Ignatian spirituality is the heritage of the entire Church. Besides the Society of Jesus, many religious congregations have drawn inspiration from Ignatian spirituality and some of them have integrated some elements of this spirituality in their respective Constitutions. In the book Central Themes of Ignatian Spirituality the author has highlighted the salient features of the Ignatian charism which is easily accessible to all, whether they are priests, religious or lay persons. It offers to all an easy way of finding God in all things and of becoming mystics in the ordinary daily activities performed in a spirit of loving service. Ignatius, in his Spiritual Exercises, teaches various methods of prayer to suit the temperament of different individuals. Ignatian spirituality is also a spirituality of compassion and eco-sensitivity. Ignatius, who had a deep love for the Church, teaches us how to think and feel with and in the Church. Finally, the book presents some of the salient features of Jesuit charism that is firmly rooted in Ignatian spirituality. Members of other religious congregations also can profit much from these features.
- Title: Central Themes of Ignatian Spirituality
- Author: Joseph Vellaringatt, SJ
- Publisher: Gujarat Sahitya Prakash, Anand
- Pages: 192
- Price: Rs. 200