Christians inspired by the legacy of St. Ignatius, and not least Catholics, might be particularly troubled by this state of affairs. Thankfully, that legacy includes valuable resources for times such as these, for they are indeed not unlike the times in which St. Ignatius lived.
By Eric A. Clayton Here’s a prayer you probably know: Bless us, oh Lord, and these thy gifts which we are about to receive… And so on. You know the rest. My family rarely prays it before meals. My daughters do not know it. And I often wonder if I’m setting them up for failure. After …
Ordinarily this retreat in everyday life would take place in person. But this year the retreats and spiritual direction are taking place via Zoom, and I attend them from my office, which is also my closet. My hour of daily prayer takes place not during the peaceful morning lull when my children are at school, but right in their presence, since they are learning at home.
Father Mark Thibodeaux, SJ, never expected an impulsive decision to result in thousands of YouTube views and a published book—but that’s exactly what happened when he decided to lead an online retreat during the pandemic.
Situated on 900 acres of farmland, the Jesuit Spirituality Center at Grand Coteau provides a quiet environment for those seeking God through the Spiritual Exercises.
Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House is located on 80 acres of gently rolling meadows and wooded countryside just 40 miles northwest of Chicago.
In the Ignatian tradition, Loyola Institute for Spirituality accompanies people on their journey toward a life-giving relationship with God, self, and others, through experiential formation to help transform the world.