The Ignatian Adventure by Kevin O'Brien

The Ignatian Adventure
  • Author : Kevin O'Brien
  • Publisher : Loyola Press
  • Release Date : 2011-09-01
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780829435788
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NOW AVAILABLE IN SPANISH AS La aventura ignaciana! Third Place, Prayers & Spirituality category ACP Excellence in Publishing Awards, 2012 There is no better guide than St. Ignatius Loyola if one desires to discover how faith and everyday life can thrive together. In The Ignatian Adventure, Kevin O’Brien, SJ, follows St. Ignatius’s lead and offers today’s time-strapped individual a unique way of “making” the Spiritual Exercises in daily life. The first part of O’Brien’s book provides helpful background information, including a brief history of St. Ignatius, an explanation of the Spiritual Exercises and their purpose, and a description of different ways to make the Exercises. The book’s core offers 32 weeks of prayer and meditations to draw participants into a deeper encounter with God. But what truly sets this book apart from other 19th annotations is how O’Brien has woven throughout the chapters his own personal accounts of living out the Exercises in everyday life. Through his deeply moving stories, readers discover how the Exercises intersect with the real world. The Ignatian Adventure is an ideal resource for spiritual directors, but its user-friendly, down-to-earth style also makes it perfect for any individual seeking a deeper life of prayer.

The Ignatian Adventure by Kevin O'Brien

The Ignatian Adventure
  • Author : Kevin O'Brien
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 0829435778
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In The Ignatian Adventure, Kevin O'Brien, SJ, offers his own adaptation of the widely used 19th annotation, which allows people to "make" the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola over an extended period of time in the course of their daily lives.

Reimagining the Ignatian Examen by Mark E. Thibodeaux

Reimagining The Ignatian Examen
  • Author : Mark E. Thibodeaux
  • Publisher : Loyola Press
  • Release Date : 2014-12-15
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780829442458
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Following the example of St. Ignatius, we believe that praying the Examen will lead to a better life. The 500-year-old daily practice of honest self-assessment and reflection is a founding principle of Ignatian spirituality. What we don’t know is if St. Ignatius ever felt like changing it up a bit. Jesuit speaker and author Mark Thibodeaux, SJ, is confident that St. Ignatius wouldn’t mind a little flexibility in his prayer. Join Thibodeaux as he guides you through new and unique versions of the Examen, totally flexible and adaptable to your life. In ten minutes, you can tailor your daily prayer practice to fit your personal and situational needs, further enhancing and deepening your meditation. Reimagining the Ignatian Examen—the only book of its kind—will lead you through a fresh and stimulating reflection on your past day, your present state of being, and your spiritual desires and needs for tomorrow.

What Is Ignatian Spirituality by David L. Fleming

What Is Ignatian Spirituality
  • Author : David L. Fleming
  • Publisher : Loyola Press
  • Release Date : 2011-09-29
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780829430929
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Its effects are often life changing. But what exactly is it, and why do so many people embrace it? The most influential spiritual movement of the modern age is Ignatian spirituality, an approach to the spiritual life based on the insights of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Ignatian spirituality teaches an active attentiveness to God joined with a prompt responsiveness to God, who is ever active in people’s lives. In What Is Ignatian Spirituality?,David L. Fleming, SJ, provides an authoritative yet highly accessible summary of the key elements of Ignatian spirituality, among which are contemplative prayer, discernment, and dynamic involvement in service and mission. In twenty concise chapters, Fr. Fleming explains how this centuries-old method of disciplined reflection on God’s work in the world can deepen our spiritual lives today and guide all the decisions we make. Also available in Spanish! ¿Qué es la espiritualidad ignaciana?

God s Voice Within by Mark E. Thibodeaux

God S Voice Within
  • Author : Mark E. Thibodeaux
  • Publisher : Loyola Press
  • Release Date : 2010-11-01
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780829433043
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Many of us do not trust our own thoughts, feelings, and desires when it comes to discerning God’s will. Instead we look outside ourselves to determine what God wants from and for us. In God’s Voice Within, spiritual director Mark E. Thibodeaux, SJ, shows us how to use Ignatian discernment to access our own spiritual intuition and understand that the most trustworthy wisdom of all comes not from outside sources, but from God working through us. God’s Voice Within is intended for people who know that there is more to the spiritual life than they are currently experiencing and are ready to take the next step in their walk of faith by making effective discernment—specifically Ignatian discernment—a daily practice. Ultimately, God’s Voice Within teaches us to discern what is at the root of our actions and emotions, which in turn allows us to respond to God’s promptings inside us rather than unconsciously reacting to life around us.

An Ignatian Book of Days by Jim Manney

An Ignatian Book Of Days
  • Author : Jim Manney
  • Publisher : Loyola Press
  • Release Date : 2014-09-01
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780829441468
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Ignatian spirituality is a way to pray, an approach to making decisions, a point of view about God, and a practical guide to everyday life. An Ignatian Book of Days is the only 365-daily reading book written explicitly from the point of view of Ignatian spirituality; it is an invitation to help attune ourselves to the Ignatian conviction that we can find God in all things, that our personal experience can provide authentic knowledge of God, and that we can clearly see, feel, and experience God’s presence through an Ignatian lens in our daily lives. Accessible, inviting, richly rewarding, and filled with insights and reflections from favorite Ignatian leaders, including James Martin, SJ, Pedro Arrupe, SJ, Margaret Silf, and of course, St. Ignatius, An Ignatian Book of Days sees God as actively involved in the world and intimately involved with us in every moment and place.

The Way of Ignatius by Gemma Simmonds

The Way Of Ignatius
  • Author : Gemma Simmonds
  • Publisher : SPCK
  • Release Date : 2018-11-15
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780281075324
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Isn’t a deep prayer life only for religious specialists? In this introduction to the spiritual life, Gemma Simmonds shows that everyone can find prayer a rewarding experience. She explores the story and prayer tradition of Ignatius of Loyola, together with the contribution of the seventeenth-century Yorkshire woman, Mary Ward. A guide for Lent and the rest of the year, The Way of Ignatius helps us to pray with the Scriptures in an imaginative way. To aid reflection and discussion, there are questions at the end of each chapter. ‘In this wonderful book, Gemma Simmonds explores the method of prayer developed by St Ignatius in a way that makes this profound approach to prayer accessible . . . I highly recommend this book.’ Ian Mobsby, Anglican priest, writer, speaker and Prior, Wellspring New Monastic Community, Peckham, London ‘If you are looking for insightful and encouraging spiritual reading, you have found your book! . . . Gemma Simmonds invites us to be pilgrims in the company of Jesus, Ignatius and Mary Ward.’ Kevin O’Brien SJ, author, The Ignatian Adventure: Experiencing the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius in daily life

Sacred Listening by James L. Wakefield

Sacred Listening
  • Author : James L. Wakefield
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2006-08-01
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 1441201165
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A profound call to Christian discipleship. An intensive course in Christian faith. A creative freedom to serve God that is deeply grounded in Scripture. These are ways to describe Sacred Listening, James L. Wakefield's adaptation of the classic Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola. Central to the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), the Spiritual Exercises is a manual used to direct a month-long spiritual retreat. Now adapting these time-honored Exercises specifically for Protestant Christians, James L. Wakefield encourages readers to integrate their secular goals with their religious beliefs and helps them reflect on the life of Jesus as a model for their own discipleship. Combining scholarship with classic forms of spirituality, Sacred Listening will interest church leaders and lay Christians who want to deepen their faith.

God Finds Us by Jim Manney

God Finds Us
  • Author : Jim Manney
  • Publisher : Loyola Press
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780829438284
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In God Finds Us, author Jim Manney makes the Spiritual Exercises more accessible than ever by revealing his inner monologue of thoughts while he did the Exercises and giving everyday, relevant examples of sin, discernment, and meditating on the love of God. In his previous book, A Simple, Life-Changing Prayer, Manney presented the daily Examen to readers in a way that made them feel empowered to make it a part of their regular prayer life. Now he offers God Finds Us to share his experiences of making the Spiritual Exercises in a down-to-earth, accessible narrative. Manney includes pertinent biblical examples that help us make the connections between how we pray, view sin, and make appropriate life decisions today.

The Ignatian Workout by Tim Muldoon

The Ignatian Workout
  • Author : Tim Muldoon
  • Publisher : Loyola Press
  • Release Date : 2009-01-26
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 0829429875
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Get Fit Spiritually We look at the world—and at God—in drastically different ways than our ancestors did, and yet the wisdom of a sixteenth-century Catholic saint perfectly suits our doubtful, antiauthoritarian, pluralistic age. St. Ignatius of Loyola believed that we could know God better by paying attention to his work in our lives, our experiences, our imagination, and our feelings. His Spiritual Exercises, an enduring masterpiece of spiritual insight, teaches us to grow spiritually by learning to respond in concrete, practical ways to this divine presence. The Ignatian Workout presents St. Ignatius’s wisdom in today’s language—as a daily program of “workouts” to achieve spiritual fitness, tailored to people with busy schedules. It is a program that shows us how to recognize and respond to a God who is already at work in us, inviting us into a deeper relationship and into richer lives of love and service. “A thoughtful, clever, and very practical introduction to Ignatian spirituality.” —J. A. Appleyard, S.J., vice president for University Mission and Ministry Boston College “The Ignatian Workout is a valuable contribution to contemporary writing on Ignatian spirituality. Muldoon does a fine job of illustrating just how relevant this spirituality is for today’s young adults.” —J. Michael Sparough, S.J., director of Charis Ministries Ignatian Spirituality for Young Adults

Discovering Your Dream by Gerald M. Fagin

Discovering Your Dream
  • Author : Gerald M. Fagin
  • Publisher : Loyola Press
  • Release Date : 2013-09-01
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780829438345
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Decisions, decisions, decisions! The world, our lives—every day is full of them. Big or little, major or minor, we are constantly choosing between paths. But have you ever thought about how that happens? More importantly, have you ever impulsively made a decision that turned out not to be in your best moral or spiritual interests? Overall, are you sure that the decisions you’re making are helping you get closer to God’s desire for your life? In Discovering Your Dream, Gerald Fagin, SJ, uses St. Ignatius’s principles of the Spiritual Exercises, coupled with an Ignatian approach to decision making, to guide us through a discernment process that truly satisfies our deepest desires and brings us closer to God. He shows readers how St. Ignatius’s own decision-making process can be molded to meet the needs of our faith and lead us to our truest selves that God desires for all of us. When faced with difficult or crippling decisions, it helps to seek wisdom in others. Discovering Your Dream shows us that the path to our truest desires is attainable in our own lives when we are guided by the groundwork laid by St. Ignatius.

A World On Fire by Erin M. Cline

A World On Fire
  • Author : Erin M. Cline
  • Publisher : CUA Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-09
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780813229775
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The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola give shape to the spiritual lives of Jesuits and many other Christians. But might these different ways of praying, meditating, and reading scripture be helpful to members of other faiths as well? In response to the call of Fr. Adolfo Nicolas, SJ, the thirtieth Superior General of the Jesuits (2008-2016) to explore how the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises can be fruitfully appropriated by non-Christians, A World on Fire analyzes the prospects for adapting the Spiritual Exercises in order to make them accessible to members of other faith traditions while still maintaining their core meaning and integrity. Erin Cline examines why this ought to be done, for whom, and what the aims of such an adaptation would be, including the different theological justifications for this practice. She concludes that there are compelling reasons for sharing the Exercises with members of other religions and that doing so coheres with the central mission of the Jesuits. A World on Fire goes on to examine the question of how the Exercises can be faithfully adapted for members of other religions. In outlining adaptations for the Hindu, Buddhist, and Confucian traditions that draw upon the traditional content of the Exercises supplemented by the texts of these religious traditions, Cline shows how Ignatian spirituality can help point the way to a different kind of inter-religious dialogue – one that is not bound up in technical terminology or confined to conversations between theologians and religious leaders. Rather, in making the Spriitual Exercises accessible to members of other faith traditions, we are as Pope Francis puts it, “living on a frontier, one in which the Gospel meets the needs of the people to whom it should be proclaimed in an understandable and meaningful way.” A World on Fire will be of interest to comparative theologians and scholars working on inter-religious dialogue, re

Moment by Moment by Carol Ann Smith

Moment By Moment
  • Author : Carol Ann Smith
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 0877939454
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Drawing on the classic retreat model, The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, Moment by Moment offers a new and inviting way to find God in our often busy and complex lives.In a series of 32 "Moments, " the text guides the reader with thought-provoking questions, practical suggestions, and excerpts carefully chosen from scripture and The Spiritual Exercises. Its simple format can be used by an individual or by groups in a number of ways: as a way of making the Spiritual Exercises in daily life, or as suggested themes for a retreat.

A Simple Life Changing Prayer by Jim Manney

A Simple  Life Changing Prayer
  • Author : Jim Manney
  • Publisher : Loyola Press
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 082943562X
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For most people most of the time, prayer is hard. It is especially difficult—not to mention unsatisfying—when people experience it as formal, dry, and repetitious. But what might happen if you discovered a simple prayer that changed all that? What if you discovered a prayer that changed you? In A Simple, Life-Changing Prayer, Jim Manney introduces Christians to a 500-year-old form of prayer that dramatically altered his perception of prayer and the way he prayed. The prayer is the examen, which St. Ignatius Loyola developed for the purpose of nurturing a reflective habit of mind that is constantly attuned to God’s presence. What makes the prayer so powerful is its capacity to dispel any notion that God is somewhere “up there,” detached from our day-to-day tasks and concerns. Instead, the examen leads us into a relationship with a God who desires to be personally caught up in the lives of those whom he created. By following five simple yet powerful steps for praying the examen, we can encounter the God who, as Scripture tells us, “is not far from each one of us”—the God whose presence in our lives can make all the difference in the world. Also available in Spanish! Una oración sencilla que cambia la vida

Journey with Jesus by Larry Warner

Journey With Jesus
  • Author : Larry Warner
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2010-07-02
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780830867530
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In A Journey with Jesus, spiritual director Larry Warner guides us through the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius, similar to the way he's been leading people through them in person. Ignatius wanted to help everyone, no matter what age or stage of life, experience Jesus. Through prayers and Scripture readings that largely focus on the life of Christ, the Spiritual Exercises that have been so powerful and growth-inducing for so many, including Warner, can be a tool for transformation in you as well.

The Jesuit Guide to Almost Everything by James Martin

The Jesuit Guide To  Almost  Everything
  • Author : James Martin
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-03-09
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 0061981400
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The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything by the Revered James Martin, SJ (My Life with the Saints) is a practical spiritual guidebook based on the life and teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus. Centered around the Ignatian goal of “finding God in all things,” The Jesuit Guide to Almost Everything shows us how to manage relationships, money, work, prayer, and decision-making, all while keeping a sense of humor. Filled with user-friendly examples, humorous stories, and anecdotes from the heroic and inspiring lives of Jesuit saints and average priests and brothers, The Jesuit Guide to Almost Everything is sure to appeal to fans of Kathleen Norris, Richard Rohr, Anne Lamott, and other Christian Spiritual writers.

The Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius by Saint Ignatius (of Loyola)

The Spiritual Exercises Of Saint Ignatius
  • Author : Saint Ignatius (of Loyola)
  • Publisher : Inst of Jesuit Sources
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 0912422866
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The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius are well known as a foundation of prayer & a keystone of spirituality in the Christian tradition. This new translation, with its introduction & commentary, is a manual for making, directing, or studying those Exercises. Its author is the internationally renowned translator of St. Ignatius's CONSTITUTIONS OF THE SOCIETY OF JESUS. This translation of the EXERCISES aims to express Ignatius's ideas & nuances altogether accurately, while at the same time adjusting his sometimes difficult Spanish text to the thought & speech patterns of English-speaking readers. It is sensitive to the requirements of gender-inclusive language. It also presents the EXERCISES with the recent division into internationally agreed-upon verse numbers. Hence it can be used with the electronic edition or data base of all of Ignatius's works expected to be published by the Institute of Jesuit sources in 1993. George E. Ganss, S.J., founder & for many years Director of the Institute of Jesuit Sources, is a linguist & theologian who is widely known for his work on the thought & writings of Saint Ignatius & the early members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).

Making Choices in Christ by Joseph A. Tetlow

Making Choices In Christ
  • Author : Joseph A. Tetlow
  • Publisher : Loyola Press
  • Release Date : 2011-09-29
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780829430264
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An extraordinary spiritual practice with the power to transform the ordinary life Even in our modern society, one of the most effective ways to develop a dynamic relationship with God is through the 450-year-old practice of Ignatian spirituality. Joseph A. Tetlow, SJ, a leading expert on the subject, shows how Ignatian principles and practices can help each of us to discern God’s will for our life and to become a changed person in Christ. Having overseen the efforts of more than 200 Jesuit retreat houses and centers for spirituality, Fr. Tetlow is uniquely equipped to describe how the ordinary person in the 21st century can live out the extraordinary theology of St. Ignatius of Loyola. The 40 concise meditations contained in Making Choices in Christ explore what Ignatian spirituality is and isn’t; what it means to live by it; Ignatius’s legacy to all who practice the spirituality; and its important concepts and experiences, most notably the Spiritual Exercises. An ideal resource to be used before or during a retreat with the Exercises, this book can guide any layperson at any time toward a life-changing encounter with the living God.

Awakening Love by Gregory Cleveland

Awakening Love
  • Author : Gregory Cleveland
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 0819808571
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Discover Gods personal love for you through this Ignatian retreat with the Song of Songs! Ignatian spiritual director and priest Greg Cleveland, OMV draws the reader into a personal experience of Ignatian spirituality through embracing this often-ignored book of the Bible. The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius have had a tremendous impact in the history of the Church, while the Song of Songs is the most sublime book of Scripture describing mystical union with God in prayer.

The New Spiritual Exercises by Louis M. Savary

The New Spiritual Exercises
  • Author : Louis M. Savary
  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780809146956
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This book presents a spiritual renewal system for contemporary believers based on Ignatius¿ Spiritual Exercises and inspired by the modern insights of Jesuit priest-scientist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.