February 2022 archive of Ignatian Threads

February 2022 archive of Ignatian Threads

Ignatian theme at Novena of Grace

Posted by Hilda Walter on 2/28/22

February 27

You have seen publicity for the Parish Mission/Novena of Grace – Gesu’s annual Lenten speaker series March 4-12, which culminates on the 400th anniversary of the canonizations of Saints Ignatius Loyola and Francis Xavier.  We also celebrate the 500th anniversary of Ignatius’ “Cannonball Moment” which led him to abandon ... Read More »

Here I Am, Lord!

Posted by Hilda Walter on 2/24/22

February 20

One inspiring aspect of Ignatian spirituality is the understanding that God meets us where we are!  God does not wait until we conquer our doubts and fears, or resolve our sinful issues, or commit to regular religious practices.  He remains steadfastly ‘there’ and His invitation for us ... Read More »

'Spiritual' exercises

Posted by Hilda Walter on 2/14/22

February 13

Just as walking, running, and biking are physical exercises, Ignatius referred to the means by which we come into contact with God as ‘spiritual exercises.’ He desired for us to discover and try to live out God’s hopes for us.  His own experience convinced him that God ... Read More »

God can ONLY love!

Posted by Hilda Walter on 2/08/22

February 6

God’s love for us is boundless and unconditional.  As deeply as we love a child, a spouse, or a parent, our Creator’s love is beyond human understanding.   God can ONLY love.  He gave us the gift of life; hence, the gift of love: to receive and to share.  ... Read More »

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