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    Ignatian Prayer

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    An Experiment in Praydreaming

    Last week, I introduced the concept of praydreaming: allowing yourself to daydream prayerfully. Today, I’m suggesting an exercise in praydreaming. Use it as is...
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    Doing Dishes with Our Father

    The Scripture verses included in the following imaginative contemplation are not exact translations but rather an invitation to readers to look up the texts...
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    Imagination and Praydreaming

    May we all grow in our creativity as we move from summer to autumn. May we exercise our imaginations in new ways. Here’s one...
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    Accompaniment

    Accompaniment is intimately linked to Ignatian spirituality and pedagogy. It always includes an element of personalized care and attention for the individual, whether via...
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    Knocking and Persistence

    One Saturday morning, while our sons were playing peacefully inside, my husband and I went out into the front yard to discuss what work...
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    Prayer of an Aging Disciple

    Lord, grant me the grace to live in the present and recognize what is possible to look to the future and trust you to be silent, and...
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    Prayer for Vocations

    We conclude our month of Faber Fridays with this video version of St. Peter Faber’s “Prayer for Vocations.” Continue to be inspired by Faber with...
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    A Wider Circle of Friends

    As friends of God, we are invited to become friends with all of God’s friends. God invites us to widen our circle of friends...
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    Prayer of Desire to Sense Christ’s Presence

    We commemorate the August 2 feast day of St. Peter Faber with Faber Fridays this month, inspired by Jon M. Sweeney’s book, Peter Faber:...
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    How to Build in Time to Pray

    For me, late August means back to school and a more rigorous schedule than in the summer. While I work over the summer, late...

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