A Jesuit Retreat with Rev. Howard Gray, S.J.

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A Jesuit Retreat with Rev. Howard Gray, S.J.

  • Special Projects, Georgetown University
12 Conferences (5 CDs) Including Electronic Study Guide
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$119.95
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$119.95

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You are invited to renew your faith while journeying with Christ 25 minutes a day.

Beloved by his spiritual directees and members of the Georgetown community, Rev. Howard Gray, S.J., touched countless hearts during his lifetime.  The culmination of his life’s work, this 12-part retreat to Fr. Gray’s legacy as one of the great Ignatian retreat leaders and professors of the 20th century. You will experience prayer as laid out in the classic the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola while rediscovering the meaning of God in your life. It’s a sure way to know God, Christ, and yourself better.

Complete with a companion written guide, Rev. Gray’s audio retreat is ideal for a variety of uses. You can choose to enjoy these sessions at home, while driving, or in a more structured group setting.

A call to ongoing conversion—not simply from sin to ethical living—the Exercises will prepare you for true discipleship. As Rev. Gray illustrates, the Ignatian ideal is one of lifelong commitment to making the gospel contemporary: a guideline for all ages.

Throughout the stages of your journey, you will be confronted with a number of challenging and eye-opening topics:

  • the personal meaning of creation;

  • sin and forgiveness;

  • the person and mission of Jesus;

  • His Passion, Death, and Resurrection; and

  • the impact each of these has on your life.

Embark on this Ignatian pilgrimage today—at your own pace—and discover the freedom, self-donation, peace, justice, and love preached by Christ.

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Your Free Electronic Study Guide! When you order this course, we will send you a free electronic study guide that you can access in 3 convenient ways:

1) You can check your order confirmation email. It will include a link that enables you to download your guide.
2) The back of your program package also contains a copy of this link. You can access your guide by simply entering this URL into your browser.
3) Your case of CDs or DVDs will contain a copy of your electronic guide on CD. Simply insert this disc into your computer's CD/DVD drive to access your guide.

Topic Titles
Topic Titles
  • A Guided Pilgrimage to God
  • God’s Abiding Love for Me
  • Confronting the Wounded Reality of our World
  • To Become People of Mercy
  • The Call of Christ
  • The Hidden Years of Jesus
  • Making Christ-like Choices
  • The Mission of Jesus: To Be with People
  • Hospitality the Way Jesus Ministered
  • The Last Days of Jesus
  • The Resurrection as a Ministry, Not a Spectacle
  • Finding God in All Things
About Your Presenter

Rev. Gray (1930-2018) was a nationally recognized expert on Ignatian spirituality and served as Special Assistant to the President at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. From 1983 to 1989, Rev. Gray was Provincial for the Detroit Province and, from 1991 to 1995, Executive Director of the Detroit Province Spirituality Team. He was an Associate Professor of Spiritual Theology at Weston School of Theology from 1977 to 1983, and he served both as Dean and as an adjunct professor in spiritual theology at the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, California. During his long career, he also taught at Fordham and John Carroll Universities, Loyola University of New Orleans, and the University of Detroit Mercy. His many noteworthy publications include: An Experience in Ignatian Government and Studies in the Spirituality of the Jesuits.

As a young man, Rev. Gray earned a bachelor's degree in Latin from the Society of Jesus at Milford, Ohio and a Master’s degree in English from Loyola University Chicago. From there, he would go on to earn licentiates in philosophy and sacred theology from West Baden College in Indiana. From 1965 to 1968, Rev. Gray completed his doct...

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2017 Christmas Survey
An excellent overview of Ignatius' spirituality. Relatable and practical. Review by Robert White, C.S.S., Springfield, MA U.S.A. (Posted on 12/15/2017)
Summer Survey: July 2017
Father Gray's pace and suggestions. One can stop and follow them and then pick up the retreat again. He made it easy to follow. Review by Beth Ann Rufo, North Wales (outside Phila., PA), USA (Posted on 7/2/2017)
Winter Survey: January 2017
Presentations by Fr. Howard Gray, SJ are excellent. Well considered and thoughtful, informative and insightful. I found them inspiring and provocative in the best senses of these terms. Review by Fr. Joseph Lingan, SJ (Posted on 1/10/2017)
Winter Survey: January 2017
Howard Gray is an excellent presenter who provides high quality input in an easily assimilated manner. Review by Sister Carolyn Capuano, HM Canton, OH USA (Posted on 1/9/2017)
A fantastic introduction!
Fr. Gray's coverage of this material is pithy and to the point. He carefully follows the Jesuit style of giving the listener one point to focus on during a given lesson, and builds on it beautifully. As the course unfolds, Fr. Gray develops the theme that our lives with God are pilgrimages, travels replete with inner discoveries. I have been blessed to have been spiritually formed by the Jesuits and Fr. Gray's approach is marvelously resonant. It's something of a homecoming, a renewal, and a tonic. For those new to the Jesuit approach, it is a fantastic introduction. Review by Michael (Posted on 9/3/2015)
2015 Spring Survey
My favorite retreat was A Jesuit Retreat with Fr. Harold Gray, SJ. It served as an opportunity to make a private retreat with an engaging and interesting presenter. I also enjoyed the video on The Holy Land with Fr. Donald Senior, CP. Review by Msgr. James G. Kelly, Tonawanda, NY USA (Posted on 5/20/2015)
Howard Gray is a dependably excellent writer and presenter.
Howard Gray is a dependably excellent writer and presenter. Review by Jo Ann (Posted on 4/28/2016)
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