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Fr. Joseph Laramie, SJ


Father Joseph Laramie, SJ, is the director of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, USA.  The St. Louis native entered the Society of Jesus in 2000. Since then, his formation and ministry have taken him all over the US and beyond. He was ordained a priest in 2011.  In the last two decades he has served as a campus minister at his alma mater, Saint Louis University, ministered to persons who are homeless in Minnesota and Oregon and as a hospital chaplain in Chicago. He served as pastoral director at Rockhurst High School in Kansas City, Mo., preached at White House Jesuit Retreat in St. Louis, taught at Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora, Colo., and worked at the Jesuit mission for Mayan villages in Belize.   He has written about and spoken on a wide range of topics for publications and media outlets including EWTN, America Magazine, Busted Halo, and Leah Darrow’s Lux U. You can follow Fr Joe on instagram and facebook: @JoeLaramieSJ, and on his website, 

Publication list: 

Abide in the Heart of Christ: A 10-Day Personal Retreat with St. Ignatius

Abide in the Heart of Christ offers accessible wisdom from the foundations of Jesuit spirituality – St.  Ignatius Loyola’s Spiritual Exercises. You can make a ten-day personal retreat amid your daily life. This book will help you encounter Christ and grow in your relationship with him. 

Love Him Ever More: A 9-Day Personal Retreat with the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Love Him Ever More leads readers on a journey with Jesus. Christ redeems our hearts, unites us to His Heart, and calls us to touch all hearts as we walk with Him. This book walks the retreatant through several reflections rooted in the Second Week of the Exercises and highlights Ignatian contemplation, helping readers to use their imaginations to journey with Jesus in his life and ministry. In addition, the book draws on the Sacred Heart devotion, and shows the ‘Jesuit roots’ of this powerful image of God’s love for us.

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