Posts Tagged ‘examen’

Messy music

Monday, March 13th, 2017

A group of people stood outside the airport waiting for a bus. Behind us, a young worker in an orange jacket was singing a song, a sweet voice, words indistinct. Further back a man whistled a different tune. Sometimes the sounds collided, sometimes they harmonised. They were backed by the percussion of hammers and steel Read more

How to dig deep by praying the Examen

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Saint Ignatius of Loyola created the Examen to be a very short (“quarter of an hour”) prayer that can be prayed at any time that is most convenient. In the Examen, we review our recent past to find God and God’s blessings in daily life. We also look back to find moments in the day Read more

Prayer for Catholic professionals: the daily examen

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Over the years I have had numerous discussions with Catholic professionals around the country about making time for prayer and reflection during the busy work day. People have been interested in how I keep the Jesuit Daily Examen on my calendar, so I am sharing it here along with suggested times. The Examen is one Read more