Tag Archives: St. Ignatius of Loyola

Sunday Reflection, All Souls Day (November 2, 2014): Remembrance and Unity

This is a special year in as All Souls Day falls on a Sunday. There are a variety of readings that can be used this day but the primary ones can be found here. This weekend will be a special weekend of … 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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Outstanding Primer on Ignatian Spirituality by Andy Otto

There are a number of outstanding Ignatian Spirituality resources available on the web, including those links at the right column of this blog.  However, I want to especially mention that Andy Otto, author of the outstanding blog and podcast God … Continue reading

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It’s Official: Peter (Pierre) Faber, S.J. is a Saint!

From Catholic News Service: Pope proclaims sainthood of Jesuit companion of St. Ignatius By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis issued a decree declaring one of his favorite Jesuits, Blessed Peter Faber, a saint. The … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Francis Xavier, S.J. (December 3)

Today is the Feast Day of St. Francis Xavier, S.J., one of the most famous early Jesuits. He was a close companion of St. Ignatius of Loyola and one of the first seven Jesuits. Francis Xavier led an extensive mission into Asia, mainly … Continue reading

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Ignatian Prayer Adventure – An Online Retreat

Originally posted on The Noah Project:
So many of us, myself included, spend our lives meeting its day-to-day challenges the best we can.  Circumstances don’t always allow for a thoughtful consideration of how we can make our lives more meaningful…

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Spiritual Leadership in the Ignatian Tradition

I had previously written on leadership style in the Ignatian tradition based on the principles set forth by Chris Lowney and as evidenced by Pope Francis. America Magazine recently had a transcript of a speech by the Superior General of … Continue reading

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