On this episode of the AMDG podcast, Fr. Mark Thibodeaux, SJ, talks about how and why the Ignatian examen is such a versatile prayer — and why it’s all about gratitude.
Subject Area: Spirituality
Gratitude is the proper expression of giving thanks to God, the giver of all good things.
By Mike Jordan Laskey One of the best parts of my job as the communications director for the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States is meeting and working with creative people who drink from the well of Ignatian spirituality. Over the past five years, our team has connected with hundreds of Ignatian-rooted writers, …
Uncle Larry was a good priest and a good man, willing to serve whole-heartedly wherever he was called.
On this episode of the AMDG podcast, Senator Tim Kaine talks about the year he spent ministering alongside Jesuits in Honduras in the early 1980s, an experience that changed his life, and how his faith informs his public service.
On this episode of the AMDG podcast, Fr. Mick Hansen, SJ, discusses a monthlong initiative he’s been steering that invites us to contemplate the many Marian devotions of Ignatius of Loyola.
Sitting in the silence, breathing in that quiet consolation, I realize with awe that my sweet daughter prayed a Marian colloquy, too. Her dear heart, filled with love for the Mama of the Catholic Church, instinctively knew the comfort of a heart laid bare in conversation with Mary.
On this episode of the AMDG podcast, writer and Jesuit educator John Dougherty talks about finding God in movies, even those that aren’t overtly religious.
I described this and then added that this was my prayer for any assembly of people, including ours. If our 19 make all of their 171 possible friendships work as well as two good ballplayers throwing and catching, the group will become life-giving and feel free and happy.
An excerpt from “Come Forth: The Promise of Jesus’s Greatest Miracle” by Fr. James Martin, SJ, published this month by HarperOne As the story of the Raising of Lazarus begins (Jn 11:1-44), Jesus and his disciples are staying in a locale (still unknown) across the Jordan River, having fled Jerusalem after a threat of a …