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On the Feast of St. Ignatius, a Prayer for the Ignatian Year

Spirit & Verse is a monthly column of original poem-prayers composed by Cameron Bellm, a Seattle-based writer and mother of two whose “Prayer for a Pandemic” went viral, bringing solace and comfort to many struggling during COVID-19.

How St. Ignatius Can Help Us See God in the Noise and Interruptions of this Pandemic Year

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.

How Lessons from St. Ignatius (and the Mandalorian) Can Bless Our Pandemic Christmas

This is part of a two-part series connecting “The Mandalorian” to the Advent and Christmas seasons. Click here for part one. By Mike Jordan Laskey A couple of weeks ago, while pushing my one-year-old son in his stroller and enjoying his gentle babbling, I texted a friend that this activity made me feel just like …

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Spirit & Verse: A Prayer for the Feast of St. Ignatius

Spirit & Verse is a monthly column of original poem-prayers composed by Cameron Bellm, a Seattle-based writer and mother of two whose “Prayer for a Pandemic” went viral, bringing solace and comfort to many struggling during COVID-19.

Jesuits West Celebrates 2020 First Vows

With gratitude and praise to the Lord, the United States West Province of the Society of Jesus joyfully announces that our brothers, Brett Stephen Helbling, SJ, Travis Dean Neuman, SJ, Alexander Francis Phan, SJ, Collin Martin Price, SJ, and Nicholas Alexander Russell, SJ, will profess perpetual vows of poverty, chastity and obedience for the greater glory of God.