ, Spiritual director
  • Erik Oland, SJ, Provincial, Jesuits of Canada
  • Scott Lewis, SJ, Author, lecturer, retreat director
  • André Brouillette, SJ, Professor of Systematic and Spiritual Theology

Registration

REGISTER – FREE