Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola are online!

The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola are online! You can find them here: Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius These are important for a host or reasons, one of which is that it has been said that the Twelve Steps are very similar to them in nature. Having them online is useful for those …

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My 2015 Resolutions

I don’t make resolutions, namely because I’ll never keep them. Except for some fundamental basic convictions, I do not “resolve” to do anything just to start off the year. I also think that making resolutions on January 1st elevates the secular year above the Church’s Liturgical year, which began a month ago with Advent. If …

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Living with No Regrets

One of the coping mechanisms that we alcoholics quite often use when dealing with the past is living with “no regrets” about it. Page 83 of AA’s “Big Book” has as one of the “Twelve Promises”: “We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it.” We do not let the …

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More on St. Ignatius, including an online retreat

Adrienne, over at Adrienne’s Catholic Corner has a post on St.Ignatius: “St. Ignatius and Some Linky Love…” (Via Adrienne’s Catholic Corner.) One of her lovely links is to Creighton University’s Collaborative Ministry. They have an online version of the Spiritual Exercises. This retreat can take 34 weeks, at your own pace. Please see: Online Retreat …

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St. Ignatius of Loyola and the Spiritual Exercises

Today, July 31st, is the feast day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus (also known as the Jesuits). (Via Catholic Online.) For our purposes here at Sober Catholic he is best known as the author of the “Spiritual Exercises”, a classic text on ridding yourself of character defects and sinful …

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