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The People for Others That Inspire Me

July 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

In 1973, Pedro Arrupe, SJ, changed my life. (I was four years old at the time, toddling around a backyard on the other side of the ocean.) In what was termed a “radical” address for its day, [...]

My Mother’s Suscipe

July 28, 2015 // 15 Comments

My mother, Rosemary Mulligan McCann, was a brilliant woman, and it was particularly hard for us to watch as Alzheimer’s seeped her brilliance from her. When St. Ignatius encourages us to be [...]

My Ministry of Spiritual Direction

July 27, 2015 // 1 Comment

In the Spiritual Exercises, St. Ignatius invites us to consider the Trinity gazing down upon the Earth. They notice us, our world, our joys, our sorrows, our hope, and our tears. They see the [...]

Sunday Link for 31 Days with St. Ignatius

July 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

We’re entering the final days of 31 Days with St. Ignatius. Ignatian spirituality attracts people from around the world, and today’s entry highlights a few of them: Encountering God in the [...]

Saturday Link for 31 Days with St. Ignatius

July 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

The end of July nears, but we still have more Ignatian celebration before St. Ignatius’s feast day on July 31. Today in 31 Days with St. Ignatius, enjoy the poem God Came to Tea. Is there an [...]

Contemplation in Action

July 24, 2015 // 2 Comments

Contemplation in action is about learning how to be, learning how to see, and learning how to love. Learning How to Be Contemplation is first about learning how to be and surrendering our very being [...]

Living “Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam”

July 22, 2015 // 22 Comments

I remember the summer my father received his personalized “AMDG” license plates. He was so excited. A second-generation Jesuit grad, my dad is all about living Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam. My high [...]

The Power of Silent Prayer

July 21, 2015 // 3 Comments

For years I’ve been trying to master the art of silent prayer. Sometimes my attempts find me staring at my shoes, thinking about the work I need to be doing. Other times, when I approach prayer [...]

Find Your Inner Iggy

July 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Find Your Inner Iggy (hashtag #FindIggy) is a social media celebration of an energetic and eccentric Basque soldier-turned-priest from 500 years ago—St. Ignatius Loyola, or “Iggy” as we [...]
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