Jun
18
2017

The Beatitudes

Posted by Eric Jensen, SJ in Our Spirituality

Tthe Beatitudes put suffering in a whole new light.The Beatitudes also put Jesus in a whole new light: they can be read as a self-portrait of Jesus. "

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Jun
17
2017

What We Believe: Part 23 - Forgiveness of Sins

Posted by Father Benign, SJ in Our Spirituality

" We cannot put too much emphasis on the need for forgiveness of sins. Jesus, Himself, often stated that the sins of the individual He had just cured were forgiven and the person should not sin again."

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Jun
16
2017

Corpus Christi

Posted by Eric Jensen, SJ in Our Seasons

Using as a starting point the quote: "In Baptism Eucharist is begun; in Eucharist Baptism is sustained.", Eric Jensen, SJ looks at the celebration of this feast in our faith lives today.

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Jun
15
2017

"Canada 150 & Me" - Dear Canada 2067.

Posted by Johnston Smith in Our Daily Lives

For the "Canada 150 & Me" series, igNation asked writers what being Canadian means to them. Today a letter to Canadians celebrating in 2067.

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Jun
14
2017

The Journey Continues: THE JUNIORATE Letters home, 1963 - 65 - Part 6

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Daily Lives

"The April 6th letter is replete with items about spring and planting both at Guelph and in Saskatchewan. It also reflects his continued interest in what is happening at the home in the family and local communities. The May 16th letter reflects the joy of nearing the end of the school term and the plans and ordo for the summer months."

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Jun
13
2017

Ice House in Summer

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Culture

Today's poem is one of an ongoing series of poems and photos from Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ's book "Prairie Childhood Snapshots - 1943 - 1958."

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Jun
12
2017

"Canada 150 & Me" - For Now and The Future

Posted by Fred Power, SJ in Our Daily Lives

 "Canada 150 & Me" is igNation's celebration of Canada's 150th birthday. Read what our contributors have to say about being Canadian and what it means to them.  In today's post, the impact of Bernard Lonergan,SJ.

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Jun
11
2017

Ignatius Knew

Posted by Johnston Smith in Our Daily Lives

" In this era of "alternative facts" it's more important than ever really to listen to people whose views clash with our own. And we need to do this honestly, not like a debater attending to his opponent's arguments for the purpose of more effectively rebutting them."

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Jun
10
2017

What We Believe: Part 22 - Communion of Saints

Posted by Father Benign, SJ in Our Spirituality

In today's blog, Fr. Benign SJ, looks at the phrase "The Communion of Saints." in the Apostles' Creed.

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Jun
9
2017

Reconciliation

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Spirituality

"Reconciliation. It is an essential ingredient to being a child of God/brother of Jesus– forgiving and accepting forgiveness. To love allows us to be vulnerable to hurt but also open to healing."

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