March 2020 archive of Ignatian Threads

March 2020 archive of Ignatian Threads

Hope and Promise

Posted by Hilda Walter on 3/30/20

3-29-20 – 5th Sunday of Lent

As we deal with new challenges in this unprecedented time, it may seem like we really are in the desert.  John’s Gospel today is filled with intense human emotions, presenting experiences such as loss of a loved one, along with an amalgam of ... Read More »

God is in Charge

Posted by Hilda Walter on 3/23/20

3-22-20 – 4th Sunday of Lent

We might benefit from a bit of spiritual ‘spring cleaning.’  It takes courage to look inside ourselves and admit our shortcomings, jealousies, doubts – all possible distractions from what God wants for us. In fact, these realizations can be the very thing that ... Read More »

Let God speak to you!

Posted by Hilda Walter on 3/12/20

March 8 bulletin

Perhaps we can apply some words in today’s Gospel to our daily living. Imagine yourself up on that high mountain with Peter, James, and John. You witness Jesus transfigured. You see Moses and Elijah appear and converse with him. You hear Peter say to Jesus: “Lord, ... Read More »

Lent begins!

Posted by Hilda Walter on 3/06/20

2-23-20 

Lent begins this week!  Ash Wednesday occurs 46 days before Easter, in remembrance of Jesus’ fasting in the desert for 40 days.  Every Sunday commemorates the Sunday of Christ’s resurrection, so fasting is excluded from the six Sundays in Lent.  Ashes from palm branches blessed on last year’s ... Read More »

God Calling!

Posted by Hilda Walter on 3/06/20

Have you ever felt that God was trying to get your attention?  Has your heart ever been stirred by some indefinable force, pulled toward something unknown, even formidable?  Have we considered that God might be actively participating in our lives?  Ignatius believed that God truly is active in our ... Read More »

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