Ignatian Retreat Day

May 2, 2016


The Spiritual Exercises: Fourth Week

Intimate Friends—Living the Mission of Christ

Retreat Director: Damian Zynda,ThD*


Saturday, July 23, 2016

9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Emmaus House Annex

Terrace Place 

2600 Grand, Suite 120


The Fourth Week of the Spiritual Exercises seems to come and go abruptly in the retreat. This day of prayer and study will honor the theology and dynamics of the Fourth Week with a particular emphasis on its role in forming intimate friends of God deeply invested in the mission of Christ in the world.


Fee: $30 (lunch included)

Scholarships available with demonstrated need.

To register contact Cindy Shaw 515-282-4839 OR emmaus_house@yahoo.com


*Damian Zynda is the Director of Formation at the Church of the Transfiguration in the Diocese of Rochester, NY.  She completed a doctorate in Systematic Theology and Christian Spirituality from the University of St. Michael’s College and the University of Toronto.  Damian is on faculty in the Christian Spirituality Program and the Master of Ministry at Creighton University and St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.  Damian is a spiritual director and involved in the formation of spiritual directors and the supervision of spiritual directors in the Ignatian tradition.  She has given and directed retreats in the United States, Canada, Italy, Spain and Ireland and has presented numerous workshops and lectures on spiritual direction, the supervision of spiritual directors and the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius locally and at National Conferences.  The University of Scranton Press published Damian’s first book, Archbishop Oscar Romero – A Disciple Who Revealed the Glory of God.




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