Ignatian Resources in the Time of Coronavirus

Updated March 24, 2020
In the midst of uncertainty with the ever-changing landscape of the Corona Virus, and as we adjust to new normal of 'sheltering in place' and 'social distancing', we are reminded to be centered on God and know that Christ is with us.   


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The Daily Video Examen – Narrated by Fr. Jack O'Callaghan, SJ, this two-minute examen is perfect for any time of the day.


The Cincinnati Jesuit Community is providing daily Mass at 5pm ET on YouTube 

The Detroit Jesuits are providing robust daily programming via their social feeds on Facebook and Instagram.

MONDAY - Music Monday
To begin the work week, we will share a music playlist featuring favorite and beloved tunes from Detroit Jesuits for meditation, reflection, prayer or to simply enjoy. 

TUESDAY - Intentions Tuesday
We will hold in our private prayers the intentions left by Facebook and Instagram followers throughout the week. Prayer requests can be shared publicly or privately through a direct message and will remain in our Book of Intentions placed at the altars of each Jesuit community chapel in Detroit.

WEDNESDAY - Adoration Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET
Join Detroit Jesuits for a live hour of silent adoration every Wednesday evening.

THURSDAY - Thursday Tips
Throughout the day we will post resources, ideas and reflections as we all remain in solidarity with each other through COVID-19.

FRIDAY - Weekly Examen at 4:15 p.m. ET
As a post or streamed live, a Detroit Jesuit will guide you in an Examen to pray through this challenging time in our daily lives.

SATURDAY - Break Open Saturday at 4:15 p.m. ET
Participate in a guided meditation, Lectio Divina, imaginative prayer or other prayerful and reflective methods as we break open Sunday’s readings. Join live for an interactive experience.

SUNDAY - Holy Mass  at 11:15 a.m. ET
Practice spiritual communion through a live stream of Sunday Mass with Detroit Jesuits.

Prayer Time: Morning Reflection  at 8 a.m. ET
An opportunity to wake up and greet the day with God in a space of hope, faith and love with a family friendly morning post. 
Evening Unwind at 8 p.m.
Join us live from a Jesuit community chapel on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday for a half-hour of silent prayer.

• Fr. James Martin, SJ: Ignatian Spirituality Can Guide Us in the Storm
• A Meditation for the Anxious During COVID-19

Manresa Jesuit Retreat House
Manresa Jesuit Retreat House, located north of Detroit in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., offers retreatants a respite from the city on its 37–acre campus with almost 50,000 trees.