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Accompanying Young People

By William Manaker, SJ Each day at De Smet Jesuit High School in St. Louis the whole school pauses for five minutes before the last class period to make a brief Examen. One day recently, as I sat with a class of freshmen, I began to look around the room at the young men seated …

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Walking with the Marginalized

By Daniel Finucane, SJ The Anima Christi is a nearly 700-year-old prayer that St. Ignatius includes in the Spiritual Exercises. It is a prayer about asking for union with Christ through his body, his blood, the water from his side. It is a prayer that I have grown to love as a Jesuit. There is …

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Showing the Way to God

By David Kiblinger, SJ The Ignatian family has been given a mission to show the way to God. But how is one supposed to “show the way”? There are several methods for indicating a path to someone else. One is giving spoken or written instructions about how to move from one place to another. Another …

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Give to Help the People of Haiti

Aug, 19, 2021 – Haiti needs our help. A magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit Haiti on Aug. 14, 2021, and within days Tropical Storm Grace barreled through, adding to the misery of the Haitians. To date, almost 2,000 people have died, with many more missing. Thousands have been injured and close to 30,000 families are homeless. …

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