March 15, 2017 — During Lent, Jesuit Father John Cecero,
provincial of the USA Northeast Province Jesuits, says he tries to spend a
little extra time in prayer.
“Ignatius gives us the tool of the Examen to look back with
gratitude over what’s happening in life," he says, “but also to focus on perhaps
another area where I’m hoping to get some freedom in my life.”
Lent is a time to grow spiritually, says Fr. Cecero. And,
from an Ignatian perspective, “a time to grow in freedom.”
December 3, 2017 — Today marks the feast day of St. Francis Xavier, SJ. Next month, Xavier’s right arm — a precious relic usually housed in the Church of the Gesù in Rome — will be traveling to 14 cities in Canada.
November 27, 2017 — For two decades, the annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice has addressed timely social justice issues in the Catholic context, this year with a focus on racism and immigration.
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Our Lady of the Oaks Retreat House
Our Lady of the Oaks Retreat House, located in Grand Coteau, La., has provided a beautiful setting for retreats since 1938.