3-Minute Retreat: The Lord’s Supper

On this Holy Thursday, enjoy a special 3-Minute Retreat: The Lord’s Supper. Read the words of the prayer below or pray with the full 3-Minute Retreat experience, including music, here. Allow your breathing to slow. With each relaxing breath, feel yourself come to rest in the Lord. John 13:15 “I have given you a model to follow, so that as I have done for you, you should also do.” In this Scripture we are given […]

Three-Minute Retreat

On the web, unlike older forms of publishing, everything that publishers do can be measured.  Recently the web team at Loyola Press looked at the numbers and discovered that 44,000 people use our 3-Minute Retreat every day.  One retreatant said this about it: My days are so hectic. My children are eighteen (away in college), fourteen, eight, and ten months so I hardly have time for myself.  This helps me breathe and be at peace. Give […]

An Award and a Contest

While we’re on the subject of social media, I thought I’d point to a couple of notable digital projects by Loyola Press, the sponsor of this website. The Press’s 3-Minute Retreat has just won the 2012 Wilbur award for web-based communications in multimedia or online video from the Religion Communications Council.  This is a pretty big deal.   The Council is also giving awards this year to CBS News, Entertainment Weekly, and the Oscar-nominated film The […]


Yesterday the Loyola Press 3-Minute Retreat received its 10,000th “like” on Facebook.  Try it if you’re looking for a good way to pray in the spirit of Ignatius.  Here’s what Elizabeth Cruz in the Philippines says about it: Visiting your website and religiously doing the 3 minute retreat refreshes me and an awesome experience to encounter God everyday. Doing the 3 minute retreat in the morning before work gives me extra energy for the day […]