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Advent Preview

November 13, 2015 // 2 Comments

Advent begins on November 29. Make it a season of grace with the help of seasonal features from Loyola Press. Advent Moments of Mercy Embrace the call to mercy and encounter Advent through daily [...]

Walking the Labyrinth

November 12, 2015 // 2 Comments

Recently, I walked a labyrinth. There are many ways to walk a labyrinth. One can walk it in silent meditation, attentive to each step and breath. One can walk a labyrinth while praying a specific [...]

A Thin Place with Veterans

November 11, 2015 // 5 Comments

Dean Hall shared with our Ignatian Spirituality Facebook community a story about experiencing a thin place in his work serving homeless veterans. One of the veterans in a small group setting shared a [...]

An Extraordinary Saintly Team

November 10, 2015 // 1 Comment

We know that St. Ignatius was inspired by the stories of the saints. We’ve heard stories of him lying in bed during his recovery, recognizing the glorious battles and victories of the saints [...]

We Cannot Stop at Thank You

November 9, 2015 // 5 Comments

Every November, my social media feeds are filled with posts and pictures of people doing “30 days of thanks.” At first glance, I appreciate the way people are intentionally reflecting on their [...]

See Beyond the Frustrations

November 6, 2015 // 1 Comment

At Ignitum Today, Lianna Mueller shares her experience praying the Examen: At one point, I was regularly practicing the Examen at the end of each day. I used a journal to write down the blessings, [...]

Expressing Gratitude Through the Examen

November 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

“I think Ignatian Spirituality is so much about gratitude and thanksgiving,” Father [Ed] Mathie explains. “Everything we have, every gift and talent, we clearly say is from God. Not only that, [...]

Finding Your Perfect Point of Gratitude

November 4, 2015 // 12 Comments

November moves us toward the U.S. holiday of Thanksgiving. Most of us will try to attend to this holiday before we get too crazy about our Christmas preparations. In some ways, Thanksgiving is the [...]

Guide to Making Good Decisions

November 3, 2015 // 2 Comments

The Irish Jesuits are offering some Jesuit wisdom on making good decisions. Their free eight-step guide will be delivered via e-mails over the course of a month. Featuring short videos with Michael [...]
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