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    Mark Thibodeaux, SJ

    Mark E. Thibodeaux, SJ, has served as novice director, spiritual director, and high school campus minister for over 30 years. He has authored many popular books on prayer and spirituality, including God’s Voice Within and Reimagining the Ignatian Examen. He lives in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he serves as pastor of Holy Name of Jesus Church and School.

    Fr. Mark’s Books

    • Ignatian Discernment of Spirits in Spiritual Direction and Pastoral Care
    • Reimagining the Ignatian Examen: Fresh Ways to Pray from Your Day
    • Redescubrir el examen ignaciano: Diferentes maneras de rezar partiendo de tu día
    • God's Voice Within: The Ignatian Way to Discover God's Will

    Abiding Love

    Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re celebrating 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality. In addition to the calendar of Ignatian articles found here, posts on...

    Six Fascinating Jesuits You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

    If you’re visiting this site, you’ve probably heard of Jesuits from St. Ignatius Loyola to Pope Francis. But how many of these fascinating Jesuits could you name? 1. A Hollywood...

    A Week of Gratitude: Health Care

    Editor’s note: This week we celebrate a pre-Thanksgiving Week of Gratitude, with Loyola Press authors sharing reflections on gratitude each day.I’m laboriously prepping for a medical procedure. After yet...

    Senses Awake to a New Day

    I live in an old seminary in Grand Coteau, a rural village of Louisiana. My third-floor bedroom window is about level with the tops of the trees which surround...