Assuring the Future Mission and Identity at Jesuit Universities
Semester Two- Recommended Topics

Purpose of Semester Two: To provide the participant with deepening reflections on spirituality and tools for their personal reflection that may be useful to them in semester three.

 

Session #

Recommended Topic to be Presented and Discussed

1

Theology of God
 

2

Pondering the Mystery of the Divine and Reflecting Theologically on that Mystery
 

3

Spirituality, God and Prayer in Different Traditions
 
4.     
The Power of Sacred Writing
Dr. Sarah Melcher
5.     
The Influence of Women on St. Ignatius and Ignatian Spirituality
Dr. Sarah Melcher
 
6.     
What is Discernment? and How Do I Really Know It Is God?
Jim Riordan, S.J.
7.     
Personal Reflections on Discernment and Prayer: In big and little decisions
George Traub, S.J. and TBA
 
No Session – Spring Break
 
8.         
Conversations Hour (in the Conaton Boardroom)
Presenters to be announced
 
9.     
The Daily Examen
Dr. Tom Merrill
 
10. 
The Orange: Contemplation in Action/Contemplation Today
Sr. Rosie Miller, O.S.F.
11. 
Ways of Praying: Unique Personalities, Unique Forms of Prayer
Gene Carmichael, S.J.