The purpose of the ISI Spiritual Companioning formaton program is to provide formation for persons who hope to help others make the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius in everyday life. The program includes study of the text of the Spiritual Exercises, exploration of the dynamics and vision of the Spiritual Exercises, and developing gifts of listening, learning, and guiding others in their prayer experiences. The work of the program is the shaping of guides who follow the Ignatian way of spiritual companioning.
The timeless spirituality of St. Ignatius Loyola appears in the almost 6,800 letters he wrote to popes, emperors, benefactors, family, friends, Jesuits and others. This course will explore what these letters say to us in the 21st Century.
Companions of Grace (COG)- formerly called Magis - offers membership for persons currently active in the ministry of Ignatian spiritual direction and guiding others through the Spiritual Exercises. Our purpose comes from Master Ignatius, "as you aquire learning on the one hand and grow in fraternal charity on the other, you will become perfect instruments of God's grace, and collaborators in the sublime work of bringing God's creatures back to him." --St. Ignatius (letter 169, 1547) The next meeting is Saturday, September 22 @ 10:00 a.m. at Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House
￼St. Ignatius and the early companions were real people living real life in the real world, and they discovered a way to find God in all things. The Ignition way inherently leads to an integration of faith, belief, virtues, and vision lived out in your every day life at home, at church, at work, and in business. The course explores...