Pastor Jack Ericson, Alice Person, Marcie Vallejo, and Rev. Jose Luis La Torre-Cuadros who is Assistant to the Bishop,Sacramento office of the Bishop,Sierra Pacific Synod- ELCA attended a LEAN meeting in Reno.
LEAN -- Lutheran Episcopal Advocacy Network in Nevada.
Through the Policy Council we work to activate a statewide network of individuals in all ELCA congregations.
Lutherans believe that through baptism, we are all called to be wise and active citizens who have a responsibility to defend human rights and to work for freedon, justice, peace, environmental well being, and good order in public life.
Through the LAMN network we work to educate people on social issues, encouraging them to view these issues in light of Holy Scripture, the Lutheran Confessions, the Ecumenical Creeds, and the published Social Statements of the ELCA. ( The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America)
Pilgrimage to Discipleship: A Guide to the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola
This book is a guide to the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola. It is intended to assist a person on unique Christian Spiritual Pilgrimage of faith. Applying insights of contemporary psychology and insights of one of the great masters of Christian Spirituality, the reader is introduced to the five distinct movements of Christian spiritual living. Topics covered include understanding human brokenness, encountering Jesus of Nazareth and the Christ of Christian worship, coming to grips with human suffering and redemption, living with resurrection hope and accepting the gift of the Holy Breath of God, rules for discernment and election. Playing an active role in finding a spiritual companion and experiencing the benefits of ongoing spiritual direction is discussed.
About the Author
Julius M. Rogina, Ph.D., ABMPP is a licensed clinical psychologist and a priest in the Episcopal Church, Diocese of Nevada. He has worked in inpatient and outpatient clinical settings for the last forty years. He assists Christian Communities with conflict resolutions and discernment process. He has taught in several Universities in the field of psychology and spirituality. The current faculty position with the Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences involves him with a psychiatry residency program in the supervision of psychotherapy. His teachings and writings focus on the integration of Psychology and Christian Spirituality. As a former Jesuit priest and now Episcopal priest, he brings a Christian spiritual dimension to his clinical practice and writings. He and his family reside in Reno, Nevada.
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