Experience Making a Difference

Experience Making a Difference

Online Spirituality Resources

The Creighton University Ministry Office offers a wonderful array of spiritual resources online: http://onlineministries.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/daily.html

The Chicago-Detroit Province “Jesuit Prayer” page offers daily scripture readings along with an Ignatian reflection and prayer. You can sign up to receive these in your inbox each morning. An inspiring way to start your day! http://jesuitprayer.org/

The U.S. Jesuit Conference offers a multitude of links to online resources in the Ignatian tradition. Click here

Lunchtime Examen” series presented by Jim Manney (author of A Simple Life Changing Prayer): http://ignatianspirituality.com/ignatian-prayer/the-examen/lunchtime-examen/

The Loyola Press website offers “3-minute Retreats”, daily reflections, a variety of blogs, articles, and other Ignatian, social justice and education resources. http://www.loyolapress.com/

“Thinking Faith”: the Online Journal of the British Jesuits. Excellent articles and stories on theology, current events, cultural and arts criticism, and more from a distinctly Jesuit perspective. http://www.thinkingfaith.org/index.htm

Sacred Space (the Irish Jesuits): http://www.sacredspace.ie/

Heart to Heart: A Catholic Media Ministry provides weekly emails that contain 30-minute gospel studies from Fr. Jim Willy (deceased) and recorded homilies and reflections by Father Michael Sparough, SJ. Click here.

Catholic Social Teaching and Racism

On February 10, 2021, the IVC Chicago community gathered virtually for a presentation on Catholic Social Teaching and Racism by Tanya Woods, Esq.  Tanya is the Executive Director of the Westside Justice Center in Chicago.  Please listen to the presentation here.

Food Justice

IVC Chicago welcomed Amy Laboy, Senior Director of Programs for the Greater Chicago Food Depository on April 14, 2021. In this presentation, Amy addresses the root causes of hunger in our country and shares the many ways that the GCFD is providing relief and working to solve the underlying issues of food insecurity.