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    Exploring the Examen: A Webinar with Ignatian Friends

    St. Ignatius Loyola taught his followers that the most important moment of their day was the time set aside to pray the daily Examen....
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    The Examen Invites Us to God Boldly

    In season two of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, in an episode entitled “Among the Lotus Eaters,” the crew of the Enterprise finds themselves...
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    A People for Others Examen

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

    Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re hosting 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality. In addition to the calendar of Ignatian...
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    An Examen of Life’s Stories

    Editor’s Note: This Examen can be prayed at any time, but it is particularly suited to praying while reading and reflecting on Cannonball Moments:...
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    Repeat Returns and the Examen

    My automobile, unfortunately, has been subjected to several recalls. First it was a rearview camera that might not sit in the correct position. I...
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    Making Progress with the Examen

    This post is based on Week Two of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure. In speaking about the Examen as a prayer we keep making, Fr. Joseph...
    Ways to Pray with the Examen This Lent

    Ways to Pray with the Examen This Lent

    Earlier this month we suggested An Ignatian Prayer Adventure as one way to observe Lent. Start your retreat this Sunday (Feb. 19) to follow...
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    My Examen Cheat Sheet

    I want the power that comes with knowledge of things beyond me. And yet the only power I will ever have is how I...
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    Sin and the Examen

    Fr. Joseph Tetlow, SJ, responds to the question, “How can we use the Examen to better understand our experiences of sin or failure?” He suggests...

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