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Finding Your Way: Weekend of Discernment

February 17, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - February 19, 2023 @ 12:30 pm

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Be part of this retreat designed for people who need time and support in decision making. It includes personal prayer time to support personal integration of whole-group, small-group, and individual interactions. Opportunities to speak with the presenters about the discernment process form a part of the weekend. Limited to 18 participants.

God constantly creates and imparts God’s Spirit to us. Ignatian discernment names a process by which one makes choices to live in the light of God’s Spirit. In the process of Ignatian discernment God is a partner in a person’s or a group’s choice. Divine desires for creation are revealed in Jesus, the Word of God, in Christian tradition and in the life of each person. This last self-communication of God is felt as one’s abiding desires.

Testimonies –

  • “I came with decisions to make but could not get started. I am leaving with a straightforward process to get me started and I have confidence that this process will lead to good decisions.” -2020-21
  • “I appreciated the genuine concern and helpfulness I was shown by others. A caring attitude was ‘tangible’ in everyone’s ‘Quiet’ interactions.” -2020-21
  • “The sessions along with the handouts provide the background and knowledge to take home and apply discernment in my life.” -2020-21

Facilitators –

Paul Panaretos is a Jesuit Spiritual Director on the Staff of Loyola Retreat House. Joe Waters is one of its regular Guest Spiritual Directors. Together they redesigned Finding Your Way with these outcomes:

  • To notice God’s life in you experienced as your deep desires
  • To grow more discerning in all your choosing, especially, important choices
  • To welcome God to decide with you: to align your desires with God’s desires for you

Loyola House

Renovations to the accommodation wing included new flooring, countertops and beds. We created 20 ensuites and the shared washrooms have been upgraded.

Prices:

  • $325 – Ensuite Room  – private single bedroom with 3-piece washroom, desk and chair
  • $299 – Standard Room – private single bedroom with sink, desk and chair
  • $195 – Commuter – a private room is not included with these fees

Room availability will show in the form’s options below. If all room options are at capacity (FULL), only then the Waiting List option will show…please do fill out the application form to get on the Waiting List! Any questions, contact the Registrar’s office at 519-824-1250 ext. 266 or email registration@ignatius.barking.ca

To fill out application, select your accommodation choice by clicking the Quantity box and selecting 1.

 

 

 

Details

Start:
February 17, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
End:
February 19, 2023 @ 12:30 pm
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Organizer

Loyola House Retreats & Ignatian Training
Phone:
519.824.1250 ext. 266
Email:
registration@ignatiusguelph.ca
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Venue

Loyola House at Ignatius Jesuit Centre
5420 Hwy 6 North
Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J2 Canada
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Phone:
519.824.1250 ext 266
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