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Jesuit novices commence Long Retreat

29 June 2016

The distinctive characteristic of a Jesuit noviceship is that it consists of a number of 'experiences' that are integral to a Jesuit novice's initial formation. Chief among these is the making of the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius Loyola over a period of at least 30 days. This week, two Jesuit novices, Isaac Demase and Matthew Pinson, will commence this experience known as the Long Retreat, as Fr Brendan Kelly SJ explains.

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