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July 26, 2021

Gentle Life Support – a Field Hospital Exercise

Join Frances Tilly as she guides you through the Field Hospital Spiritual Exercise, Gentle Life Support. You are invited to find a flower petal to hold during the prayer and through touch, memory, desire and breath, participate and […]
July 1, 2021

Ignatius’ beloved Lady of the Way

O Lady of the Way, guide our steps along the often steep and rocky path of life! -Andy Bullen   Ignatius had a deep love for Mary and as we travel on our Erromeria Pilgrimage […]
July 1, 2021

Letting God walk with me each day

Each pilgrim journey has its own unique gifts and graces, for as the normal routine of life is left behind and the pilgrim steps out onto the road, there is a new freedom that awaits.  Mary […]
June 29, 2021

Ignatius’ Feast Day 31 July

This year the feast day of St Ignatius of Loyola (31st July) takes place in the midst of an Ignatian Year celebrating 500 years since his conversion in 1521. From a flamboyant upstart and fancy […]
June 29, 2021

Book Review: A Pilgrim’s Testament

Written to encourage others to continue on their own spiritual journeys, readers will find Ignatius struggling with many of the same questions and tensions that Christians face every day: Why should I belong to the church, […]
June 29, 2021

Springboards – A deeper Ignatian way, Christopher Gleeson SJ

Springboards – A deeper Ignatian way, Christopher Gleeson SJ A book to help soften people’s hearts, increase gratitude, revive drooping spirits, come alive and soak in God’s love. This timely book arrives as Australians navigate their way […]
June 29, 2021

Delight and Meaning in Mary – A First Spiritual Exercise

A First Spiritual Exercise with Frances Tilly, JISA Formation Mission Formation Coordinator. Using the Second Method of Prayer which Ignatius encourages in the Spiritual Exercises [249-257], we slowly consider the Hail Mary as we deepen our relationship with Mary, the mother of […]
June 1, 2021

What does it mean to be a Pilgrim?

The vision and resolve of the Pilgrim over the centuries have been motivating forces for new discovery.  In taking space from a busy life, a call to be a pilgrim and what has followed has […]
June 1, 2021

Ignatius the Pilgrim

Throughout human history many people of faith, religion or none have found themselves undertaking a journey to a particular place – a pilgrimage. Why? Perhaps it is because they want to go to the destination. […]
June 1, 2021

JISA Celebrates the Ignatian Year

June 1, 2021

Preparation and setting out on a pilgrimage

Murray Adams, reflects on the Camino he and his wife, Candice, took from Lisbon in Portugal to Santiago de Compostela in Spain during 2018.  Murray shares the initial desire that drew them to embark on […]
June 1, 2021

Gift of the First Spiritual Exercises for Jesuit Mission

“The Jesuit approach to service and outreach to the marginalised, the concept of living our faith in action kept me connected to the church,” exclaims Helen Forde, CEO of Jesuit Mission “it’s living out the […]