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Apr
29
2017

What We Believe: Part 16 - Some Fundamentals about Marriage.

Posted by Father Benign, SJ in Our Spirituality

"This preliminary reflection on the place of love in our lives is the foundation for our consideration on the institution of marriage. God created humans as a pair with man and woman to form a union of love as an image of the absolute and unfailing love with which God loves humans. "

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Apr
22
2017

What We Believe: Part 15 - Anointing of the Sick

Posted by Father Benign, SJ in Our Spirituality

"The Sacrament also can alleviate some of the other effects of the sickness like discouragement and depression of spirit. And, of course, there is the forgiveness of sins as in the Sacrament of Reconciliation. "

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Apr
21
2017

#Examen: Clicking, Liking, and Posting for the Greater Glory.

Posted by Ken Homan, SJ and Colten Biro, SJ in Our Spirituality

"The Examen is a helpful tool for evaluating my engagement with social media. Praying more closely with the way I read, the way I respond, and the way I engage the discussion will offer some guidance. Perhaps, I can work towards growing closer to others, to being more myself, and to moving more towards God." Reposted from The Jesuit Post.

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Apr
20
2017

A Kairos Moment

Posted by Dr. Michael Bautista in Our Spirituality

"Have we reached a kairos moment? With one choice being so public, so clear and so attractive, are we being called to articulate the other? Is this the "opportune moment" and how do we act upon it?"

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Apr
19
2017

Moments in Time

Posted by Viola Athaide in Our Spirituality

"It was supposed to be a brief escape from the January blast of a Canadian winter. However, Cartagena, Colombia offered me more than what I had anticipated."

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Apr
17
2017

5 Steps to Discover Your Calling

Posted by Brendan Busse, SJ in Our Spirituality

"The month of November is, among other things, a month dedicated to the promotion of Jesuit vocations. While I'm glad we have a month to encourage interested and available young men to consider our way of life, it's also worth remembering that vocation – being called – is for everyone." Reposted from The Jesuit Post.

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Apr
10
2017

I Only Wrote One Prayer

Posted by Dr. Michael Bautista in Our Spirituality

""Humility is just about acknowledging that you don't succeed on your own. You realize you may not be able to do it all, but also you don't ever put yourself down. You are precious to your family, and you are precious to God. You have a contribution no one else can make."

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Apr
8
2017

What We Believe: Part 14 - Reconciliation

Posted by Father Benign, SJ in Our Spirituality

In today's post, What We Believe looks at what the New Catholic Catechism tells us about the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

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Apr
5
2017

Centering Prayer and Ignatian Prayer: Part Three: Techniques and Approaches

Posted by Jean Marc Laporte, SJ in Our Spirituality

Jean-Marc Laporte's January stay at the Desert House of Prayer near Tucson, Arizona, led him to this three part blog on Centering Prayer. Today - Techniques and Approaches

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Apr
3
2017

The Gift of Faith

Posted by Joan Levy Earle in Our Spirituality

A reflection on one meaning of this season of Lent.

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