Two Forms of Examen

The examen or examination of consciousness is a fundamental practice of the Ignatian spirituality tradition. I developed this resource, An Examination of Consciousness for the Faith into Action workshop organised by the Wollongong Diocese. It combines prayer at the conclusion of the workshop with an opportunity for reflection and feedback to organizers. The images...

Tools for Theological Reflection

Everyone is capable of doing theology! Reflecting theologically on issues and situations is an important part of our planning for a Christian action response. This resource, Tools for Theological Reflection offers some simple tools for theological reflection that don’t require any specialized knowledge – they are intended to assist parish, school or social justice...

Contemplating Our World – Corpus Christi

This PowerPoint on Contemplating Our World is an aid to contemplating God’s presence and action in our world, especially on the feast of Corpus Christi. You might like to accompany it with some quiet music and move at your own pace through the points for reflection: * Where do we see Jesus crucified today?...

Two Prayers from Pedro Arrupe

Pedro Arrupe, SJ, superior general of the Society of Jesus from 1965 to 1983, died on 5 February 1991. His leadership saw a great deepening of the Jesuit commitment to a faith that does justice. Pope Benedict XVI, speaking at the Jesuits’ General Congregation 35, acknowledged the establishment of the Jesuit Refugee Service as...