A Judge for the Spiritual Exercises

The Spiritual Exercises were originally given in a month-long retreat of about 30 days. Today, the most common way to make the Exercises is a nine-month program usually called “The Exercises in Daily Life.” One leader of these is Judge Franciso Firmat of the Orange County (California) Superior Court. He has a a ministry of leading groups through the 19th annotation in weekly lunch sessions in his chambers. He describes what he does here.


  1. After reading the biography of St Ignatius of Loyola orally to our Miles Christi prayer group over a two year span to the finish your rendition of Ignatius was a delight and accurate! Thank you,
    4th grade rel ed catechist
    St Theresa Parish
    Palatine, IL


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