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Happy Feast Day, St. Ignatius of Loyola!

July 31, 2014

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Today we celebrate the Feast Day of St. Ignatius of Loyola – a saint who has had a major impact on my life. I attended a Jesuit high school (St. Ignatius College Prep), a Jesuit college (Loyola University of Chicago), a Jesuit graduate school (Institute of Pastoral Studies, Loyola University of Chicago), and have now […]

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48-hour Special: Celebrate the Feast Day of St. Ignatius with $5 Books!

July 29, 2014

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  From the moment he exchanged his sword and fortune for a life devoted to Jesus, St. Ignatius has long been an example of forging one’s own path to God. St. Ignatius’s legacy continues to bring people in closer relationship to God and to their spiritual selves. In celebration of our patron saint’s feast day, […]

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It’s Time Once Again to Find Your Inner Iggy!

July 28, 2014

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Find Your Inner Iggy

Join our weeklong celebration of St. Ignatius and his spirituality in honor of his Feast Day on Thursday, July 31! Check out all the fun at Find Your Inner Iggy!

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July and the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola

June 30, 2014

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July 31 is the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola and Loyola Press is celebrating this entire month with a number of special events online! Beginning July 1, we will start our annual 31 Days with St. Ignatius—a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality. We are offering a selection of articles, blog posts, and videos to […]

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Preparing for the Month of All Souls – A Virtual Wall of Remembrance

October 31, 2013

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Catholics refer to the month of November as the “Month of the Holy Souls in Purgatory” – an opportunity to take the spirit of All Souls Day (November 2) and to observe it all month long, recalling those who have gone before us marked with the sign of faith. Many parishes provide what they call […]

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How Do YOU Pray the Rosary?

October 23, 2013

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One of the most difficult things for a Catholic publisher to do (in terms of pleasing everyone) is to explain how to pray the Rosary! You would think this would be easy, however, there are so many variations in the ways people pray the Rosary that it can make your head spin! I was reminded […]

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Reviewing the Rosary – Ave Maria

October 14, 2013

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At the beginning of class tomorrow, I’ll ask for a volunteer to step forward and to demonstrate how to pray the Rosary based on our experience from last week. I’m also going to do the following activity with them to introduce them to Schubert’s beautiful version of the Ave Maria and to expose them to […]

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Your Next FREE PowerPoint: All Saints and All Souls Day! (Also Available in Spanish)

October 11, 2013

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Continuing my monthly giveaway of free PowerPoint presentations, I am happy to offer you a presentation for All Saints and All Souls Day! As with the previous PowerPoint on the Month of the Holy Rosary, this presentation includes a script (in Note Pages view) to assist you in effectively leading your students to a deeper understanding […]

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Putting the Kids to Work

October 8, 2013

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Bible Bookmarks

A while back, I posted about a very good book I read – Dedication and Leadership (Douglas Hyde) – and how, back in the day, the Communist Party experienced success by employing strategies which included the following: putting demands on their own people (expecting a “heroic” response); deliberately and immediately sending new members into action; […]

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Session 3 (10/1/13) – Bible Boot Camp and Intro to the Rosary

October 1, 2013

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For this evening’s session, I have 2 main things planned: complete the “Bible Basics Learning Stations” that we started last week introduce the Rosary as we begin the Month of the Holy Rosary (using the PowerPoint on the Month of the Holy Rosary that I’ve made available for FREE here on my blog!) I’ve created […]

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