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Spiritual Exercises in Preparation for the Year of Mercy

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Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D., explores the corporal and spiritual works of mercy and offers practical ways to grow in this virtue.

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Overview

Spiritual exercises are tools for developing and deepening our individual spirituality. Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D., explores the corporal and spiritual works of mercy and offers practical ways to grow in this virtue in preparation for the Holy Year of Mercy, which began on December 8, 2015. Participants will explore the various elements of mercy and consider a variety of spiritual exercises to help develop concrete expressions of mercy in daily life.

Also by Fr. Songy on this topic: “Rediscovering the Face of Mercy.”

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Learn the theology underlying each of the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy;
  2. Explore the nature of a spiritual exercise; and
  3. Identify concrete ways to integrate a particular element of mercy into daily life.

Who Should Participate

Priests, deacons, men and women religious, lay ministers, and those involved in vocations, formation, or clergy and ministry personnel needs.

Reflection Questions

Questions for reflection and discussion prior to the learning session are provided below.

  1. When have I experienced mercy?
  2. How would I like to see the quality of mercy manifest itself in my life?
  3. What am I willing to do, concretely, to be more open to the growth of mercy in my spiritual life?