Category Archives: Ignatian Spirituality

Who Is The Patron Saint of Retreats?

There is a patron saint of retreats. Do you know who it is? Continue reading

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The Pope Goes on Retreat Too

Pope Francis just got back from a five day retreat. Continue reading

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The Spiritual Exercises

The Spiritual Exercises are a series of prayers and meditations used for retreats in the Ignatian, or Jesuit, tradition. Retreats can be 30 day retreats of silence and solitude, or a series of reflections to aid us in everyday life. Continue reading

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The Examen

An integral part of Ignatian spirituality is the Examen, a daily reflection on how we are living our lives and how we are following God’s plan. Continue reading

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Ignatian/Jesuit Spirituality and Retreat Centers

Ignatian (Jesuit) spirituality incorporates contemplation, discernment of spirits, and the Examen to help us find God in everyday life. Continue reading

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