For people who desire a Lenten retreat, the FCJ Retreat and Conference Centre is offering this ONLINE 6-week experience of a Retreat in Daily Life inspired by and rooted in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius and based on the work of Joseph Tetlow, SJ.
Participants will meet on zoom in groups with an experienced spiritual director for 6 weeks – on Monday evenings from 7:00-8:30 pm between February 22nd and March 29th. The director will provide guidelines for daily prayer and the participants must commit at least 30 minutes to an hour each day for personal prayer and journaling. The faith-sharing that happens in the group setting is enriching for all involved.
Directors: Sr. Ann Marie, fcJ offers individual spiritual direction and individual or group retreats at the FCJ Christian Life Centre and in parishes. Following many years in Catholic education, both as a teacher and administrator, Ann Marie received her training in spiritual direction with the Jesuits at Loyola House in Guelph, Ontario and served on staff there before coming to Calgary in 2012. Ann Marie loves the ministry of spiritual direction and delights in journeying with people searching for a closer relationship with God.
Karen Wold has Lutheran roots and a heart for ecumenical and interfaith collaboration. As a Spiritual Director, Karen has a particular interest in Ignatian Spirituality and has completed additional training in giving the Spiritual Exercises. She is also learning the art of companioning through BioSpiritual Focusing. Karen is an active member of the Calgary Association of the Spiritual Exercises Apostolate (CASEA). She enjoys gardening, hiking with her family, and watching for wildflowers.