More Spiritual Wisdom from Our Jesuit Lenten Speakers
Each Lent the Midwest Jesuits host days of prayer and reflection for friends and benefactors (learn more). So many of our attendees have asked for “more” that we’ve pulled together additional resources from some of our Jesuit presenters.
We invite all to enjoy the videos, and, as always, we welcome your feedback and ideas. We will update this page as new materials become available.
My Vocation Story
Fr. Michael Christiana, SJ Vice President for Mission and Ministry, Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, Indianapolis Originally presented June 2010
Saint Ignatius’ Examen Prayer and “Living Ignatian”
Fr. Patrick E. McGrath, SJ President of Loyola Academy Originally presented May 2012
Fr. David Meconi, SJ Professor of Patristics, Saint Louis University Holy Thursday, originally presented in 2013
My Vocation Story
Fr. David Meconi, SJ Professor of Patristics, Saint Louis University Originally Presented by the Ignatian News Network, November 2013
Understanding the “Magis”
Fr. Lawrence Ober, SJ Art History Teacher, Saint Ignatius High School, Cleveland
May 21, 2020 — The sterling efforts of the Patna Jesuits in responding to the situation arising out of the country-wide lock-down in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis are an image of hope in the midst of several resistances to outreach to the least, the last, and the lost (Matthew 25).
The Spring 2020 issue of Jesuits Magazine is now online. The cover story details the Invisible Infrastructure that is the underpinning of the Midwest Province's purpose and function. Plus, news from the frontiers, Jesuits on the Move, and more!
May 19, 2020 — A group of Ignatian colleagues in northeast Ohio are dedicated to sharing the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. They developed a unique Ignatian Spirituality Collaborative to strengthen their practice and impact in the region.
May 18, 2020 — May marks the fifth anniversary of the publication of Laudato Si’. Through this landmark encyclical, Pope Francis called the Church and all people to transform our relationship with creation.
May 17, 2020 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. Philip R. Amidon, SJ, who died on May 13, 2020, at the Creighton University Jesuit community in Omaha. He was 76 years old. May he rest in peace.