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!
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On All Souls’ Day, Michael Petro explores what it has meant for him to publicly grieve a person he never met.
They knew they’d need a Bible. They didn’t know they’d need a life jacket.
Our contemporary culture seems to suggest that free time should be spent in mindless entertainment or in rest for the purpose of being more productive later. However, leisure can put us deeper in touch with creation and our Creator when set aside for contemplative wonder.
Patrick Hyland, SJ reviews a new book from Bill Cain, SJ imagining the most personal writings of Jesus.
I felt my pain, like venom, being drawn out of my body by Christ through his wounds. It was physical, psychological, and spiritual all at the same time and it was overwhelmingly strong and intense.
Philip Nahlik, SJ shows us how he drew his way into friendship with Jesus
Ignatian contemplation gives us the opportunity to bring scripture to life through our imagination. Learn more about this form of prayer and get some helpful tips in this latest entry into our “Jesuit 101” series.
What is death? Sometimes we learn the answer to that question when one of our loved ones dies. Read about what one Jesuit learned from his friend, brother, and mentor, Fr. Michael Christiana, passed away earlier this year.
This pandemic can feel like a darkness that won’t ever end. That’s why the sunflower is such a great teacher of what we must do in such times: turn to the light.