Contemplation & Spirituality, Ignatian Spirituality

Worth Revisiting: Thy Will be Done

Lately these four words have spoken profound volumes in my life. With the busy fast paced work of collaborative parish life, my own vocation as wife and mother, and the decision of putting our own house on the market,there is such solace in this simple prayer. In an Ignatian practice of pause, time spent in… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Thy Will be Done

Humility, Ignatian Spirituality, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Leading with Humility

In our society today, these concepts of leadership and humility might seem to contradict one another, and yet they are essential to what it means to follow Christ. “…and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave; just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Leading with Humility

Contemplation, Ignatian Spirituality, Retreat, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: The Gift of Retreat

For the last two years, I have been given the gift of an Ignatian silent directed retreat at Campion Retreat House in Weston, MA . Just the thought of an unhurried, unscheduled day and release of self-imposed expectations is enough to fill my heart with joy. Teeming with insights and brimming with grace, my soul longs to soak… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: The Gift of Retreat

Ignatian Spirituality, Uncategorized

Worth Revisiting: The Scent of Her Presence

"An awareness of smells can illuminate our present. It can help us live more mindfully and gracefully. It can help us recognize that God's goodness saturates the world, in scents that are both obvious and subtle." Ginny Kubitz Moyer, Taste and See ( Loyola Press) Early morning dew, the scent of grateful peonies and roses greet… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: The Scent of Her Presence

Embracing the Ordinary, Ignatian Spirituality

With Gratitude

Gratitude today, much like the word love, can so often be taken lightly and without the depth of sincerity it truly deserves. Rather than a heartfelt recognition of the daily gifts and love bestowed on us by a loving Father, we can be tempted to reduce the sentiment to an occasionalthank you. Why is this?… Continue reading With Gratitude

Embracing the Ordinary, Ignatian Spirituality

Worth Revisiting: 31 Days of St. Ignatius

This month Loyola Press is inviting each of us to “explore ways of encountering God through using the five senses, inspired by the new book, Taste and See by Ginny Kubitz Moyer”. This celebration culminates on July 31st on the feast day of St. Ignatius. So please  join me along with other Catholic bloggers and… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: 31 Days of St. Ignatius

Contemplation, Ignatian Spirituality, Retreat

The Gift of Retreat

  Last weekend I experienced the gift of an Ignatian silent directed retreat at Campion Retreat House in Weston, MA . Just the thought of an unhurried, unscheduled day and release of self-imposed expectations was enough to fill my heart with joy. Teeming with insights and brimming with grace, my soul longed to soak up every moment and… Continue reading The Gift of Retreat