Finding God in Church Events

At the start of each week, we invite our Ignatian Spirituality Facebook community to share where they have found God in the last few days. This weekend brought some wonderful responses that focused on encountering God in church events of all Christian denominations. I am a pianist and organist at a local Presbyterian church. The choir is out for the summer, but the director and I do solo anthems for special music during the service. […]

Picturing God Through Your Senses

We’ve enjoyed our month of exploring ways to encounter God through the five senses, inspired by the new book Taste and See by Ginny Kubitz Moyer. We asked our Ignatian Spirituality community on Facebook how they find God through their senses. Enjoy these visual replies, and then check out today’s 31 Days with St. Ignatius reflection: The Spiritual Exercises and the Importance of Looking Back by Michelle Francl-Donnay. For more photographic responses to the question […]

Sunday Link for 31 Days with St. Ignatius

We’re entering the final days of 31 Days with St. Ignatius. Today’s entry is A Place to Pray by Vinita Hampton Wright. You might also like to check out the hashtag #31DayswithIgnatius this week on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for more Ignatian celebration.

Sunday Link for 31 Days with St. Ignatius

Today’s 31 Days with St. Ignatius reading is When the Winds of Change Blow by Rebecca Ruiz. Catch up on any days you missed here. Follow our Ignatian Spirituality Facebook page for more Ignatian goodness as we draw nearer the feast day of St. Ignatius Loyola.

Saturday Link for 31 Days with St. Ignatius

Our 31 Days with St. Ignatius celebration continues this weekend with an invitation to Ignatian Quietude by Andy Otto. Remember that if you miss a day’s link, they are all available here throughout the month. Share your experiences with Ignatian spirituality on your favorite social media with the hashtag #31DayswithIgnatius.

Sunday Link for 31 Days with St. Ignatius

It’s day 10 of our 31-day journey of Ignatian spirituality. Today we consider God as Mystery, God as Neighbor by Jurell Sison. If you’ve joined us a few days late, you can catch up on previous reading at 31 Days with St. Ignatius. Share on your favorite social networks with the hashtag #31DayswithIgnatius.

10 Ideas for Lent

Ash Wednesday is February 10, 2016, so today we’re highlighting some of the many Ignatian-inspired features designed to help you observe Lent. Lenten Moments of Mercy Embrace the call to mercy and encounter Lent through Lenten Moments of Mercy. In this daily series, James Campbell shares Scripture-based reflections and the inspiring words of Pope Francis, and provides suggestions for Lenten actions and prayers. Sign up to receive the messages via e-mail. Arts & Faith: Lent […]

A Jesuit-Jedi Connection?

Star Wars fans have watched the new movie, and many have commented on it online. Our friends at The Jesuit Post provide some commentary that should be of interest to Ignatian fans of the movie franchise: 8 Ways Jesuits & Jedi Are Alike, and 3 Ways They’re Not.


On December 8, 2015, Pope Francis opens the Holy Door in Rome, kicking off the Jubilee Year of Mercy. December 8 is already a special day, as we celebrate the feast of Mary’s Immaculate Conception. This feast day finds itself in the season of Advent, when we are waiting for Christ’s birth. God’s merciful act of love was made concrete in the birth of his Son, Jesus. In turn, Jesus made God’s love for us […]

Sending Christmas Cards or Not?

Paul Sullivan considers the work and cost of sending Christmas cards in a lighthearted post at igNation. He begins: It’s that time of year again. You know, when you think about sending Christmas cards to friends and loved ones, but as one Canada Post deadline after another sails by, they stay in the box until next year, when they won’t get sent then, either. I’m not exactly sure what keeps them in the box. There […]

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