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Weekend Retreat: Two Paths to Contemplative Prayer – Spiritual Wisdom from St. Ignatius and Thomas Merton

July 15, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - July 17, 2022 @ 12:00 pm


Directed by Carl McColman


Retreat leader Carl McColman invites us to draw closer to God through silent, restful prayer and contemplation. We’ll look at two great teachers of Christian spirituality: St. Ignatius of Loyola and Thomas Merton, and we’ll explore how they offer two different, but complementary, approaches to contemplation. Together, Ignatius and Merton invite us to find God in all things, to be still and know and to discover the love of the Holy Spirit hidden in our hearts.


This is a silent retreat. Guests are expected to maintain a sacred silence throughout the retreat, including at meals, unless otherwise noted.


Carl McColman is a contemplative Christian author, speaker, and retreat leader based in Clarkston, GA. He is a professed lay associate of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, GA; with his wife Fran he co-directs the RCIA program at St. Thomas More Parish in Decatur, GA. His books include Eternal Heart, The Big Book of Christian Mysticism, Answering the Contemplative Call, and Befriending Silence.



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July 15, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
July 17, 2022 @ 12:00 pm
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Ignatius House
6700 Riverside Dr.
Sandy Springs, GA 30328 United States
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