Fr. Anthony Borrow, S.J.

Understanding Jesus’ Human Experience

1 day 15 hours ago

By Joseph Tetlow, SJ

Fr. Joseph Tetlow, SJ, responds to the question, “What hints can you give us for understanding Jesus’ human experience through prayer?” He offers three pieces of advice in answer: Read and re-read the Gospels. Know that the Holy Spirit is active in the Gospels and in our hearts, helping us to understand what the Gospels […]

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Leading with heart, authenticity, and purpose, Thomas Vozzo provides a clear path to a new bottom line—including 55 rules to break—bringing The Homeboy Way to life as the perfect anecdote to the massive tidal currents of social injustice and inequities.

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Joseph Tetlow, SJ

Nine Fallacies About Prayer and the Spiritual Life That St. Ignatius Debunks

3 days 15 hours ago

By Rebecca Ruiz

Sometimes we make assumptions about prayer and the spiritual life that impede our attempts to connect with God. Often, these fallacies take root in the subconscious, and we do not even realize they are operative until a wise and trusted spiritual friend helps us to notice them. Here are nine such perennial pests that St. […]

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Leading with heart, authenticity, and purpose, Thomas Vozzo provides a clear path to a new bottom line—including 55 rules to break—bringing The Homeboy Way to life as the perfect anecdote to the massive tidal currents of social injustice and inequities.

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Rebecca Ruiz

Going Home: A Pilgrimage

6 days 15 hours ago

By Vinita Hampton Wright

Have you ever considered going home as a pilgrimage? Maybe you’re going back to the hometown of your childhood, or maybe you’re going to the town in which you attended college or got married or began your career. If the location has a lot of meaning for you, why not be intentional about your visit? […]

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Leading with heart, authenticity, and purpose, Thomas Vozzo provides a clear path to a new bottom line—including 55 rules to break—bringing The Homeboy Way to life as the perfect anecdote to the massive tidal currents of social injustice and inequities.

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Vinita Hampton Wright

Looking Back to Look Forward in Advent

1 week 1 day ago

By Marina Berzins McCoy

When my children were younger, we would go on long road trips during the winter holiday from school to visit our families. We’d eagerly pack up our bags, make sure there were plenty of snacks for the little ones, and get onto the road. Our children, like so many, would ask, “Are we there yet?” […]

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Leading with heart, authenticity, and purpose, Thomas Vozzo provides a clear path to a new bottom line—including 55 rules to break—bringing The Homeboy Way to life as the perfect anecdote to the massive tidal currents of social injustice and inequities.

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Marina Berzins McCoy

Spiritual Writing and the Colloquy

1 week 3 days ago

By dotMagis Editor

Eric A. Clayton, author of Cannonball Moments, talks about the role of writing in prayer. In a Pop-Up Prayer interview, he explains how he entered into the Ignatian colloquy through his experience of writing. Prepare for Advent with Ignatian-inspired resources.

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Leading with heart, authenticity, and purpose, Thomas Vozzo provides a clear path to a new bottom line—including 55 rules to break—bringing The Homeboy Way to life as the perfect anecdote to the massive tidal currents of social injustice and inequities.

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Mini-Retreat with Pedro Arrupe: Day Three

1 week 6 days ago

By dotMagis Editor

Fr. Pedro Arrupe, SJ, was born on November 14, 1907, and founded Jesuit Refugee Service on November 14, 1980. Now, November 14 is recognized as JRS Day. In honor of JRS Day and its founder, join us this week for an online mini-retreat. The main content is excerpted from the mini-retreat found in Pedro Arrupe: […]

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Leading with heart, authenticity, and purpose, Thomas Vozzo provides a clear path to a new bottom line—including 55 rules to break—bringing The Homeboy Way to life as the perfect anecdote to the massive tidal currents of social injustice and inequities.

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Mini-Retreat with Pedro Arrupe: Day Two

2 weeks 1 day ago

By dotMagis Editor

Fr. Pedro Arrupe, SJ, was born on November 14, 1907, and founded Jesuit Refugee Service on November 14, 1980. Now, November 14 is recognized as JRS Day. In honor of JRS Day and its founder, join us this week for an online mini-retreat. The main content is excerpted from the mini-retreat found in Pedro Arrupe: […]

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Leading with heart, authenticity, and purpose, Thomas Vozzo provides a clear path to a new bottom line—including 55 rules to break—bringing The Homeboy Way to life as the perfect anecdote to the massive tidal currents of social injustice and inequities.

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Mini-Retreat with Pedro Arrupe: Day One

2 weeks 3 days ago

By dotMagis Editor

Fr. Pedro Arrupe, SJ, was born on November 14, 1907, and founded Jesuit Refugee Service on November 14, 1980. Today November 14 is recognized as JRS Day. In honor of JRS Day and its founder, join us this week for an online mini-retreat. The main content is excerpted from the mini-retreat found in Pedro Arrupe: […]

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Leading with heart, authenticity, and purpose, Thomas Vozzo provides a clear path to a new bottom line—including 55 rules to break—bringing The Homeboy Way to life as the perfect anecdote to the massive tidal currents of social injustice and inequities.

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Letting Go This Advent: A Webinar with Fr. Michael Rossmann, SJ

2 weeks 6 days ago

By dotMagis Editor

The weeks leading up to Christmas can be hectic to say the least. The upcoming holiday season presents a blinding rush of options and opportunities for celebrating with family, friends, and co-workers. And no matter how hard we try to “do it all,” we end up feeling that we’re missing out on something that might […]

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Leading with heart, authenticity, and purpose, Thomas Vozzo provides a clear path to a new bottom line—including 55 rules to break—bringing The Homeboy Way to life as the perfect anecdote to the massive tidal currents of social injustice and inequities.

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Getting in Shape

3 weeks 1 day ago

By Shemaiah Gonzalez

I am not a sporty person. Bookish—yes. The kind of person who sings to musicals—yes. I was the kid with asthma and the one for whom just standing on the grass on the playground made me break out into a rash. But for nearly three years now, I have been determined to get in shape. […]

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Leading with heart, authenticity, and purpose, Thomas Vozzo provides a clear path to a new bottom line—including 55 rules to break—bringing The Homeboy Way to life as the perfect anecdote to the massive tidal currents of social injustice and inequities.

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Shemaiah Gonzalez

Here There Be Mermaids

3 weeks 3 days ago

By Eric Clayton

We hadn’t expected mermaids. Unicorns, sure. The queen? Most likely. Knights and jousting and turkey legs—obviously. But mermaids? My daughters were enchanted. “I have a question, Daddy,” the eldest, four-and-a-half, said. “Sure,” I replied. “Ask the pirate.” I motioned for the man with the beard and seafaring hat to lean over. “Can mermaids talk under […]

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Leading with heart, authenticity, and purpose, Thomas Vozzo provides a clear path to a new bottom line—including 55 rules to break—bringing The Homeboy Way to life as the perfect anecdote to the massive tidal currents of social injustice and inequities.

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Eric Clayton

The Gift of Gratitude

3 weeks 6 days ago

By Michael Rossmann, SJ

Keeping a gratitude journal in which we write down the particular gifts of each day trains our brains to see the good around us. It also feels great. And we can’t keep this to ourselves. Studies find that we overestimate how awkward it will be to express our gratitude to others and underestimate how great […]

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Leading with heart, authenticity, and purpose, Thomas Vozzo provides a clear path to a new bottom line—including 55 rules to break—bringing The Homeboy Way to life as the perfect anecdote to the massive tidal currents of social injustice and inequities.

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Michael Rossmann, SJ

Getting Out of the “If I Ruled the World” Mindset

4 weeks 1 day ago

By Gretchen Crowder

At a recent conference, a fellow Ignatian educator and I were walking to the cafeteria for lunch, caught up in a passionate conversation about all our big, incredible, pie-in-the-sky educational ideas. We were on quite a roll. We were solving problems left and right and spelling out all the steps of our perfect plans. When […]

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Leading with heart, authenticity, and purpose, Thomas Vozzo provides a clear path to a new bottom line—including 55 rules to break—bringing The Homeboy Way to life as the perfect anecdote to the massive tidal currents of social injustice and inequities.

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Gretchen Crowder

The Flagman, Part Two

1 month ago

By Loretta Pehanich

Editor’s note: Read part one of Loretta’s encounters with the flagman here. From inside my apartment I can hear the flagman’s radio buzz as he talks to his counterpart up the road. Another dump truck of dirt passes as the hillside comes down in preparation for new foundations. The flagman reminds me to slow down […]

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Leading with heart, authenticity, and purpose, Thomas Vozzo provides a clear path to a new bottom line—including 55 rules to break—bringing The Homeboy Way to life as the perfect anecdote to the massive tidal currents of social injustice and inequities.

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Loretta Pehanich

Unique and Unrepeatable Autumn

1 month ago

By Rebecca Ruiz

In his autobiography, St. Ignatius Loyola recounts how “the greatest consolation he used to receive was to look at the sky and the stars, which he did often and for a long time, because with this he used to feel in himself a great impetus towards serving Our Lord.” (11) Ignatius’s fondness for stargazing resonates […]

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Leading with heart, authenticity, and purpose, Thomas Vozzo provides a clear path to a new bottom line—including 55 rules to break—bringing The Homeboy Way to life as the perfect anecdote to the massive tidal currents of social injustice and inequities.

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Rebecca Ruiz

Sin and the Examen

1 month ago

By Joseph Tetlow, SJ

Fr. Joseph Tetlow, SJ, responds to the question, “How can we use the Examen to better understand our experiences of sin or failure?” He suggests that when we pray the Examen, we think about our experiences in terms of seven facets: Context Condition of mind and heart Perspective Perception Value Desire Decision Tetlow advises that […]

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Using Ignatian spiritual principles and storytelling practices, Cannonball Moments by Eric A. Clayton guides readers to understand the power of their life stories and how those narratives can heal and inspire others.

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Joseph Tetlow, SJ

Praying the Truth

1 month 1 week ago

By Vinita Hampton Wright

We would all pray more if we grew more comfortable with praying honestly. Our discomfort with the truth causes us to avoid prayer. Honesty about emotions. Do we pray when we’re angry at somebody? Many of us perceive that anger is not an acceptable emotion, so we must get over anger (or fear or other […]

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Using Ignatian spiritual principles and storytelling practices, Cannonball Moments by Eric A. Clayton guides readers to understand the power of their life stories and how those narratives can heal and inspire others.

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Vinita Hampton Wright

Unexpected

1 month 1 week ago

By dotMagis Editor

The kingdom of God is always unexpected; it catches me by surprise and demands responses from me that jolt me out of my mediocrity. Its values are counter-cultural. There the poor come first; despised people are important; wealth is for sharing; hatred is out; forgiveness is in; love is all that matters in the end. […]

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Using Ignatian spiritual principles and storytelling practices, Cannonball Moments by Eric A. Clayton guides readers to understand the power of their life stories and how those narratives can heal and inspire others.

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dotMagis Editor

Hello, Anger

1 month 1 week ago

By Lisa Kelly

When I mentioned to my spiritual director that I was totally apathetic about my prayer life of late, and she asked if I were angry, my first response was a definite, “No.” I know better than to be angry at God or blame God for the challenges of this life. She asked again, “Are you […]

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Using Ignatian spiritual principles and storytelling practices, Cannonball Moments by Eric A. Clayton guides readers to understand the power of their life stories and how those narratives can heal and inspire others.

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Lisa Kelly

The Flagman

1 month 2 weeks ago

By Loretta Pehanich

Eight hours a day the flagman stands outside my apartment as construction trucks begin work on a new building down the cul-de-sac. Few cars pass, but he must stand there all day. It’s monotonous work, I judge, and I wonder about his life. After several trips not acknowledging him when I leave my parking garage, […]

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In You Have Called Me by My Name, Father Joe Tetlow, SJ, presents a beautiful collection of prayers to encourage discernment, inspire spiritual seekers to find God in all things, and remind us that God is ever-present.

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