Ignatian Spirituality

Why Should No One Know About a Miracle?

2 days 15 hours ago

By Gretchen Crowder

Why does Jesus demand people not tell when he heals them? In chapter 11 of The Life of Jesus, Andrea Tornielli tells the stories of two miracles Jesus performed: the raising of Jairus’s daughter from the dead and the healing of two blind men. Both of these stories end with Jesus asking, demanding even, that […]

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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.

Gretchen Crowder

Sin and God’s Mercy

4 days 15 hours ago

By dotMagis Editor

This post is based on Week Three of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. The First Week of the Spiritual Exercises is a consideration of sin and God’s mercy. In fact, as Kevin O’Brien, SJ, explains: It should probably go the other way around, where primarily it’s an experience of God’s mercy, of God’s love for us. […]

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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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Listening for God’s Voice Within: A Webinar with Fr. Mark Thibodeaux, SJ

6 days 15 hours ago

By dotMagis Editor

Lent is a time to deepen our awareness of how God is prompting us to take the next step in our walk of faith. Join Fr. Mark Thibodeaux, SJ, for a webinar in which he’ll reveal how we can use Ignatian discernment to listen to God’s voice within us. We’ll explore trusting our own thoughts, […]

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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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The Life of Jesus Bookmarks

1 week 2 days ago

By dotMagis Editor

Keep your place while you read The Life of Jesus with free bookmarks. The bookmarks highlight quotes from the book by Andrea Tornielli. Other uses for the bookmarks: Use the back of the bookmarks as a place to do some journaling as you read or to draw art inspired by the chapters. Share the bookmarks […]

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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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The Examen and Discernment

1 week 4 days ago

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This post is based on Week Two of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. One of the gifts of the Spiritual Exercises is that the retreatant learns about the art and practice of discernment. One of the concrete ways that we practice discernment is through the daily Examen, a practice which helps us be sensitive to our […]

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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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An Apostle’s Colloquy with Mary

1 week 6 days ago

By Loretta Pehanich

Imagine one of the Apostles sharing part of his story. I’ve always liked to go to Jesus’ mother for conversation. People sometimes ask me why I speak to Mary instead of starting with Jesus. I ask them if they have ever asked someone to pray for them or with them. They aways tell me they […]

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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.

Loretta Pehanich

The Life of Jesus Discussion Guide

2 weeks 2 days ago

By dotMagis Editor

Welcome to the Lenten read-along of The Life of Jesus! As we read the first chapters of Andrea Tornielli’s book, consider these questions: Describe an experience from your life in which “time seemed to halt” because of an encounter with the “unidentifiable and indefinable.” Think of a time you abandoned yourself and decided to trust […]

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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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God’s Faithful Love

2 weeks 4 days ago

By dotMagis Editor

This post is based on Week One of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. One of the first movements of the Spiritual Exercises is an experience of God’s unconditional and faithful love for us. St. Ignatius experienced God as personally involved in his life and taught us that God invites us into relationship. He wanted the Exercises […]

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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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Fasting as an Act of Love

2 weeks 6 days ago

By Marina Berzins McCoy

When we think about the season of Lent, we often consider practices of fasting, prayer, and increased almsgiving. The Catechism says that although fasting is intended as an act of penance (#1434), there are also times in the Gospels when Jesus tells us not to be somber or to make a big display out of […]

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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.

Marina Berzins McCoy

At the Edge of the Desert

3 weeks 2 days ago

By Eric Clayton

The high point of our tour through Morocco was always meant to be the camel ride in the desert. The trip was designed that way; it was a big, country-wide loop. We began in the Moroccan port city of Tangier, having arrived from Spain by way of the Strait of Gibraltar. Our tour set out […]

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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.

Eric Clayton

When Valentine’s Day Meets Ash Wednesday

3 weeks 4 days ago

By Gretchen Crowder

Sometimes it’s easier to invite God into the bad moments than the good ones. I’ve noticed I tend to my friendship with God more intently—this friendship I may have neglected for a time—when stuff has completely fallen apart. Two weeks into January every year, my family celebrates most of our milestones. My boys’ birthdays are […]

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In Lord, You Called Me: Discerning Your Path in Life, Brother Ricardo Grzona, FRP, offers 21 lectio divina encounters with God’s Word.

Gretchen Crowder

Journey Through the Life of Jesus: A Lenten Webinar

3 weeks 6 days ago

By dotMagis Editor

Lent is a time for entering more deeply into the profound mysteries of Christ’s life. One of the ways we do this is through direct and daily contact with the Gospels. Join Andrea Tornielli and Sr. Bernadette Reis, FSP, for a prayerful webinar in which they’ll invite us to nourish ourselves with the Word of […]

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In Lord, You Called Me: Discerning Your Path in Life, Brother Ricardo Grzona, FRP, offers 21 lectio divina encounters with God’s Word.

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The Journey of Lent

1 month ago

By dotMagis Editor

In an episode of Pop-Up Prayer, Fr. Andy Alexander, SJ, explains that “Lent is a journey that is about what God wants to give us, and it’s a journey in freedom. It’s a journey in intimacy and relationship.” Fr. Alexander is the Director of the Collaborative Ministries Office and Online Ministries at Creighton University and […]

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In Lord, You Called Me: Discerning Your Path in Life, Brother Ricardo Grzona, FRP, offers 21 lectio divina encounters with God’s Word.

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The Art of Discernment

1 month ago

By dotMagis Editor

Ignatian spirituality teaches that God wants to play a role in our decisions and that through discernment we can make decisions that are aligned with God’s will for us. Joe Paprocki introduces steps to discernment in an episode of Pop-Up Catechesis. Joe is the author of more than 20 books, including 8 Steps to Energize […]

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In Lord, You Called Me: Discerning Your Path in Life, Brother Ricardo Grzona, FRP, offers 21 lectio divina encounters with God’s Word.

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A Father’s Love

1 month ago

By Gerri Leder

The priest concludes his Sunday homily before the interior doors of the church fling open. Just released from Sunday school, the young children crowd the doorway, preparing to rejoin their parents in the pews. They stand expectantly, bouncing on tippy toes, eyes darting around the church to spot their families. Off they go; the smallest […]

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In Lord, You Called Me: Discerning Your Path in Life, Brother Ricardo Grzona, FRP, offers 21 lectio divina encounters with God’s Word.

Gerri Leder

Keeping the Examen Fresh

1 month 1 week ago

By dotMagis Editor

We don’t want the Examen to become rote and routine. Fr. Mark Thibodeaux, SJ, thinks that as long as we make it an experience of prayer and are looking at past, present, and future, there are many ways to pray the Examen. Listen to him speak about keeping the Examen fresh in the audio clip […]

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In Lord, You Called Me: Discerning Your Path in Life, Brother Ricardo Grzona, FRP, offers 21 lectio divina encounters with God’s Word.

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Getting Ready for Lent 2024

1 month 1 week ago

By dotMagis Editor

Ash Wednesday is February 14, 2024, so today we’re highlighting just a few of the many Ignatian-inspired features designed to help you observe Lent. The Life of Jesus Lenten Read-Along Plan now to join the 2024 Lenten read-along with Loyola Press. We’ll be reading The Life of Jesus by Andrea Tornielli. The Life of Jesus […]

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In Lord, You Called Me: Discerning Your Path in Life, Brother Ricardo Grzona, FRP, offers 21 lectio divina encounters with God’s Word.

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To Individuals Who Are Lonely

1 month 1 week ago

By dotMagis Editor

Fr. Kevin O’Brien, SJ, encourages individuals who feel lonely to try converting loneliness to solitude. He says, “You might find in those times of solitude resources you have not realized yet that are deep within you and ways of looking at the world which lead you to connection in new ways.” Fr. O’Brien is 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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The Ball of Red String

1 month 2 weeks ago

By dotMagis Editor

The Ball of Red String by Marlene Halpin, O.P., is a classic guided meditation for children that takes little ones on an imaginative journey to a quiet place where they meet Jesus. The book is out in a new edition illustrated by Carrie Schuler. Now more than ever, amid endless screens and sensory overload, we […]

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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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Light in Ordinary Time

1 month 2 weeks ago

By Marina Berzins McCoy

A family member recently remarked to me that now that New Year’s celebrations are over, and both Christmas and seasonal fall activities are over, it’s harder to imagine getting back to the daily routine. Here in the northeast it is cold and gray everywhere: gray in the sky, gray in city buildings, and gray roads […]

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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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