Magis 2013

This blog is interested in all things Magis, so we’re solidly behind Magis 2013, a festival of Jesuit-sponsored service projects and cultural experiences leading up to World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro this coming July.  Young people from all over the world will be there.  Tell your friends.  Here is a video invitation.

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Jim Manney
Jim Manney is the author of highly praised popular books on Ignatian spirituality, including A Simple, Life-Changing Prayer (about the Daily Examen) and God Finds Us (about the Spiritual Exercises). He is the compiler/editor of An Ignatian Book of Days. His latest book is What Matters Most and Why. He and his wife live in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


  1. “Seeing God in everything” makes me realize God’s loving and abiding presence not only in the people I love but in every single one of the persons I see and meet everyday, as well as in all his creations that surround me, sustaining my life , filling it with grace to live for him and with him.

  2. I was with the 2011 Magis group in Madrid (see my dotMagis post at Parents and grandparents: share this with the young adults in your life. The Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, working with the Maryland Jesuits’ Apostleship of Prayer, sent their students to this formative experience. My students from Boston College all speak about what a magnificent way this was to integrate prayer, service, and celebration of faith.


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