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Eighth Annual Ignatian Retreat

Image & Imagination in Prayer

Join us on Saturday, July 22nd, for the Eighth Annual Ignatian Retreat with presenter, Amy Hoover. 

Drawing on the wisdom of Ignatian spirituality, Amy will invite us to explore and experience the gifts of image and imagination in prayer. This retreat day will include Ignatian Contemplation, Visio Divina, and ample time for personal prayer and reflection. 


Prior experience with Ignatian spirituality is not necessary in order to attend this retreat. All are welcome.

Presenter Amy Hoover

See below to learn more about Amy.

Date Saturday, July 22, 2023

Time:  9:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.

Cost:  $60.00 

Scholarships are available. See below for additional information.

Lunch provided for in-person retreatants.


Location:  St. Pius X Catholic Church

(3663 66th Street, Urbandale, IA)   

(See Map Below)

Attend Virtually: 

This retreat will also be accessible live on Saturday, July 22nd, via Zoom for those preferring to attend virtually.

Pre-registration is required and non-refundable for this event. Simply click the "Pay Now" button, and follow the steps to register online and reserve your seat. A third-party company handles our registrations so that we don't overbook events.  If registering online poses an obstacle to you, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.  Thank you!

About Amy Hoover

Amy has been offering spiritual direction for over 19 years.  She received a certificate in spiritual direction from the St. Joseph Educational Center in Des Moines, IA in 2003.  She then continued her education and received her Master’s degree in Christian Spirituality from Creighton University in 2010.  She is experienced in individual, group and retreat direction using the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius.  She is also a trained supervisor of spiritual directors. 


After  9 years as the Director of the Creighton University Retreat Center, she returned to Ohio to assist her aging parents and spent last year at the Jesuit Spiritual Center in Milford as the Director of Adult Ministry before retiring in May.  She continues to journey with people in spiritual direction and supervision and is on the Core Team for the Spiritual Direction Internship at the Jesuit Spiritual Center.  She enjoys dream work, SoulCollage®, playing bridge and pickle ball.  Amy has two grown children, four grandchildren in Omaha.

Register for the Retreat:

Emmaus House relies upon the revenue from programming, especially events such as this annual retreat, to help sustain its ministry. To reserve your seat, please click the "Pay Now" button below.


If you are unable to afford the registration cost at this time, we still hope you will join us. Full and partial scholarships are available. No application required. Simply click the button below and fill out the form to request a scholarship.

If you would like to support Emmaus House in its commitment to offer its services & events to those unable to afford the cost, we invite you to make a donation to our ongoing ministry & operations fund. Thank you for your generosity!

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