February 17, 2010

As you are reading and praying though this blog, you may find the following books and websites to be helpful to get a more in-depth sense of Ignatian prayer and spirituality:

Making Choices in Christ: The Foundations of Ignatian Spirituality by Fr. Joseph Tetlow, S.J.

Ignatius Loyola: Spiritual Exercises by Fr. Joseph Tetlow, S.J.

Meditation and Contemplation: An Ignatian Guide to Prayer With Scripture by Fr. Timothy M. Gallagher, O.M.V.

Armchair Mystic: Easing Into Contemplative Prayer by Fr. Mark Thibodeaux, S.J.

A Pilgrim’s Journey: The Autobiography of St. Ignatius Loyola

The website for the Apostleship of Prayer: http://www.apostleshipofprayer.org/

John Brown, S.J.’s website, Companion of Jesus (especially the section “Jesuit Review”): http://companionofjesus.com/

“Seasoned Spirituality”, daily reflections by Fr. Rodney Kissinger, S.J.: http://ignatiusresidence.org/blog/

Update: By no means should you feel obligated to read anything on this list.  The reflections provided here are written in such a way that one who has never encountered the Exercises before can draw fruit from them.  What is provided here is simply for those who may be inclined to discover more about Ignatian spirituality.

February 17th, 2010