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May 2021

$125

VIRTUAL – Jesuit Ignatian and Buddhist Traditions Retreat

May 15 @ 9:00 am - May 16 @ 8:00 pm

Inter-Spirituality and Comparative Mysticism Led by: Dr. Greg Kennedy SJ*, Loyola House, Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Guelph, – Jesuit Ignatian approaches. Norman Feldman*, co-founder and retired Guiding Teacher of True North Insight Meditation Centre – Buddhist approaches. Treat yourself to an opportunity to develop some key tools and practices towards better self-knowledge and ways to better discern your life’s purpose or calling. In this retreat, our speakers and spiritual directors will be exploring these questions from the perspectives of the Jesuit…

$125

VIRTUAL – “See, I Am Making All Things New” Join Me! Weekend Retreat

May 21 @ 7:30 pm - May 23 @ 4:30 pm

Cultivating hope, faith & love during Covid & Climate Change “See, I Am Making All Things New” (Revelation 21:5) Facilitated by Bill Clarke, SJ, Yvonne Prowse, & Greg Kennedy, SJ Musicians serenading from balconies in locked-down Italy. Scientists’ unprecedented global collaboration to discover a vaccine for the deadly virus. A 7pm daily “Angelus” in New York City as residents sound their thanks for front-line health care providers. Birds heard singing in the new-found quiet of Wuhan Province. Air pollution in…

$125

VIRTUAL – Hinduism, Meditative Inquiry, and Muslim Sufi traditions Retreat

May 22 @ 9:00 am - May 23 @ 8:00 pm

Exploring contemplation and self-knowledge through the lenses of these traditions Led by Ashwani Kumar*, Associate Professor, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax – Hinduism and Meditative Inquiry approaches. Jason Idriss Sparkes*, The Burhānīya Sufi Order/Tarīqah, Waterloo, Ontario – Muslim Sufi approaches. Treat yourself to an opportunity to develop some key tools and practices towards better self-knowledge and ways to better discern your life’s purpose or calling. In this retreat, our speakers and spiritual directors will be exploring these questions from the…

June 2021

$300

VIRTUAL – 9 Journeys of the Soul: An Enneagram Retreat

June 3 @ 9:30 am - June 6 @ 5:00 pm

The Enneagram illuminates nine different journeys of the soul; nine particular ways that we experience disconnection from God and our deepest selves, and nine paths through which the Spirit is inviting us back home. This VIRTUAL retreat will explore these nine journeys of the soul in conversation with the Biblical story and your lived experience. In daily teaching sessions, spiritual director and Enneagram teacher, Tamara Shantz will introduce you to the Enneagram as a spiritual tool. Each day will include…

$125

VIRTUAL – Finding Your Way: Weekend of Discernment

June 11 @ 7:30 pm - June 13 @ 2:00 pm

Be part of this retreat designed for people who need time and support in decision making. It will be an online experience using Zoom. 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. Please note that space is limited so register early. Deadline to register is June 4. God constantly creates and imparts God’s Spirit…

$125

VIRTUAL – Indigenous, Jewish Kabbalah, and Lutheran traditions Retreat

June 12 @ 9:00 am - June 13 @ 8:00 pm

Exploring contemplation and self-knowledge through the lenses of these traditions Led by Blair A. Stonechild*, Professor of Indigenous Studies, First Nations University, Regina – Spirituality as Inspirational Knowledge in Indigenous Traditions. B. Les Lancaster*, Liverpool John Moores University, UK and the Alef Trust (www.aleftrust.org) – Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism. Debbie Lou Ludolph*, Dean of Chapel, Inshallah director, Director of Kanata Centre for Worship and Global Song, Martin Luther University College, Waterloo – Singing as a Contemplative Practice within a Lutheran…

$395

VIRTUAL – 8-Day Directed Retreat

June 17 @ 7:30 pm - June 25 @ 1:00 pm

While the pandemic renders it impossible to come to Loyola House for your retreat, we will bring the directed retreat to you! Just as in any silent retreat, Loyola House spiritual directors will provide daily spiritual direction that will occur via Zoom (or telephone). There will be no talks/input sessions for the retreat; and sadly, we cannot offer daily mass. As ever, your director will listen to you and the Holy Spirit in order to help guide you in your prayer.…

$125

VIRTUAL – Finding God in All Things Weekend Retreat

June 25 @ 8:00 pm - June 27 @ 1:00 pm

A Retreat on Praying through Photography Facilitated by Matthew Hendzel, SJ With the help of modern technology, everyone has become a photographer these days…but can we allow these new-found talents to become an act of prayer? Often when we step outside, we choose to see the things we think are important, and will sometimes take a picture of it as a reminder; but other times, certain things choose us. Whether it’s a peculiar cloud in the sky, an animal that…

July 2021

$2200

IN-PERSON – Spiritual Directors’ Workshop – CANCELLED

July 5 @ 4:30 pm - July 17 @ 8:00 am
Villa Saint-Martin, 9451, boul. Gouin Ouest
Pierrefonds, QC H8Y 1T2

Unfortunately we have had to CANCEL this workshop. Please direct any questions to registration(at)ignatiusguelph.ca. The Spiritual Directors’ Workshop (SDW) is an intensive 12-day training program in spiritual direction. It includes material and experience which we consider foundational to everyone engaged in spiritual direction. This year, the Loyola House Team is taking the SDW “on the road” as this in-person workshop will be held at the beautiful Villa Saint Martin, outside of Montreal. (More on this below) The SDW offers participants…

$125

VIRTUAL – Ancient Egyptian thought and Zoroastrianism Retreat

July 10 @ 9:00 am - July 11 @ 8:00 pm

Exploring contemplation and self-knowledge through the lenses of these traditions Led by Mervat Nasser*, Psychiatrist/Researcher in ancient Egyptian thought and traditions – Ancient Egyptian approaches. Khodadad (Khodi) Kaviani*, Professor, Central Washington University – Zoroaster’s Songs and Zoroastrian Traditions. Treat yourself to an opportunity to develop some key tools and practices towards better self-knowledge and ways to better discern your life’s purpose or calling. In this retreat, our speakers and spiritual directors will be exploring these questions from the perspectives of…

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