John Predmore, S.J., is a Northeast Province Jesuit and was the pastor of Jordan's English language parish. He studies art and directs BC High's adult spiritual formation programs. Formerly a retreat director in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Ignatian Spirituality is given through guided meditations, weekend-, 8-day, and 30-day Retreats based on The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Ignatian Spirituality serves the contemporary world as people strive to develop a friendship with God.
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Poem: "The Uses of Sorrow" by Mary Oliver
(In my sleep I dreamed this poem)
Someone I love once gave me
a box full of darkness.
It took me years to understand
that this, too, was a gift.