Finding God In the Dark  is a film series based on the book of the same name by

John J. Pungente, SJ and Monty Williams, SJ that explores aspects of the Spiritual Exercises. For the Summer 2020 Series we will be meeting on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. PDT.  Please register to receive the background materials and Zoom link to join the meeting. 

Due to social distancing requirements, we have adapted our series to use films that are available on streaming services allowing you to view the film on your own. The films, themes and dates are listed below. If you are interested in participating, please use the RSVP link below and we will send you the background information, questions for reflection, discussion questions and Zoom information. Thank you!

Summer 2020 series

inception - july 1, 2020

Click the link below to sign up for any of the listed films or to express interest future series.

First Week - The Mercy of God

Theme: We are God's Beloved Trapped by Sin

Pleasantville - July 8, 2020

Second Week - Walking with God

2nd Exercise (Part 1): The Incarnation - the Divine Presence's concern for the world and their decision to do something at the right time.

juno - july 15, 2020

Second Week - Walking with God

2nd Exercise (Part 2): The Annunciation - the human response of Mary at the annunciation

where the wild things are - july 22, 2020

Third Week - A Passionate Love

2nd Exercise: The Last Supper - Celebrating Freedom, The Gift of Mercy, Offered to All

Truman show - july 29, 2020

Fourth Week - A Transforming Life

7th Exercise: The Gift of the Spirit - Discovering Who We Are, Finding the Gift, Sharing the Gift

Questions? Contact us at or 714-997-9587

434 S Batavia St, Orange, CA 92868

phone: 714-997-9587

© 2020, Loyola Institute for Spirituality

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