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Cannonball of Love

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 05:30

By Tim Muldoon

Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re celebrating 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality. In addition to the calendar of Ignatian articles found here, posts on dotMagis this month will explore cannonball moments—moments that changed the course of a life, just as getting hit by a cannonball changed the course of St. Ignatius Loyola’s life. The inspiration […]

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Go on a personal at-home prayer retreat with An Invitation to Love by William A. Barry, SJ.

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Learning to Surrender to God

Wed, 07/28/2021 - 05:30

By Marina Berzins McCoy

Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re celebrating 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality. In addition to the calendar of Ignatian articles found here, posts on dotMagis this month will explore cannonball moments—moments that changed the course of a life, just as getting hit by a cannonball changed the course of St. Ignatius Loyola’s life. The inspiration […]

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Go on a personal at-home prayer retreat with An Invitation to Love by William A. Barry, SJ.

Click through to read the full article Learning to Surrender to God, which appeared first on Ignatian Spirituality.

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Why I Left IT to Join the Jesuits

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 05:30

By Brendan McManus, SJ

Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re celebrating 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality. In addition to the calendar of Ignatian articles found here, posts on dotMagis this month will explore cannonball moments—moments that changed the course of a life, just as getting hit by a cannonball changed the course of St. Ignatius Loyola’s life. The inspiration […]

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Whether reading as a novice or an expert in Ignatian spirituality, The Pilgrim’s Story by Brendan Comerford, SJ, satisfies with fresh perspective and deep insight into the life of St. Ignatius Loyola.

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Six Lessons from a Cannonball Diagnosis

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 05:30

By Lisa Kelly

Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re celebrating 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality. In addition to the calendar of Ignatian articles found here, posts on dotMagis this month will explore cannonball moments—moments that changed the course of a life, just as getting hit by a cannonball changed the course of St. Ignatius Loyola’s life. The inspiration […]

IgnatianSpirituality.com ® is a service of Loyola Press, a Jesuit ministry.

Whether reading as a novice or an expert in Ignatian spirituality, The Pilgrim’s Story by Brendan Comerford, SJ, satisfies with fresh perspective and deep insight into the life of St. Ignatius Loyola.

Click through to read the full article Six Lessons from a Cannonball Diagnosis, which appeared first on Ignatian Spirituality.

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Putting a Stop to Food Waste

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 05:30

By Fiona Basile

About 18 months ago I watched a documentary by American chef and author Anthony Bourdain, Wasted! The Story of Food Waste, which completely transformed the way I saw and disposed of food. I was so moved and disturbed by the information provided in the documentary—about how much food we waste and throw away into landfills, […]

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Whether reading as a novice or an expert in Ignatian spirituality, The Pilgrim’s Story by Brendan Comerford, SJ, satisfies with fresh perspective and deep insight into the life of St. Ignatius Loyola.

Click through to read the full article Putting a Stop to Food Waste, which appeared first on Ignatian Spirituality.

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Cannonball Moment at a Funeral

Mon, 07/19/2021 - 05:30

By dotMagis Editor

Patrick Saint-Jean, SJ, at Creighton University, introduces his cannonball moment with the words, “A sad experience made me the happiest guy in the whole world.” The funeral of his godfather brought him to a Catholic church for the first time, where something in the homily gave him consolation. Watch the video of Saint-Jean explaining his […]

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God Is Right in Front of You, as Brian Grogan, SJ, explains in his field guide to Ignatian spirituality.

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Cannonball at Loyola Chapel of the Conversion

Fri, 07/16/2021 - 05:30

By Jim Manney

Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re celebrating 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality. In addition to the calendar of Ignatian articles found here, posts on dotMagis this month will explore cannonball moments—moments that changed the course of a life, just as getting hit by a cannonball changed the course of St. Ignatius Loyola’s life. The inspiration […]

IgnatianSpirituality.com ® is a service of Loyola Press, a Jesuit ministry.

God Is Right in Front of You, as Brian Grogan, SJ, explains in his field guide to Ignatian spirituality.

Click through to read the full article Cannonball at Loyola Chapel of the Conversion, which appeared first on Ignatian Spirituality.

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A Transformative T-Shirt Slogan

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 05:30

By dotMagis Editor

Theresa Wang, a campus minister from Taiwan, was thinking about leaving her school when a t-shirt slogan caught her attention. Shortly after, she went on a retreat where she experienced the love of God. Watch the video of Wang explaining her cannonball moment below. The English translation is available when the closed captioning is on. […]

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God Is Right in Front of You, as Brian Grogan, SJ, explains in his field guide to Ignatian spirituality.

Click through to read the full article A Transformative T-Shirt Slogan, which appeared first on Ignatian Spirituality.

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The Moment I Became a Mom

Mon, 07/12/2021 - 05:30

By Becky Eldredge

Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re celebrating 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality. In addition to the calendar of Ignatian articles found here, posts on dotMagis this month will explore cannonball moments—moments that changed the course of a life, just as getting hit by a cannonball changed the course of St. Ignatius Loyola’s life. The inspiration […]

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In a time when the Church suffered violent division and strife, one man peacefully modeled compassion and dialogue. Read Peter Faber by Jon M. Sweeney.

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When the Scientist Encountered Deer

Fri, 07/09/2021 - 05:30

By dotMagis Editor

Astrophysicist Paolo Beltrame, SJ, from Italy, was in South Dakota one Christmas when he saw deer. In that encounter, he experienced God not only as “a higher intelligence that regulates the universe” but also as “a personal presence that cares for humans, deer, nature, and all that exists.” Watch the video of Beltrame explaining his […]

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In a time when the Church suffered violent division and strife, one man peacefully modeled compassion and dialogue. Read Peter Faber by Jon M. Sweeney.

Click through to read the full article When the Scientist Encountered Deer, which appeared first on Ignatian Spirituality.

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My Bravest Prayer

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 05:30

By Jean Heaton

Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re celebrating 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality. In addition to the calendar of Ignatian articles found here, posts on dotMagis this month will explore cannonball moments—moments that changed the course of a life, just as getting hit by a cannonball changed the course of St. Ignatius Loyola’s life. The inspiration […]

IgnatianSpirituality.com ® is a service of Loyola Press, a Jesuit ministry.

In a time when the Church suffered violent division and strife, one man peacefully modeled compassion and dialogue. Read Peter Faber by Jon M. Sweeney.

Click through to read the full article My Bravest Prayer, which appeared first on Ignatian Spirituality.

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Cannonball D

Mon, 07/05/2021 - 05:30

By Gretchen Crowder

Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re celebrating 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality. In addition to the calendar of Ignatian articles found here, posts on dotMagis this month will explore cannonball moments—moments that changed the course of a life, just as getting hit by a cannonball changed the course of St. Ignatius Loyola’s life. The inspiration […]

IgnatianSpirituality.com ® is a service of Loyola Press, a Jesuit ministry.

In The Ignatian Guide to Forgiveness, Marina Berzins McCoy delves into the principles of Ignatian spirituality and uses gentle honesty to lay out 10 steps toward forgiveness.

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Cannonball Moment: A Friend’s Death

Fri, 07/02/2021 - 05:30

By Shemaiah Gonzalez

Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re celebrating 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality. In addition to the calendar of Ignatian articles found here, posts on dotMagis this month will explore cannonball moments—moments that changed the course of a life, just as getting hit by a cannonball changed the course of St. […]

IgnatianSpirituality.com ® is a service of Loyola Press, a Jesuit ministry.

In The Ignatian Guide to Forgiveness, Marina Berzins McCoy delves into the principles of Ignatian spirituality and uses gentle honesty to lay out 10 steps toward forgiveness.

Click through to read the full article Cannonball Moment: A Friend’s Death, which appeared first on Ignatian Spirituality.

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The Wound – Song

Wed, 06/30/2021 - 05:30

By dotMagis Editor

The Ignatian Year has a theme song, “La Herida,” or, “The Wound.” Composed by Cristóbal Fones, SJ, with lyrics by José María Rodríguez Olaizola, SJ, the song was translated into English and French by Phillip Hurley, SJ, and Pierre Bélanger, SJ, respectively. In English, the refrain is, “At the end of our days we will […]

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In The Ignatian Guide to Forgiveness, Marina Berzins McCoy delves into the principles of Ignatian spirituality and uses gentle honesty to lay out 10 steps toward forgiveness.

Click through to read the full article The Wound – Song, which appeared first on Ignatian Spirituality.

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Shattered Tomato and Dripping Rain

Mon, 06/28/2021 - 05:30

By Rebecca Ruiz

We had been having torrential downpours all day. I usually love the sound of the rain, but there is one sound that I don’t like: Drip. Drip. Drip. It’s really not a sound I like to hear coming from inside the roof of my car. As the rain intensified, the drip quickly became a steady […]

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Helping Families Recover from Addiction: Coping, Growing, and Healing through 12-Step Practices and Ignatian Spirituality retells Jean Heaton’s journey “working the steps” as a family member of people with addictions.

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Nearness

Fri, 06/25/2021 - 05:30

By dotMagis Editor

The Mystery of the Incarnation overcomes the problem of distance. Without the Incarnation, without the Word of God becoming fully human, God will never be anything more than an abstraction. You cannot get close to an abstraction. You cannot experience intimacy with an idea. But through the Incarnation, we can fall in love with and […]

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Helping Families Recover from Addiction: Coping, Growing, and Healing through 12-Step Practices and Ignatian Spirituality retells Jean Heaton’s journey “working the steps” as a family member of people with addictions.

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Answering God’s Call

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 05:30

By dotMagis Editor

Author Barbara Lee’s new book, Answering God’s Call: A Scripture-Based Journey for Older Adults, focuses on listening for God’s call in the later years of life. Barbara says, “All of the people who are included in this book are examples of God-centered responses to the kinds of challenges that older adults have in our own […]

IgnatianSpirituality.com ® is a service of Loyola Press, a Jesuit ministry.

Helping Families Recover from Addiction: Coping, Growing, and Healing through 12-Step Practices and Ignatian Spirituality retells Jean Heaton’s journey “working the steps” as a family member of people with addictions.

Click through to read the full article Answering God’s Call, which appeared first on Ignatian Spirituality.

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Three Ways to Recharge in the Summertime

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 05:30

By Vinita Hampton Wright

We can rest and recreate during the summer months, but how about going a step further? How do we recharge ourselves for the months to come? How can we use the natural gifts of summer to build up our resources? 1. Move past clutter to clarity. It’s so easy for summer to become the dumping […]

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In Ignatian Discernment of Spirits in Spiritual Direction and Pastoral Care, Mark E. Thibodeaux, SJ, offers fresh insight into discernment through innovative approaches and applications for varied spiritual experiences and challenges.

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Callings

Fri, 06/18/2021 - 05:30

By Melinda LeBlanc

I recently began watching a TV show about passengers on an airplane who, unknowingly, disappear for five years while in flight. While they believe only minutes have passed, their friends and families have been without them for five years. (It’s a bizarre series, but I suppose it’s my escape from the heaviness of local and […]

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In Ignatian Discernment of Spirits in Spiritual Direction and Pastoral Care, Mark E. Thibodeaux, SJ, offers fresh insight into discernment through innovative approaches and applications for varied spiritual experiences and challenges.

Click through to read the full article Callings, which appeared first on Ignatian Spirituality.

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31 Days with St. Ignatius: The Ignatian Year Edition

Wed, 06/16/2021 - 05:30

By dotMagis Editor

July is almost here, which means we’re getting ready for the 12th-annual 31 Days with St. Ignatius. This original month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality leads up to the feast day of its namesake on July 31. We’ve put together a calendar of Ignatian articles and more for you to be inspired daily by St. Ignatius’s […]

IgnatianSpirituality.com ® is a service of Loyola Press, a Jesuit ministry.

In Ignatian Discernment of Spirits in Spiritual Direction and Pastoral Care, Mark E. Thibodeaux, SJ, offers fresh insight into discernment through innovative approaches and applications for varied spiritual experiences and challenges.

Click through to read the full article 31 Days with St. Ignatius: The Ignatian Year Edition, which appeared first on Ignatian Spirituality.

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