News

All the news from our e-newsletter, and Ignatian news from other sources

March 3, 2021

Contemplatives in Action and Spiritual Conversation

A hallmark of being a contemplative in action is being a discerner in action. Discernment, listening for signs of God’s presence in our lives is a fundamental characteristic of Ignatian spirituality. While focus is often […]
March 3, 2021

Spiritual Conversation

John Dardis SJ introduces the practice of spiritual conversation for groups, communities and organisations, in the accompanying video.
March 3, 2021

Ignatian Discernment

To nurture a discerning heart, is to become increasingly aware of the deeper feelings and movements of my heart.  What brings me lasting hope, energy and joy, what is life-giving, what leaves me feeling empty, sad […]
March 3, 2021

‘An Ignatian Impulse of our Time’ with Kathy Cave

Spiritual Director Kathy Cave shares her experience of developing ‘Theopoetics and Midrash – an Ignatian Impulse of our Time’ at Jesuit College of Spirituality’s Ignatian Spirituality in a time of Engagement online conference with Dr […]
March 3, 2021

Reflections and Cuisine by Peter Canisius House chef Brian

  Creative Cuisine at Peter Canisius House, Chef Brian Campbell’s story Meet Brian Campbell. Brian is the chef and creator of delicious meals delighting retreatants at Peter Canisius House (PCH) in Pymble, Sydney for the […]
March 3, 2021

Conversations with Silence, Sally Longley’s new book

JISA Canisius Spiritual Director, Sally Longley launches her new book Conversations with Silence to much acclaim. “Part memoir and part spiritual instruction guide, Conversations with Silence is a poetically powerful invitation to transform our lives and authenticate […]
March 3, 2021

Did you know…?

Have you ever wondered if the sacramental wine offered at Mass is different to other wines? (pre COVID-19 of course!) Well, yes it is! According to Rob Morris SJ, Director of JISA Sevenhill, Sacramental wine […]
February 23, 2021

Utterly Illuminating – Michael Loughnane’s experience of the Spiritual Exercises

Michael Loughnane shares his experience of making the Spiritual Exercises and the lasting affects in his life. Michael made the Spiritual Exercises in silence over 30 days when he was 24 years old during the […]
February 8, 2021

Welcome to 2021

February 8, 2021

Ignatian Examen Prayer – Looking Back to Look Forward

February 8, 2021

Reflection

MICHAEL LEUNIG, Australian cartoonist, poet, artist and philosopher’s description of ‘Seven Types of Ordinary Happiness,’ resonates in many ways with an Ignatian Examen.  Within the simple steps of the Examen is the opportunity to reflect and identify […]
February 8, 2021

The Examen – A grace of the Spiritual Exercises for Jennie Hickey

Jennie had been contemplating where to go in her teaching career in 2002, when she accepted a position at St Ignatius’ College Riverview. She had been working at a school run by the Good Samaritan […]