Jun
23
2017

Best Retreat Ever, Part One

Posted by Paul Robson, SJ in Our Spirituality

"As a novice I made a thirty-day retreat, along with my novice mates. That thirty-day experience of the Spiritual Exercises was certainly a memorable, important time for me. But the retreat that often comes to my mind was a relatively short, three-day retreat, which I made in Guelph in the summer of 2009."

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Jun
22
2017

"Canada 150 & Me" - Canada:A Mosaic

Posted by Dave Creamer, SJ in Our Daily Lives

For the "Canada 150 & Me" series, igNation asked writers what being Canadian means to them. David Creamer, SJ writes of Canada as a mosaic.

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Jun
21
2017

The Journey Continues: THE JUNIORATE Letters home, 1963 - 65 - Part 7

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Daily Lives

June is a happening month - exams are done; the dentist work is done; movies are watched, some of the liturgical changes happening at Ignatius College as a consequence of Vatican II are discussed and the new villa in Oakville is described.

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Jun
20
2017

Faith

Posted by Greg Kennedy, SJ in Our Culture

In today's Poetry Tuesdays, the poet prays that "one and one and one is one."

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Jun
19
2017

"Canada 150 & Me" - We Are All Immigrants

Posted by Raj Vijayakumar, SJ in Our Daily Lives

"Canada 150 & Me" is igNation's celebration of Canada's 150th birthday. Read what our contributors have to say about being Canadian and what it means to them. Today we consider how we are all immigrants.

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Jun
18
2017

The Beatitudes

Posted by Eric Jensen, SJ in Our Spirituality

Tthe Beatitudes put suffering in a whole new light.The Beatitudes also put Jesus in a whole new light: they can be read as a self-portrait of Jesus. "

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Jun
17
2017

What We Believe: Part 23 - Forgiveness of Sins

Posted by Father Benign, SJ in Our Spirituality

" We cannot put too much emphasis on the need for forgiveness of sins. Jesus, Himself, often stated that the sins of the individual He had just cured were forgiven and the person should not sin again."

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Jun
16
2017

Corpus Christi

Posted by Eric Jensen, SJ in Our Seasons

Using as a starting point the quote: "In Baptism Eucharist is begun; in Eucharist Baptism is sustained.", Eric Jensen, SJ looks at the celebration of this feast in our faith lives today.

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Jun
15
2017

"Canada 150 & Me" - Dear Canada 2067.

Posted by Johnston Smith in Our Daily Lives

For the "Canada 150 & Me" series, igNation asked writers what being Canadian means to them. Today a letter to Canadians celebrating in 2067.

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Jun
14
2017

The Journey Continues: THE JUNIORATE Letters home, 1963 - 65 - Part 6

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Daily Lives

"The April 6th letter is replete with items about spring and planting both at Guelph and in Saskatchewan. It also reflects his continued interest in what is happening at the home in the family and local communities. The May 16th letter reflects the joy of nearing the end of the school term and the plans and ordo for the summer months."

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