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Everyday Ignatian: How Flannery O’Connor Found Joy in Suffering — and What That Means for Us

By Mary Grace Mangano Everyday Ignatian is a series written by guest contributors, chronicling their daily lives and experiences through the lens of Ignatian spirituality Before she ever wrote a novel or letters to her friends while sick, Flannery O’Connor wrote a prayer journal as a 20-something graduate student. In an early entry, she admitted, …

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How I Found God in a Game of Catch

I described this and then added that this was my prayer for any assembly of people, including ours. If our 19 make all of their 171 possible friendships work as well as two good ballplayers throwing and catching, the group will become life-giving and feel free and happy.

Did Jesus Have Friends? Read an Excerpt from Fr. James Martin, SJ’s New Book, “Come Forth”

An excerpt from “Come Forth: The Promise of Jesus’s Greatest Miracle” by Fr. James Martin, SJ, published this month by HarperOne As the story of the Raising of Lazarus begins (Jn 11:1-44), Jesus and his disciples are staying in a locale (still unknown) across the Jordan River, having fled Jerusalem after a threat of a …

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