We have a tendency to say thank you because it’s expected or it’s a social norm. But Ignatius encourages us to be more intentional about gratitude.
With Mother’s Day on Sunday there’s one mother you don’t want to forget to acknowledge: your teenage mother. I’m talking about Mary, the mother of Jesus.
“For two and a half years I was a Jesuit, living religious life and experiencing what it was like to be part of the Church in more of a public capacity. I had many opportunities to serve people from all walks of life in different places. I had to get […]
Back when I experienced the 30-day retreat of Saint Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises one of my Jesuit classmates, Joshua, shared with us a poem he wrote during the First Week of the Exercises. The First Week is time to reflect on God’s love for us despite our sinfulness. It’s the kind […]
You know those walks or runs for a cause like the Walk for Hunger or the breast cancer walk? Can’t we just ask for money? Why walk?
A couple weeks ago Loyola Press offered a 3-Minute Retreat on the following verse of scripture: The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a sharing in the […]
The other night was the finale of season 2 of Portlandia, the IFC sketch show with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein that makes fun of the hipster culture of Portland, OR. It’s one of my favourite shows and has actually sparked my desire to visit Portland one day. I thought […]