Ignatius Spirituality

Prayer, Spiritual Direction, Retreats, and Good Decisions
  1. By dotMagis Editor

    There is a marvelous bonus waiting for those who entrust themselves to God in intimate prayer. Just as you bring all your everyday concerns to God in prayer, and talk to him about how you really feel (which may well include expressing your anger and frustration with him from time to time), so, steadily, he will open up more and more of himself to you—or rather, he will increasingly open up your own inner vision, [...]

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  2. By Vinita Hampton Wright

    Very little in our culture makes it easy to love God and our neighbor. Too soon in childhood we learn to fear God and others. Fear gets in the way of love. Too soon also we learn to want things only because others have them; thus we are taught to be competitive with others. Fear, envy, and the desire to win out over others get in the way of loving others. Moreover, God can seem [...]

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  3. By dotMagis Editor

    Many parishes start a new year of faith formation this month. For dotMagis readers involved in parish ministry, we highlight these Ignatian-inspired resources for catechesis. The Daily Examen for Missionary Disciples This video, prepared for all those who participate in the V Encuentro process, is available in English and in Spanish. Ignatian Spirituality: An Introduction—Free Poster and Booklet Perfect for older students, adult faith formation opportunities, or your own continued learning, Ignatian Spirituality: An Introduction [...]

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  4. By Loretta Pehanich

    This story is inspired by Matthew 14:22, following the feeding of the five thousand. Jesus made me get into the boat with the other disciples. I didn’t want to go. I wanted to stay with him on the shore, savoring the miracle I’d just seen. Thousands of people fed! I wished I could just stand there at his side, watching. He made us get into the boat, and I sat with my legs crossed, my [...]

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  5. By Vinita Hampton Wright

    Today, imagine a long, thin trail ahead of you. You see it disappear down distant hills, only to reappear on even more distant hilltops. This trail wanders to the left and then turns back on itself. It weaves over bare fields, down the Main Streets of small towns. It works its way through tall trees in one spot, tall buildings in another. In some places, the trail is dotted with many other pilgrims. Some talk [...]

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