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    This week's song selection is "Ripple" by the Grateful Dead.  It was recommended by John Montag, SJ, who wrote on the Ignatian Spirituality Facebook page that the chorus of the song aptly describes "consolation without cause." "Consolation without cause" is...
    Men and women struggle with different sins, according to research carried out by Roberto Busa, SJ, a Jesuit scholar.  Fr. Busa studied the sins men and women confess and found striking differences in the frequency of sins.  His list: Men1....
    It's a common misconception that Ignatius Loyola set up the Jesuits along military lines, with a warlike outlook, a rigid chain of command, and unthinking obedience. Wrong, as Nathan O'Halloran explains in this post. Ignatius may have...
    This is a stained glass window created by Dennis McNally, SJ, depicting three of the principal meditations in the Spiritual Exercises.  The artist explains: The Principle and Foundation is depicted on the left as abstracted wheat and grapes cascading from...
    "Some people pray, some people play music," Bruce Springsteen once said, but it's pretty obvious that Bruce prays with much of the music he makes. He went to St. Rose of Lima Elementary School in Freehold, New Jersey.  Catholic...
    I wasn't the only one blogging about Avery Dulles yesterday.  Here is a fine post about his conversion to Catholicism while an undergraduate at Harvard.
    The recession and California's budget woes have devastated Homeboy Industries, the acclaimed non-profit that serves former gang members in Los Angeles.  Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ, founder of Homeboy, says that the organization has lost about 40 percent of its...
    Cardinal Avery Dulles, SJ, who died late last year, was one of the most readable theologians. America magazine recently published a short essay of his on the nature of faith. In it, Dulles challenges the notion that we don't have to...
    Our Ignatian song this week is "Morning Has Broken," a lovely song of thanks for creation: Morning has broken like the first morning, Blackbird has spoken like the first bird. Praise for the singing, Praise for the morning, Praise for them springing fresh...
    Looking for a good book? Fr. Jim Martin at America has some suggestions for books about Ignatian spirituality and Jesuits. I've read many of them. Most recently I read David Lonsdale's Eyes to See, Ears to...

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