Archive for Ignatian Spirituality

Powering the next generations

Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship is committed to fighting global poverty to create a more just world. The center works towards this mission by supporting social enterprises around the world, through programs like the Global Social Benefit Fellowship. The Fellowship selects Santa Clara University students to work in a nine-month action research project for social enterprises in Miller Center’s network. In 2016 there were eighteen fellows working on eight projects around the world.

MAGIS 2016 Poland

top-logo2-620x270MAGIS is a meeting of young people (ages 18-30) from all over the world who are interested in Ignatian spirituality (more). The program offers an opportunity to share a unique experience at three distinct levels: individual growth, relationships with God and others, and intercultural dialogue. If you want to enjoy the MAGIS experience, be sure to mark the dates of July 15-31, 2016 in your calendar (the MAGIS program ends on July 25, when World Youth Day starts) (more)

Ecology and the Spiritual Exercises

gardencottElizabeth South of the Epiphany Group (a group of Ignatian spiritual directors) will lead an Annual Day of Reflection in the peaceful setting of the Garden Cottage Retreat and Spirituality Centre in Perthshire this July. The theme will be ‘Wild glow of Heaven’s Love’ – reflections on ecology and the Spiritual Exercises.

Earth Healing

earth_healingOur principal service is to offer a Daily Reflection on pertinent subjects. This website began in 2004 and will continue as long as materials are available and funding permits. The weekday Reflections cover a variety of simple living topics and the weekend writings include homilies and other sacred issues. A variety of essays and poems appear here as well. I hope you find these and the other writings offered on the website beneficial. Peace, Fr. Al Fritsch, S.J.

MAGIS in Ireland

IMG_4221MAGiS Ireland took place from 6 – 17 August. We welcomed 65 young adults between 18 and 30 years old for a series of 5 immersion experiences ranging from walking in the footsteps of countless pilgrims through the beautiful Irish countryside to working on an ecological farm or helping to redecorate a homeless shelter.

Experiences at MAGiS Central Europe

MagisCE2014_logo1000pxThe Magis program offers various types of activity: spirituality, pilgrimage, social, volunteering, ecology, creativity, dialog on faith and culture, etc. They are different paths allowing us to take a look at the world, to seek God in all, and to get to know ourselves better.