FALL 2013 OFFERINGS:

 

SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER, JANUARY 2014

(ON-GOING)

9/5 and 25: Rosary

(Noon-12:30 p.m. / Faber Center)

Please join the Faber Center staff in praying the Rosary.  No RSVP required.  All are welcome.

    • Also: Oct. 7 and Oct. 24; Nov. 11 and Nov. 27; and Dec. 12.

9/12: Men's Spirituality Forum

(Noon-1:00 p.m. / Faber Center)

Men of all faiths and beliefs from the Marquette University community are invited to come together for a monthly discussion and reflection on the ways men relate to each other, to God and to God's world.  Please RSVP to 288-4545 or FaberCenter@marquette.edu

    • Lunch will be provided
    • Also Thursday, Oct. 10, Nov. 14 and Dec. 5.

9/12: Faber Fall Speaker

(4:00-5:00p.m. with reception to follow / Raynor Beaumier Suites B-C)

What’s Your Decision?: How to Make Choices with Confidence and Clarity: An Ignatian Approach to Decision Making”  

Please join us as we welcome Fr. Michael Sparough, S.J., celebrated author and storyteller.  Drawing on his training from Yale School of Drama, Fr. Sparough will share his presentation on decision making.  We all have decisions to make, both personally and professionally.  Through this talk and follow-up discussion* on his book, What’s Your Decision?, a clear and accessible approach to decision making will be offered. For more information, see http://www.mu.edu/faber/FaberFallSpeaker.shtml

*NOTE:  For additional book discussion group information, please see  the offering below that begins on Thursday, September 26.

9/16: Women's Lunch and Reflection

(Noon - 1:00 p.m. / AMU 157)

We warmly welcome all MU women faculty and staff to join us for a lunch and meditation reflection during our upcoming Fall semester. These gatherings are a wonderful time to meet with friends and colleagues from across campus as we join together to build community and renew and restore our spirits.  Our October gathering will also feature Dr. Susannah Bartlow, Director of the Gender and Sexuality

Resource Center, and Dr. Mary DiStanislau, Executive Vice President. Together with Kathy, they will discuss the intersection of spirituality, inclusivity and leadership in women’s lives at Marquette.  Space is limited.  We ask that you register for one of the dates below so that we may accommodate everyone.  We look forward to gathering with you! Register at FaberCenter@marquette.edu  or by calling Ellen Blonski at 288-4545.   Facilitated by Dr. Kathy Coffey-Guenther, Associate Vice-President, Office of Mission and Ministry. 

  • Monday, September 16, 2013 ~ AMU 157
  • Also Monday, October 21, 2013 ~ Raynor Memorial Libraries Conference Center, Beaumier Suites B-C
  • Also Wednesday, December 18, 2013 ~ AMU 157

9/17: A Retreat for Busy People - Opening Prayer Service

(Noon - 1:00 p.m. / Chapel of the Holy Family)

We all know what “busy” means and it’s the busyness that’s often the reason for not taking the time to “retreat.”  This retreat, designed for both beginners as well as those already immersed in their spiritual journey, invites us to slow down from the hectic pace of life, to take time for our self, our God and prayer.   The schedule is flexible to accommodate your busy schedule! Register by Friday, September 13, at 288-4545 or FaberCenter@marquette.edu. Attendance at the opening prayer service is highly recommended.

    • Meet with a spiritual director weekly for 6 weeks
    • Commit yourself to at least 15-30 minutes of prayer each day
    • Closing Prayer Service: Wednesday, October 30, Noon -1:00 p.m., Chapel of the Holy Family

9/18: In the Footsteps of St. Ignatius ~ A Primer on Ignatian Spirituality

(Noon - 1:00 pm / Faber Center)

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.

    • Ignatius’s Times and Life: Dr. Michael Dante, Director, Faber Center
    • Also Oct. 16, Nov. 13 and Dec. 4

9/19: Grief  & Loss Discussion Group:

(3:30 - 4:30 p.m. / Faber Center)

Whether you have experienced the passing of a loved one recently or several months ago, their loss can be challenging.  The reality we once knew has profoundly changed, and the new normal is slow in coming.  The Faber Center welcomes all members from the Marquette community to join us as we offer a safe and comfortable space to gather and reflect on the experience of loss and grief.   Come as you can.  For additional  information or support, please contact our office at 288-4545 or e-mail FaberCenter@marquette.edu.

    • Facilitated by Michael Dante, Director, and J. J. O’Leary, S.J., Associate Director
    • Also Oct. 10, Nov. 14 and Dec. 5

9/20: Repairers of the Breach Brown Bag Lunch and Scripture Sharing

(11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

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. Transportation provided.  A van will leave the Faber Center at 11:45 a.m. and return by 1:00 p.m.

RSVP via e-mail at FaberCenter@marquette.edu or call 288-4545.

    • Also Oct. 11 and Nov. 8
    • NOTE:  Donations of new hats, gloves, mittens and scarves are much appreciated during the winter months.

9/23: Marquette Moms 

(Noon - 1:00 p.m. / Zilber Hall 370)

Marquette Moms started in January 2010 with a group of moms returning to work following maternity leave with their first child and struggling to transition back to work and find a work-life balance. This

group meets over lunch during the year to talk about the joys and struggles of parenthood and working mothers. Twice a semester, Marquette Moms is sponsored by the Faber Center. Lunch is provided and Dr. Kathy Coffey-Guenther, Associate Vice President in Mission and Ministry joins the group and facilitates a more pointed discussion. Currently, Marquette Moms is made up of over 60 women employees/

mothers of young children.  For more information on how to join the group, contact Brigid Kinsella-Alba (brigid.kinsella-alba@marquette.edu) or Kristina Schmitt (kristina.schmitt@marquette.edu).

    • Also Nov. 18

9/26: What’s Your Decision? Book Discussion Group

(8:00 - 9:00 a.m. / Faber Center)

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 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. 
    • Also Oct. 10 and 24; Nov. 7 and 21; and Dec. 5

OCTOBER

10/2: Cancer Support Group

(Noon - 1:00 p.m. / Faber Center)

If you or someone you love is struggling with cancer, please join us.  This group meets each semester for lunch, support, encouragement and sharing.  While participants may be dealing with various diagnoses and medical challenges, contributions of care, wisdom and knowing compassion from colleagues can truly help ease the journey.  For further information or support, call Fr. J. J. O’Leary, SJ at 288-4525 or Ellen Blonski at 288-4545.  Please RSVP via e-mail at FaberCenter@marquette.edu. A light lunch will be served.

 

10/4: A Reflective Approach to Retirement

(Noon - 1:00 p.m. / Faber Center)

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.

    • Facilitated by Michael Dante, Director, and Ellen Blonski, Administrative Assistant

10/7 and 24: Rosary

(Noon-12:30 p.m. / Faber Center)

Please join the Faber Center staff in praying the Rosary.  No RSVP required.  All are welcome.

    • Also: Nov. 11 and Nov. 27; and Dec. 12.

    10/10:

10/10 and 24: What’s Your Decision? Book Discussion Group

(8:00 - 9:00 a.m. / Faber Center)

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. 
    • Also Nov. 7 and 21; and Dec. 5

10/10: Men's Spirituality Forum

(Noon-1:00 p.m. / Faber Center)

Men of all faiths and beliefs from the Marquette University community are invited to come together for a monthly discussion and reflection on the ways men relate to each other, to God and to God's world.  Please RSVP to 288-4545 or FaberCenter@marquette.ed

    • Lunch will be provided
    • Also Thursday, Nov. 14 and Dec. 5.

10/10: Grief  & Loss Discussion Group:

(3:30 - 4:30 p.m. / Faber Center)

Whether you have experienced the passing of a loved one recently or several months ago, their loss can be challenging.  The reality we once knew has profoundly changed, and the new normal is slow in coming.  The Faber Center welcomes all members from the Marquette community to join us as we offer a safe and comfortable space to gather and reflect on the experience of loss and grief.   Come as you can.  For additional  information or support, please contact our office at 288-4545 or e-mail FaberCenter@marquette.edu.

    • Facilitated by Michael Dante, Director, and J. J. O’Leary, S.J., Associate Director
    • Also Nov. 14 and Dec. 5

10/11: Repairers of the Breach Brown Bag Lunch and Scripture Sharing

(11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

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. Transportation provided.  A van will leave the Faber Center at 11:45 a.m. and return by 1:00 p.m.

RSVP via e-mail at FaberCenter@marquette.edu or call 288-4545.

    • Also Nov. 8
    • NOTE:  Donations of new hats, gloves, mittens and scarves are much appreciated during the winter months.

10/16: In the Footsteps of St. Ignatius ~ A Primer on Ignatian Spirituality

(Noon - 1:00 pm / Faber Center)

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.

    • Ignatian Prayer: Dr. Stephanie Quade, Dean of Students
    • Also Nov. 13 and Dec. 4

10/21: Women's Lunch and Reflection

(Noon - 1:00 p.m. / Raynor Memorial Libraries Conference Suites B-C)

We warmly welcome all MU women faculty and staff to join us for a lunch and meditation reflection during our upcoming Fall semester. These gatherings are a wonderful time to meet with friends and colleagues from across campus as we join together to build community and renew and restore our spirits.  Our October gathering will also feature Dr. Susannah Bartlow, Director of the Gender and Sexuality

Resource Center, and Dr. Mary DiStanislau, Executive Vice President. Together with Kathy, they will discuss the intersection of spirituality, inclusivity and leadership in women’s lives at Marquette.  Space is limited.  We ask that you register for one of the dates below so that we may accommodate everyone.  We look forward to gathering with you! Register at FaberCenter@marquette.edu  or by calling Ellen Blonski at 288-4545.   Facilitated by Dr. Kathy Coffey-Guenther, Associate Vice-President, Office of Mission and Ministry. 

 

    • Monday, October 21 ~ Raynor Memorial Libraries Conference Center Suites B-C
    • Also, Thursday, December 18

10/24: What’s Your Decision? Book Discussion Group

(8:00 - 9:00 a.m. / Faber Center)

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. 

10/24: Rosary

(Noon-12:30 p.m. / Faber Center)

Please join the Faber Center staff in praying the Rosary.  No RSVP required.  All are welcome.

    • Also: Nov. 11 and Nov. 27; and Dec. 12.

10/25-27: Faber Fall Retreat: ~ Touched by the Holy: Contemplation, Gratitude, and Compassion” 

A silent, preached retreat open to faculty and staff of all faith traditions and beliefs.  Space is limited. Additional information can be found at

http://www.mu.edu/faber/Fall2013Retreat.shtml

On-line registration begins Monday, September 16th.

    • Place: Jesuit Retreat House, Oshkosh, WI
    • Retreat Director:  Dr. Janet K. Ruffing, R.S.M., Professor of the Practice of Spirituality and Ministerial Leadership, Yale Divinity School
    • This retreat is “FREE!” and supported by the Faber Center for Ignatian Spirituality

10/30: A Retreat for Busy People - Closing Prayer Service

(Noon - 1:00 p.m. / Chapel of the Holy Family)

 

NOVEMBER

11/4: All Souls Ecumenical Service of Remembrance: 

(4:00 - 4:45 p.m. / Chapel of the Holy Family - AMU, 2nd. floor)

In the Catholic tradition, the faithful departed are remembered specifically on All Souls’ Day, November 2nd. Throughout the entire month of November, we are encouraged to continue to remember and pray for those who have died. We invite all members and friends of the Marquette University community who have lost a loved one over the past year to take part in our All Souls Ecumenical Service of Remembrance. People of all faiths are welcome to attend. This service will include hymns, readings and an opportunity for quiet prayer and reflection.

 

11/7 and 21: What’s Your Decision? Book Discussion Group

(8:00 - 9:00 a.m. / Faber Center)

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 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. 
    • Also Nov. 21; and Dec. 5

11/8: Repairers of the Breach Brown Bag Lunch and Scripture Sharing

(11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. / Repairers of the Breach 1335 W. Vliet Street)

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. Transportation provided.  A van will leave the Faber Center at 11:45 a.m. and return by 1:00 p.m.

RSVP via e-mail at FaberCenter@marquette.edu or call 288-4545.

    • NOTE:  Donations of new hats, gloves, mittens and scarves are much appreciated during the winter months.

11/11 and 22: Rosary

(Noon-12:30 p.m. / Faber Center)

Please join the Faber Center staff in praying the Rosary.  No RSVP required.  All are welcome.

    • Also Nov. 22 and Dec. 12.

11/13: In the Footsteps of St. Ignatius ~ A Primer on Ignatian Spirituality

(Noon - 1:00 pm / Faber Center)

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.

    • The Spiritual Exercises: Fr. Ed Mathie, S.J., Pastor, Gesu Parish
    • Also Dec. 4
    10/1

11/14: Men's Spirituality Forum

(Noon-1:00 p.m. / Faber Center)

Men of all faiths and beliefs from the Marquette University community are invited to come together for a monthly discussion and reflection on the ways men relate to each other, to God and to God's world.  Please RSVP to 288-4545 or FaberCenter@marquette.ed

    • Lunch will be provided
    • Also Thursday, Dec. 5.

11/14: Grief  & Loss Discussion Group:

(3:30 - 4:30 p.m. / Faber Center)

Whether you have experienced the passing of a loved one recently or several months ago, their loss can be challenging.  The reality we once knew has profoundly changed, and the new normal is slow in coming.  The Faber Center welcomes all members from the Marquette community to join us as we offer a safe and comfortable space to gather and reflect on the experience of loss and grief.   Come as you can.  For additional  information or support, please contact our office at 288-4545 or e-mail FaberCenter@marquette.edu.

    • Facilitated by Michael Dante, Director, and J. J. O’Leary, S.J., Associate Director
    • Also Dec. 5

11/18: Marquette Moms 

(Noon - 1:00 p.m. / Zilber Hall 370)

Marquette Moms started in January 2010 with a group of moms returning to work following maternity leave with their first child and struggling to transition back to work and find a work-life balance. This

group meets over lunch during the year to talk about the joys and struggles of parenthood and working mothers. Twice a semester, Marquette Moms is sponsored by the Faber Center. Lunch is provided and Dr. Kathy Coffey-Guenther, Associate Vice President in Mission and Ministry joins the group and facilitates a more pointed discussion. Currently, Marquette Moms is made up of over 60 women employees/

mothers of young children.  For more information on how to join the group, contact Brigid Kinsella-Alba (brigid.kinsella-alba@marquette.edu) or Kristina Schmitt (kristina.schmitt@marquette.edu).

    • To be offered again in the Spring semester.

11/21: What’s Your Decision? Book Discussion Group

(8:00 - 9:00 a.m. / Faber Center)

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 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. 
    • Also Dec. 5

11/22: Rosary

(Noon-12:30 p.m. / Faber Center)

Please join the Faber Center staff in praying the Rosary.  No RSVP required.  All are welcome.

    • Also Dec. 12.

11/25: Advent Bible Study: Isaiah – Build a Highway for God:

(Noon - 1:00 p.m. / Faber Center)

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.

 

    • Facilitated by Fr. Tom Caldwell, S.J., Marquette University Jesuit Community, and Michael Dante, Director, Faber Center
    • Also Monday, Dec. 2, 9, and 16

 

DECEMBER

12/2: Advent Bible Study: Isaiah – Build a Highway for God:

(Noon - 1:00 p.m. / Faber Center)

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.

 

    • Facilitated by Fr. Tom Caldwell, S.J., Marquette University Jesuit Community, and Michael Dante
    • Also Monday, Dec. 9, and 16

 

12/4: In the Footsteps of St. Ignatius ~ A Primer on Ignatian Spirituality

(Noon - 1:00 pm / Faber Center)

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.

    • Discernment and Decision Making: Mr. Chuck Lamb, Vice President, Finance
    • To be offered again in the Spring semester.

12/5: What’s Your Decision? Book Discussion Group

(8:00 - 9:00 a.m. / Faber Center)

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 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.

12/5: Men's Spirituality Forum

(Noon - 1:00 p.m. / Faber Center)

Men of all faiths and beliefs from the Marquette University community are invited to come together for a monthly discussion and reflection on the ways men relate to each other, to God and to God's world.  Please RSVP to 288-4545 or FaberCenter@marquette.ed

12/5: Grief  & Loss Discussion Group

(3:30 - 4:30 p.m. / Faber Center)

Whether you have experienced the passing of a loved one recently or several months ago, their loss can be challenging.  The reality we once knew has profoundly changed, and the new normal is slow in coming.  The Faber Center welcomes all members from the Marquette community to join us as we offer a safe and comfortable space to gather and reflect on the experience of loss and grief.   Come as you can.  For additional  information or support, please contact our office at 288-4545 or e-mail FaberCenter@marquette.edu.

    • Facilitated by Michael Dante, Director, and J. J. O’Leary, S.J., Associate Director
    • To be offered again in the Spring semester.

 

12/6: Advent Half-Day Ecumenical Retreat

(9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. / Gesu Parish Center)

The Christian Season of Advent calls people to find  hope in the midst of their stressful lives.  It is a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the coming of our Lord. Join with the Faber Center and campus colleagues for a morning of reflection in preparation for the Gift that is Christmas. To register, call 288-4545 or e-mail FaberCenter@marquette.edu by Monday, Dec. 2nd.

  • Retreat Director:  Sister Nancy Sell, OSF
  • FREE!  Supported by the Faber Center for Ignatian Spirituality

12/9: Advent Bible Study: Isaiah – Build a Highway for God:

(Noon - 1:00 p.m. / Faber Center)

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.

 

    • Facilitated by Fr. Tom Caldwell, S.J., Marquette University Jesuit Community, and Michael Dante
    • Also Monday, Dec. 16

12/12: Rosary

(Noon-12:30 p.m. / Faber Center)

Please join the Faber Center staff in praying the Rosary.  No RSVP required.  All are welcome.

    • To be offered again in the Spring semester

 

12/16: Advent Bible Study: Isaiah – Build a Highway for God:

(Noon - 1:00 p.m. / Faber Center)

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.

 

    • Facilitated by Fr. Tom Caldwell, S.J., Marquette University Jesuit Community, and Michael Dante

12/18: Women's Lunch and Reflection

(Noon - 1:00 p.m. / AMU 157)

We warmly welcome all MU women faculty and staff to join us for a lunch and meditation reflection during our upcoming Fall semester. These gatherings are a wonderful time to meet with friends and colleagues from across campus as we join together to build community and renew and restore our spirits. Space is limited. We look forward to gathering with you! Register at FaberCenter@marquette.edu  or by calling Ellen Blonski at 288-4545. Facilitated by Dr. Kathy Coffey-Guenther, Associate Vice-President, Office of Mission and Ministry.

 

JANUARY, 2014:

1/6-11, 2014 Silent Directed Retreat 

(Jesuit Retreat House, Oshkosh, WI)

Co-sponsored with Campus Ministry, this six-day silent retreat is based on the retreat model offered by St. Ignatius of Loyola in the Spiritual Exercises.  Along with daily meetings with a spiritual director to help process and guide the retreat, individuals will have freedom in forming the overall pattern of his or her retreat.  As a silent, individual retreat, there are plenty of opportunities for personal prayer, reflection, rest, and time outdoors.  For additional  information, see the Campus Ministry website http://www.mu.edu/cm/faith/retreats/silent_directed

and/or contact Michael Dante at michael.dante@marquette.edu or 288-5059. Register by December 20, 2013.

 

ON-GOING:

Sacrament of Reconciliation: Fr. J. J. O’Leary, S.J. and Fr. Wally Stohrer, S.J. are available by appointment for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.  They can be contacted either by e-mail or phone as noted below:

 

Individual Spiritual Direction: The Faber Center offers an opportunity to meet regularly (and at a mutually convenient time) with a spiritual director, someone with whom to talk and reflect on the invitations and   experiences we encounter that lead us to grow into a deeper awareness  of that which is sacred and meaningful in our lives. All faiths welcome.

 

Faber Center Library:  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.

 

 

For more information on any of these programs or to request a meeting, please contact:

Faber Center for Ignatian Spirituality

Schroeder Complex, Room 111

560 North 16th Street

Phone:  414-288-4545

Fax:  414-288-7323

E-Mail:  FaberCenter@marquette.edu

Web:  www.marquette.edu/faber

 

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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.