March 3, 2018 - On Sunday, Feb. 25, the OIS Hispanic Ministry hosted “Reconnecting with Ignatius,” a day-long program for graduates of the School of Igantian Spirituality (the “Escuela”), which was previously offered at the Loyola Jesuit Center in Morristown, New Jersey. Ten of the graduates form this Escuela cohort participated in this event on Sunday at the Loyola Jesuit Center.
The program focused on praying with the senses. Participants also spent time sharing about how their experience in the Escuela has influenced their work since. One participant, for example, runs a Charismatic group that meets weekly with more than 200 hundred people, and has formed twelve small charismatics groups over the last two years. He has been teaching them forms of Ignatian prayer, including extended times of silence in prayer.
This Sunday’s program concluded with Mass, offered by Fr. Kirk Reynolds, S.J.
June 13, 2019 – The Ignatian Volunteer Corps (IVC) in Baltimore is looking to hire a full-time director to manage and grow the regional office. IVC matches seasoned professionals with charities and nonprofits seeking skilled volunteers.
June 10, 2019 – In February, the Society of Jesus announced four Universal Apostolic Preferences. These Preferences—promoting discernment and the Spiritual Exercises, walking with the excluded, caring for our common home, and journeying with youth—will guide the global mission of the Jesuits for the next decade. While the Preferences are not exactly ranked, it seems appropriate that the Spiritual Exercises should come first.
June 6, 2019 – This month Pope Francis is asking us to pray for priests. "Let us be thankful for their example and testimony," said Pope Francis. "Let us pray that priests, through the modesty and humility of their lives, commit themselves actively, above all, to solidarity with those who are most poor."
The Office of Ignatian Spirituality (OIS) is seeking a competent and creative pastoral minister to assist the Director of Hispanic Ministries with the implementation and coordination of the newly created Hispanic Ignatian Communities.
May 7, 2019 – In his most recent monthly prayer video, Pope Francis spoke on his May intention: The Church in Africa. "Let us pray this month that the Church in Africa, through the commitment of its members, may be the seed of unity among her peoples and a sign of hope for this continent."