A study and writing day

A study and writing day

Wednesday the 17th

Apart from a short time to organize group of work around the Constitutions, the whole day was used for personal work (writing of autobiography and readings of the Constitutions…).

Jan presided at the Mass, in memory of St Ignatius of Antioch, the great bishop and martyr to whom Ignatius of Loyola was so devoted.

The Deliberation of the First Fathers

The Deliberation of the First Fathers

Tuesday, the 9th

Though we continue our everyday life in this beautiful place (with simple daily liturgies, Tommy’s wonderful food, sports, music and Elias missing all this!), the spirit of discernment is ever more present. Many of us have begun to write our spiritual autobiography and discern the place of our “experiment”, which begins in January. In this context, we had an interesting lecture on ‘the deliberation of the first fathers’, on the process used by the early Jesuits (more…)

Write your lifestory…

Write your lifestory…

Fourth period: Where it appears that tertianship is now passing to a new stage

Monday, the 8th

This morning was both dense and intense. After a good sharing about the past two weeks, each of us identifying the main personal and interior events during these beautiful days, Joe presented us with the long exercise which will mobilize us for the next weeks: the writing of a spiritual autobiography. In this exercise, we will reflect upon how the Lord has led each of us (more…)