Spiritual Exercises: Practice

Spiritual Exercises: Practice
Starts from:Mon, February 26, 2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Campus Location

175 Royal Parade,Parkville,Victoria,Australia

Course Feature
  • PRE-REQUISITES DD8221J/ DD8229J Spiritual Exercises Theory 1; and the experience of making the full Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, either as a 30-day experience (the 20th Annotation retreat), or as a 30-week experience — (the 19th Annotation retreat).
Class Description

This unit runs in both Semester 1 (DD8251J) and Semester 2 (DD8241J).

 


In these units, students will be prepared for the ministry of spiritual direction in the Ignatian tradition and for giving the full Spiritual Exercises under supervision.  Students will practice spiritual direction skills in daily quad groups, and learn how to use Ignatian frameworks and adapted forms of the Exercises to help directees explore their spiritual experience. In these units, students will reflect on opportunities and challenges for spiritual directors in the Ignatian tradition within their ministry context.


LEARNING OUTCOMES – DD8241J

Upon successful completion of this units, it is expected that students will be able to:

  1. articulate a detailed understanding of how the Spiritual Exercises are a resource for spiritual directors in the Ignatian tradition;
  2. describe the dispositions and key skills required for spiritual directors in the Ignatian tradition;
  3. reflect under supervision in quad groups, a practical ability to provide spiritual direction in the Ignatian tradition;
  4. demonstrate an aptitude, under supervision in quad groups, for helping others in their personal discernment.

LEARNING OUTCOMES – DD8251J

Upon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to:

  1. articulate a detailed understanding of how the Spiritual Exercises are a resource for spiritual directors in the Ignatian tradition;
  2. demonstrate knowledge of the dispositions and key skills required for spiritual directors in the Ignatian tradition;
  3. demonstrate, under supervision in quad groups, a practical ability to provide spiritual direction in the Ignatian tradition;
  4. demonstrate an aptitude, under supervision in quad groups, for helping others in their personal discernment;
  5. analyse the opportunities and challenges for spiritual directors in the Ignatian tradition within their ministry context.

 CO-LECTURER(S)

Mandy Lane, Iain Radvan SJ, Mickie Yau


DATES

Semester 1: DD8251J – 19th  to 23rd  March 2018

Semester 2: DD8241J – 20th  to 24th  August 2018


TIME

One-week intensive – 9.00am-5.00pm daily


VENUE

Jesuit College of Spirituality, 175 Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052

Nadal Classroom


FEES

For academic credit                       $2,400 (per unit)

Not for academic credit                $1,200 (per unit)


RECOMMENDED READING

Fleming, David L. Draw me into your Friendship: The Spiritual Exercises. St. Louis, MO: Institute of Jesuit Sources, 1996.

Ivens, Michael. Understanding the Spiritual Exercises. Surrey. UK: Inigo Enterprises, 1998.

Tetlow, Joseph. Choosing Christ in the World: Directing the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola. St. Louis, MO: Institute of Jesuit Sources, 2000.

Barry, William A, & William J. Connolly. The Practice of Spiritual Direction. San Francisco, CA: Harper, 2009.

Barry, William A. Spiritual Direction and the Encounter with God: A Theological Inquiry. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2004.

Buckley, Suzanne (ed). Sacred is the Call. New York, NY: Crossroad Publishing, 2005.

Cowan, Marian, and Futrell, John C. Companions in grace: a handbook for directors of the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. St. Louis, MO: Institute of Jesuit Sources, 2000.

Dyckman, Katherine, and L. Patrick Carrol.  Inviting the Mystic, Supporting the Prophet: An Introduction to Spiritual Direction. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1981.

Hamel, J. Thomas. ‘Discovering what Ignatius does not say’, Review for Religious 69/1 (2010), 31-46.

Hedberg, T.M., and Caprio, B. A Code of Ethics for Spiritual Directors. Pecos, New Mexico: Dove Publications, 1992.

Lonsdale, S.J., David. ‘Traditions of Spiritual Guidance: Towards a Theology of Spiritual Direction’. The Way 32/4 (1992), 312- 319.

Marsh, Robert R. ‘Receiving and Rejecting: On Finding a Way in Spiritual Direction’ The Way 45/1 (2006), 7-21.

Marsh, Robert R., ‘Imagining Ignatian Spiritual Direction’, The Way 48/3 (2009), 27-42.

O’Callaghan, J.F. The Autobiography of St. Ignatius Loyola, with related documents. New York, NY: Fordham University Press, 2001.

O’Leary, Brian. ‘What is specific to an Ignatian model of spiritual direction?’ The Way 47/1-2 (2008), 9-28.

Osorio, Hermann R. ‘Spiritual accompaniment during the Spiritual Exercises according to St. Ignatius of Loyola’. Review of Ignatian Spirituality 108 (2005), 73-91.

Ruffing, Janet K. Spiritual Direction: Beyond the Beginnings. New York, NY: Paulist Press, 2000.


 

  • Iain Radvan SJ

    LECTURER

    Fr Iain Radvan SJ joined the Society of Jesus in 1984 and after ordination was a chaplain and taught history and religion in Jesuit senior schools for 20 years. After finding his gifts in spiritual direction, he was appointed Director of Campion Centre of...

  • Mandy Lane

    Arrupe® Program Coordinator

    Mandy is the Arrupe Program Coordinator. She is a spiritual director, giver of the Spiritual Exercises and facilitates retreats and prayer days at Campion Centre of Ignatian Spirituality. She is passionate about encouraging others to connect more deeply w...