Spiritual Exercises

Waking Up to the Risen Jesus

April 8, 2016 // 9 Comments

This story is inspired by the first contemplation in the Fourth Week of the Spiritual Exercises, the apparition of Christ to Mary (#218). Do you know that semiconscious state as you begin to awaken, [...]

The Spiritual Exercises in Daily Life

September 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

If you are interested in doing the Spiritual Exercises in daily life (also known as the 19th annotation retreat), September brings an opportunity to start in alignment with the liturgical calendar. [...]

St. Ignatius and Serving the One True Ruler

July 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

As a child, Ignatius listened with amazement while his father and his eldest brother told stories about how their ancestors had served with distinction the kings of Castile, how they had identified [...]

A Lesson from the Exercises

January 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

At Catholic Philly, Effie Caldarola shares her experience with the 19th annotation, or the Spiritual Exercises in Daily Life. In theory, I always believed God loved me. The Catechism tells me that [...]
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