Office of Ignatian Spirituality

Upcoming Opportunities for Spiritual Growth

Inspired by the Universal Apostolic Preference to “show the way to God through the Spiritual Exercises and discernment,” retreat teams and colleagues of the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province offer opportunities to pray, learn, grow, and journey with Christ.

ADVENT 2022: “God-With-Us BeComing Us-With-God”

Plan to spend your Advent SUNDAY EVENINGS with members of the Bridges Foundation and extended UCS Office of Ignatian Spirituality family. Join us ONLINE from 7:30 – 9:00 pm (Central Time Canada / USA) on NOVEMBER 27, DECEMBER 4, 11, and 18, as we reflect together on the Kingdom Parables as preparation for the Incarnation.

Presenters:    Steve Givens, Bridges Executive Director and Prayer Companion
                         Marian Love, Ignatian Spiritual Director with Bridges
                         Patricia Feder, UCS Office of Ignatian Spirituality Administrator
                         Hung Pham, SJ, UCS Office of Ignatian Spirituality Director

For Event Flyer: VISIT HERE.
To Register: VISIT HERE

For more information, including financial assistance inquires, contact Patty Feder at


ONLINE COURSE: Theological Dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises

For those who have received the Exercises and desire a deeper understanding of the rhythm of the retreat, join us for this two-session online course (Fall 2022, Spring 2023). Each 7-week session will meet via Zoom Wednesday Evenings (6:30 – 8 pm USA Mountain Time). 

Session One (Oct 19 – Dec 7) considers Preparation Days, Week One and Week Two

Session Two (Feb 1-Mar 22) considers Week Three, Week Four and Special Topics

To view the Course flyer with embedded registration link: VISIT HERE

For additional inquires, contact Patty Feder at:


SUMMER, 2023:  UCS Colleagues Retreat (July 9 – 15, 2023)

Collaborators and colleagues working within UCS province institutions are encouraged to SAVE THE DATES above in order to treat yourself to a prayerful encounter with Jesus who loves you passionately and invites you longingly into deeper union and purposeful labor.  Following the rhythm of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, colleagues from across the province will share silence in one of several venues who will be hosting us for this hybrid retreat.

For more information, VISIT HERE.

Contact Patty Feder at with questions.

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