An Ignatian Retreat for Catholic Women: Tending the River Within

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Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
Director of Spiritual Formation at Our Lady of the Oaks
(3 customer reviews)
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Lyn Holley Doucet leads powerful retreats that combine her solid grounding in Ignatian spirituality with her talents in ministry. Now, Catholic women can join her for a restorative audio retreat made especially for them.

Doucet’s retreat centers on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, a trusted pathway to Christian spiritual renewal. If you’re a woman whose spiritual life needs some rejuvenation, look no further.

A gifted storyteller, she infuses gentle humor into her lectures, painting images that will lead you into deeply healing practices of prayer. Throughout, Doucet remains firmly rooted in the strong foundation of the Exercises and the Ignatian spiritual tradition.

Doucet gives clear and specific guidelines for setting up to pray with the retreat. As she commiserates frankly with the stressed-filled lives of many women today, she offers tips for how to carve out time for these much-needed spiritual practices. The Ignatian teaching on disordered attachments that Doucet offers provides an apt lens through which to better understand the compulsions, anxieties, and restlessness that so often bog us down.

Come away without leaving home. As you draw clos

Lyn Holley Doucet leads powerful retreats that combine her solid grounding in Ignatian spirituality with her talents in ministry. Now, Catholic women can join her for a restorative audio retreat made especially for them.

Doucet’s retreat centers on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, a trusted pathway to Christian spiritual renewal. If you’re a woman whose spiritual life needs some rejuvenation, look no further.

A gifted storyteller, she infuses gentle humor into her lectures, painting images that will lead you into deeply healing practices of prayer. Throughout, Doucet remains firmly rooted in the strong foundation of the Exercises and the Ignatian spiritual tradition.

Doucet gives clear and specific guidelines for setting up to pray with the retreat. As she commiserates frankly with the stressed-filled lives of many women today, she offers tips for how to carve out time for these much-needed spiritual practices. The Ignatian teaching on disordered attachments that Doucet offers provides an apt lens through which to better understand the compulsions, anxieties, and restlessness that so often bog us down.

Come away without leaving home. As you draw closer to Jesus, you’ll learn how best to receive the gifts of abundant new life and love He can offer your thirsty spirit.

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Lyn Holley Doucet, M.Ed. M.S., is an educator, spiritual director, and counselor. She is currently Director of Spiritual Formation at Our Lady of the Oaks Jesuit Retreat House in Grand Coteau, Louisiana, where she is active in leading preached retreats and facilitating continuing education and Peer Supervision for lay spiritual directors. She is the winner of a Catholic Press Award and has published five books, including When Women Pray, When Wisdom Speaks, and Healing Troubled Hearts. Lyn works with women to foster individuation and the flourishing of the inner, spiritual life. She has been an active part of an ongoing contemplative group for four years. She has had a deep interest in Hildegard of Bingen for many years, and this passion was recently nourished by a recent trip to Germany to visit all of Hildegard’s historical sites. Lyn has served on the national board of Theresians International, a thriving spiritual organization, where she was named the first lay spiritual director for the National Board. She was recently honored by this organization as a Woman of Vision.
“When Lyn Holley Doucet speaks, people listen: women and men both, firm contemplatives as well as struggling hearts. She has only grown more powerful since the first of her several books earned a Catholic Press Association award for excellence.”— Fr. Joseph Tetlow, S.J., Ph.D.
Photograph of Lyn Holley Doucet courtesy of Wendy Romero

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3 reviews for An Ignatian Retreat for Catholic Women: Tending the River Within

  1. Kathleen

    Got a lot out of it

    Went away to the mountains with friends, and we really got a lot out of meeting twice a day for this retreat.

  2. Simone D., LA

    Fall Survey: October 2016

    The material is applicable for both beginners and those more proficient in the spiritual life. It has wonderful examples and stories that bring the material to life in practical ways.

  3. Simone D., LA

    Summer Survey: July 2017

    It is very down-to-earth spirituality applicable to anyone no matter what their level of spirituality. It includes great personal examples of the material spoken about and is easy to listen to and filled with wisdom.

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