The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius has transformed millions of lives and profoundly altered the course of Christian spirituality. It remains perhaps the most widely used and influential guide for personal retreats. Drawing on decades of experience as a spiritual director, the author probes the inner dynamics of this spiritual classic and reveals the ingenious structure of this powerful method of spiritual growth. Softcover, 213 pages. Loyola Press.
Quickening the Fire in Our Midst addresses the issues of declining enrollment and increased expectations of diocesan priests. George Aschenbrenner, SJ, emphasizes their unique roles and provides hope, encouragement, and a path to spiritual renewal. In Stretched for Greater Glory, Aschenbrenner describes with great passion what happens when one engages in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius.
George A. Aschenbrenner, S.J., is the rector of the Jesuit community at the University of Scranton, Pennsylvania. He has been the director of the Jesuit Center for Spiritual Growth in Wernersville, Pennsylvania, and has worked with the Spiritual Exercises for over 20 years. He is also the author of a number of books, including Quickening the Fire in Our Midst (Loyola Press, 2002).
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