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Going on Retreat: A Beginner's Guide to the Christian Retreat Experience
Inner Compass offers a practical guide to greater self-knowledge and spiritual awareness through the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Close to the Heart opens up a world of imaginative yet simple ways to approach individual prayer. Going on Retreat is a valuable resource for anyone considering a retreat experience.
Paperback, 201 pages
Published September 1st 2002 by Loyola Press
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Perhaps I am not the most unbiased reviewer, because I wanted to know very specific things from this book. I am going on a retreat in May 2012 and wanted to know what I should expect and moreso how to get the most from my personal retreat. This book helped a bit with that, but I felt I gained it largely through osmosis rather than clear statements, and that I had to wade through a lot of irrelevant material to get there. Although it mentions other styles, the book is primarily focused on retreat ...more