Ninth period: where it appears that tertianship is now turning resolutely toward the Spiritual Exercises
Monday the 12th
During the first part of this week, we finished what we had started last week. Anto and Seweryn shared, Pascal presided at Mass.
Tuesday the 13th
Barnabas and Elias shared, Seweryn presided. As a last free gift, we had in the evening the witness of Brian Grogan S.J., who shared with us his life as a simple journey. He showed us how the apparently useless experiences he had had revealed themselves later as very useful …
Wednesday the 14th
Anto presided at the Eucharist of this usual free day. Time for us to rest in preparation for the long retreat, and to finish what we have to finish before it begins…
Tuesday, the 6th
Lucas and Pascal shared their life stories. Joe presided at the Eucharist. As a supplementary gift, we had in the evening the witness of John K. Guiney S.J., who shared with us his experience in Africa, working with refugees and victims of AIDS…
Wednesday, the 7th
A free day as usual for us to continue and finish writing our autobiographies, and to continue to read good spiritual food. Mass presided by John. Also the possibility of watching film at Manresa for discussion, Marvin’s room.
Thursday, the 8th
Antun and Jacques shared, Jozef presided.
Friday the 9th
John and Jozef shared, and Lucas presided. We had a French guest at lunch, and a Canadian one at dinner.
Saturday and Sunday, the 10–11th
Free and pastoral days as usual, with Damjan and Jozef cooking.
Eighth period: where it appears that tertianship is building a community from the heart
Monday, the 5th
This day, Damjan and Fernando offered their sharing, and Jan presided at the Eucharist. This week, and part of next one, will be spent essentially on sharing our personal stories. Each of us has one hour to give an account of his roots, his familial story, his education, his vocation, and all the main events and experiences he wants to share. This powerful exercise (more…)
Thursday, the 27th
Sharing of the heart continued today with Jozef, Anto and John. New stories, new topics, but again the same method and rich spiritual fruits. (more…)
Wednesday, the 26th
Sharing of the heart today with Pascal, Seweryn and Jacques. Other stories, other styles, but the same method and spiritual fruits, receiving from each other the foundations of human life, Christian life and Jesuit life.
Beautiful weather, Mass presided by Fernando, (more…)