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The 19th Annotation of the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius Loyola

September 4, 2019, through May 13, 2020

The application deadline is July 9. 

Participants commit to:

  • One hour a day of private prayer
  • A short period of reflection on prayer experience, taking notes of the insights one has received
  • Meeting weekly:
    • Twice a month with a spiritual guide
    • On the intermittent weeks coming together for group prayer and discussion from 7 to 8:30 PM on Boston College’s Brighton Campus

► This application has 4 parts and asks for thorough responses. We recommend that you review the open-ended questions below before beginning the application.

  • How did you hear about this retreat? 
  • Have you participated in the 19th annotation before? If so, when?
  • Have you done any silent retreats? If so, how many?
  • Are you familiar with Ignatian Spirituality? If so, please explain.
  • Have you met with a spiritual director? What is/was that experience like?
  • What do you desire from the retreat experience?
  • Can you describe your relationship with God, Jesus, the Spirit? Do you have an image of God?
  • Describe your practice of prayer. How will you find time each day to pray and reflect over the course of the Exercises?
  • Do you have experiences of God speaking to you, revealing Godself to you, inviting you to service?
  • Please upload a two-page document that describes your spiritual journey. Be sure to cover the main experiences that make you who you are spiritually. What brings you to this retreat now?



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