Ignatian Year

Bowled over: Ignatius, the cannonball and God

May 20, 2021

Dates: Thursday 20th May 2021 at 7.00 - 8.00pm

Level: Open to all

Speaker: Fr Adrian Porter SJ

Venue: Online using the Zoom app

Register: Booking closed

The 20th May 2021 marks the 500th anniversary of that moment when a French cannonball ripped through the legs of Ignatius of Loyola and set in train events which would change his life and have an extraordinary impact on the world.

To mark the anniversary, Fr Adrian Porter SJ offers a reflection on that event, on the way it played out in Ignatius' mind, leading to his conversion and a whole new way of relating to God. Using images and extracts from the writings of St Ignatius, this will be an opportunity to observe close-up the way in which God deals "immediately" (as Ignatius phrases it) with a soul and the soul "with its creator and Lord".

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