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    Best Ignatian Songs: You Are My Vision

    Discerning reader Andrew nominated the classic hymn "Be Thou my Vision" as a Best Ignatian Song. You'll probably recognize it. I've sung it in...

    Best Ignatian Songs: The Wings of a Dove

    There's a real tear-jerker scene in the movie Tender Mercies when Mac Sledge's estranged daughter asks him to sing the song "The Wings of...

    Best Ignatian Songs: The Long and Winding Road

    Discerning reader Kenneth Kafoed nominated today's Best Ignatian Song--the Beatles classic "The Long and Winding Road"--with the comment, "it always reminds me of the Prodigal Son...

    Best Ignatian Songs: Below My Feet

    I'm a fan of the British band Mumford and Sons. Marcus Mumford has said that his lyrics are "a deliberately spiritual thing but deliberately...

    Best Ignatian Songs: Picture of Jesus

    A few weeks ago I promised to pick a gospel song for our Best Ignatian Songs feature.  Here's a good one: "Picture of Jesus,"...

    Best Ignatian Songs: Jesus Was an Only Son

    "Jesus Was an Only Son" is one of Bruce Springsteen's loveliest songs, but many of the Boss's fans--even more-than-casual fans--don't know about it. Bruce...

    Best Ignatian Songs: Beautiful Dawn

    Break-up songs are so plentiful that they constitute a whole category of popular music.  My personal favorite is Dylan's "Don't Think Twice, It's Alright."...

    Best Ignatian Songs: That's Why I Pray

    A tip of the dotMagis hat to Tim Merriman, who has included many of this blog's Best Ignatian Songs on a Spotify playlist.  (Join...

    Best Ignatian Songs: Mary

    The singer-songwriter Patty Griffin sang a Best Ignatian Song a couple of years ago. Here's another wonderful Griffin tune, sent along by my friend...

    Best Ignatian Songs: Jesus Is Just Alright

    Today's Best Ignatian Song takes us back to the 70s, to the Jesus movement and to the hippie counterculture that put songs like "Jesus...

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