Short Course on Sustainable Development

Concern for the integrity of creation is leading many people of faith to think more deeply about sustainable development. In this short course Pedro Walpole SJ explores some basic concepts, provides stimulus material for reflection and pointers for further reading. Download the resources here.

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...

The Pastoral Spiral – An Ignatian Approach to Action

This presentation introduces the Pastoral Spiral. It is a flexible framework for action that has been used to guide pastoral work, present academic courses, and for planning social action. It is inspired by and embodies the dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola.