Joy is a way of looking at the world and choosing to see it as God’s world, infused with God’s grace and love. As we contemplate the Resurrection in this last week of our Ignatian Prayer Adventure, let’s consider how joy is a decision. This video is part of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure, Week 8. If you haven’t followed along for all eight weeks, or you want to return to certain sections, the retreat will […]
It’s never easy to pray on the passion and death of Jesus. But when we do, we need to remember that the story doesn’t end with the death of Jesus; it ends with the resurrection and ascension in glory. As we talked about last week, the focus should always be on Jesus. Try to learn from Jesus as much as possible in praying on the passion. This video is part of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure, […]
Keep the focus on Jesus and not on ourselves. That’s my advice this week, as you’ll see in the below video contribution to An Ignatian Prayer Adventure, Week 6.
My three favorite words in any language are, “O felix culpa—O happy fault.” I talk about why in today’s video, part of our discussion of sin in this Week 3 of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. Visit the Ignatian Prayer Adventure page for links to the third week’s full set of materials.
Welcome to Week 2 of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. In today’s video, I talk about desire and praying for the grace that you desire. Visit the Ignatian Prayer Adventure page for links to the second week’s full set of materials.
We begin An Ignatian Prayer Adventure this week. Watch the video below for my introduction to the retreat. In order to respond to God’s love, we need to be spiritually free. May we grow in that freedom as together we experience this journey over the upcoming weeks. This video is part of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure, Week 1.
I’ve already mentioned The Ignatian Adventure by Kevin O’Brien, SJ. Sprinkled throughout are prayers and poems. I really liked this one from John Henry Cardinal Newman [1801-1890]. God has created me to do Him some definite service; He has committed some work to me which He has not committed to another. I have my mission— I may never know it in this life, but I shall be told it in the next. …I am a link […]