PORTLAND — A Maine retreat that goals to supply a “blueprint” for prayer to assist individuals discern God’s presence of their lives shall be supplied nearly through Zoom beginning this October and operating by June 2023.
“Ignatian Non secular Workouts in On a regular basis Life” shall be introduced by the Ignatian Spirituality Partnership of Maine, which was established in 2018 to help anyone occupied with sharing and selling the Ignatian religious imaginative and prescient. Members of the partnership embody the Jesuit Group of Maine (Cheverus Excessive Faculty, Our Woman of Hope Parish), the Sisters of St. Joseph in Winslow, the Sisters of the Presentation in Biddeford (Marie Joseph Non secular Middle), the Sisters of Our Woman of the Holy Rosary, and the Maine Ignatian Volunteer Corps, comprised of clergy and lay individuals of a number of Christian traditions who’ve been educated in Ignatian spirituality.
On the coronary heart of the retreat is every day prayer. Individuals must make a dedication to praying every day with the retreat supplies for about half-hour every day, attending a digital Zoom assembly with the entire group on the primary Wednesday night of every month, and attending a month-to-month assembly with a religious director/information both in individual or through Zoom.
“This retreat is designed for individuals who have had some expertise praying with Scripture, and who’ve had expertise speaking with somebody about their prayer,” stated Fr. Paul Sullivan, SJ, one of many retreat prayer guides and pastor of Our Woman of Hope Parish in Portland. “The Non secular Workouts of St. Ignatius Loyola could be transformational.”
In 4 levels, known as “weeks,” members ponder varied features of their lives, in addition to the life, Ardour, and Resurrection of Jesus. Main and inspiring ladies and men to make the journey of the Workouts is a key precedence for Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) globally and its companions in mission right this moment.
“God continues to ask every of us right into a deepening relationship, to ongoing conversion. We consider that by embracing this invitation, we embrace our God who calls us to behave in new, daring ways in which reconcile our world, bringing about justice, peace, and compassion,” stated Fr. Arturo Sosa, SJ, superior common of the Society of Jesus.
Area is proscribed. To register for the retreat or for extra data, go to www.ignatianme.org. As soon as registered, organizers will prepare for an in-person or on-line assembly to speak extra in regards to the retreat and pair you with a religious director/information.