Ignatian Spirituality Ministry

“Go, set the world on fire!”

St. Ignatius of Loyola

The Ignatian Ministry of Holy Family Church invites you to join us for Ignatian Prayer on the first Tuesday of every month from 78 pm in the Holtsnider Pastoral Center.  Please contact Mary Schimmoller for more information at 625.403.6115 or mschimmoller@holyfamily.org

Join us this for an Ignatian Retreat this Lent – Inner Peace in Friendship with Jesus.  RSVP by February 13, 2023 to Ignatian@Holyfamily.org   See below for more details.

Ignatian Spirituality is rooted in the conviction that God is active, personal and present to us in every person, every place and every experience.  It is spirituality for everyday life.

The Ignatian Spiritual Ministry exists to share the practice of Ignatian Spirituality in a warm and welcoming manner and to encourage the deepening of relationship with the Holy Trinity.

Ignatian Spirituality is based on the practice of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits (Friends of Jesus).  Even before he founded the Society of Jesus, Ignatius of Loyola had come to the deep conviction that God desires a personal relationship with all people –who in turn could seek to find God in the ordinary substance of their lives. Through his famous manual of prayer, the Spiritual Exercises, St. Ignatius offers a program of prayer and reflection through which retreatants are invited to grow in freedom so as to know the love of God more deeply.

We are excited and blessed to be a part of Holy Family Church in encouraging this deeper relationship with the Father, Son and Spirit through small prayer groups, guided meditations and retreat series in a way that creates the space for each individual to respond according to their own experience.

As St. Ignatius believed, the goal of the spiritual life is to “choose what better leads to God’s deepening life in me.”  We hope you will join us in prayer, spirituality and the deepening of God in each of us.

For more information please contact:
Mary Schimmoller, Holy Family Church
mschimmoller@holyfamily.org
626-403-6115

Ignatian Retreat Opportunities

Additional Ignatian Resources:

Ignatian.info – Learning to Find God in All Things
Ignatian Spirituality.com
Guided Meditations from Fr. Tri Dinh
3 Minute Retreat
Pray-as-you-go.org
Jesuits.org
Loyola Institute
Fr. James Martin podcast “The Examen” – https://examen.libsyn.com/
Re-Imagining the Examen App (available on iTunes and Google Play)
Creighton University – an online Ignatian Retreat

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