Greening Spirit: Mysticism of the Earth This retreat fosters an experience of God’s Mystery within Creation. As you reflect on your relationship with Earth, you will be encouraged to experience God’s awe-inspiring goodness and beauty. These days, using the dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises of st. Ignatius, will offer inspiration and nurture hope-filled living expressing the healing power of Earth.
James Profit, SJ is trained in agriculture, rural sociology and theology. He is the Director of the Ignatius Jesuit Centre of Guelph (Ontario, Canada), home to 240 hectare of wetlands, woods, an organic farm, a retreat house (Loyola House) and an ecology ministry. Jim’s love for the outdoors was nurtured by his upbringing in Prince Edward Island (Canada), and by living in Jamaica and at an Aboriginal community on Manitoulin Island (Canada).