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Spiritual Exercises in Everyday Life (S.E.E.L.) 13 Retreat at Prairiewoods

  • Details

  • 10/10/20
  • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • $450.0
  • All Ages
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  • Educational
  • Speaker

Event Description

Due to COVID-19 and the derecho, SEEL will not begin until Oct. 10. There’s still time to register! “We long to sense how God reveals God’s love within and through daily activity.” and “We desire to establish and deepen a practice of daily prayer.” Past S.E.E.L. retreatants cite longings and learnings such as these among the greatest gifts of the S.E.E.L. retreat. Join facilitators Ann Jackson, PBVM, and Lucille Winnike, FSPA, at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha) for this nine-month retreat. We will learn about St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuit Community, who offered the Spiritual Exercises to help seekers who longed to develop a disposition of the heart and the words to articulate the movement of God in daily life. During these nine months, we will gather monthly at Prairiewoods to enter into the Exercises in prayer and reflection. Between monthly gatherings, we receive daily readings to spur prayer, meet once a month with a spiritual director to listen to insights that arise within prayer and to learn the art of discernment. (Monthly meeting dates are Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 5, Jan. 9, Feb. 13, March 13, April 10 and May 15.) Some retreatants find it so beneficial they participate in S.E.E.L. year after year! If we are unable to meet in person due to COVID-19, this will be offered virtually via Zoom. The cost of this nine-month retreat is $450 (payable in Sept. 2020 or in monthly installments of $50) plus monthly spiritual direction sessions paid separately (usually $45 per hour). For more information or to register, contact Prairiewoods at or 319-395-6700.