Jesuit Ministry

Spirituality Resources

Ignatian Spirituality Online Resource Guide

Our Dons go through a constant spiritual journey through religious studies, prayer, retreat, daily reflection and liturgical celebrations. In the spirit of extending that experience beyond our walls and halls, we recommend the following resources.

Loyola Blakefield Campus Ministry YouTube Channel

Together on the road to Emmaus
A prayer experience (either by yourself or with family) led by Brendan O’Kane

The Preferences in a time of Uncertainty and COVID-19
Father Arturo Sosa, S.J., the superior General of the Society of Jesus speaks during a webinar on the Universal Apostolic Preferences that will guide the Society of Jesus and apostolates, including us here at Loyola. You will also find the text of the initial talk given by Fr. General on our website here.

A Jesuit went to Milan to learn Italian.
Covid-19 taught him something more. By Patrick Gilger, S.J.

Praying with the Universal Apostolic Preferences
Interactive prayer and follow-up resources.

Pray as You Go

Rezandovoy.org
Spanish version
Guided prayer, music and daily reading reflections in addition to prayer on topics of mental health.

Pause for Prayer - Jesuits in Britain
One of the most comprehensive resources available. Pay special attention to the Women of the Cross reflections.

Ignatian Solidarity Network - Resources for Learning and Prayer
Advocacy, Faith and Justice - includes prayers, articles and interactive resources.

Ignatian Spirituality - Collected Resources
Extensive online prayer resource including explanations of Ignatian Spirituality.

Educate Magis
A resource full of prayer resources, lesson plans, and much more. Connect to our Global network! Make sure to select Towson and not Baltimore when you go to register (our school won’t come up under Baltimore). Registration is only available for educators but there are many resources available without an account.

The Jesuit Post
Articles and up to date reflections including the One-Minute Homily series.

IMAGINE: A Guide to Jesuit Prayer
An introduction to a new podcast from America Magazine.

AMDG Podcast: A Priest Locked Down in Italy during the COVID-19 Outbreak
Before Italy's national lockdown, Fr. Paddy Gilger, SJ, traveled to Milan--epicenter of Europe's coronavirus outbreak to this point. Host Mike Jordan Laskey talks to Paddy about the mood in the city plus how as Christians we can respond to fear with compassion and hope. 
 
Loyola Press 3 Minute Retreat
Self-paced guided contemplations based on relevant themes for the day and scripture readings. 
 
 
Prayer and Worship
Provided by the USCCB, this site introduces readers to a variety of types of prayer in the Catholic tradition.

JRS Stations of the Cross
Stations of the cross – Refugee Reflections.

Reflections from Archbishop Lori
YouTube reflections from Archbishop Lori.

Ignatian Voices for Lent

Click below to read reflections written during the season of Lent by various members of our community. 

Week 1: Adam Trice

Week 2: Rossana Barbera, Ph.D.

Week 3: Brendan Gottschall, S.J.

Week 4: Bobbie Leon

Week 5: Adelaide Ofoe

Week 6: Laura McCormack
 
For one on one spiritual direction or to participate in a small guided prayer group with your family via Skype or Zoom, send a message to bokane@loyolablakefield.org
500 Chestnut Ave. Towson, MD 21204
Ph: 410-823-0601