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    Lenten Read-Along: The Lost Sheep Imaginative Reflection

    Pray with an Ignatian contemplation on the Parable of the Lost Sheep from Luke 15:4–7. This exercise is inspired by Step Two in The...
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    Marveling at the Promise

    This story is inspired by Genesis 9:8–15, the first reading for the First Sunday of Lent. “Dad, we’ve got to unpack the ark.” “I know, son....
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    Growing in Friendship with God This Lent (Video)

    With Lent fast approaching, it’s a good time to reflect anew on our relationship with God. The IgnatianSpirituality.com series, Growing in Friendship with God...
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    Treasures and Spiritual Boxes

    I’m the kind of mom who thinks every stick figure her child draws is a masterpiece. As a result, I’ve found it hard to...
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    Five Ways of Praying Through Sorrow

    It is hard not to hear our cries of sorrow and prayers of lament. Our world and all in it are groaning. I feel...
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    I Am Yosef

    O Lord, I am Yosef. I am David's son, heir to your holy promise to make of this people a great nation. But I am small...
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    Mary, Mona Lisa, and Seeing Through the Icons

    When I was 16 years old, I saw da Vinci’s Mona Lisa for the first time. Sort of. I was on a high school...
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    Advent Hope

    Hope is a theme of Advent, so we today share two quotes on hope for your reflection this season. The quote art is from a...
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    The Back Door’s Open

    When I was young, Uncle Lou always came through our unlocked back door calling the traditional Slovak greeting, “Pochválený buď Ježiš Kristus,” which meant,...
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    The Cricket and Prayer

    I am watching the clock and waiting for my son and husband to clear out of their morning bustle in the kitchen. The sun...