A Retreat with the Spiritual Exercises: Images, Poems, and Stories
Date: June 2013
Duration: 4 hours 57 minutes
This unique retreat will delight your imagination and inspire your soul.
In our busy, modern society, we can often get caught up in the tumult of our day-to-day lives. Now, Jesuit Father Gregory Carlson invites you on a truly one-of-a-kind retreat experience to help you awaken your spirituality. Using the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola as his foundation, Fr. Carlson has crafted a distinctive and lively retreat for you to enjoy.
A prize-winning literature teacher with decades of experience as a retreat leader and spiritual director, Fr. Carlson integrates poems, literature, and fables into his retreat to create a truly captivating experience. He possesses both a sense of childlike wonder and a deep reverence for God that will guide your spirituality.
You will look at the major turning points of the Exercises as well as richly imaginative presentations on Jesus' life. You will also encounter a richly diverse tapestry of poems, anecdotes, and creative visual aids. Using subjects from Gerard Manley Hopkins to the fables of Aesop, you will deepen your spirituality in surprising and delightful ways.
Retreats are essential to the spiritual life, and you can experience this retreat wherever and whenever you desire. You will treasure Fr. Carlson's intellectual richness, imaginative stimulus, and personal transparency.
This course is part of the Learn25 collection.