I was going to title this post “topics and ideas for spiritual aids” but then I wasn’t sure I could live up to that considering I haven’t written here in such a long time. I do write in other places
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.
Once upon a time I did these most every Friday and I thought, hmmm, this might be fun to do again. At the end of the post I’ll tell you how quick I was getting this done! Happy New Year!
I gathered all my books about Ignatius, the Spiritual Exercises, and the Jesuits. Well, I don;t think this stack is actually all of my Ignatian books because I have some devotionals as well and maybe one or two on my tablet.
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
Back in October I read a review of this wonderful book over at Franciscan Mom. And then, lucky me, I won my own copy of Refuge of the Heart by Ruth Logan Herne. I decided to save it for my
It’s Friday and I’ve spent most of it doing some pretty mundane, boring tasks. First off, a long doctor visit where I was all checked out and deemed up to snuff for foot surgery next Friday. Yea! I think. Then
I read. I can’t say all the time, but I can say as often as possible. In the last few months I stopped reading mind less fiction, you know, the stuff that is basically a sit-com with canned laughter. I