Dan Johnson

Being Neighbors

Being Neighbors

Loyola has thrived through the past four decades because of relationships.  Relationship with God active and present in the world today.  Relationships among the staff fostering community.  Relationships with other organizations promoting the spiritual...

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Seeking Spiritual Health

“As a society, we face pandemics both organic and cultural, both new and centuries old.  What does the community of spiritual directors at Loyola have to write about during this prolonged storm?” A few weeks ago, two of Loyola’s spiritual directors, Linda Cherek...

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Grace Touches Shame

The summer days have been hot this year and not simply because of temperature and humidity. The heat comes from the amount of change that is called for in the world around us and deep within us. An invisible virus, Covid-19, spreads rampantly and wreaks havoc on...

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We Are Witnesses

Our email newsletter that went out on Friday, May 29, 2020. Arise in Love As each person is awakened to the sacred in all life, the world is transformed. This week we are witnessing a deep truth of our reality whispered and shouted from the streets. From our...

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Search for Meaning

Search for Meaning

The desire to find meaning in the middle of so many changes, is natural and healthy. In this short post, Dan Johnson offers a story from Ignatian spirituality and a simple prayer as a way for new meaning to be shaped. These past two months have shown just how...

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A Grand Adventure

by Dan Johnson One of my favorite locations on this earth is a State Park on the north shore of Lake Superior at the mouth of the Temperance River. I've been going there for over 50 years and the beauty of the place never fades. I'll pull into a favorite camping spot,...

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Boston, Marathons, Motions of the Soul

By Dan Johnson Hi. I’m Dan Johnson and am very grateful to be writing this piece today having recently joined the staff here at Loyola. Some of you may remember a blog or two from me four or five years ago when I previously had the honor of working with the great...

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