Ben, 31, graduated from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, with degrees in professional flight technology and economics. While attempting to forge a career in public policy, he discovered Eucharistic theology and returned to the Catholic faith. He left his job as an engine failure analysis technician in rural Indiana to serve the homeless at the Midwest Province’s social apostolate, the Pope Francis Center, in Detroit. He is a certified commercial pilot, licensed basketball official and professional musician. (Midwest Province)
The Ignatian Spirituality Program of Denver offers Ignatian group retreats, individual spiritual direction, the Spiritual Exercises in Everyday Life, and trains spiritual directors and guides of the Spiritual Exercises.