Thought for the day

 

Take this thought with you today to remind you that God is with you in all you do. His love can shine through your actions this day.  

St Ignatius of Loyola, Spiritual Exercises 189 Prayer is very important, but our relationship with God is not just about ourselves but about how we relate to the world around us - family, friends, colleagues and strangers.
One will make progress in spiritual things in the measure in which one shall have put off self-love, self-will and self-interest St Ignatius of Loyola, Spiritual Exercises 189 Image: a family on a beach.
St Ignatius of Loyola, Spiritual Exercises 189 How can I put God at the centre of everything I do?
We should seek nothing other than the greater praise and glory of God Our Lord in and through everything  St Ignatius of Loyola, Spiritual Exercises 189 Image: a person painting
St Ignatius of Loyola, Spiritual Exercises 235 Find out more about the Spiritual Exercises
God dwells also in myself, making me his temple.  St Ignatius of Loyola, Spiritual Exercises 235 Image: a woman walking along a city road.
St Ignatius of Loyola, Spiritual Exercises 89 How can I listen to how God is speaking to me in my life today? This month we are celebrating the life of St Ignatius in the lead up to his feast day on July 31st. Who was St Ignatius of Loyola?
God our Lord knows our nature infinitely better than we do.   St Ignatius of Loyola, Spiritual Exercises 89  Image: a woman walking along a road
2 Corinthians 12: 10 Pray with the Sunday readings
I am quite content with my weaknesses, and with insults, hardships, persecutions, and the agonies I go through for Christ’s sake.  2 Corinthians 12: 10 Image: a cross on a cliff.
St Ignatius of Loyola Do I remain open to the needs of my neighbour? Often, loving your neighbour may start with simply listening. This month we are celebrating the life of St Ignatius in the lead up to his feast day on July 31st. Who was St...
Image: two friends side by side. Text: Our ears should be wide open to our neighbour  St Ignatius of Loyola
St Ignatius of Loyola, Spiritual Exercises, 2 How can you feel or relish God's presence in your life today? Use of the imagination, our feeings and use of our senses is integral to the Spiritual Exercises which St Ignatius wrote, and also to...
It is not so much knowledge that fills and satisfies the soul, but rather the intimate feeling and relishing of things.  St Ignatius of Loyola, Spiritual Exercises, 2 Image: a woman standing in a lavender field.
St Ignatius of Loyola This month we are celebrating the life of St Ignatius in the lead up to his feast day on July 31st. St Ignatius wrote these words many times in his letters to friends, brother Jesuits, and many others - sometimes abbreviated to...
For the greater glory of God   St Ignatius of Loyola Image: a person writing
Matthew 16: 18 Today is the Solemnity of St Peter and St Paul. Read a reflection by Peter Gallagher SJ Praying with Art - St Peter Praying with Art - St Paul
You are Peter and on this rock I will build my Church. And the gates of the underworld can never hold out against it.  Matthew 16: 18  Image: a person standing on a rock.
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