Readings and Prayers
Here are some suggested spiritual readings focusing on Jesuit Spirituality and Jesuit Vocation. Please feel free to read the literature and/or download the documents to your own computer.
- With Christ on Mission: Pray with the Society of Jesus throughout Lent using selections from the Jesuit Constitution and other documents.
- Ignatian Spirituality: A brief introduction to the spirituality of St. Ignatius Loyola: Spiritual Exercises; Discernment; Examination of Consciousness; Society of Jesus: the spirit embodied. (English) (Español)
- To Fling Out His Broad Name: A collection of readings on Jesuit Apostolic Life.
- Daily Scripture Meditations: This site, hosted by Campus Ministry at Creighton University, provides reflections on each day’s readings written by faculty and staff.
- Saint of the Day: These biographies are assembled by St. Anthony Messenger.
- Sacred Space: Daily Meditations for Advent Sponsored by the Jesuits of the Irish Province. The Province of Paraguay has a similar service in Spanish.
- Liturgy of the Hours: Join in the Chruch’s prayer using this site which provides the daily office in .pdf (Adobe Acrobat) format.
Other Sites of Interest on Prayer
- Sacred Space — a page which initially started as a guide to Lenten prayer, has been expanded. It provides thoughts and suggestions for prayer for the various liturgical seasons. It is produced by the Irish Jesuits.
- Daily Scripture Reflections — A member of the Creighton University community reflects on the readings of the day online. Liturgy: the source and summit of the Christian Life.
The Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius and contemporary adaptations
- The Spiritual Exercises: The text of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. Download directly as a PDF file here.