St. Paul Center Book Study
Athirst for the Spirit
Dr. Nina Heereman
About the course
Athirst for the Spirit takes us on a deep and reflective journey through the spiritual life, drawing on the rich traditions of both the Eastern and Western Christian faiths. Throughout this study, we will delve into Heereman's insights on topics such as the nature of the Holy Spirit, the role of the spiritual guide, and the transformative power of prayer. We will also explore the concept of spiritual thirst and how it can be nurtured and deepened in our own lives. This book study is designed to be both thought-provoking and practical, providing opportunities for personal reflection, group discussion, and spiritual exercises. Whether you are new to the spiritual life or a seasoned practitioner, this study offers a unique opportunity to deepen your understanding of the Holy Spirit and the transformative power of the spiritual journey.
About the presenter
Dr. Heereman was born and raised in a devout Catholic family in Germany. Originally trained to become a lawyer, she experienced a deep encounter with the Lord which led her to discern a vocation as a lay woman celibate for the sake of the kingdom. She received two years of spiritual formation and attended the ICPE school of Evangelization in India, Banglore, which eventually led her to theological studies so as to consecrate her life to the study and teaching of the Word of God. She received an STB from the Pontifical Gregorian University, an SSL from the Pontifical Biblical Institute, and the SSD from the École biblique et archéologique française de Jérusalem on and the Université de Fribourg. During and after her doctoral studies she lectured at the Collège des Bernhardins, Paris, and the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome as a visiting professor. She is currently on the faculty at St. Patrick's Seminary in California.
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