Ignatius of Loyola Born a minor nobleman, Inigo Lopez, in 1491 in the Basque region of Spain At 14 he was sent away to train as a royal page to the King of Spain He was injured while defending Spain against the French at Pamplona While recovering, he discovered the working of God in his life He decided to devote his life completely to God In 1540 he founded the Society of Jesus He was canonized in 1622 by Pope Gregory XV
Ignatian Spirituality Is for those who seek: a deepening relationship with God/Jesus/Holy Spirit greater inner freedom deeper inner healing, integrity and authenticity renewed energy for Christ’s mission renewed sense of purpose, direction, meaning
and … a clearer sense of God's presence and activity in one's life a greater sense of connection with oneself, loved ones, the human family, and all creation a thirst for justice and peace a greater openness to “helping others”
How do I access this Spirituality? Join Christian Life Community
How will I benefit from membership of CLC? 1. Discover “the more” in life 2. Experience the unique relationship God has with each of us 3. Be part of an active, supportive community of like-minded Christians 4. Share the challenges of living and believing 5. Integrate your faith and life 6. Help you to make God-centred decisions in your life
What are the next steps? Invitation Make contact with the local CLC person in your State. Discuss how you can have an experience of CLC. After attending a number of meetings you will be asked to evaluate whether you wish to continue. After a period of about 6 months, you will be asked whether you wish to join CLC.
Membership If you decide to become a member of CLC, you will be asked to complete the membership form, attach your membership fee and send it into head office. You will receive a membership kit and be welcomed into the Christian Life Community family.
How do I join? NSW Felicity Flynn 02 9411 3249 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com QLD Ann Hoare (07) 3266 2733 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com SA Helen Cantwell (08) 8390 3290 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com VIC Angela Widdison (03) 5331 7982 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com WA Patrice Wringe (08) 9316 3469 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com