The Sacred Story Institute (SSI) is dedicated to revitalizing the classic 15-minute Ignatian Examination of Conscience. Our mission for this powerful daily spiritual discipline is to help adults, teens, and youth encounter Christ, the Divine Physician, who heals us in body, mind, and spirit, transforming our lives into a Sacred Story! Evangelization programs can have a shelf-life or become the victims of unplanned obsolesce. The evangelization programs of Sacred Story Institute, based on Fr. Watson’s legacy, will become part of your faith community and endure in their relevance and effectiveness for decades to come. Invest in programs that will carry your faith community forward, built on the time-tested spirituality of St. Ignatius Loyola.
This Verbum collection will introduce you to the core ideas of Sacred Story and the spirituality of St. Ignatius applied in our modern culture. Inviting God Into Your Life offers a short and accessible introduction into the Sacred Story ethos. Sacred Story: An Ignatian Examen For The Third Millennium provides insight into the spiritual and intellectual foundations of the Sacred Story Institute. Forty Weeks: An Ignatian Path To Christ With Sacred Story Prayer (Second Edition) is an adult program for parish spiritual renewal for pastors, parishioners, adult faith formation directors, and RCIA programs, it also serves as a self-guided prayer experience for the individual user.
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William Watson, S.J. has spent over thirty years developing Ignatian programs and retreats used by Georgetown University, Seattle University, Santa Clara University, Gonzaga University and Loyola College in Baltimore. He has collaborated with Fr. Robert Spitzer in the last fifteen years on Ignatian retreats for corporate CEOs. In the spring of 2011 he launched a non-profit institute to bring Ignatian Spirituality to Catholics and Christians of all ages and walks of life. The Sacred Story Institute is promoting third millennium evangelization for the Society of Jesus and the Church by using the time-tested Examination of Conscience of St. Ignatius. Fr. Watson has served as: Director of Retreat Programs at Georgetown University; Vice President for Mission at Gonzaga University; and Provincial Assistant for International Ministries for the Oregon Province of the Society of Jesus. He received his Doctor of Ministry degree in 2009 from The Catholic University of America (Washington D.C.). He also holds Masters degrees in Divinity and Pastoral Studies, respectively (1986; Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Cambridge Massachusetts). He is a specialist in Ignatian Spirituality and the Ignatian Examination of Conscience.