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Day of Reflection: Introduction to Ignatian Spirituality and Prayer
October 14 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm$65
Do you ever wish you prayed more, prayed better, or perhaps simply desire to be more comfortable with prayer? This Day of Recollection will offer highlights from The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola. Further, it will offer an introduction to Ignatian Spirituality. Participants will be offered an introduction and suggested prayer exercises, with some Sacred Scripture, in order to develop an understanding of and a familiarity with some forms of Ignatian prayer methods.
Check-in begins at 8:45am. Program begins in the Chapel promptly at 9am. Lunch will be served in the dining room mid-day. Conclude with Mass at 2:30 pm.
Rev. Joseph E. Lingan, SJ was raised in Alexandria, Va., attended Gonzaga College High School and Virginia Tech, earning a degree in Public Administration. Following his graduation, he entered the Society of Jesus in 1979 and pronounced his first vows in 1981. He continued his studies at Creighton University, St. Louis University, Weston School of Theology, and Boston College. Ordained to the priesthood in 1990, he has served in the ministries of Secondary Education, Higher Education, Spiritual Formation, and Vocational Development. Joe’s ministry has included serving as Rector/President of St. Michael’s Institute (Spokane, Wa.), Executive Assistant to the Provincial of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus (Baltimore, Md.), Rector at Loyola Blakefield (Baltimore, Md.), Novice Master for the Maryland, New England, and New York Provinces of the Society of Jesus (Syracuse, NY), and President of Gonzaga College High School (Washington, DC). In June of 2018, he completed a seven-year term as Rector of the Jesuit Community at Georgetown University (Washington, DC). In addition to these positions, he has served as a member of several Boards of Directors and currently is a member of the board at Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School.