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Spirit-Led Decision Making – An Introduction to Ignatian Decision Making

October 28, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Freewill Offering
decision making

Spirit-Led Decision Making with Virginia A. Blass, D.Min on Zoom

Life’s important decisions set new directions for us. For example: “What college shall I attend?” “Will I choose to marry?” “Where will we decide to live and raise our family?” “Should I take that new job and move across the country?” “When and where will I retire?” “How will my choice impact the environment in which I live?”

During our evening program, we will learn and practice a proven method of decision-making in which we invite God to guide us in this vital process. This introductory program, from the teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola and founder of the Society of Jesus, is based upon the conviction that God desires to actively help us with our decisions to bring about more freedom, creativity, and happiness. We can become more aware of God’s loving desires for us and co-participate with making decisions that bring about the greater good for ourselves, others, and our earth home.

Join us on Thursday, October 28th from 7:00- 8:30 pm via Zoom. All are welcome!

About the Presenter:

Virginia BlassVirginia A. Blass, D.Min., M.A., M.Ed. is an experienced and certified Spiritual Director, preacher, retreat master, and author. Virginia has been engaged in ministry for over twenty-five years and offers spiritual direction, guided retreats, parish missions, parish programs, and consultation. She was also a Special Education teacher for many years. An important part of the past twenty years included caregiving and accompaniment for her parents and her sister, Joan.

Virginia has engaged in ministry in collaboration with both the Passionists and Jesuits of the Tri-Province for many years. She was Director of Spiritual Formative Ministries at Immaculate Conception Parish in Jamaica, NY. She has been on team in Retreat Centers in Calvary Monastery in Shrewsbury, Ma; Eastern Point Retreat Center in Gloucester, Ma; Campion Center in Weston, Ma; and Bishop Molloy Retreat Center in Jamaica, NY. She has also offered several retreats for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, New York.

Virginia has also developed several resources in areas of parish social outreach, retreats, and Ignatian Spirituality.

She is presently a member of the Passionist Preacher’s Mission Team and the OLC Retreat Team and has offered parish missions with several Passionists over the years. Many may know of her Uncle, Fr. Vincent Youngberg, C.P. Virginia was very delighted to have preached a parish mission in Florida with Fr. Vincent.

Register for this program using the form below. You will receive an email confirmation of your registration and a second email containing an attachment with the Zoom link. You can sign up for each session individually or register for the whole series. Please note that the evening sessions are a repeat of the morning sessions.

If you are not receiving emails from OLC with important information regarding our online programs, try adding these two email addresses to your contacts noreply@jotform.com and info@ourladyofcalvary.net.


October 28, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Freewill Offering
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Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center
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Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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