March 7-10, 2019
A 4-Day Ignatian, Silent Retreat for Men & Women
Using storytelling, poetry, music, guided imagery, journaling, and breath & body prayer, Fr Michael guides us through the prayer Jesus taught us. Drawing on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, this retreat will forever change the way you encounter the Lord’s Prayer.
Groups Attending: Individuals, St. Mary Immaculate (Plainfield), Meet Me in the Silence, Natalie Glynn, St. Bede (Ingleside)
Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ is a member of Bellarmine’s resident staff. He holds a Master of Fine Arts from the Yale School of Drama and a Doctor of Ministry degree from St. Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein, IL. He is the founder of Charis Ministries, the Jesuit retreat ministry for outreach to young adults in their twenties and thirties and has trained spiritual directors at Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Pastoral Studies. A prolific writer and speaker, Fr. Michael has published books on prayer and the sacraments with Franciscan Media, Paulist Press, and Liturgical Training Publications. His latest book, What’s Your Decision? is published by Loyola Press.