Spiritual Exercises in Daily Life

A place to nurture the soul with refreshment, enlightenment and peace.

Spiritual Exercises in Daily Life

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The Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius in Daily Life

Spiritual Exercises' is the name given to every way of preparing and making ourselves ready to get rid of all disordered affections so, that once rid of them, one might seek and find the divine will in regard to the disposition of one's life for the salvation of the soul.


(Annotation1: Micheal Ivens Understanding the Spiritual Exercises p1)



The Program

  • 35 week retreat in daily life journeying through the full Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius

  • One hour personal daily prayer using set prayer materials

  • Weekly individual spiritual direction via the telephone of Skype

  • Prayer materials available on this website or sent to you via post


The Graces

  • Learn New and deeper methods of prayer

  • Walk with Jesus more closely

  • Love him more intensely

  • Follow him more closely

  • Use imaginative contemplation to experience the scriptures in a new way

  • Learn how to better discern God’s will for your life

  • Learn how to make choices which lead to an increase of faith, hope and charity

  • Experience sacred spiritual conversations with your director


The Commitment

  • Spend one hour daily in personal prayer

  • Willingness to discuss your prayer life, feelings, values and deep desires with your director for at least one hour every week

  • Keep a journal of your prayer experiences

  • Be willing to fully commit to 35 weeks of the retreat. This may require setting aside other commitments


The cost

  • Suggested $50 per week for the duration of the retreat (approx 35 weeks)

  • the cost of a weekly one hour phone/skype call to the director who lives in Brisbane

  • Payment can be made through this website

More Information:  download a flyer here

How to apply

  • Download the application package and complete return it to us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or to our postal address on the
    CONTACT US page


Application package

  • Complete the form
  • Write a short faith autobiography using our suggested reflection sheet


Initial interview

  • There will be a short telephone.skype or face to face interview once your application has been received


Retreat Commencement

  • The retreat will commence as soon as your application has been received and approved.

  • Access to prayer materials for each week will be made available to you on the website after payment is received.