Human Nature

Human Nature

“The spirit of Ignatius of Loyola inspires our common work and commitment to one another.” This is part of the commitment staff has made to each other at Loyola Spirituality Center. At different points in Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises, he invites retreatants to...
Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage

One of my takeaways from Ignatian spirituality is the value of pilgrimage.  My first real encounter with pilgrimage was in May, 1997 when the Loyola staff made a pilgrimage to the Ignatian holy places in Spain. That trip was a classical pilgrimage –...
Balancing Spiritual Gifts

Balancing Spiritual Gifts

Sometimes all the violent men in the news really wear me down. The Taliban in Afghanistan and shootings, sexual assaults and domestic violence in Minnesota are heavy on my heart. It makes me wonder how Jesus’ message of peace might have had a more transformative...