Exercices Spirituels de Saint Ignace

Pastoral activities in Saint Rita's chapel
in Fontenay-aux-Roses near Paris

The purpose of Saint Rita’s Chapel in Fontenay-aux-Roses near Paris is to contribute to the spiritual formation of the Catholics to facilitate the growth of  » the inner being  » and a better knowledge of Christ by following saint Rita of Cascia’ track.

Activities under the responsibility of the rector of the Chapel

Session of personal prayer using God's Word: formation and setting up
Where? In the chapel
When? Personal demand and meeting with the guiding priest.
Why? To learn how to pray with God's Word according to the teaching of Saint Ignatius of Loyola.
A weekend of spiritual enrichment: Spiritual Exercises in silence
When? During a weekend
◘ November 27-29th, 2009
◘ February 5-7th, 2010
◘ March 5-7th, 2010
◘ March 21th, 2010
◘ April 23-25th, 2010
◘ August 22-28th, 2010 (Spiritual Exercices of S. Ignatius)

Spiritual Exercises of S. Ignace ( 6 days)

◘ When? August 22th to 28th, 2010
◘ Why? Facilitate a better intimacy with Christ and revise one's life in the light of the Holy Spirit
◘ Information and Registration: 01 41 13 36 00
Eucharistic Worship
◘ Where? Saint Rita’s Chapel
◘ When? Every day from Monday to Friday from 6 to 7 pm including the celebration of the chanted vespers.
◘ Group of study of the Encyclical of Benoît XVI: " Caritas in veritate"
◘ Where? Under the Saint Rita’s Chapel
◘ When? Every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month from 8:30 to 10 pm. starting on October 11th
◘ Why? To deepen the understanding of papal documents of Benedict XVI

Alpha Courses

(contact the rector of Saint Rita’s Chapel to know about the sessions.)
Where? Parish hall of St-Pierre-St-Paul of Fontenay-aux-Roses 7, rue Capitaine Paoli
◘ When? Every Tuesday at 7:30 pm
◘ More Information:  alphafar92260@yahoo.fr

◘ Where? Saint Rita’s Chapel
◘ When? Every day at 4:55 pm

The Stations of the Cross: prayer and meditation 
◘ Where? Saint Rita’s Chapel
◘ When? Every Friday of Lent at 8:45 pm
◘ Why? Pray and meditate with Jesus from His agony to His crucifixion…

Group of awakening in the faith for the toddlers ( 5-8 years) 
◘ Where? Saint Rita’s Chapel
◘ When? Third Saturday of every month at 4 pm
◘ How? By learning to sing God’s Word and worship the Holy Eucharist the children get to know Jesus •

Group of prayer ‘The Good Thief’ 
◘ Where? Saint Rita’s Chapel
◘ When? The third Friday of the month at 8:45 pm
◘ Why? Pray for all prisoners (physically and spiritually)