Who was St. Ignatius?  What was his faith journey like? What is his spirituality about?  If you are interested in learning more about Ignatian Spirituality or want to deepen your knowledge, join fellow faculty and staff as we encounter St. Ignatius and come to appreciate his contributions to spirituality.  It will be a time to learn, discuss, and reflect on Ignatian Spirituality.  Please come to one or all.  This four-part series meets monthly at the Faber Center, Noon-1:00 p.m.  Register  at 288-4545 or FaberCenter@marquette.edu.  A light lunch will be served.

 

We welcome you to join us in our continuing discussion of Jesuit Fr. Michael Sparough’s book, What’s Your Decision?: How to Make Choices with Confidence and Clarity: An Ignatian Approach to Decision Making.  James Muraski from the College of Business Administration and Michael Dante of the Faber Center will facilitate this breakfast and book discussion group to further break open the decision making process in light of an Ignatian approach.  Register by Monday, September 23 at 288-4545 or FaberCenter@marquette.edu.  A light breakfast will be served. 

 

During this season of longing, we invite you to join fellow faculty and staff for a lunch time Bible study group.  The Book of Isaiah provides us with examples of God’s comforting love as this ancient prophet speaks to an exiled people.  This will be a time to read, study and reflect on how we will respond to this same love which has been given to each of us.  Register by Friday, November 22 at 288-4545 or FaberCenter@marquette.edu.  A light lunch will be served.

 

We invite all members of the Marquette University community to join with the community at Repairers of the Breach - a day shelter run by and for the homeless of Milwaukee - for a light lunch, prayer and reflection.  This informal gathering provides time for sharing good conversation and food for body and soul with our neighbors at Repairers as we are led in the African process method of reflecting on scripture. All faith traditions are welcome.

 

Making the transition from the work environment to retirement can provide many challenges and opportunities.  Questions of meaning, uncertainty and purpose start coming forward.  This change affects how we see ourselves and how we relate to others.  Whether you have already made the decision to retire or are just considering retirement in the near future, please join us for this lunch time conversation to discuss some thoughtful and spiritual ways of addressing this transition.  A light lunch will be served.  Space is limited.  Register by Wednesday, October 2, at 288-4545 or FaberCenter@marquette.edu.

 

The Faber Center library offers a selection of many books by numerous authors for your reading and/or spiritual education and refreshment.  All books are included in the Raynor Memorial Libraries on-line catalog, MARQCAT, and are located in the Faber Center, Schroeder Complex, Room 111. For a complete list, arranged alphabetically by author, please see www.marquette.edu/faber under the “Resource Links.” Call 288-4545 with any questions and/or to arrange pick up of book/s.

 

 

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Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius

The exercises are a pathway to recognizing God's activity in our deepest desires and growing in unity with God. Emerging from the experience of St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, the Exercises provide a structured opportunity to mature in spiritual freedom and make choices that are responsive to God's call in one's life.