An Online Mini-Retreat at Pentecost for Ignatian Spiritual Directors 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM, Thursday, May 28, 2020
May 14, 2020 – Like everyone, spiritual directors have been forced to adapt in a world that has radically changed. Many are accompanying their directees online, while others have stayed connected via phone or email. Still others await the day when face-to-face conversations can resume. As the country emerges from shelter-in-place, we invite you to join with other spiritual directors to reflect on how the pandemic experience has been affecting you and your ministry, and to name the movements, insights, and learnings that are unfolding.
As a participant, you will be introduced to the theme of the day and engage with movements of the Spiritual Exercises, followed by silent reflection, small group conversation, and gathering of the graces. Please consider bringing along a journal. This retreat will be held on Zoom.
Unfortunately, this online retreat is now full. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on the waiting list.
For more information, contact Lisa Hastings, Director of Spiritual Direction Initiatives, at email@example.com.
About the Presenters...
Judy Talvacchia is a married Roman Catholic lay woman. After a 23-year career in the corporate world, she earned a Master of Divinity degree from Weston Jesuit School of Theology where she completed the Practicum in Spiritual Direction. She has offered spiritual direction and programs in spirituality for over 20 years. Judy is also a certified chaplain with the National Association of Catholic Chaplains and has worked in health care ministry for many years.
William Campbell, SJ, serves as Director at Gonzaga - Eastern Point Retreat House in Gloucester, MA. Ordained a priest in 1998, Fr. Campbell's has served in leadership positions at Nativity Preparatory School, Boston, Nativity School of Worcester, and Cheverus High School in Portland, ME and, as Vice President for Mission at the College of the Holy Cross. He also spent several years as a member of Holy Cross’ Office of College Chaplains, where directed a 5 1/2 day adaptation of the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises for students and the 19th Annotation retreat in everyday life for faculty and staff. Fr. Campbell holds degrees from the College of the Holy Cross (BA), St. Michael’s Institute/Gonzaga University (Ph.L) and Weston Jesuit School of Theology (M.Div. and S.T.L.).
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