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Posts in Spirituality
A Deacon’s Diary: What Does a Deacon Do?
Reflecting on his time as a deacon, Damian realized he’s never really explained what a deacon does. In today’s post, he offers an explanation on the role of deacon and a reflection on how it has confirmed his vocation.
In Defense of Hypocrisy
It’s easy to accuse others of hypocrisy, yet none of us is perfect. How can Christians have credibility to preach the Gospel if they’re also sinners who don’t practice what they preach?
Talk 8: I Am God’s Love | 2023 Lenten Retreat: Who do you say that I am?
The final talk of our Lenten Retreat asks once again the question, “Who do you say that I am?” In gratitude for all that God has given us, our response is to give ourselves in return. Giving ourselves to God also means giving ourselves to those around us.
Jesuit 101: The Third Week of the Spiritual Exercises
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.
Catholic 101: Transubstantiation
How is that Catholics believe Christ becomes really present under the form of bread and wine at Mass? Joe Seiter helps us understand transubstantiation, and how theology and faith both inform one of the Church’s great mysteries.
I was the Lost Sheep. Jesus found me and sent me to find more lost sheep
While praying about where his next mission might be, Ignatius experienced himself being found like the lost sheep. Having begun his mission, he realized Jesus found him so that he might find others.
Till: An Invitation to Personalize the Stations of the Cross
The new movie Till is based on the brutal killing of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955 and how his mother became a Civil Rights advocate in the aftermath of her son’s death. Watching it can help us reflect more profoundly on the Passion and death of our Lord.
A Lenten Meditation on Mortality and Hope
Christian faith calls us to remember our mortality, but thinking about death doesn’t have to be a source of discomfort. Meditating on death can deepen our awareness of God’s presence in our lives and our need to rely on God for our very lives.
This Lent, You Should Go to Prison
Experience the joy of prison ministry this Lent. Ian Peoples, SJ, shares his experience as a prison chaplain and reflects on the opportunity to encounter Christ. Discover how this ministry can change you and bring hope to those who need it most.