Spiritual Exercises in Everyday Life  (S.E.E.L.)

Who will benefit?

  • Women and men serious about their Christian lives and who desire to grow in their relationship with Christ.
  • Lay persons, religious, clergy, Christians from any tradition.
  • Those who have important decisions to make about their life.
  • The young who have a desire to live at a deeper level.
  • The middle-aged who want to discern the next step in their life.
  • Elders who seek to understand the path their lives have taken.
  • Women and men who are in transition.
  • Those in Christian formation programs as part of a community or volunteer organization.

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By asking for a spiritual autobiography, this process seeks to discover if a person is sufficiently free of issues which might be more appropriately dealt with in another forum.




What are the Requirements?

S.E.E.L is best suited for people who wish to enter into a deeper relationship with God and who have established a discipline of personal prayer. The retreat begins in September and ends in May.

Participants are expected to:
  • pray daily
  • meet with a spiritual director regularly (weekly when possible)
  • meet one Thursday evening a month for a two hour formation retreat with other participants.

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Questions about S.E.E.L.?
Contact Jennifer Doolittle
phone: 509 313-5898
email: seelspokane@gmail.com

S.E.E.L begins in September and continues through May. Involvement requires a spiritual commitment and dedication of time. Retreat Thursdays for the coming year occur from 6pm -8pm on the following dates.

  • September 29
  • October 20
  • November 17
  • December 15
  • January 19
  • February 16
  • March 16
  • April 20

May 20 (8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)

How to Apply

  • Complete an application form
  • Send the $50 registration fee.
  • Submit a faith autobiography

Contact Jennifer Doolittle for an application packet via mail, email, or fax. Contact information is above.


The total cost for the retreat is $400, including the registration fee. No one will be refused the retreat because of cost. The Jesuit works in Spokane (Gonzaga University, Gonzaga Preparatory School, St. Aloysius Parish and the Jesuit community of Gonzaga University) generously sponsor the S.E.E.L Retreat so cost to you is less than 25% of the actual cost.