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Christmas

1st Tuesday of Advent: Christmas Movies

By Cameron Bellm Clark Griswold is going to have the perfect family Christmas. He’s decking all the halls, inviting all the relatives, and facing down the most festive of seasons with relentless optimism and determination that borders on deranged. Of course, absolutely everything goes wrong. This is the delight of “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” my …

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How Lessons from St. Ignatius (and the Mandalorian) Can Bless Our Pandemic Christmas

This is part of a two-part series connecting “The Mandalorian” to the Advent and Christmas seasons. Click here for part one. By Mike Jordan Laskey A couple of weeks ago, while pushing my one-year-old son in his stroller and enjoying his gentle babbling, I texted a friend that this activity made me feel just like …

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The Word Became Flesh: A Christmas Poem

This poem, along with other Ignatian prayers, poems, reflections and art, first appeared in our free e-book, “Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places: Through the Year with Ignatian Spirituality.”

Christ is Born!

As we embark upon the Christmas season, we invite you to return to the many Ignatian spiritual gifts you received this Advent. Spend time praying with them, and invite others to do the same.