Lenten Series 2014

Lenten Series 2014

"The Heart of Ignatian Spirituality: The Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola"

The Lenten lectures will be held on Wednesday nights in March and April to observe the season of Lent.  Each of these free events will take place on Loyola’s main campus at 7 p.m. in the Ignatius Chapel/ Bobet Hall

• Wednesday, March 12, 2014                                                             Introduction to the Spiritual Exercises and Week One:                   “Being Loved and Forgiven”                                                                          Speaker: Sylvester Tan, S.J.                                                                Assistant Professor of Languages and Cultures

• Wednesday, March 19, 2014                                                             Week Two of the Spiritual Exercises:                                            “Companionship with Christ”                                                                       Speaker: Father Robert Gerlich, S.J.                                                    Associate Professor, Department of History

• Wednesday, March 26, 2014                                                                 A Concert:  "Music to Accompany the Spiritual Exercises"                           Kenneth Weber                                                                                       Associate Chaplain, Office of University Ministry

• Wednesday, April 2, 2014                                                                   Week Three of the Spiritual Exercises:                                                      “Compassion and the Abandonment of Jesus”                                                Speaker: Father Mark Mossa, S.J.                                                            Adjunct Professor at Fordham University Curran Center for American           Catholic Studies

• Wednesday, April 9, 2014                                                                      Week Four of the Spiritual Exercises:                                                “Resurrection as New Dimension”                                                                 Speaker: Father, Ed Vacek, S.J.                                                       Professor, Stephen J. Duffy Chair, Department of Religious Studies

The entire Loyola community is also invited to attend the Gregorian Chant Laetare Mass.  On Sunday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Holy Name of Jesus Church.   Presider:  Father Bill Farge S.J.  This event is co-sponsored by the College of Music & Fine Arts.

Each Lenten season, Loyola community members have been invited to share together in the spirit of the season in a series of reflective lectures, concerts and masses during Lent.   For further information on past Lenten Series, see below.


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