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  • Based on one of King David's, songs of "ascent", the poet uses contemporary imagery to present the prayer of the psalmist.

  • On today's Poetry Tuesday, the poet offers a puzzle for you to complete..

  • Today on Poetry Tuesday, Greg Kennedy,SJ offers a sonnet for All Souls Day.

  • Greg Kennedy, SJ, refers to this couple as his muse for the poem

  • In todays' Poetry Tuesday, the poet takes a look at the Dark Night of the soul.

  • In today's Poetry Tuesday, Greg Kennedy, SJ marvels at how geese fly in line and wishes something would keep him in line.

  • Today's Poetry Tuesday speaks of a life lived - of an old man with a child's heart.

  • A city mind hides what light there is to see outside the city.

  • Director Christopher Nolan's latest film, Dunkirk, has received critical and popular praise. It may not be the film that fans of Nolan's work were expecting. Eric Vosko explains.

  • Chain saws meet two old poplars in today's Poetry Tuesdays

  • Today's Poetry Tuesday speaks of a song that will never be silenced.

  • In his latest post about the Winnipeg Zoo, Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ takes a poetic look at the return of the gibbons.

  • Today's Poetry Tuesdays entry looks at what remains in our minds despite the removal of unwanted monuments.

  • In today's Poetry Tuesdays, Greg Kennedy, SJ considers the many aspects of our two hands.

  • On November 8th, 2016, Frank Obrigewitch, SJ wrote of his visit to Sligo Hospital in Ireland. Today he revisits the hospital.

  • In today's Poetry Tuesday, Grace Colella reminds us that "there are all sorts of movements."

  • In 1940, when Thomas Merton began contemplating life as a Catholic, he resorted to the Google and Wikipedia of the time. He flipped through the pages of The Catholic Encyclopaedia and was excited by what he read about the Jesuits.

  • How the Atlantic ocean impacts our senses is the theme of today's Poetry Tuesday.

  • There are many ways to deliver the message we wish to give others. Today's poem looks at these ways.

  • This wondrous flower inspired today's Poetry Tuesday posting.

  • Our treatment of the earth is the subject of today's Poetry Tuesdays.

  • Today's poem is one of an ongoing series of poems and photos from Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ's book "Prairie Childhood Snapshots - 1943 - 1958."

  • In today's Poetry Tuesdays, the poet prays that "one and one and one is one."

  • For the "Canada 150 & Me" series, igNation asked writers what being Canadian means to them. Today a letter to Canadians celebrating in 2067.

  • This book "describes how during the 1930s and 1940s Cardinal Pacelli later Pius XII chose to protect the Church from the new laws of antisemitism passed in Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy . . . "

  • The burning issue between Catholic Church and Italian State which drifted for almost seventy years was the Roman Question," that is the confiscation of the Papal States since 1861 by the Italian Government. Yet after negotiation between Pius XI and Mussolini for four years, the Lateran Treaty resolv

  • TJP sat down with Laura Field and Austin Hart, founders of Real News Revival, to learn about how they are working to promote good journalism despite the proliferation of "fake news," and how they "trust that even a small effort will make a difference." - Reposted from The Jesuit Post.

  • For Easter Tuesday on Poetry Tuesdays, a reflection on resurrection.

  • The iconic Azure Window on the Maltese Island of Gozo collapsed on March 8, 2017.

  • Does the dance mean the end of war or just another pause in endless fighting?

  • The main thing that struck me as I watched Stranger Things was the centrality of relationships. Reposted from The Jesuit Post.

  • Grammar is about the last topic I would expect to trend on Twitter. And yet, when Matthew Anderson, a BBC editor, tweeted a picture from Mark Forsyth's book The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase, it received tens of thousands of likes and retweets. Reposted from The Jesui

  • With a background in history, political studies and social justice, Richard Grover goes to the movies.

  • The "blood and rubble of Alepo are the inspiration for today's Poetry Tuesday's post.

  • A poem that looks at the lives of May and Joseph after the death of their son.

  • An English Jesuit priest, Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844 – 1889) was not widely known as a poet until after he died; his collected poems were first published in 1918 at the instigation of his friend Robert Bridges, who was at the time the Poet Laureate of England. Hopkins was both an observant lover of

  • On November 29, Martin Scorsese held a private screening in Rome for his new film - Silence - about Jesuit missionaries in 17th century Japan. Tom Michel, SJ attended the screening and wrote the following exclusively for igNation.

  • Today's offering for Poetry Tuesday looks at what acceptance can mean in our lives.

  • There are times when our bodies tell us to rest a while. We do so but with a longing to resume our full lives.

  • Today's poem by Greg Kennedy, Sj looks at the impact of cancer on one woman and her family.

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