Shared Stories

11 November 2020

Blessings and Challenges of 2020

The Times They Are A-Changin’  – Fr Michael Ryan SJ, Director of JISA Campion, reflects on the blessings and challenges of 2020 (acknowledging Bob Dylan).  ‘In moving forward…’ So start the minutes of a JISA […]
28 October 2020

Re-Wilding – Caroline’s experience of the Full Spiritual Exercises

‘Re-wilding’ – perhaps an unusual way to describe a deeply profound spiritual experience. How can that be? But this is what happened to Ignatius.  He set out, alone, hobbling on foot, filled with something he […]
26 October 2020

Dadirri – Inner, deep listening and quiet

4 October 2020

The ripple effect of the First Spiritual Exercises

“I see the thread of friendship in the rippling out of this ministry internationally, friends tell friends; easy very grounded human conversations!” Frances Tilly, spiritual director, giver of the Spiritual Exercises and coordinator of Mission […]
4 October 2020

Taking the First Spiritual Exercises to prison

“It was the multiplier effect, that was the most beautiful experience, I was in awe.”  Margaret Wiseman, spiritual director and giver of the Spiritual Exercises, is a prison chaplain and has been with Silverwater Women’s Prison for […]
14 September 2020

The Land Owns Us

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that this video contains images and voices of deceased persons.
13 August 2020

Shared Story: Sr Angela Doyle RSM AO

St Ignatius Parish Toowong, recently hosed their 14th annual Women’s Night of Spirituality, highlighting the stories of two exceptional women, Sr Angela Mary Doyle RSM AO, and Dr Sr Maeve Heaney VDMF.   The evening was hosted […]