10 Ideas for Lent

Ash Wednesday is March 1, 2017, so today we’re highlighting some of the many Ignatian-inspired features designed to help you observe Lent. Living Lent Daily Foster a daily practice of spiritual calm where God is at the center. Living Lent Daily is an e-mail series delivering fresh reflections based on the Scriptures of Lent. Each day’s message includes a quotation from the day’s Scripture readings and a brief reflection to spur prayer and self-examination. The […]

Making Room for God Invitation

Dear dotMagis Readers, I don’t know about you, but for the last few weeks I’ve been readying my calendar for 2017, making goals and resolutions, and beginning anew. Maybe you’re in a similar mode right now—preparing, looking ahead, planning, and refining. A new year provides us with a fresh start and a chance to reset our thinking about what’s to come. As we go through this annual process, are we allowing God to be part […]

Settling into Advent

If you’re settling into Advent but looking for some seasonal inspiration to accompany your journey, there’s still time to sign up for Sacred Advent in your e-mail inbox. You might also enjoy other pre-Christmas options from our Ignatian friends around the Web. Sacred Space and Pray As You Go offer “God With Us: An Advent Retreat with the O Antiphons.” At her self-named blog, Becky Eldredge has started a six-week series on “Cultivating Awareness of […]

Advent Preview

Advent begins on November 27. Make it a season of grace with the help of seasonal features from Loyola Press. Sacred Advent Embrace the Advent season as a sacred space from the ease of your e-mail inbox. Each day of Sacred Advent invites you to a step-by-step way of praying with a Scripture reading and related points of reflection. The messages also include suggestions for further exploration of Advent themes. Sign up to receive the […]

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.

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