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Endurance through pain

GAVIN T. MURPHY :: A contemplation on the first apparition of the risen Christ to accompany young people in the creation of a hope-filled future.

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Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Saint Ignatius of Loyola was the founder of the Society of Jesus; he created an order which has created innovators and thinkers, and spread faith and charity across the globe.

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Saint Peter Faber

One of the original seven companions at the Church of Montmartre in 1534, Peter Faber established the Portuguese Society of Jesus and helped revive the Catholic faith in Germany.

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Pray, learn, practise

Brendan McManus SJ was part of an ecumenical team giving an innovative course in Spritual DIrection to students at Regis College, Toronto. It involved theory, practise and a retreat.

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‘Passion and Persuasion’

Dr Audrey Nicholls, art curator, takes Pat Coyle on a tour of 'Passion and Persuasion', an exhibition of Jesuit-inspired paintings in the National Gallery of Ireland. The exhibition has been attracting considerable crowds.

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The Spiritual Exercises

The Spiritual Exercises grew out of Ignatius Loyola’s personal experience as a man seeking to grow in union with God and to discern God’s will. He kept a journal as he gained spiritual insight and deepened his spiritual experience. He added to these notes as he directed other people and discovered what “worked.” Eventually Ignatius gathered these prayers, meditations, reflections, ...

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