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!

FALL 2020 series

Romeo + Juliet (1996) - September 9, 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

9th Exercise: Summary of the First Week: We are God's Beloved Trapped by Sin

the matrix - September 16, 2020

Second Week - Walking with God

3rd Exercise: The Nativity - caring for God

the insider - september 23, 2020

Second Week - Walking with God

12th Exercise: The Temptations in the Desert - living vulnerably

the mission - September 30, 2020

Third Week - A Passionate Love

8th Exercise: The Crucifixion of Jesus - Witnessing a Death; Living Our Own Deaths

a knight's tale - October 7, 2020

Fourth Week - A Transforming Life

6th Exercise: The Ascension - Our Mystical Life; Claiming our Deepest Desire; Leaning in to Love

Questions? Contact us at or 714-997-9587

The theme for the fall series is "Making a Discernment."

434 S Batavia St, Orange, CA 92868

phone: 714-997-9587

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