For many of us, morning coffee is a sacred routine. Still, sometimes it loses its flavor. Beto explains how his ritual coffee helped him respond to difficult moments in his spiritual life.
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In the Third Week of the Spiritual Exercises, Ignatius brings our focus to the last moments in Jesus’ life, starting with the Last Supper and following every event through his crucifixion, death, and burial. We are invited to stay by his side and witness the great depths of God’s love for us.
Have you ever wondered what your heroes have to do with Jesus Christ? In the Christ the King meditation, we reflect on those leaders who inspire us so that we can better understand Christ the King.
After two years of disrupted routines, many are finally back into a sort of pre-pandemic routine. Brian finds that, despite the comfort of ritual, Advent reminds him to break out of it.
In the Second Week of the Spiritual Exercises, St. Ignatius leads us to focus on the life of Christ. The grace of this week is to “know Jesus more clearly, to love him dearly, and follow him more nearly.” All the meditations of this week help us do just that.
Wedding stories often show how a couple overcame obstacles in their relationship. Philip shares how the First week of the Spiritual Exercises helped transform his understanding of obstacles in his relationship with God.
In the First Week of the Spiritual Exercises, St. Ignatius wants us to focus on the reality of sin in the world and in ourselves. This helps us to recognize God’s great mercy and to see ourselves as sinners loved by God.
Michael Martinez’s new Hip-Hop video for “Love is Above” features students from the Fe y Alegría school network to help show that the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience are meant to help us grow in our capacity to love.
The vow of chastity can be the most confounding and unsettling, both to those who process the vows and to those who don’t. Nick reflects on the challenges and the graces of this vow and how he learned to live it through the example of his parents.
Thrust into an unfamiliar context, Patrick reflects on how the Jesuit Vow of Poverty is not exclusively about rejecting fancy brands.