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Discerning Your Decisions in the Ignatian Tradition

January 13-15, 2019

The Spiritual Exercises help us move toward a deeper interior freedom to better navigate the twists and turns of life.  Fr. Michael helps us better understand St. Ignatius’ methodology for decision making and how it can be applied to the big and small decisions we face.



Arrupe Retreat House
Sponsor Group
St. Francis of Assisi
Dates & Times
Sunday, January 13, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 @ 1:00 PM
Retreat fee includes private room and all meals during your stay.

Michael Sparough, SJ

Retreat Director

Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ is a retreat director and spiritual director at the Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House in Barrington. He holds an MFA from the Yale School of Drama and a Doctor of Ministry from St Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, IL. He is the founder of Charis, a national Jesuit retreat ministry for young adults in their 20s and 30s and has trained spiritual directors at Loyola University-Chicago.

A prolific writer and speaker, Fr. Michael has published books, CDs, and DVDs on prayer, discernment, and the sacraments with Franciscan Media, Paulist Press, Liturgical Training Publications, Loyola Press, and Heart to Heart. He is seen regularly on Shalom World Catholic Television and is heard regularly on Sacred Heart radio in Cincinnati and WSFI Catholic Radio in greater Chicagoland. His latest co-authored book is What’s Your Decision? An Ignatian Approach to Decision Making and is published by Loyola Press.