Cigarettes, Coffee, and Justice: The Unusual Holiness of Martin Royackers, SJ
Chain-smoking, dishevelled, even hearing confessions in a bar: Fr. Martin Royackers, SJ, never ceased to amaze. According to several sources, he rarely made a good first impression. Yet this Canadian Jesuit with a razor-sharp mind was a strong advocate for human rights, deeply committed to social justice, and firmly rooted in his relationship with God. He died in 2001 in Jamaica, murdered in front of his church for reasons still unknown, but probably related to his apostolate.
VIRTUAL – 8-Day Directed Retreat
ON — Aug 19 - 27, 2021
While the pandemic renders it impossible to come to Loyola House for your retreat, we will bring the directed retreat to you! Just as in any silent retreat, Loyola House spiritual directors will provide daily spiritual direction that will occur via Zoom (or telephone). There will be no talks/input sessions for the retreat; and sadly, we cannot offer daily mass.
VIRTUAL – Ignatian Spirituality Retreat
ON — Jul 22 - 27, 2021
A Practical Introduction (formerly the Disposition Days Retreat) This retreat is a good opportunity for a beginner or an experienced director to gain a heightened awareness of the fundamentals of an Ignatian Retreat or to prepare for Annotation 19 (the Spiritual Exercises in daily life).