prayer of gratitude

May 11, 2022

Morning Prayer

Have you ever been so tired or overwhelmed that it's difficult to come up with the words that you want to pray, yet you are seeking more than sitting in silent meditation? Today, we offer this morning prayer video as a resource for times like this. Pray with us... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aG_unqKaDrw

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morning prayer
July 25, 2021

Ignatian Examen, Giving Thanks

Fr. Michael continues his series on the Ignatian Examen today. Let's read about Examen's practice of gratitude. How can you incorporate this important task into your life? What are you thankful for today? Ignatian Examen Step 2 – Giving Thanks Dear Friends, After beginning the Examen by Seeking Light, we move to Giving Thanks. Ignatius saw gratitude as central to the spiritual life. He felt this so strongly that he said: “Ingratitude is the cause, beginning, and origin of all…

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silent, directed retreat, spiritual direction
May 6, 2020

Prayer for a Pandemic

Fr. Michael Schleupner came across this special prayer and shares it with us today. It is certainly something that will resonate with many of us. We look forward to welcoming Fr. Michael back to the Center for our August Directed Retreat late this summer. Let's take a quiet moment now to pray together... Prayer for a Pandemic  “May we who are merely inconvenienced Remember those whose lives are at stake. May we who have no risk factors Remember those most…

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