Posts tagged St Ignatius of Loyola

St Ignatius and thinking with the Church: Context and Disposition.

I was reflecting recently on St Ignatius’ ‘Rules for thinking with the Church.’ In our journey from the Anglican Communion to being part of the Catholic Church, the riches of tradition and teaching have been a rare and beautiful gain. It is a gain that is both freeing and challenging. I find St Ignatius’ rules, […]

Saving Our Souls or Finding our heart’s desire.

A while ago, I read a letter in the Catholic Herald that made me stop and think. There had been a variety of articles and letters on the theme of Hell. The writer of the letter was joining in the debate. His premise was that we need to teach about Hell because teaching about consequences […]

St Ignatius’ Day

Today is the feast day of St Ignatius of Loyola, who founded the Jesuits and wrote the Spiritual Exercises. He has had a big impact on my own life and we as a group have used his Examen in our group life to review what God is doing in our lives. I have been reflecting […]

In which I ignore wise advice: Lourdes pilgrimage 1.

Today we returned to Eastbourne after a week in Lourdes. Neil was a chaplain with HCPT Group 154 and we tagged along. At the start of the week one of the adults on the pilgrimage said how, on her first trip, the chaplain had told her she would go home and want to tell everyone […]