"You remain at home, in a village, not knowing where to go and whom to contact. It is like those medieval sculptured reliefs in our Gothic cathedrals depicting the dance of death."
"The bison, the elks, the wolves, and even Simon the fox looked particularly shaggy, all seeming a little uncomfortable wearing the remains of winter fur in the 25 C heat."
The Effects of the Pandemic on Forced Migration in Central America, Mexico and the USA.
On 8 April, Fr John O'Brien, SJ, gave a talk entitled Resilience in a time of pandemic: A meditation for young professionals. Watch the webinar here.
Seven years ago today - February 13, 2014 - igNation posted it's first articles - one in each of our four categories - Our Culture, Our Daily Lives, Our Seasons, Our Spirituality. In honor of this first anniversary, we repost the first article. Please enjoy!
"We cannot be faithful to hope while at the same time demand instant solutions.”"
". . . the celebration “responds to a clear call that Pope Francis has been making to all humanity to build a present of peace in the encounter with the other.""
"Are some people just born as say part of the elect that they live a privileged life? Meaning they are favored by God from birth?”
A Christmas present we would like to receive.
"We have highlighted, each in turn, the four Jesuit Universal Apostolic Preferences (UAP’s) as a vision of ministry for the future. The questions now are, “What do we do with them? "
The main purpose of the document is to empower the wider Ignatian and Catholic family to engage in politics as one of the highest form of charity, oriented by our values.
"There are many good things the international community can learn from being in solidarity with South Sudan and South Sudanese women."
"I am beginning to believe that deep down our conscience is fundamentally good, and to follow it rightly, is to find the true God."
A Prayer of Gratitude and Remembrance before Meals
". . . a community told us how a Canadian mining company had polluted their water and land, destroyed their source of income, and turned it into “a community of dead people, living in fear.”"