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    Ignatian spirituality is a way to pray, an approach to making decisions, a point of view about God, and a practical guide to everyday...

    Suscipe, the Radical Prayer

    By Amy Welborn Adapted from The Words We PrayTake Lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding, and my entire will, all that...
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    Pray with Your Imagination

    By David L. Fleming, SJ From What Is Ignatian Spirituality? Ignatius would never have thought of himself as a highly educated intellectual. He had an advanced...
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    A Week to Consider Mystery

    I’ve never been a huge fan of Halloween—I was one of those children who scared easily and who did not enjoy being scared. But...
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    Autumn Panic

    I was a city kid until I moved to rural Vermont in 1979, where even now there are more trees than people. The northeast...
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    Seven Ignatian Tips for Moving Forward in Uncertain Times

    I just feel unsettled. I’m undecided. I don’t know what to do. I keep hearing the same sentiments from friends, and I get it. We were...
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    Six Lessons from a Cannonball Diagnosis

    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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    I recently began watching a TV show about passengers on an airplane who, unknowingly, disappear for five years while in flight. While they believe...
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    Minding Our Thought Patterns

    In St. Ignatius’s second set of rules for discernment—the rules pertaining to more subtle discernment, what we might call advanced discernment—he addresses, in rules...
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    Following the Spirit’s Lead in Communal Discernment

    We all suddenly paused in the middle of our meeting. I looked around and could sense that others felt what I was noticing: the...