Fr. Anthony Borrow, S.J.

Stay Hydrated

2 days 3 hours ago

By Marina Berzins McCoy

This morning as I chatted with a parking garage guard at my workplace, he amiably said, “Stay hydrated. It’s hot out there.” As I write this, we are in the midst of a heatwave, as are many other places in the world. It’s good advice, and I try to keep my trusty stainless steel water […]

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Finding God in the Mess by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, SJ, is the perfect tool to help us learn to pause, to take time to be with God, to contemplate our lives, and to recognize God’s presence in all of it, especially the hard times.

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Marina Berzins McCoy

For the Train People

5 days 3 hours ago

By Loretta Pehanich

“For the train people.” The street crossing altered the hum of the railroad ties underneath us. I looked up at the change in rhythm and noticed graffiti on the side of a building. What did the artist mean, “For the train people”? I wondered if it were painted in the dark of night or in […]

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Finding God in the Mess by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, SJ, is the perfect tool to help us learn to pause, to take time to be with God, to contemplate our lives, and to recognize God’s presence in all of it, especially the hard times.

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Loretta Pehanich

Flashing the Light for Community

1 week ago

By Lisa Kelly

On a cold February night, about 15 people stood outside in a parking lot of a burger joint, singing with guitar accompaniment. The people in the restaurant must have wondered why. There was no audience to be seen. They weren’t trying to proselytize or sell anything. They were there to be the visible presence of […]

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Finding God in the Mess by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, SJ, is the perfect tool to help us learn to pause, to take time to be with God, to contemplate our lives, and to recognize God’s presence in all of it, especially the hard times.

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Lisa Kelly

Cannonball Moments and Storytelling

1 week 2 days ago

By dotMagis Editor

Eric Clayton addresses questions about cannonball moments and storytelling in the below videos. From the importance of writing our stories to having confidence in ourselves and our stories to what happens when cannonball moments feel as though they are pushing us away from God or feel as though they’re just random occurrences without meaning, Eric […]

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Finding God in the Mess by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, SJ, is the perfect tool to help us learn to pause, to take time to be with God, to contemplate our lives, and to recognize God’s presence in all of it, especially the hard times.

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dotMagis Editor

Love vs. the Mess

1 week 5 days ago

By Gretchen Crowder

I’m sitting here writing this post in the midst of absolute chaos. There are three overflowing laundry baskets sitting on the floor just to the right of me. They have been sitting there for a few days now, full of clean laundry just waiting to be folded. To the left of me sit two garbage […]

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Finding God in the Mess by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, SJ, is the perfect tool to help us learn to pause, to take time to be with God, to contemplate our lives, and to recognize God’s presence in all of it, especially the hard times.

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Gretchen Crowder

Practicing the Examen with Children

2 weeks ago

By dotMagis Editor

The Examen prayer can serve as a great tool for introducing children to a regular awareness of God. Author Paul Mitchell has adapted the Examen for children in a rhyming format that will help young people look for God in all things great and small. His rhymes are paired with the illustrations of Katie Broussard […]

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Finding God in the Mess by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, SJ, is the perfect tool to help us learn to pause, to take time to be with God, to contemplate our lives, and to recognize God’s presence in all of it, especially the hard times.

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dotMagis Editor

Follow the Joy

2 weeks 2 days ago

By Vinita Hampton Wright

From time to time, we feel the need to understand better what our gifts are. I think this is particularly true at certain stages of life. There’s a big surge toward our giftedness during adolescence, when many of us discover that we like music or can paint or write stories or play basketball well. What’s […]

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Finding God in the Mess by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, SJ, is the perfect tool to help us learn to pause, to take time to be with God, to contemplate our lives, and to recognize God’s presence in all of it, especially the hard times.

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Vinita Hampton Wright

Five Ways to Follow St. Ignatius’s Example to See All Things New in Christ

2 weeks 5 days ago

By Rebecca Ruiz

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 Ignatian Year theme, “To see all things new in Christ.” I’m writing from the desert this month. I’ve spent a lot of time gazing at the […]

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Finding God in the Mess by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, SJ, is the perfect tool to help us learn to pause, to take time to be with God, to contemplate our lives, and to recognize God’s presence in all of it, especially the hard times.

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Rebecca Ruiz

What Do We Pray for When We Pray to See All Things New in Christ?

3 weeks ago

By Tim Muldoon

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 Ignatian Year theme, “To see all things new in Christ.” What if, in our prayer to see all things new in Christ—the theme of this Ignatian […]

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Finding God in the Mess by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, SJ, is the perfect tool to help us learn to pause, to take time to be with God, to contemplate our lives, and to recognize God’s presence in all of it, especially the hard times.

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Tim Muldoon

Seeing Like Jesus

3 weeks 2 days ago

By Shemaiah Gonzalez

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 Ignatian Year theme, “To see all things new in Christ.” Our world has been turned upside down the last two years. Communities broken. Institutions no longer […]

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Finding God in the Mess by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, SJ, is the perfect tool to help us learn to pause, to take time to be with God, to contemplate our lives, and to recognize God’s presence in all of it, especially the hard times.

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Shemaiah Gonzalez

Seeing Jesus and All Things in a New Light

3 weeks 5 days ago

By Loretta Pehanich

After the Resurrection, everything must have looked new for Mary Magdalene, whose feast is July 22. Contemplate for a moment Mary bringing the good news to those women who supported Jesus’ public ministry. This story is inspired by John 20:1–2, 11–18 and the Ignatian Year theme, “To see all things new in Christ.” “I have […]

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Finding God in the Mess by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, SJ, is the perfect tool to help us learn to pause, to take time to be with God, to contemplate our lives, and to recognize God’s presence in all of it, especially the hard times.

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Loretta Pehanich

What St. Ignatius No Longer Saw

4 weeks ago

By Vinita Hampton Wright

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 Ignatian Year theme, “To see all things new in Christ.” In the early days of St. Ignatius’s spiritual awakening, he saw his faith as a shifting […]

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Finding God in the Mess by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, SJ, is the perfect tool to help us learn to pause, to take time to be with God, to contemplate our lives, and to recognize God’s presence in all of it, especially the hard times.

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Vinita Hampton Wright

To See All Things New in Christ

4 weeks 2 days 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 Ignatian Year theme, “To see all things new in Christ.” In 1521 St. Ignatius of Loyola was hit by a cannonball in battle, though he wasn’t […]

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Experiencing God in the Ordinary by William A. Barry, SJ, nurtures our hope that God is always present and can be found in an ordinary day.

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Michael Rossmann, SJ

The New Things Ignatius Gave Us

1 month ago

By Jim Manney

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 Ignatian Year theme, “To see all things new in Christ.” Europe in the 16th century was a world in turmoil. Social structures were unravelling; the Church […]

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Experiencing God in the Ordinary by William A. Barry, SJ, nurtures our hope that God is always present and can be found in an ordinary day.

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Jim Manney

Reimagining What the World Might Look Like

1 month 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 Ignatian Year theme, “To see all things new in Christ.” In the course of St. Ignatius’s life, he was often asked to see things in new […]

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Experiencing God in the Ordinary by William A. Barry, SJ, nurtures our hope that God is always present and can be found in an ordinary day.

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Marina Berzins McCoy

Seeing All Things New in Christ Through Humiliation and Distress

1 month ago

By Allan Figueroa Deck, 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 Ignatian Year theme, “To see all things new in Christ.” I recall facilitating a small group of people on an eight-day Ignatian retreat several years ago. […]

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In The Inner Chapel: Embracing the Promises of God, Becky Eldredge introduces readers to the sacred place within each person where God wants to love us unconditionally.

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Allan Figueroa Deck, SJ

Buttermilk and Cannonballs

1 month 1 week 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 Ignatian Year theme, “To see all things new in Christ.” Back in the days before I was married or had children—as in, before I had any […]

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In The Inner Chapel: Embracing the Promises of God, Becky Eldredge introduces readers to the sacred place within each person where God wants to love us unconditionally.

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Eric Clayton

I Saw You There

1 month 1 week 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 Ignatian Year theme, “To see all things new in Christ.” I had always heard that going through the Spiritual Exercises would be both life-giving and life-changing. […]

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In The Inner Chapel: Embracing the Promises of God, Becky Eldredge introduces readers to the sacred place within each person where God wants to love us unconditionally.

Click through to read the full article I Saw You There, which appeared first on Ignatian Spirituality.

Gretchen Crowder

How to Find Our Souls and See Things Anew

1 month 1 week ago

By Gary Jansen

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 Ignatian Year theme, “To see all things new in Christ.” The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius is a fitness program for our souls. But what is […]

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

Gary Jansen

Seeing Suffering Anew in Christ

1 month 2 weeks ago

By Joseph Tetlow, 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 Ignatian Year theme, “To see all things new in Christ.” It may seem odd when we are “seeing all things new […]

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

Joseph Tetlow, SJ
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