When I was young, growing in a small Texas town, fireworks came round once a year. In our town there were no pyrotechnic displays perfectly coordinated with music but the impact of roman candles, sparklers, and poppers were no less exciting. Today, fireworks are more spectacular and more common.
San Ignacio apuntó varias notas sobre sus experiencias. Se fijó de los movimientos en su propia oración y lo que ayudó a los demás con sus oraciones. Ignacio quería, igual como nosotros, un entendimiento más profundo del Señor y una relación más íntima para mejor discernir cómo amar y servir en todo. Tomó tiempo para reflexión sobre estas experiencias y con tiempo ofreció surgerencias y guías de las diferentes formas de oración.
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” One might answer in different ways at different stages of life. Christians by virtue of our baptism share a common answer however: "I want to be Holy!"
J.R.R. Tolkien wrote: "I do not accept the tone of scorn or pity with which 'Escape' is now so often used. Why should a woman or man be scorned if, finding his or her self in prison, they try to get out and go home?"
September 6-9, 2018, ISI Director Carol Ackels will offer an Ignatian retreat for women at Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House wrapped around the theme of hope: escaping toward home.
The timeless spirituality of St. Ignatius Loyola appears in the almost 6,800 letters he wrote to popes, emperors, benefactors, family, friends, Jesuits and others. This course will explore what these letters say to us in the 21st Century.
Companions of Grace (COG)- formerly called Magis - offers membership for persons currently active in the ministry of Ignatian spiritual direction and guiding others through the Spiritual Exercises. Our purpose comes from Master Ignatius, "as you aquire learning on the one hand and grow in fraternal charity on the other, you will become perfect instruments of God's grace, and collaborators in the sublime work of bringing God's creatures back to him." --St. Ignatius (letter 169, 1547) The next meeting is Saturday, September 22 @ 10:00 a.m. at Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House
￼St. Ignatius and the early companions were real people living real life in the real world, and they discovered a way to find God in all things. The Ignition way inherently leads to an integration of faith, belief, virtues, and vision lived out in your every day life at home, at church, at work, and in business. The course explores...