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Archive for January, 2013

Ignatian Spirituality

Posted by Alex Colao on January 20, 2013

Ignatian prayer is imaginative, reflective, and personal. St. Ignatius Loyola encouraged people to develop an intimate relationship with a God who loves them and continued-on1desires the best for them. Ignatius Loyola trusted human desires. He believed that our deepest desire is to return God’s love. Ignatius Loyola also trusted feelings. He believed that feelings of joy and sorrow, peace and distress, were important indicators of the path toward fruitful decisions and deeper union with God. At the heart of Ignatian prayer are the Spiritual Exercises and the Daily Examen.               *Read more on…….

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“Mariza Wedding” January 18, 2013

Posted by Alex Colao on January 20, 2013


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Posted by Alex Colao on January 17, 2013

A Network for Grateful Living (ANG*L)
provides education and support for the practice of grateful living as a global ethic, inspired by the teachings of Br. David Steindl-Rast and colleagues.  Gratefulness – the full response to a given moment and all it contains – is a universal practice that fosters personal transformation, cross-cultural understanding, interfaith dialogue, intergenerational respect, nonviolent conflict resolution, and ecological sustainability.

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John Main – Meditation

Posted by Alex Colao on January 17, 2013

Meditation is a universal spiritual wisdom and a practice that we find at the core of all the great religious traditions, leading from the mind to the heart. It is a way of simplicity, silence and stillness. It can be practised by anyone from wherever you are on your life’s journey. It is only necessary to be clear about the practice and then to begin – and keep on beginning.  Read the rest of this entry »

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James Martin, SJ on Thomas Merton from “Who Cares About The Saints?

Posted by Alex Colao on January 14, 2013

James Martin, SJ    –    Thomas Merton, OCSO       *Read more on……continued-on1

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