About Fred Galano
Fred Galano is Director of Financial Aid at Saint Peter’s Prep, a Jesuit high school in New Jersey. In addition, he serves on the adult ministry team, where he assists with spiritual formation for faculty, staff, and parents. He is a member of the religion department, where he teaches a course in Ignatian spirituality. He also works with the Office of Ignatian Spirituality as a Magis seminar team member.

What the Principle and Foundation Calls Us To

The launching point of Ignatian spirituality is that God loves us fiercely, passionately, and unconditionally. Because of this love, God’s desires and hopes for us are based on who we are: our gifts, talents, preferences, and joys. What God wants for us is the same as our deepest desires. What, then, should our response to God be? In Ignatian spirituality, this response is known as the Principle and Foundation. Let’s unpack this, using a contemporary […]