Saint Joseph’s University

Ignatian Spirituality and Leadership Conference

July 26, 2019

8 am to 4 pm
Campion Student Center

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St. Ignatius of Loyola was one of the most effective leaders in human history. His methods and practices allowed him to establish and lead one of the world’s most successful organizations, the Society of Jesus.

SJU is proud to host its fifth annual Spirituality and Leadership Conference. We invite you to learn new tools for enhancing self-awareness and methods for personal discernment and healthy group process. Feel energized, inspired and ready to lead for the greater good!


For more information please contact the SJU Office of Mission Programs:
Email:pesnouf@sju.edu
Phone: 610-660-3290

Agenda

8 amBusiness Networking Breakfast

8:55 am – Opening Prayer

9:10 am – Opening Plenary: "Leadership with a Capital L” by Rev. Benjamin Hawley, S.J.

10:15 am –  Morning Breakout Sessions

11:30 am –  Keynote: "Towards Redeeming the Mess: Ignatian Spirituality and the Exercise of Authority.” by Rev. Brian McDermott, S.J.; Dr. Theol.

1:35 pm – Afternoon Breakout Sessions

3 pm - University Celebration of the Feast of Saint Ignatius Loyola
             Chapel of Saint Joseph – Michael J. Smith Memorial

Keynote Addresses

Keynote:

“Towards Redeeming the Mess: Ignatian Spirituality and the Exercise of Authority.”

Rev. Brian McDermott, S.J.; Dr. Theol
Special Assistant to the President, Georgetown University

Plenary:

“Leadership with a Capital L”

Rev. Benjamin Hawley, S.J.
Holy Trinity Parish, Washington D.C.

Breakout Sessions

Morning Sessions:

"Growth Mindset, Self-awareness, and Future Skills for Managing Change"

Tomiko Wolf McKenna '09, '11
Performance Consultant, North America Sales, SAP

“Spiritual Exercises in Everyday Life: Workshop on Sharing the 19th Annotated Retreat”

Jessica Kerber, A.C.J.
Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

“Spiritual Tools for Being a DRE and Religious Education Teacher”

Laura Weatherly
Mission and Ministry Director, Gesu School Philadelphia PA

“Contemplatives in Action: Collaborating with Faith-based Communities to Recreate our City via POWER University.”

Beth Ford McNamee, ’99, ’00, and members of P.O.W.E.R.
Assistant Director of Campus Ministry, Saint Joseph’s University

Afternoon Sessions:

“Where is God in All This? What Vulnerability, Diminishment, and Failure Can Reveal”

Christine Marie Eberle ’87
Retreat facilitator and author of Finding God in Ordinary Time

“Journeying Together, Sharing the Gift of Ignatian Spirituality”

L. Stewart Barbera, Jr., Psy.D.,
Counseling Department St. Joseph’s Preparatory School.

”Ignatian Resources for Organizations Encountering Racism and Systems of Privilege”

Daniel R. J. Joyce S.J.
Mission Programs, Saint Joseph’s University

“Ignatius: The Patron Saint of Mid-life Transitions”

Michael Burdziak
Theology Department, Archmere Academy, Wilmington DE

Registration

For more information please contact the SJU Office of Mission Programs:

Email: pesnouf@sju.edu
Phone: 610-660-3290

Location

The Ignatian Spirituality and Leadership Conference will be held in the Campion Student Center at Saint Joseph's University, with the closing Mass celebrated in the Chapel of St. Joseph - Michael J. Smith, S.J. Memorial.


GPS Address:
2401 Cardinal Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131

Directions to Saint Joseph's University