Spiritual Exercises Series

Spiritual Exercises

During Holy Week, John Staudenmaier, S.J., from UDM’s Office of Mission & Identity, presents a selection of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola. The four audio talks explore present day applications of the Spiritual Exercises in daily life to deepen our relationship with God.

John Staudenmaier, S.J., "The Inner Geography of Prayer"

John Staudenmaier, S.J., explores the implications of St. Ignatius' "inner geography of prayer".

John Staudenmaier, S.J., "Confronting Evil"

John Staudenmaier, S.J., explores "Confronting Evil" as part of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, a method of prayer for reclaiming the violent places, those in one's personal life and in the world where we live.

John Staudenmaier, S.J., "Making Decisions for a Better Life"

John Staudenmaier, S.J., looks at how the Jesuit Spiritual Exercises apply to decisions when to stick with one's current commitments and when to change some of those commitments.

John Staudenmaier, S.J., "Grief and Joy in the Spiritual Life"

John Staudenmaier, S.J., presents a "Grief and Joy in the Spiritual Life," considering how the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola teach a method of prayer in which one learns to be present to one's griefs and joys.