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    Receive My Memory

    Memories are important to me. They are the building blocks of the stories I tell myself, my children, and new acquaintances. I attended elementary school...
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    Five Practices of Ignatian Spirituality That Foster Resilience

    Ignatian spirituality arose from an environment not so different from the one in which we find ourselves today. St. Ignatius endured long months of...
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    The Third Method of Prayer

    Ignatian prayer is not one kind of prayer; in fact, Ignatius recommends a variety of ways to pray, along with the better-known imaginative prayer....
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    A Prayer Exercise: Imagination

    What is the most imaginative thing you've ever done? Who is the most imaginative person you know, and how would you describe that person's life...
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    Prayer for Detachment

    I beg of you, my Lord, to remove anything which separates me from you, and you from me. Remove anything that makes me unworthy of your sight, your...
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    Imagining Mary’s Moments Before the Assumption

    Mary speaks on only four occasions in Scripture, and her last recorded words are, “Do whatever he tells you.” (John 2:5) In the tradition...
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    Summer Prayer

    My Sweet Lord, The rain in the Northwest has ended. Summer has arrived. Our days are once again filled with glorious sun. We need this....
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    Prayer with Open Hands

    I’m going to begin with a daring statement: many of us Christians have approached prayer more as a transaction than a conversation. I grew...
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    Love Songs from God

    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,...
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    Time Taken Out

    Prayer is time taken out of the linear journey of our days, and it is also our most profound reality. When we pray, we...

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