Tag Archives: Ignatian Spirituality

AgapĂ© Love vs. Conditional Love

“Whoever is without love does not know God, for God is love.” — 1 John 4:8 The First Reading for today’s Mass is from the First Epistle of St. John and one of the most insightful and beautiful readings in … Continue reading

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Theology of Coffee

This blogpost is something I can definitely relate to as coffee is integral to my morning prayer 🙂 God In All Things This is a guest post by Jacqueline Shrader. When I was still a youngster in high school, my … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Feast of the Holy Family (December 28, 2014)

This Sunday is the Feast of the Holy Family. The readings can be found here.  This is an interesting Feast in that it falls between Christmas and Epiphany. In some ways it seems like an odd placement between these two … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Fourth Sunday of Advent (December 21, 2014): Letting God Embrace Us

My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my savior. — Luke 1:46-47 This Sunday is the Fourth Sunday of Advent. The readings can be found here. This is a very busy time of year for … Continue reading

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James Martin, SJ On Being Interview

One of favorite authors, James Martin, S.J. is on the latest show of On Being with Krista Tippett.  Not surprisingly, the title of the show is “Finding God in All Things”, which is a summary of Ignatian Spirituality.  Fr. Martin’s writings, especially … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, First Sunday of Advent (November 30, 2014): Being with God in the Waiting

This weekend is the First Sunday of Advent. The readings can be found here. Advent is often thought of as a time of watching and waiting. That is true and the readings the next four weeks highlight themes from the Hebrew … Continue reading

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The collaboration of knowledge, belief and faith

Adam D. Hincks, S.J. has an outstanding article that is on the front cover of this week’s issue of America Magazine. Fr. Hincks is an astrophysicist at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.  The article is a thoughtful and compelling … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (September 15, 2014): The Cross and Progress

“If the Cross is to reign over an earth that has suddenly awaken to consciousness of a biological movement drawing it ahead, then at all costs and as soon as possible it must (if it is to be able to … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 7, 2014): Love is the Fulfillment of the Law

“You shall love your neighbor as yourself. Love does no evil to the neighbor; hence, love is the fulfillment of the law.” — Romans 13:9-10 This weekend is the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings can be found here.  The themes … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Ignatian Spirituality and the Controversial Jesuits

Repost from Last Year: Today is the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus (also known as the Jesuits).  This is a very special day for me as I attended a Jesuit university as an … Continue reading

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