In 1990 we started worshipping at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola and I learned about him then in a general way. I was a catechist and so probably looked him up to teach my class about our parish’s namesake.
The examen is an examination of conscience done once or twice a day. There are five steps to it: 1. Give thanks to God our Lord for the benefits I have received. 2. Ask for grace to know my sins
One of Ignatius’ greatest legacies, besides founding the Jesuit order, is his spiritual exercises. These exercises were developed, “to prepare the soul, and properly dispose it to lay aside all inordinate affection, and then to inspire and discover how God
It has been a week and I have much to be grateful for beginning with God’s mercy and ending with the Eucharist. Family is a blessing and having both our children living near us is wonderful My son kicked off
Today I finished my Ignatian Exercises I have been doing with a friend. We were both sad to be done, but we have journeyed well together with Ignatius as a spiritual guide. We both have grown in our faith and
I am currently working through the exercises with a very good friend. Our next section deals with contemplating the passion of Jesus. The site below has the exercises on-line and different ways to go through them. It is a wonderful
I am starting a book called “For the Greater Glory of God” by Manuel Ruiz Jurado, S.J. which is a spiritual retreat with St. Ignatius. The retreat is based, of course, on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. A dear