January 12-14, 2018
An Ignatian, Silent Weekend Retreat for Men
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. Vincent Ferrer, St. Francis De Sales (Lake Zurich), St. Mary's (Lake Forest), St. Patrick (Chesterton, IN), Our Lady of the Grove-KC/St. Mary HNS, Sts. Peter and Paul (Cary), Holy Cross (Deerfield)
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 Masters of Divinity 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.