Dynamic approach

Dynamic approach

Pat CoyleA day before our short retreat we hosted Pat Coyle, the Communications Offices for the Irish province. Her dynamic approach, and the glimpse she gave us into  “into the journalist’s head” were greatly appreciated. Through numerous examples we progressively understood more clearly that knowing something academically doesn’t necessarily guarantee successful communication.  (more…)

Essential tools

Essential tools

Nick Austin SJOne of the last conferences before starting the retreat was ‘in house’.
Nick Austin shared with us his work on one of the essential tools of Ignatian Spirituality, the Examen of Conscience. His main concern is how to find the balance between reflection on spiritual experience, representing a more passive and interior element, and  practice as an active side of the spirituality.

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