How do I pray? Is my prayer more often focused on a positive vision, or on things that I disagree with or that trouble me? Might my experience of prayer change if I prayed more often in favour of things?
Jim Manney SJ talks about the Examen prayer. It is an Ignatian way of praying that helps us to be more conscious of God’s presence in our lives. Becky Eldredge explains the five steps of the Examen
“Holy Week challenges us to step outside ourselves so as to attend to the needs of others: those who long for a sympathetic ear, those in need of comfort or help. We should not simply remain in our own secure world, that of the 99 sheep who never strayed from the fold, but we should […]
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 one […]