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 […]
June 1, 2021

Make Peace with Nature, World Environment Day, 5 June

A reflection by Sue Martin, Coordinator for the JISA Being with God in Nature ministry IMAGINE. RECREATE. RESTORE. This is our moment. We cannot turn back time. But we can grow trees, green our cities, rewild […]
May 25, 2021

Book Review: The Way to Manresa by Brendan McManus

Brendan McManus’ experience of the Ignatian Camino, is a delightful read in which he draws on his own experience of the Ignatian journey, introduces other characters he meets along the way and holds everything together […]
May 24, 2021

Bandage of Kindness – a Field Hospital Exercise

VOICE and MUSIC ONLY. Cover image only – Please close your eyes for the body of the prayer. This spiritual exercises is from the FSE Field Hospital. It is for anyone seeking new life, a […]
May 11, 2021

In those days Mary set out …  Lk 1:39

Frances Tilly, Coordinator Mission Formation at JISA, invites us to reflect on the person of Mary as she ‘sets out’ in trust and faith. In the scene of the annunciation, Mary speaks her yes once she hears […]
May 11, 2021

Celebrate Ignatius!

On the 20th of May, the “Ignatian Year” will begin. May 20 marks the 500th anniversary of St. Ignatius’ conversion — that fateful day when Ignatius the soldier, struck by a cannonball, began his transformation […]


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