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    Praying Through Pain: A Webinar with Barbara Lee (pictured)

    Praying Through Pain: A Webinar with Barbara Lee

    It can be difficult to pray during times of suffering. Words simply may not come, and God may seem distant. Join award-winning author Barbara...
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    Emotions in Prayer

    Vinita Hampton Wright, author of Small Simple Ways: An Ignatian Daybook for Healthy Spiritual Living, talks about the role of emotions in prayer in...
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    Imagining an Impatient Jesus

    This story is inspired by the second reading for the Third Sunday of Advent (Cycle A), James 5:7–10. “Now?” “No, Jesus,” Mary said gently as she...
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    Poinsettias and Prayer

    Many people enjoy decorating their homes or offices with poinsettias during the holiday season. Poinsettias, or flores de Nochebuena, are associated with Christmas on...
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    Praying Through Pain at Christmas

    “Joy to the world!” the song rings out. But not everyone feels joyful at Christmas. Anyone who is sick, bereaved, lonely, or unemployed may...
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    Silent Night

    I have always loved to sing the hymn “Silent Night.” It is so seared into my brain that I can’t help but hum it...
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    Understanding Jesus’ Human Experience

    Fr. Joseph Tetlow, SJ, responds to the question, “What hints can you give us for understanding Jesus’ human experience through prayer?” He offers three pieces...
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    Nine Fallacies About Prayer and the Spiritual Life That St. Ignatius Debunks

    Sometimes we make assumptions about prayer and the spiritual life that impede our attempts to connect with God. Often, these fallacies take root in...
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    Spiritual Writing and the Colloquy

    Eric A. Clayton, author of Cannonball Moments, talks about the role of writing in prayer. In a Pop-Up Prayer interview, he explains how he...
    Letting Go This Advent: A Webinar with Fr. Michael Rossmann, SJ

    Letting Go This Advent: A Webinar with Fr. Michael Rossmann, SJ

    The weeks leading up to Christmas can be hectic to say the least. The upcoming holiday season presents a blinding rush of options and...

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