Contemplations on Service & Spirituality

Invisible Words – An Exercise in Empathy

Sometimes we see something often enough, even a sight that carries immense pain and suffering, that we begin to become numb to it. We let our minds wander; we tune it out. It's not our proudest moment, but it's not intentionally cruel. It's a symptom of the...

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Walking Through Life with Ignatius

God calls us in different ways at different times in our lives. Our relationship with God changes as we mature and our spirituality draws on our wisdom and experience. How do we discern God’s call as we age? How do we grow from being children of God into becoming women and men for others? Join us for a conversation exploring the spirituality of aging and how we can deepen our experience through prayer and service in the Ignatian tradition.

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Look Deeper and See Beyond the Illusions

Through the global reach of Catholic Women Preach, IVC President and CEO, Mary McGinnity challenges us on this Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time to look at and address our own suffering and the sufferings of others Look deeper, see beneath illusions and act with...

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Helping Show the Way to God

Some 20 years ago, a sense of spiritual restlessness called Paddi Amador to attend a Jesuit retreat. Since then, Ignatian Spirituality has animated her life, her work, and her faith. Paddi serves as a “spiritual reflector” for the Service Corps Members (SCMs) in IVC’s...

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Hope in a Time of Transition – Laura G. Hancock

We are in the midst of yet another transition. It seems as though we are merely turning from one pivot point into the next… and sometimes it feels as though we are attending to multiple pivot points at the same time. No wonder we may feel off-balance or without...

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Pilgrims with Ignatius

You are invited to start the Ignatian Year prayerfully online with us on Sunday, May 23rd at 8PM (EDT) when Fr. Arturo Sosa SJ, Superior General of the Jesuits, will lead us in prayer, and people from all over the world share testimonies of life-changing spiritual moments.  There will be time for silent, personal prayer too.

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