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This booklet is designed as a resource for a 4-week spiritual retreat during Lent. It proposes scriptural suggestions for most days of the week, and includes a weekly review (or Examen) each Saturday. It is also designed to serve as a place where you can note things that emerge in prayer on a particular day, so that you can bring them into conversation with a retreat guide or spiritual director.

This year’s retreat takes place during the “Ignatian Year.” This celebration commemorates the 500th anniversary of the conversion of Saint Ignatius Loyola and the 400th anniversary of his canonization on March 12. It focuses us on the ways that God was active in Ignatius’s life – and in our lives as well. Thematically, the retreat takes its inspiration from several of the Universal Apostolic Preferences (UAPs) announced by the Jesuits in 2019.

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