Spirit-Led Decision Making
October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 28, 2021
One event on October 7, 2021 at 7:00 pm
One event on October 14, 2021 at 7:00 pm
One event on October 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm
One event on October 28, 2021 at 7:00 pm
4-Part Series, Spirit-Led Decision Making with Virginia A. Blass, D.Min on Zoom
During these presentations, we will learn and practice creative ways of making life’s important decisions with the promptings and guidance of the Holy Spirit. The teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola (Founder of the Society of Jesus) will be applied. These practices/methods of decision-making lead us to greater interior freedom so that we may choose more in harmony with God’s invitations and desires for us. Morning and evening sessions.
October 7th: The Gift of Discernment for Decision Making; the Language of our Souls; Criteria for Ignatian Decision Making. Follow-up activities.
October 14th: The First Time for Ignatian Decision Making; The Second Time for Ignatian Decision Making; Application; Follow up activities
October 21st: The Third Time for Ignatian Decision Making; Application; Follow up Activities
October 28th: Confirmation in Ignatian Decision Making; Characteristics of a Spirit-Led Decision; Questions and Resources.
About the Presenter:
Virginia 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.
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