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Saturday, November 05, 2005

18th and 19th Annotations of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola

Annotation 18

The 18th Annotation is an adaptation of the Spiritual Exercises and is most suitable for those who are starting in their spiritual journey, or those who want to attend to their spiritual thirst or hunger. The CIS Retreat in Daily Life 18th Annotation runs for 14 weeks.

Annotation 19

The 19th Annotation, which is the complete Spiritual Exercises in daily life is for those who experience a compelling desire to know, love and to pattern their life after Christ. The CIS Retreat in Daily Life 19th Annotation runs for 35 weeks.

Who may apply to the Retreat in Daily Life?

Applicants who are

  1. able to make a firm commitment to the retreat
  2. able to allocate time for formal prayer of 30 minutes to 1 hour each day
  3. willing to pray the suggested prayer materials of the retreat
  4. willing to reflect on and journal their prayer experiences and to share the fruits of their prayer with the retreat guide
  5. willing to be guided by a competent lay retreat guide
Degree Course in Spirituality and Retreat Directing

Participants in the Retreat in Daily Life may have the option of earning credit for the degree course in Spirituality and Retreat Directing.

Information on the guidelines can also be obtained through:
Loyola School of Theology, Ateneo de Manila University Campus, Loyola Heights, 1108 Quezon City

Program Cost:

PhP 3,500.00 (18th Annotation, 14 weeks)PhP 6,500.00 (19th Annotation, 35 weeks)

Program cost covers retreat materials, stipends for retreat guides, as well as expenses for the prayer workshop and recollections.

30% non-refundable deposit upon acceptance to confirm participation in the program. Deadline for payment: August 21, 2006

30% payable at the Launch of Retreat in Daily Life on September 3, 2006

30% payable at the Prayer Workshop on October 8, 2006

Remaining balance payable on or before November 26, 2006 at the Advent Recollection

Deadline for registration: August 1, 2006
Start of pre-retreat interview: August 15, 2006
Lenten Recollection: February 25, 2007


Applicants for scholarship must submit a letter of request addressed to: Fr. Arnulfo Bugtas, S.J., Executive Director, CIS Phil.

N.B.For those who plan to earn credits for the MA degree course in Spirituality and Retreat Directing, the retreat in daily life fulfills the prerequisite for the course Theo 282.2 Fundamentals of Directed Retreat Giving conducted by CIS in partnership with Loyola School of Theology.

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