During Advent, The Jesuit Collaborative community gathered for prayer and fellowship with our Ignatian partners facilitating and offering reflections: at Loyola Blakefield in Baltimore with Bob Wassmann; at Old St. Joseph’s Church in Philadelphia with Vickie Travaline; at Xavier High School in New York with Jack Raslowsky; at Holy Cross College in Worcester with Marybeth Kearns-Barrett; and at Br. James McDavitt, SJ Center in Boston with Tony Compagnone, M.D. Continue Reading »
In late November, members of the Contemplative Leaders In Action (CLIA) program from various cities and cohorts gathered at the Incarnation Center in Ivoryton, CT to relax, pray together, and further discuss Ignatian spirituality in their lives. Continue Reading »
32 members of Hispanic parishes of the Diocese of Rochester attended a Day of Ignatian Prayer in Spanish, organized by The Jesuit Collaborative and the Sisters of Mercy of Rochester. The retreat took place at Mercy Prayer Center in Rochester and it was lead by Mr. Carlos Aedo, Associate Director for Latino Spiritual Outreach of The Jesuit Collaborative. Continue Reading »
America magazine just released this podcast in which Daniel Hendrickson, SJ, who helps with the NY program, is interviewed about CLIA. It runs about 15 minutes and gives a nice overview of the program.
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The Contemplative Leaders In Action (CLIA) program has begun its fourth year of operation with multiple cohorts up and running in New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and a new cohort being formed in Syracuse, NY. New York, Philadelphia and Boston now have graduated cohorts and have alumni of the program. The Jesuit Collaborative also has given its endorsement to CLIA chapters being coordinated by Seattle University and Charis Ministries in Chicago. Continue Reading »
Phase I sessions of discerning the future ministry of the Spiritual Exercises were recently held in Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia. Continue Reading »
Dear Friends, True to the Ignatian mission of The Jesuit Collaborative (TJC), we have been imagining a pilgrimage retreat, journeying outward to the Basque region of Spain where Ignatius lived and, with the help of the Spiritual Exercises, inward where a personal encounter with God may take place. Preliminary outline of the trip: Continue Reading »
The Ignatian Leadership for Mission retreats bring together individuals from a variety of backgrounds to share in the graces of St. Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises and to be strengthened in their service to others.
As one participant reflected, “The ILM retreat was a particularly rich opportunity to find God in all things, from the natural beauty of the wind-swept, snow-covered grounds and majestic trees at St. Ignatius Retreat House in Manhasset to the wise insights offered by peers in faith-sharing groups and the quiet call of God heard during silent prayer ... Continue Reading »