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Deep in the Darkness

May 11, 2015 // 2 Comments

The bumper sticker on the back of the beat-up green Mini Cooper my kids drive reads, “Thank you, dark!” under a bank of what most people would call spotlights, but which I’ve learned are more [...]

The Four Streams That Help Me Discern

May 7, 2015 // 9 Comments

Four years ago, I was in a season of discernment that involved clarifying my yeses within ministry. Up to that point, I had been involved in several arms of ministry: youth ministry, young adult [...]

God’s Intimate Presence

May 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Prayer is a matter of relationship. Intimacy is the basic issue, not answers to problems or resolutions “to be better.” Many of life’s problems and challenges have no answers; we can only [...]

Gratitude for the Little Things

May 4, 2015 // 4 Comments

Over at People for Others, Paul Campbell, SJ, is hosting a Week of Gratitude this week. The theme is gratitude for the little things in life, and contributing writers include Ginny Kubitz Moyer, Matt [...]

Honoring Mary

May 1, 2015 // 1 Comment

Catholics traditionally give special honor to Mary during the month of May. With that in mind, and remembering that St. Ignatius had a strong devotion to Our Lady, we share these featured articles: [...]

Close Your Eyes and Listen

April 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jim Schaefer is a professional sound editor for Loyola Productions. He invites us to “Close Your Eyes and Listen” in an audio reflection that helps us to practice listening for God’s voice. In [...]

Dude, You Can’t Fail!

April 29, 2015 // 9 Comments

My e-mail inbox is peppered with requests from Jesuit advocates on a variety of issues, often asking for me to take action. Ignatian spirituality promotes “faith that does justice.” We are formed [...]

Visiting an Art Museum

April 28, 2015 // 2 Comments

Matt White admits that in visiting an art museum, there is a temptation to rush through the galleries, trying to see as many works as possible in a short time: It is a temptation I have succumbed to [...]
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