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    Joseph Tetlow, SJ

    Joseph A. Tetlow, SJ, is currently the director of the Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House in Lake Dallas, Texas. A former head of the Jesuit general’s Secretariat for Ignatian Spirituality, he has also served as president of the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, professor of theology at Saint Louis University, and associate editor of America magazine. He has written numerous articles and books, including Choosing Christ in the World and Making Choices in Christ.

    Application of the Senses

    St. Ignatius suggests that we can pray about our senses the way we pray about keeping the Commandments (Spiritual Exercises 247). More characteristically, he suggests using our senses to...

    An Examen for Easter Week

    This post concludes the series “From Ashes to Glory.”The WordWhen the sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they...

    Praying the Glory

    This post is a part of the series “From Ashes to Glory.”We have now reached “glory”—Jesus' glory and our own. His is the glory the Father gave Him: to return...

    An Examen for Holy Week

    This post is a part of the Lenten series “From Ashes to Glory.”The WordWhile they were eating, he took a loaf of bread, and after blessing it he broke it,...

    The Cross and the Examen

    This post is a part of the Lenten series “From Ashes to Glory.”The prayer of the Examen rests on a profound and perilous belief: the Father's will is greater than...

    An Examen for the Fifth Week of Lent

    This post is a part of the Lenten series “From Ashes to Glory.”The Word“Whoever serves me must follow me, and where I am, there will my servant be also. Whoever...