September 21-23, 2018
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men
All of us have important decisions to make - decisions that radically alter our lives. Yet without a sound process in place for making these key decisions, we will never feel fully confident that our decision was what God truly desired for us. The Spiritual Exercises help us move toward a deeper interior freedom to better navigate the twists and turns of life. Fr. Michael helps us better understand St. Ignatius’ methodology for decision-making and how it can be applied to the big and small decisions we face.
Groups Attending: Individuals; St. John Neumann (St. Charles), St. Frances of Rome - KC Council, John Kasting Retreat Group, Cathedral of St. Raymond (Joliet)
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.