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Now Discern This: Seek the Story

By Eric A. Clayton These days find me in Rome at a global gathering of Jesuits and Jesuit collaborators tasked with communicating about the mission of the Society of Jesus. Consequently — and perhaps unfairly — I assumed this week’s reflection would write itself. After all, I’m in Rome. The very buildings are raw material for …

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The Provincial and the Pilgrim

by John Dougherty This original piece of fiction, a reflection on the story of St. Ignatius of Loyola, is part of the Pilgrim Stories initiative and a project of the Ignatian Year.  “He wants to stay.” Friar Pietro winced. This news wasn’t unexpected, but it was certainly unwelcome. He had only just returned to Jerusalem from Bethlehem, traveling …

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The Pilgrim’s Book

by Ryan Carroll This original piece of fiction, a reflection on the story of St. Ignatius of Loyola, is part of the Pilgrim Stories initiative and a project of the Ignatian Year.  Even before it met the broken soldier, Vita Jesu Christi e quatuor evangelis et scriptoribus orthodoxis concinnata per Ludolphum de Saxonia had already …

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