Ignatian Spirituality

The Audacity of Using Imagination in Prayer

1 day 6 hours ago

By Loretta Pehanich

Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re hosting 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 the theme of “The Audacity of Ignatian Spirituality.” One day, I began praying using John 21:4–19, and I decided to observe […]

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Loretta Pehanich

The Audacity of an Ignatian Approach to Social Justice

4 days 6 hours ago

By Marina Berzins McCoy

Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re hosting 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 the theme of “The Audacity of Ignatian Spirituality.” While I think that both head and heart are places we experience faith, […]

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Marina Berzins McCoy

The Audacity of Co-Laboring with God

6 days 6 hours ago

By Michael Rossmann, SJ

Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re hosting 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 the theme of “The Audacity of Ignatian Spirituality.” God works with us and invites us to be his collaborators. It is […]

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Michael Rossmann, SJ

The Audacity of Finding God in Pop Culture

1 week 1 day ago

By Eric Clayton

Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re hosting 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 the theme of “The Audacity of Ignatian Spirituality.” Inspired by the Ignatian tradition, we make a bold claim: God is to […]

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Eric Clayton

The Audacity of the Impossible

1 week 4 days ago

By Gretchen Crowder

Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re hosting 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 the theme of “The Audacity of Ignatian Spirituality.” As I write this post, I am packing my bags to take my […]

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Gretchen Crowder

The Audacity of Discernment

1 week 6 days ago

By Lisa Kelly

Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re hosting 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 the theme of “The Audacity of Ignatian Spirituality.” Discernment is at the heart of Ignatian spirituality. While bed-ridden and recovering from […]

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Lisa Kelly

The Audacity of Withdrawing for a Retreat

2 weeks 1 day ago

By Becky Eldredge

Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re hosting 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 the theme of “The Audacity of Ignatian Spirituality.” “Will it be worth my time?” The question came across the phone from […]

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Becky Eldredge

A Week with Jesus: Making the Examen More Intentional

2 weeks 4 days ago

By Eric Gurash

The daily Examen or Awareness Examen is a reflective, prayerful, spiritual practice that comes to us from the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola. Its simple premise—that we can with practice become more consciously aware of God’s activity in our lives—makes it a great prayer for young and old. If you’re looking for a fun, […]

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Eric Gurash

First Belong to God Quotes Journal

2 weeks 6 days ago

By dotMagis Editor

In honor of the 15th anniversary of IgnatianSpirituality.com, we’re celebrating with 15 Gifts to Celebrate 15 Years! Read the details here. Gift 6 is a journal featuring quotes from First Belong to God: On Retreat with Pope Francis by Austen Ivereigh. Designed as an eight-day Ignatian retreat, First Belong to God serves as a roadmap […]

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The Audacity of Ignatian Spirituality: A Webinar with Ignatian Friends

3 weeks 1 day ago

By dotMagis Editor

St. Ignatius of Loyola made some bold claims: we can find God in all things; we can ask God for what we desire; we can have a personal relationship with God; and more. These bold claims have become the bedrock of the Ignatian way, and Ignatian spirituality continues to speak to the hearts of every […]

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Wisdom from an Empty Nest

3 weeks 4 days ago

By Melinda LeBlanc

It was nearing the end of a weekend-long conference that, with the help of several others, I had planned and directed. Despite the fact that I was on chemo and was dealing with other health issues throughout the planning process, things seemed to be going smoothly for all involved. Organizing the weekend seemed to take […]

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Melinda LeBlanc

Strengthening Your Spiritual Life

3 weeks 6 days ago

By Vinita Hampton Wright

A healthy and vital spirituality defines who we are and helps us to grow and develop along the way of faith. The way we express our spirituality should be a support and a consolation to us; it should also afford enough challenge to keep us moving forward and to help us avoid complacence. —A Faith […]

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Vinita Hampton Wright

Conversations from Reading with Children

4 weeks 1 day ago

By Loretta Pehanich

Conversations with children can cycle from hilarious to inspirational to challenging. When my son was in preschool, I told him once that I’d slept badly. He asked, “Too many hoots?” I laughed when I figured out that he was referring to owls. A friend was inspired when her son, looking at a mud puddle, said, […]

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Join us July 1–31 for our annual 31 Days with St. Ignatius celebration.

Loretta Pehanich

Celebrating 31 Days with St. Ignatius

1 month ago

By dotMagis Editor

July is almost here, which means we’re getting ready for the 15th-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 […]

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dotMagis Editor

Buttercups and Prayer

1 month ago

By Marina Berzins McCoy

The other morning, my husband and I were walking at the park, taking in all the sights of plants and flowers and the sounds of birdsong. A large swath of yellow buttercups filled a nearby field. My husband reminisced about how, when he was a child, kids used to pick a buttercup, place it underneath […]

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Fr. Joseph A. Tetlow, SJ, invites readers to pray with Jesus not as an idea but as a human person in Considering Jesus.

Marina Berzins McCoy

Hope and the Common Good

1 month ago

By Lisa Kelly

There is a scene in the movie The Shawshank Redemption in which the two main characters, both prisoners in the 1950s, debate about hope. One says that hope is the one thing no one can take away, so we don’t forget the goodness of life. The other says “hope is a dangerous thing” that can […]

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Fr. Joseph A. Tetlow, SJ, invites readers to pray with Jesus not as an idea but as a human person in Considering Jesus.

Lisa Kelly

Act Against the Creative Censor

1 month 1 week ago

By Eric Clayton

We are made in the image and likeness of our God who creates. It doesn’t matter if we don’t make our living writing, painting, or acting; we are inherently creative. Now, before you raise a hand in protest, I’m not saying your breakout single has to hit the top of the charts. I would simply […]

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Fr. Joseph A. Tetlow, SJ, invites readers to pray with Jesus not as an idea but as a human person in Considering Jesus.

Eric Clayton

No Patience

1 month 1 week ago

By Gretchen Crowder

I am not a patient person. I like to act quickly and want everything and everyone to act just as quickly as I do. Perhaps better than any human being, Siri knows this fact about me quite well. I remember being so excited the day someone told me I could ask Siri to text my […]

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Fr. Joseph A. Tetlow, SJ, invites readers to pray with Jesus not as an idea but as a human person in Considering Jesus.

Gretchen Crowder

God in the Details

1 month 1 week ago

By Shemaiah Gonzalez

Once when I was a little girl, I walked by the front door to our house and noticed a shaft of light shining through the little window at the top of the door. The light stretched all the way down to the floor, where it formed a nearly perfect little square. I had never noticed […]

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Fr. Joseph A. Tetlow, SJ, invites readers to pray with Jesus not as an idea but as a human person in Considering Jesus.

Shemaiah Gonzalez

A New Phase of Inner Growth

1 month 2 weeks ago

By dotMagis Editor

Sometimes it takes a bolt of lightning to release our creativity and kick-start the emergence of a new way of thinking or doing or being. Scientists say that it may have been like that when life first began to evolve on this planet, that violent charges from the electric storms raging above the crashing seas […]

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In Seeing with the Heart, Fr. Kevin O’Brien, SJ, reveals how we can realize our true potential by embracing our struggles with courage, our questions with curiosity, and our destiny with boldness.

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