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Le Moyne College Hosts Ignatian Retreat with Margaret Silf

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (For Immediate Release) … Le Moyne College will host a daylong retreat with Margaret Silf on Saturday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Panasci Family Chapel. The retreat is titled “Spiritual Freedom and Transformation: Insights from Ignatius of Loyola.”

In the retreat, participants will explore this 16th century saint’s transformation from a man marked by experiences of failure, disappointment and struggle to a man of passionate commitment to God. Attendees will be invited to discover connections and insights to personal lived experience.

Margaret Silf is a spiritual writer and lecturer who has studied with the Jesuits on the subject of prayer and the Spiritual Exercises in daily life. A best-selling author, she describes herself as “an ecumenical Christian committed to working across and beyond the denominational boundaries.” Her works include “The Other Side of Chaos,” “Just Call Me Lopez” and “Inner Compass.”

Cost of the retreat is $50 for the general public; $40 for Le Moyne College alumni; $25 for Le Moyne faculty and staff; and $10 for Le Moyne students. For more information or to register for the workshop, visit lemoyne.edu/mission or call Nina Bette at (315) 445-4525.

The retreat is sponsored by the Office of Mission and Identity at Le Moyne and the Spiritual Renewal Center.


posted on: 2/8/2013