Spiritual Direction Agenda – October 7, 2017

Spiritual Direction Agenda – October 7, 2017 Topic: Discernment Opening prayer/Lectio Divina 10:00-10:10 Review spiritual direction to date 10:10-10:15 Witness talk(s) 10:15-10:35 Group discussion on discernment 10:35-11:00 Bio break / personal reflection time 11:00-11:10 Thoughts / questions on spiritual direction 11:10-11:20 Contemplative prayer – Consent to God’s intention    11:20-11:40 …

Spiritual Direction Agenda – June 24, 2017

Spiritual Direction Agenda – June 24, 2017 Topic: Prayer   Opening prayer/Lectio Divina reflection 10:00-10:10 Participant introductions 10:10-10:15 Overview / Review spiritual direction 10:15-10:20 Vocal and meditative prayer – Fr. Mike 10:20-10:40 Discussion on vocal and meditative prayer 10:40-10:50 Contemplative prayer 10:50-11:10 Personal reflection time to absorb material 11:10-11:30 Group …

Spiritual Direction Agenda – August 12, 2017

Spiritual Direction Agenda – August 12, 2017 Topic: Distractions Opening prayer/Lectio Divina 10:00-10:10 Review spiritual direction to date 10:10-10:15 St. Peter’s journey – Transfiguration, etc. 10:15-10:25 Group discussion on distractions 10:25-10:45 When The Lion Roars 10:45-11:00 Bio break / personal reflection time 11:00-11:10 Thoughts / questions on spiritual direction 11:10-11:20 …

Midrash

What is a midrash Midrash’s with a capital M are ancient Jewish prayerful interpretations and/or commentaries on biblical text done in allegorical or metaphoric story form to assist in explaining scripture. Midrash Aggada most often focuses on biblical characters and can be mystical in nature.  Midrash halakha, is used to help …

Spiritual Direction Retreat Agenda – May 13, 2017

Spiritual Direction Retreat Agenda – May 13, 2017   Coffee & more 10:00-10:15 Opening prayer/Lectio Divina reflection 10:15-10:20 Participant introductions 10:20-10:30 Overview of retreat 10:30-10:40 Fr. Mike and Jerry witness talks 10:40-11:20 Q&A on witness talks 11:20-11:30 Interview with St. Theresa and St. John 11:30-12:00 Panel discussion – Q & …