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March 31, 2021

Easter Blessings from JISA

The Easter message joyfully proclaims that “Jesus Christ is Risen”, so our joy overflows with this hope that Christ has given us. We pray with the grace of the fourth week of the Spiritual Exercises […]
March 31, 2021

Easter Reflection from Patrick O’Sullivan SJ

One of the pivotal Mysteries of our Faith is the resurrection of Jesus.   St. Paul tells us:  ‘If Christ be not risen, your faith is in vain.’   But Jesus’ Resurrection is a Mystery that celebrates not just His […]
March 31, 2021

Forming the Priests of the future through the Full Spiritual Exercises 

Margaret Claver FCJ, spiritual director at JISA Campion, reflects on this important JISA Campion ministry to the Seminarians which had its own challenges keeping COVID-safe during 2020. One of the enduring ministries of life at JISA […]
March 31, 2021

Getting out of the way of the Holy Spirit

Terry Fanning, Spiritual Director, Retreat Facilitator and Supervisor with JISA Campion reflects on some experiences of giving the Spiritual Exercises. “My experience of being in the ministry of the Spiritual Exercises has been like a […]
March 31, 2021

The Spirit is subtle and gentle – if you look, you will see it amongst the chaos

This is the first in a series of reflections from Annmaree Sutton, a giver of the First Spiritual Exercises with JISA Campion in Melbourne. She shares some of her most transforming moments in her ministry […]
March 31, 2021

Book Review: The Comfort of Water by Maya Ward

The comfort of Water by Maya Ward (Melbourne: Transit Lounge, 2011) “I don’t like much being in cars.  The smell, the speed, the sense of being away from the ground, cut off from interaction. Cars are just […]
March 31, 2021

Stations of the Cross by Jesuits in Britain

Jesuits in Britain invite you to journey with Jesus through the Stations of the Cross.  In the Ignatian way, imagine yourself really present in the  Gospel scenes of the Passion.  Be with Jesus, allow him to speak […]
March 31, 2021

What does Resurrection Mean?

What does resurrection mean?  What difference does belief in the resurrection of Jesus make to your life? The Dalai Llama once asked this question of a Christian sitting next to him at a John Main […]
March 22, 2021

Awakening Hope – A Spiritual Exercise for Holy Week

Awakening Hope, a Spiritual Exercises for Holy Week, with Colleen Leonard SGS and Michael Ryan SJ.  Adapted from Michael Hansen SJ’s Field Hospital Spiritual Exercises. Jesuit and Ignatian Spirituality Australia · Awakening Hope – A […]
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 […]