The Examen is a traditional method of prayerful awareness that is a bedrock in Ignatian spirituality and Jesuit education. It’s a short, easy way to reflect on your day and become more mindful about where you are experiencing grace or goodness and where there is room in your actions and life for growth. What people don’t often realize is that the Examen is exceptionally flexible and adaptive. It can be used to review your day […]
Susan Haarman is the Faith and Justice Campus Minister at Loyola University Chicago. She’s been connected to an Ignatian apostolate as an employee or a student since 2000, and has a Masters in Divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley and a graduate certificate in spiritual direction with a focus on the Spiritual Exercises.