In our latest Jesuit 101 piece, Justin heads into prison not expecting to have anything in common with the inmates. He learns quickly that God speaks in a universal language.
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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.
During Lent, St. Ignatius once threatened to throw out any Jesuit who did one little thing. It’s probably not what you expect.
It can be incredibly distressing not to be believed. In our latest Jesuit 101 reflection, John encourages us to listen even to those whom everyone else doubts.
St. Ignatius knew that the spiritual life was not lived alone. In the Exercises, he gives us a tool for how to live with those who we’d rather tune out.
Major League Baseball players and owners have been in a lockout for two months now. Neither side is amicable to the other. What advice from the Spiritual Exercises can help find a way through this situation?
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.
Watching Netflix’s new Don’t Look Up, Jose was reminded of a time when he was overwhelmed by stress. He found solace where the Magi did: in Adoration.
St. Ignatius’s Principle and Foundation can help us order our lives and our goals toward that is most important.
It’s hard to know the purpose of something without knowing the intention of its creator. Our latest Jesuit 101 explainer is a guide to St. Ignatius’ First Principle and Foundation, his idea of God’s intention in creating us.