The terms “consolation” and “desolation” are used regularly in Ignatian spirituality, but what do they mean? Ian Peoples, SJ, offers some insight from St. Ignatius for our Jesuit 101 series.
Catholics don’t always agree (especially on Twitter). The Ignatian “Presupposition” is a guide for seeking understanding in conversation. Here’s an explainer to help you the next time you’re tempted to call someone a heretic online.
The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius are the heart of Ignatian Spirituality and of the Jesuits. As we kick off our “Jesuit 101” series, which will focus on a different theme of Ignatian Spirituality each month, it is only fitting that we begin with the Spiritual Exercises.
Sometimes a win in soccer means more than just a win on the field. Ian Peoples reflects on the significance of Italy’s and Argentina’s victories in their respective championships.
What would St. Augustine have to say about freestyle rapping? It’s a remarkable talent that reveals more than just a rapper’s skills, like those showcased by the great Harry Mack. It can reveal how we are created in the image and likeness of God. And Augustine shows us how.
Have you ever wondered what happens when you pray? Or how to pray? Or even why to pray? Well Fr. James Martin has a book for that! Check out our review of “Learning to Pray”.
Messi recently scored his 644th goal for Spanish soccer team FC Barcelona. That goal overcame the record for “most goals for a single club,” formerly held by soccer legend, Pelé. Jesuit soccer fanatic, Ian Peoples, thinks that’s a milestone worth celebrating.
St. Francis Xavier and St. Ignatius were best friends. Their mission both separated them and kept them close when they were separated. Ian Peoples, SJ, reflects on true friendship on the Feast of St. Francis Xavier.
Today we celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King. Ian Peoples, SJ, reflects on drawing close to the king who says, "Whatever you did for one of the least brothers of mine, you did for me." Based on the readings for Sunday, November 22, 2020....