Grace: To let go of secondary things and focus on what is truly important during this Lenten season. Text for Prayer: Matthew 7:7-8 Reflection: At the end of several meditations in the Spiritual Exercises, St. Ignatius of Loyola recommends having a “triple colloquy” (see SpEx #62-63) to conclude the prayer period. Here he invites the… Read more »
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Grace: I ask for the knowledge of the true life exemplified in Jesus Christ, my Lord and my God, and the grace to live my life in his way. Reading: Matthew 17:1-8 Reflection: I recently discovered a fascinating nugget of trivia from one of those often forgotten coffee table magazines. It stated that the average… Read more »
Grace: A growing intense sorrow and, if God so wishes, even tears for my sins. Text for Prayer: the Third Exercise of the First Week, Spiritual Exercises no. 62-63 Reflection: In the Gospel of St. Luke, Our Lord tells the story of the persistent widow who won consideration from the judge because of her perseverance. Here… Read more »
Grace: a growing intense sorrow and, if God so wishes, even tears for my sins. Text for Prayer: the Third Exercise of the First Week, Spiritual Exercises no. 62-63 Reflection: Why three colloquies? Every time that St. Ignatius calls for the triple colloquy is one that can be very emotional (either negatively, as in the… Read more »