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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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    The Bystander

    In a time of pandemic, temptations arise to live out anger and judgment of others. We want things to be different. How can I...
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    Jesuit Rap Response to COVID-19

    Michael Martínez, SJ, theology teacher and campus minister at Belen Jesuit Preparatory School in Miami, FL, performs “The Wake Up Call: Jesuit Rap Response...
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    Thomas Experiences Joy

    This post is based on Week Eight of An Ignatian Prayer Adventure and inspired by John 20:24–29. I’d gone out for provisions. They were afraid...
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    Jesus, Remember Me

    Then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” He replied, “Truly I tell you, today you will be with me...