The Spiritual Exercises – A Handbook for Lay…

Fr. Arturo Sosa, SJ, the Jesuit General, has called this year, 2021-2022, “the Ignatian Year”, as it marks the 500th anniversary of the conversion of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Fr. General invites us ‘to see…

The Conversions of Ignatius of Loyola

On the third floor of the Loyola family mansion –La Santa Casa- there is a room now known as the “Chapel of the Conversion”. It is believed that in those scarcely 30 square meters, Ignatius…

An Ignatian Moment of Conversion

The Society of Jesus plans to observe the year 2021 – 2022 as Ignatian Year during which she would relive the conversion experience of St. Ignatius. [auth] The Society traces her origin, charism and spirituality…

The Divine in the Face of the Other

As a young girl I remember the catechism class teacher asking me “Where is God?” I responded in faith by saying that God is everywhere.  Back then, I didn’t fully comprehend the full implication of…

The Mysticism of St. Ignatius

“The Christian of the future will be a mystic or not a Christian at all” - (Karl Rahner). That future has already arrived but not fully yet. Ignatian spirituality properly comprehended has a critical place…

Hope in the Valley of Tears : The…

Every pastor is called to walk alongside the people of God, guiding them, learning from them, journeying with them in struggles and successes. [auth] Pope Francis through his life, writings and concrete initiatives, shows how…

Christian Faith as a Co-pilgrim in Bihar: A…

During his apostolic journey to India in 1964, the first ever by a Pope, addressing the representatives of different religions on December 3, 1964, Paul VI had said “Yours is a land of ancient culture,…