Walking With Jesus to the Cross with Ignatius of Loyola as Our Guide
Wednesday, March 13; Wednesday March 27; Wednesday, April 10
6:30pm Light Supper
Presented by Dr. Ruth Brown, Spiritual Formation and Prayer Ministries Director for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship of Canada.
This interactive Lenten series will offer participants the opportunity to learn about the life and work of Ignatius of Loyola, explore his Spiritual Exercises experientially in the gathered community and individually, and examine reflective questions which may lead to greater inner freedom and intimacy with Jesus.
Wednesday, March 13 Introduction, Motivation and Life Purpose
In this first session participants will be introduced to the life and work of Ignatius of Loyola. We will explore his understanding of motivation and vocation and explore our own sense of what draws or repels us in our Christian walk and experience. We will use John 13-19 as our scriptural guide to the cross.
Wednesday, March 27 Gospel Meditation – Experiencing Intimacy with Jesus
During this second session participants will gain an overview of the Ignatian method of gospel meditation. We will have opportunity to practice this with a passage from the gospel of John during our session and share with others some of what God is revealing in our meditation and/or reading.
Wednesday, April 10 Spiritual Freedom – Exploring Attachments and Discernment
In this final session participants will consider Ignatian methods for recognizing unhealthy attachments and discerning paths to greater spiritual freedom in our relationship with God and others. Jesus’ example of his life, death and resurrection will resource this conversation.