Author Biography - George A Aschenbrenner S J

George A. Aschenbrenner, SJ 

George A. Aschenbrenner, SJ

George A. Aschenbrenner, SJ, is the rector of the Jesuit community at the University of Scranton, Pennsylvania. He has been the director of the Jesuit Center for Spiritual Growth in Wernersville, Pennsylvania, and has worked with the Spiritual Exercises for over 20 years. He is also the author of a number of books, including Quickening the Fire in Our Midst (Loyola Press, 2002).

Books by George A. Aschenbrenner, SJ

Stretched for Greater Glory

What to Expect from the Spiritual Exercises

One of the world’s leading spiritual directors introduces readers to the dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises.

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El examen del consciente

Somos Católicos

Esta serie de 10 folletos concisos y prácticos constituye un recurso esencial para cualquier ministro pastoral que busca un texto en lenguaje llano y directo que enriquezca el conocimiento de la fe católica en sus feligreses. Available in English.

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Examination of Consciousness

A Part of the Somos católicos Series

These short, practical booklets feature topics that help parishioners celebrate God's presence in their midst. Available in Spanish.

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Quickening the Fire in Our Midst

The Challenge of Diocesan Priestly Spirituality

In the U.S. the number of priest and priestly candidates is declining. Aschenbrenner addresses this crisis while offering support to diocesan priests and helps them better understand their distinctive place in the church.

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