Spiritual Practices

The Spiritual Practice of Silence

Within the context of religion, silence has long been understood as an important step in spiritual development. Silence has been encouraged in mind and spirit…

Lectio Divina: A Call to Serene Contemplation and Social Commitment

The art of Lectio Divina has evolved into four traditional steps for us today. The first step is reading, the second step is meditation, the…

Spiritual Practice of Incarnational Solidarity

The underlying consideration concerning incarnational solidarity is three-fold: 1) if all is not well with others all is not well with you; 2) if all…

Examination of Consciousness in the Spirit of St. Ignatius of Loyola

An Examination of Consciousness is a spiritual practice that helps us reflect on God’s activity during our daily life. During this time we can ask…

Dark Night of the Soul

“God Reveals Deep Things of Darkness and Brings Deep Shadows Into The Light” (Job 12.22) What is the Dark Night of the Soul? St. John…