Following Christ on His Way: An Introduction to Ignatian Spirituality
Date: January 2009
Duration: 4 hours 43 minutes
Understand the nearly 500-year-old Jesuit way of experiencing God in your everyday life.
Explore and experience Ignatian spirituality with one of its leading living experts, Fr. Joseph Tetlow, as your personal guide. Whether you are a layperson unfamiliar with Ignatian spirituality or a Jesuit seeped in its tradition, you will benefit from this unique series. Enter into Ignatian prayer forms: consideration, meditation and contemplation. Explore Jesuit spirituality's leading concepts and convictions.
This series demonstrates how 500 years of Jesuit spiritual practice can enrich your own life, faith and relationships. You will gain personal knowledge and insight into the spirituality that St. Ignatius' Spiritual Exercises inculcates and supports.
Begin this series by understanding the special implications of Ignatian spirituality. Focus on Jesus Christ in both theology and asceticism. Next, follow Fr. Tetlow as you explore God at work in the world. Find Christ in His Mystical Body, the Church. Explore the work of the Holy Spirit in each individual. Discover God's hope for us. Understand what it means for God to lead us to live our 'vocation,' or career, in his service. Come to know where our own spirit is moving through The Examen of Conscience practice, which leads to Ignatian 'discernment of spirits. ' See how to rid your mind of prejudgments about what God is doing and what God wants us to do.
Finally, allow Fr. Tetlow to help you understand what it means to ask the Lord to give us the grace of the deep union with the Father that the Son of Man lived––perfect trust, absolute obedience, and passionate love.