PRE AND POST CONGRESS ACTIVITIES

Discover the different activities organised and enjoy the experience of the congress in communion with the local and international community.

IGNATIAN WAY PILGRIMAGE

Follow Igancio’s route departing on various dates. From Barcelona to Loyola by train and from there walk between 8 to 34km daily, taking in the most significant sites of the route. It can be done before the congress or after it. Or a custom-made program for a group.

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SPIRITUAL EXERCISES

Spiritual Exercises in La Cova de Manresa to be held prior to the start of the Congress.

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GREAT MEETING AT LA COVA

The day before the beginning of the congress we will visit Montserrat and the Cova in Manresa. It will be a moment of encounter with oneself and with other ancient ones from all over the world that, following in the footsteps of the path that St. Ignatius walked 500 years ago, will help us to begin a period of reflection and recollection as a preparation and predisposition for the Congress.

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ACTIVITIES DURING THE CONGRESS

Each type of activity has been designed with each of the different audiences in mind and with the idea of having an unforgettable experience.

VISITS TO SOCIAL ORGANISATIONS

We will get to know the reality of migration and refuge, childhood and family, exclusion first-hand. Through the social works and organisations of the Jesuit Community in Barcelona. Meet them at the following link.

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IGNATIAN BARCELONA

A tour that visits the main sites linked to Ignatius of Loyola’s passage through the city, from the Sagrat Cor School to the Gothic Quarter, with a guided tour and commentary on the Ingatian buildings and sites.

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CULTURAL BARCELONA

Mediterranean city open to the world and cradle of modernism with Gaudí as one of the most recognisable contributors. A guided tour of the architectural gems of modernism in Barcelona: Casa Batlló, Casa Amatller, Casa Lleó-Morera and Palau de la Música.

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COMPANION PROGRAMME

A set of activities designed to get to know Barcelona with a local. A programme combining the most significant events of the congress: opening and gala dinner, with visits to the city.

Detailed information, dates and instructions for registering coming soon.