Author Fr. James Martin, SJ, Comes to Loyola Jesuit Center
Sept. 22, 2016 - Loyola Jesuit Center, a sacred space for spiritual growth, prayer and reflection located in Morristown, N.J., will welcome best-selling author, Fr. James Martin, SJ, for a discussion entitled, Encountering Jesus: Meeting the Jesus of History and the Christ of Faith on Thurs., Oct. 13, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The suggested offering for this evening is $30. Following his discussion, Fr. Martin will be signing books that will be available for purchase including his newest, Jesus: A Pilgrimage.
Fr. Martin is editor at large of America magazine. He is author of several best-selling books including Seven Last Words, The Abbey, The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, and Between Heaven and Mirth, among others. Fr. Martin has written for many publications, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and he is a regular commentator in the national and international media. He has appeared on several major radio and television networks. Before entering the Society of Jesus in 1988, Fr. Martin graduated from the Wharton School of Business and worked for General Electric for six years.
Since 1927 Loyola Jesuit Center (formerly Loyola House of Retreats), has offered programs of spiritual growth and renewal for men and women of all Christian faiths in a quiet, contemplative atmosphere. Loyola has a wide variety of offerings, based on The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, designed to meet people where they are now in their spiritual lives and move them deeper as they are ready and called.
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