September 20, 2022 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


September 20, 2022 to May 14, 2023

 A Retreat in the Real World, the 19th Annotation of the Ignatian Exercises, encourages a closer relationship with God by praying through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. Participants spend an hour daily in personal prayer, keep a journal of their prayer experiences, share their prayer journey with a spiritual director every two weeks, and gather monthly for continued learning.  The group meeting is usually the second Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. 

Required text: The Ignatian Adventure: Experiencing the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius in Daily Life by Kevin O’Brien, SJ (Loyola Press, 2011). Participants are responsible for acquiring their own textbooks.

Payments are $595 per semester.  Semester 1 (Event #14672)  Semester 2 (Event #14673)


Faith Nostbakken, PhD, is an experienced spiritual director rostered at the Providence Renewal Centre. She is an ordained deacon and ecumenical officer of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada. A graduate of Newman Theological College (MTS), Faith is currently in a Doctor of Ministry program through the Saskatoon Theological Union. Faith completed the training program to guide the Spiritual Exercises at Loyola House, Guelph, ON, and has been accompanying individuals and groups through the Spiritual Exercises since 2015.

Carol Sebastian, an experienced spiritual director rostered at Providence Renewal Centre, has been accompanying individuals through this version of the Spiritual Exercises since 2018. She was Program Coordinator at Providence Renewal Centre from 2016 to 2022.

Total Cost – $1190.00(payable by semester). Registration is closed.