It can be difficult to confront those who wrong us, especially our friends, but Jesus calls us to reconcile so that we can be united with him. Fr. Eric Immel, SJ, uses Harry Potter to reflect on today’s gospel.
God can make use of anything to draw us closer to Jesus. With faith, even water can support us as we walk toward Jesus. Fr. Eric Immel, SJ, reflects on his own prayer experience of Jesus walking on water.
Jesus reminds us of the wisdom of the little ones among us. One thing that kids know better than adults is how to ask for help. Eric Immel, SJ, reflects on our need to ask for help and hand our burdens over to Jesus.
We have to sweat the small stuff, because many times, the small stuff is where the good and evil spirit are at work.
God became a person. That’s the wild belief of all Christians. Our latest Jesuit 101 explainer is a guide to the contemplation that helps us personally experience this reality.
Have you ever used your imagination to pray? Does that sound strange? Imaginative prayer is a core component of Ignatian Spirituality. As part of our Jesuit 101 series, read how one Jesuit entered a gospel passage in which Jesus heals a woman. You might be surprised how awesome this form of prayer can be!
With all that’s happened in the past year, going back to normal can’t be a return to the way things were. That’s because the way things were wasn’t good enough. Everything looks different. Everything is saturated with a familiar unknown, and nothing has its place just yet. I need to be alert, to note how this newness feels, to take advantage of the ensuing energy.
Talk 6: Do You Love Me? The Resurrected Christ and Our Response | Live the Questions: A Holy Week Retreat
This talk draws us into the Fourth Week of the Exercises and explores a question Jesus asks of all of us: do you love me?
This talk considers Judas’s question to Jesus at the Last Supper: Surely, it is not I, Lord? Given our Holy Week experience, it moves us into the Third Week of the Exercises, and explores the suffering of Jesus on the cross as an essential part of the Paschal mystery of the Christian faith.