Having overseen the efforts of more than 200 Jesuit retreat houses and centers for spirituality, Fr. Fleming, himself a Jesuit, does a wonderful job of breaking down the elements of Ignatius's Spiritual Retreat in a way to make practical the practices in everyday life. Now he offers God Finds Us to share his experiences of making the Spiritual Exercises in a down-to-earth, accessible narrative. I recommend this for cell leaders who could use some clarity on how to help people be closer to God and who need some good reasons to keep going in service to the King. I'm grateful to the editor for putting them together in one volume! Whether readers are studying or teaching at a Jesuit school, seeking spiritual direction on a retreat, discerning a possible vocation to the Society of Jesus, or simply seeking more exposure to Ignatian spirituality, this book is an invaluable guide. I am loved beyond measure.
Loretta currently works as a consultant and Catholic writer for a number of national media. For further information on Ignatian Spirituality, please visit our sister site:. From Pedro Arrupe to Francis Xavier, from Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam to Zeal, this book uncovers the rich language of the Jesuits. But if God is Love loving, our life is a time of growing and maturing. Generous Generosity was one of the most important dispositions Ignatius looked for in individuals.
In What Is Ignatian Spirituality? I am grateful and so content really, waiting to enter the 4th week in Reality! This book came my way at a good time--and the essays are just the right length for those tidbits of time that are available here and there--ten, fifteen minutes that you want to fill with something good to reflect on. They were men of their time, but their message is universal, we are loved by God, infinitely. What an experience of growth personally, in understanding and trying to follow Christ Jesus, living out the dynamic of the Exercises. These essays on Ignatian spirituality will be of particular interest to those involved in all forms of Jesuit ministry, but also to any lay individual seeking to broaden his or her understanding of Ignatian practices and principles. Next thing I knew, I was thinking about. These 18 essays on Ignatian spirituality, compiled by George W.
An Ignatian Spirituality Reader is a collection of the finest short essays on Ignatian spirituality and its founder, Ignatius Loyola. In twenty concise chapters, Fr. I was overwhelmed with gratitude. The students thought about what St. Manney includes pertinent biblical examples that help us make the connections between how we pray, view sin, and make appropriate life decisions today. Ignatius Loyola if one desires to discover how faith and everyday life can thrive together.
But what exactly is it, and why do so many people embrace it? I am blessed to have to this time the richness of Christian Life Community which has helped this growth as well. But in 1521 Ignatius was gravely wounded in a battle with the French. Ignatius, an explanation of the Spiritual Exercises and their purpose, and a description of different ways to make the Exercises. Tetlow is uniquely equipped to describe how the ordinary person in the 21st century can live out the extraordinary theology of St. Also, it is a good introduction to some of those wonderful spiritual disciplines that we are becoming more familiar with, such as the Prayer of Examen and Imaginative Prayer. Ignatius of Loyola has much to share and Father David L.
In my imagination, I scooped up all the pirate booty that I could fit in two hands. Matthew 5:48 Responsible Seeking excellence in self and ready to encourage others. An Ignatian Spirituality Reader is a collection of the finest short essays on Ignatian spirituality and its founder, Ignatius Loyola. It seemed as though in her art the juices of the world were running over; inundating the world, bursting the rotten wine skins of semblance, rote and rot. These 18 essays on Ignatian spirituality, compiled by George W. They used Ignatian ideas to add reflections to the prayer. The Jesuit tradition calls us in all matters to seek the greater good, the magis and become men and women for others.
You are my hiding place. She is involved with the Center for Ignatian Spirituality in Sacramento and its program in giving the Spiritual Exercises. His comuniques take a form that would seem to be just a mood or a reaction; it takes discernment to recognize which really are moods and which are messages! Addressing everything from the life of St. It was quite a repository, full of richness and golden light. In twenty concise chapters, Fr.
Reading the lives of Jesus and the saints made Ignatius happy and aroused desires to do great things. Ignatian spirituality teaches an active attentiveness to God joined with a prompt responsiveness to God, who Its effects are often life changing. For further information on Ignatian Spirituality, please visit our sister site: www. With Ignatian Spirituality A to Z, Jim Manney has provided a brief, informative, and entertaining guide to key concepts of Ignatian spirituality and essential characters and events in Jesuit history. She has more than 20 years of experience in ministry, including retreat work and small group leadership.