in Troubled Times: A New Vision for
Confronting Global Crises -- A book with a title that
indicates what it really does. "Hope
in Troubled Times pulls off the difficult feat of communicating, in a
gracious and nonjudgmental way, the dire straits in which our society
finds itself today. Others have used the concept of idolatry as a
category of social critique; no one has ever used it with such
biblically-informed power and specificity. The analysis is sobering; no
punches are pulled. But the ultimate context is hope, not despair. It's
a remarkable achievement."-- Nicholas
Wolterstorff, Noah Porter Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology,
Yale Divinity School.
Friends, a reflective poem originally from the French -- by
Fabienne Theytaz -- expresses
our desire to love God with all our hearts with the pull of loving many
other things at the same time. I expresses aspects of the Three Types
Persons of the Spiritual Exercises  - .
Review or "Examen" -- This
format is the way John Reilly, sj has presented the "Examen" for
diocesan priests during the Spiritual Exercises in Daily Life in
and around the State of Victoria, Australia.
Principle And Foundation -- A
contemporary version of the Principle and Foundation of the Spiritual
by John Reilly, sj
The Spiritual Exercises Of Saint
Social Sin -- by
José Aldunate, SJ. The assumption underlying the Spiritual
Exercises is one of an
spirituality. In our generation they need to be adapted to a more
On Adapting The Exercises Of St. Ignatius by David T. Asselin, sj.,
(1969) -- an oldie but a goodie, one of the breakthrough reports
development of the practice and understanding of the Spiritual
A good article for those of us who:May
still believe that the Weekend Preached Retreat of a day and a half is
to understand how the dynamic of the Spiritual Exercises was being
in the 1960's.
Exercise -- by Gregory Carruthers, sj A very readable
of the spirituality and theology behind this Ignatian reflective
for those not overly familiar with an understanding of it. Greg
at St. Augustine's Seminary in Toronto and this presentation was first
intended for dioscesan seminarians.
Eight-Day Guided Retreat For A Group Of Jesuits, Colleagues And
In The Sand --
A meditative adaptation by Gerald Mathieu, sj
Jesuit Communal Offertory -- A prayer that captures the kind of
Jesuits make in the present context of living out their
It is adapted from a document of the Jesuit Province of Upper
For The Funeral Of Frank McGee, SJ
-- by Robert Foliot, SJ A very good homily, for a very good person
who was a very good
Those About To Make The Thirty-Days Spiritual Exercises In
-- by John Reilly sj This letter is reformulated for
about to make the full Spiritual Exercises in solitude -- that
30 days, in silence, away from one's daily life and work, according to
annotation . A couple of years
he had written one for persons making annotation . On this website
it is available by clicking here.
Litany Of Saints For Canadians by +Attila Mikloshazy, SJ.
-- In this Roman Catholic Canadian litany
there are many names of those revered saints who had and have their
in Canada through their religious communities and are well known also
this Northern part of the Continent.
Personal Reflections On The Development Of The Personally Directed
Movement And The Work Of J. J. English, S.J. Through The Guelph Centre
Chrysalis -- by Erik Oland,
sj. This short article is a
reflection on how
combines the performing arts and the priesthood.
Hospitality, an important aspect of the spirituality of the priest who
ministers in a parish setting -- a homily given by Gregory