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Authentic Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius

George E. Ganss

Authentic Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius

a brief history of their practice and terminology

by George E. Ganss

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Published by American Assistancy Seminar on Jesuit Spirituality in St. Louis, MO .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesStudies in the spirituality of Jesuits -- v. 1, no. 2 (Nov. 1969), Studies in the spirituality of Jesuits -- v. 1, no. 2.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX2179.L8 .G3 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25516022M
OCLC/WorldCa21644131

The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola is the core work of religious formation for members of the Society of Jesus, the single largest religious order within the Roman Catholic Church. For four and a half centuries in many thousands of editions in all languages, The Exercises have A reissue of a classic of the Christian text from the /5(79).   Also authentic to the Gospel, Ignatian spirituality, as codified in the guidelines for a director at the front of the Spiritual Exercises, focuses not on coercing an individual to conform to rules.

In these documents too the one same term, "spiritual exercises," was used to mean (1) the authentic and integral Spiritual Exercises, or (2) adaptations of them such as abbreviated and obligatory retreats preached to a group, or (~3) ordinary spiritual activities such as daily exercises of piety, or (4) Ignatius' printed book. Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius, a short work composed by St. Ignatius of Loyola and written originally in Spanish.. I. THE TEXT —The autograph MS. of this “Spiritual Exercises” has unfortunately been lost. What is at present called the “autograph” is only a quarto copy made by a secretary but containing corrections in the author’s handwriting.

The Spiritual Exercises is a book in which St. Ignatius of Loyola () sets down directives for prayer, counsels for spiritual directors, examinations of conscience, spiritual rules and the like. Fr. Gallagher's writing and teaching is deeply rooted in the careful study of the text of the Spiritual Gallagher's love for the Spiritual Exercises flows from the charism of. The dynamics of Ignatius of Loyola's Spiritual Exercises Posted by David G. Schultenover, S.J. on Aug 15th I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants an expert understanding of how Ignatius's Spiritual Exercises is intended to draw the serious retreatant to a deep, authentic conversion of mind and heart toward a profound knowledge.


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Authentic Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius by George E. Ganss Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Spiritual Authentic Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius book. Ignatius of Loyola. TRANSLATED FROM THE AUTOGRAPH BY FATHER ELDER MULLAN, S.J. I.H.S. NEW YORK P.J. KENEDY & SONS. PRINTERS TO THE HOLY APOSTOLIC SEE. Facultatem concedimus ut liber cui titulus “The Spiritual Exercises of St.

Ignatius File Size: KB. Salai set out to revise Fr. Charles De Place SJ's Manresa--a sort of expanded reflection upon the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius--for a modern audience but felt that the book needed to be harmonized with the authentic structure and content of Ignatius's Exercises/5(23).

The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, one of the great masterpieces of the Christian canon, today continues to offer some of the most accessible and insightful guidance for going on retreat -- whether as a part of a group or by on the rich fruit of St.

Ignatius' own meditations and practice, this guide for spiritual perfection has been treasured and faithfully used for /5(). The Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola (Latin original: Exercitia spiritualia), composed –, are a set of Christian meditations, contemplations, and prayers written by Ignatius of Loyola, a 16th-century Spanish priest, theologian, and founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).

Divided into four thematic "weeks" of variable length, they are designed to be carried out. The book of Spiritual Exercises is a handbook to be used by the director, not by the person making the retreat.

More about spiritual direction. The Structure of the Exercises. Ignatius organized the Exercises into four “weeks.”. The Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius is not a book to be read for spiritual enlightenment. It describes a series of meditations and contemplations on Christ, the world and is a set of guidelines to help the retreat director give the Spiritual Exercises to another.

St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) recognized the need for exercise in order to maintain our spiritual health as well. In fact, around the yearsSt. Ignatius composed a retreat handbook titled Spiritual Exercises.

Ignatius was a Spanish soldier wounded in battle in Phone: () the Spanish Autograph of St. Ignatius. The copy so designated is not indeed in the handwriting of the Saint, but has a good number of corrections made by him and is known to have been used by him in giving the Exercises.

Ignatius of Loyola was a man without any great pretensions to education at the time he wrote this book. Over the summer, I have had the time to read some of the letters of St. Ignatius and to listen to a series of short lectures on the letters via the Center for Ignatian Spirituality at Boston College.

Thanks to Fr. Barton Geger, SJ, for his excellent introductions to these letters. Though St Ignatius wrote The Spiritual Exercises as a handbook for a four week guided retreat, this edition contains step by step explanations suitable for independent use over any time period.

This is the original TAN edition now with updated typesetting, fresh new cover, new size and quality binding, and the same trusted content. Forms of the spiritual exercises are offered today in many contexts, from at-home retreats with a book, to day retreats very similar to Ignatius’ own experience.

Ignatius. The Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola outline the rigorous self-examination and spiritual meditations St Ignatius set forth. Readers will learn how to make a new beginning on the path to holiness, repenting of their sins and attaining freedom from Satan's power.

Welcome. This is a digitally enhanced experience of The Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola intended for spiritual directors, practitioners, extenders, and promoters of Ignatian spirituality.

If you are new to The Spiritual Exercises, click resource is designed to support those who lead others in the Exercises, whether as a day retreat, a 19th annotation retreat, or some other.

Buy a cheap copy of The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius book by Ignatius of Loyola. A manual for making, directing, or studying the Exercises, this modern translation aims to capture Ignatius ideas and nuances accurately, while adjusting his Free shipping over $ While the book supports some experience of the Exercises -- a day retreat, an 8-day retreat, and a retreat "in daily life" or in some form of spiritual direction relationship -- it is also more a general invitation to begin to make the changes in our lives that we and our world deeply need.

$ per workbook. The Puhl translation of The Spiritual Exercises has been used by Jesuits, spiritual directors, retreat leaders, and others since it was first published in Puhl translated directly from studies based on the autograph, which are the Exercises in Ignatius’s own handwriting. Ignatius recognized that while many people could benefit from the Spiritual Exercises, some might not be suitable candidates for the entire 30–day the “Introductory Explanations” (or Annotations) to the Exercises, Ignatius acknowledges directors who lead those candidates through a “retreat in daily life.”Fr.

Tetlow’s manual is an aid for such directors. George E. Ganss, "The Authentic Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius," Studies in the Spirituality of the Jesuits 1 (): 1– ^ Back to text Roothaan, Epistolae, 5 vols. (Rome, –40), – ^. All quotations from The Spiritual Exercises in this booklet are taken from Fleming’s contemporary reading of the Spiritual Exercises.

At the beginning of the Spiritual Exercises, Ignatius spells out seven basic attitudes or qualities that a person must have as preconditions for entering into an authentic discernment process seeking God’s will. ("Manresa, Chapel in the Cave of St.

Ignatius where Ignatius practiced asceticism and conceived his Spiritual Exercises in ") "There is nothing of which apostolic men have more need than interior recollection" (Saint Ignatius of Loyola) The Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola, "composed between –, are a set of Christian meditations, prayers and mental exercises.

This is the extended and annotated edition including * an extensive biographical annotation about the author and his life The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, (composed from ) are a set of Christian meditations, prayers and mental exercises, divided into four thematic 'weeks' of variable length, designed to be carried out over a period of 28 to 30 days.St.

Ignatius Loyola developed a series of Spiritual Exercises that have been used by thousands to become more spiritually healthy. One prayer described in The Spiritual Exercises is the Examen, a daily prayer habit practiced by many Christians longing to recognize God in daily living.Philip Sheldrake.

INTRODUCTION For many people, St Ignatius of Loyola and his most famous spiritual text, the Spiritual Exercises, are associated with an active Christian life and with developing the spiritual means to enable us to respond wholeheartedly to .