Lenten Series 2014

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

This is a series of lectures on Wednesday nights in March and April to observe the season of Lent.  Each of these free events took 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: Father Ted Dziak, S.J., Vice President for Mission & Ministry and Director of the Jesuit Center

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. The Presider will be Father Bill Farge S.J. This event is Co-sponsored by the College of Music & Fine Arts.

For the past seven seasons of Lent, Loyola community members have been invited to share together in the spirit of the season. On selected Wednesday evenings during Lent, a speaker group would help us reflect on the goodness of God and the reason for the season.  All events are free and open to the public.