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.
Christians inspired by the legacy of St. Ignatius, and not least Catholics, might be particularly troubled by this state of affairs. Thankfully, that legacy includes valuable resources for times such as these, for they are indeed not unlike the times in which St. Ignatius lived.
March 12, 2022, will mark the 400th anniversary of the canonizations of St. Ignatius Loyola and St. Francis Xavier. To celebrate the occasion, Pope Francis will preside over an anniversary Mass at the Church of the Gesù in Rome, which will be livestreamed.
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.
Molly Noem Fulton, a South Dakota-based artist, has created “St. Ignatius the Pilgrim,” a new work of art celebrating the Ignatian 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.
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 …
July 31, 2020 — Today, July 31, is the feast day of St. Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus who passed away on this day in the year 1556. Born in 1491, Ignatius was a different kind of saint. As the noted Jesuit historian Fr. John O’Malley, SJ, observed, “Ignatius redefined the …