What is the Week of Guided Prayer?
Pilgrims are taught Ignatian Contemplation (in the tradition
of the Spiritual Exercises as St. Ignatius of Loyola gave) and
the Lectio Divina (spiritual reading).
Way back in the 16th century, St. Ignatius journeyed with
pilgrims/retreatants who came to him every day, shared about
their prayer experiences, and St. Ignatius would give them
another bible text to pray for the following day.
In a Week of Guided Prayer, pilgrims will be given a
Scripture passage to pray with each day before meeting the